Enterprise-class write-back and dashboard collaboration


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Improve Insight Discovery

By enabling team collaboration to take place in Tableau directly where the data is being viewed – your dashboards and reports – Elements promotes team engagement with data and results in more frequent discovery of deeper insights.

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Better Decisions, Faster

Enterprise-grade write-back and annotation features enable collaborative Tableau-based workflows that better serve the unique needs of users and management. This improves time to decision and organizational effectiveness.

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Compliant and Secure

Elements stores annotations in a separate, auditable database and provides compliance-ready features – including customizable approval processes and permission controls – for the most demanding industries and applications.

Transform Dashboards

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Annotate Data

Comment Anywhere

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Tag and Notify Users

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Manage Access

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Export and Import Excel

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Customize It


User Experience

  • Annotate complex aggregated and raw data along with its dimensions.
  • Managed data source option available for easy deployment and maintenance.
  • Easy-to-use form builder with multiple input field types: text box (including rich text), radio button, checkbox, drop-down list, number field, sliders, autocomplete field, etc.
  • Commenting via modal windows for efficient user experience.
  • Excel integration enables exporting and importing formatted tables for bulk editing and more.
  • Dashboard attachments introduce file manager functionality to Tableau.

Security and Compliance

  • Best-in-class features promote compliance with enterprise data security regulations and protocols.
  • A single external database records comments and annotations — your data never leaves your premises.
  • Secure approval workflow supporting multiple approvers is integrated into the commenting process.
  • Enterprise-grade access management with full control over user and group permissions.
  • Authenticate users through preferred methods including AD, SAML, OAuth and Okta.
  • Multitenant architecture provides isolated workspaces for departments, divisions or teams.
  • Fully audit-compliant with a complete history of comments and user activity.

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