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Tableau makes life easier for people to explore and manage data, and faster to discover and share insights. Its recognized and appreciated talent in developing powerful and meaningful analyses make it a great choice when dealing with data analytics challenges.

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Why a data governance tool for Tableau?

Main problems

Having the right tool and access to the data is never enough….

  • Which workbook should I use?
  • How can I ensure that the metrics displayed in the annual financial dashboard are based on a sanitized and referenced source?
  • And what about PII? Can I safely share this report content with our Sales team?
  • Tableau gives the ability to be creative, which is great, but it can quickly overwhelm users with too many possibilities when looking for precise information.


Such information cannot be found or stored easily in Tableau. That’s where your data governance tool comes in place, allowing you to document and go further than what Tableau by itself can do.

lightspeed online start

Start your Tableau data catalog in 10 seconds

No need for a complex setup or architectural deployment, DataGalaxy is shipped with an online connector. You just need your Tableau credentials, and you are good to go! You can schedule the import process if you want to stay synchronized with the changes done in Tableau by you or your colleagues.

immediate benefits

Get valuable knowledge insights out of Tableau 

Start managing your Tableau assets

Here is a sample of what you can see in DataGalaxy once your import is complete. From here on, you and your team can start adding key metadata to govern those assets: accountable people, categorization tags, confidentiality levels…you name it.

Visualize insightful lineages

Once your Tableau assets are synchronized, internal and external dependencies will be created and you can start exploring a company’s scoped lineage.

Stay connected with Tableau

Assets imported in DataGalaxy are linked to the corresponding Tableau objects by a URL, which can therefore be opened directly from the platform.

Identify critical lineage paths

Because relationships can become complex and numerous, privileged links can be defined as golden links, keeping you focused and on the right track.

Common business vocabulary

But that’s just a start, because DataGalaxy Data Governance capability is all about talking with a common business vocabulary referenced in your central glossary.
DataGalaxy helps you here by automatically generating a business glossary from your data source, either linking it to existing assets in your business glossary, or adding new entries when necessary.

Metabot IA engine

Our metabot IA engine will help you here, giving you the ability to deduplicate, analyze, and create relevant business terms from your looker assets, as well as linking existing business definitions with the metadata you have just imported.

And the way back?

And what about being stuck trying to find your way in Tableau? Because you for sure don’t want to go back and forth between your data governance tool and your data cloud data services, our chrome plugin gives you all the powered search and browsing capabilities that we can expect when connected to the platform. No need to switch between tabs in order to get the right information, it’s all there.

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