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October 13, 2017
Tableau is adding low-level capabilities to raise its software's standing above that of a data visualization tool for business units and to gain more acceptance enterprise-wide.
July 10, 2017
MongoDB targets better dashboard visualization with MongoDB Charts, which adds another means for business users trying to look into their NoSQL data pools.
April 12, 2017
Sisense is betting that machine learning algorithms can improve its data discovery experience, a move that could soon become the new standard in self-service analytics.
April 06, 2017
The cost of Tableau software for most new customers will be calculated based on subscription fees rather than licenses, in a reaction to emerging market demands and challenges.
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Visual data analysis is an important first step in any advanced analytics project -- and analysts and data scientists who overlook it do so at their own peril, experienced users warn. Continue Reading
Usage and data governance policies are vital to effectively implementing Tableau and avoiding common pitfalls that can affect deployments of the self-service software, experienced users say. Continue Reading
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Building good Tableau dashboards is about more than just pretty visualizations. Users say the process should incorporate strong data management practices and a sharp business strategy. Continue Reading
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When used right, data dashboards can lead to major business value. But planning and the overall user experience are both key to getting the most out of them, consultant Mico Yuk says. Continue Reading
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Design issues and new IT trends complicate the process of creating dashboards for business users. But when well-designed, they can help make companies more data-driven. Continue Reading
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Self-service business intelligence and data visualization tools can make it easier for business users to analyze BI data. But there's a lot that needs to be done up front to make that happen. Continue Reading