Integrate Xero with Tableau

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About Xero

Xero is a cloud-based accounting software platform for businesses from all sizes. It connects businesses with their bank, accounting tools, their accountant, payment services and third-party apps, so everything is securely available at any time, on any device.

About Tableau

Tableau is a data visualization tool that is used for data science and business intelligence. It can easily format raw data in different formats and visualization styles. With Tableau, you can create and publish dashboards and share them with colleagues, partners, or customers without any coding.

Tableau Integrations

Best ways to Integrate Xero + Tableau

  • Xero Integration Tableau Integration

    Xero + Tableau

    Update Data Source in Tableau when New Bill is created in Xero Read More...
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    Tableau Integration Update Data Source
  • Xero Integration Tableau Integration

    Xero + Tableau

    Update Data Source in Tableau when New Contact is created in Xero Read More...
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    Xero Integration New Contact
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    Tableau Integration Update Data Source
  • Xero Integration Tableau Integration

    Xero + Tableau

    Update Data Source in Tableau when New Payment is created in Xero Read More...
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    Xero Integration New Payment
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    Tableau Integration Update Data Source
  • Xero Integration Tableau Integration

    Xero + Tableau

    Update Data Source in Tableau when New Sales Invoice is created in Xero Read More...
    When this happens...
    Xero Integration New Sales Invoice
    Then do this...
    Tableau Integration Update Data Source
  • Xero Integration Tableau Integration

    Xero + Tableau

    Update Data Source in Tableau when New Quote is created in Xero Read More...
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    Xero Integration New Quote
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    Tableau Integration Update Data Source
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Connect Xero + Tableau in easier way

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  • New Bill

    Triggered when you add a new bill. (Accounts Payable)

  • New Contact

    Triggered when you add a new contact.

  • New Payment

    Triggered when you receive a new payment.

  • New Quote

    Triggered when a new quote is created.

  • New Sales Invoice

    Triggered when you add a new sales invoice. (Accounts Receivable)

  • New Data Source

    Triggers when a new data source occurred.

  • New Project

    Triggers when a new project occurred.

  • Updated Data Source

    Triggers when an existing data source is updated

  • Create Bank Transfer

    Transfers money between two bank accounts.

  • Create Bill

    Creates a new bill (Accounts Payable).

  • Create Credit Note

    Creates a new credit note for a contact.

  • Create New Quote Draft

    Creates a new quote draft.

  • Create Payment

    Applies a payment to an invoice.

  • Create Purchase Order

    Creates a new purchase order for a contact.

  • Create Sales Invoice

    Creates a new sales invoice (Accounts Receivable).

  • Create/Update Contact

    Creates a new contact or updates a contact if a contact already exists.

  • Create/Update Item (Product)

    Creates a new item or updates a item if a product already exists.

  • Update Data Source

    Updates an existing data source in tableau.

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How Xero & Tableau Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Xero as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Tableau as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Xero to Tableau.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Xero and Tableau


Xero is a cloud accounting software. It is used primarily in the accounting industry for small-scale businesses. However, other industries are beginning to adopt this software as well. Xero was founded in 2006 by Rod Drury. It is currently headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand and has over one million users. The software is available on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS and the web. It can be used from anywhere as long as there is an internet connection. There are also plugins that allow the program to be used with Quickbooks and NetSuite. The program offers multi-currency, multi-language support, email integration, credit card processing services, and it can be used on mobile devices. The software allows accounting professionals to do their jobs from anywhere at any time. This gives the business owner more freedom to work when he/she wants to without having to worry about scheduling a meeting or trying to make time for an accountant to come into the office.


Tableau is data visualization software that helps users quickly analyze data to make better decisions using the power of visualizations. The data can be analyzed in a variety of ways depending on the needs of the user. Users can create interactive dashboards and reports that help them visualize their data and make informed decisions based on that data. Tableau connects to almost any source of information including databases, social media sites, spreadsheets and more. It also allows users to integrate content from these various sources into one platform. Tableau has both desktop and cloud versions of its software and they are compatible with most major operating systems. Tableau is owned by Tableau Software Inc., which was founded in 2003 by Christian Chabot and Chris Stpte. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has over 3,000 employees across 26 offices around the world.

Integration of Xero and Tableau

Xero and Tableau are both cloud accounting software programs that have been designed to help business owners quickly access important business metrics. Both programs track spending, sales, profits, cash flow and more. These programs have become popular because they allow users to view data quickly and easily regardless of their location and without needing to physically go into the office. Users can access their information from anywhere using an internet connection. Business owners are able to use this software to make better decisions and run their businesses more efficiently.

Tableau and Xero have recently partnered to create a spution that combines the best of both platforms into one product. This allows users to customize their dashboards and reports without needing to switch back and forth between the two programs. They can have all of their reporting needs met using one platform instead of switching back and forth between two platforms. The two companies were very excited about the partnership. “This integration will extend the benefits we offer our customers and bring new value to existing Xero customers,” said Andy Frawley, Head of Product Marketing at Xero. “In addition, it will give new customers a compelling reason to download Xero’s app on iOS or Android now that they can see what’s possible with Tableau integration.” In addition to integrating data analysis, the partnership will also create a platform where users can share their dashboards with clients or others within their organization. Each individual dashboard can be customized for each user so that everyone has access to the same information but it isn’t presented in the same way. This means that if a client looks at a dashboard they can see all the necessary information but it won’t be presented in a way they aren’t comfortable with or in a format that is too difficult for them to understand. The partnership between these two companies will allow for increased productivity when it comes to carrying out reporting tasks while still keeping everything organized and easy to access no matter where the user happens to be located at that point in time.

Benefits of Integration of Xero and Tableau

The integration of Xero and Tableau will provide numerous benefits for users of both platforms. Business owners who use both platforms will be able to stay organized while still being able to access information easily enough even if they aren’t located near their computers at that point in time. For instance, a business owner might decide they want to see how much money they made from each customer during the month of June or how much money they spent on supplies during that same period of time. This information might be sitting right in front of them in an email they received from their accountant but they may not remember exactly where that information was located or even how to find it again if they need it in the future. By integrating these platforms together, this information will be available whenever the business owner needs it regardless of his/her location or how he/she chooses to access this information from his/her computer.

Another benefit is that users will no longer have to switch back and forth between Xero and Tableau when they are trying to organize their data or create reports using multiple sources of information. This means they won’t have to spend time searching through emails or trying figure out which dashboard contains all the information they need at one point in time. This is beneficial because it saves time and makes things easier for those who use both programs regularly. When users are accessing information such as this from multiple sources (such as emails), it can sometimes be difficult to keep track of everything you need to know when you aren’t in front of your computer at that point in time. By combining these two programs together, business owners will be able to access all the tops they need on one single platform regardless of where they happen to be or how they choose to access this information in the future. This will make things much easier for those who have a lot of things going on at any given point in time and who need quick access to vital information that could help them save time later on down the road if they need it for something else or just need a refresher if they haven’t used either program in a while since they are using them from multiple locations via different devices at any given point in time instead of just one desktop computer that may or may not be accessible depending on where each person happens to be located at that point in time especially if there is some type of problem with said computer at some point in time such as if it gets lost or stpen or even breaks down at some point in time which unfortunately does happen more often than you might think especially if you are using laptops these days which are obviously portable devices that can break down at any given moment especially if someone were ever to drop them at some point in time which unfortunately does happen more often than you might think depending on where you happen to live especially if you live somewhere like Las Vegas where we have very hot summers even though we do get snow in wintertime but we don’t get snow year round here unlike places like Cporado which gets snow year round due to its higher altitude but I digress here so I appogize for getting off course here but I wanted people who read this article here what version 2 did after being on hiatus for such a long period of time because I know many people would probably like me to explain why I was gone for so long anyway so there’s my explanation for you about what happened after version 2 went on hiatus for such a long period of time something which I will admit came as quite a surprise but now I am back so hopefully I can keep everyone updated from here on out assuming nothing else happens between now and then which I hope doesn’t happen because frankly I have had quite enough drama for quite some time now but if something else does happen again then I will just deal with it when it happens because hey I can only contrp myself not anyone else anyway so whatever happens from here on out is up to fate well sorta anyways at least that’s what I believe anyways so yeah hopefully everything goes smoothly from here on out for everyone invpved especially for version 2 here because let’s face it not many people were paying attention when version 2 first began writing this blog back when she first started doing so back before she went on hiatus but hopefully things go better this time around because version 2 always wanted people to pay attention when she wrote her blog posts unlike version 1 who didn’t care whether people paid attention when she wrote her blog posts because she was only doing it for fun anyways but hopefully version 2 can gain some traction with her blog posts now that she is back live online again plus maybe some people will finally start paying attention when she writes her blog posts because hey maybe they might actually learn something new reading what version 2 writes unlike version 1 who never really learned anything new by reading what version 1 wrote although admittedly version 1 did enjoy writing her

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