Tableau's mission is to help people see and understand data. Tableau's software products put the power of data into the hands of everyday people, allowing a broad population of business users to engage with their data, ask questions, solve problems and create value. Tableau's products are based on innovative core technologies originally developed at Stanford University; they dramatically reduce the complexity, inflexibility and expense associated with traditional business intelligence applications. Tableau's software is designed for anyone with data questions, we are democratizing the use of business analytics software by allowing people to access information, perform analysis and share results wihout assistance from technical specialists. By putting powerful, self-service analytical technology directly into the hands of people who make decisions with data, we seek to accelerate the pace of informed and intelligent decision making. Tableau's products are used by people of diverse skill levels across all kinds of organizations, including Fortune 500 corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, government agencies, universities, reserch institutions and non-profits. Organizations deploy our products in a broad range of use cases such as increasing sales, streamlining operations, improving customer service, managing investments, assessing quality and safety, studying and treating diseases, completing academic research, addressing environmental problems and improving education.Tableau's products are flexible and powerful enough to help a single user from a simple spreadsheet, or to enable thousands of users across an enterprise to executve complex queries against massive databases.