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July 31, 2018
Tableau's BI software sees general release of a 2018.2 update with an API for dashboard extensions, while a 2018.3 beta adds more new analytics capabilities.
June 01, 2018
Despite the self-service BI push, enabling end users to take the lead on analyzing and visualizing data is often still a challenge -- one that vendors continue to address.
January 17, 2018
The Hyper in-memory data engine added in Tableau 10.5 could make Tableau analytics capabilities more expansive, enabling the software to support new use cases, like IoT analytics.
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.
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