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August 16, 2019
Given the different strengths of Salesforce's Einstein Analytics platform and Tableau, the BI tools could prove complementary now that Tableau is part of Salesforce.
June 27, 2019
With its new collection of visualizations about music, Tableau demonstrates how users are using its platform to understand the information behind the music.
June 10, 2019
By acquiring Tableau, Salesforce dramatically strengthened its BI and data visualization capabilities. The move boosts Salesforce's ability to compete with Microsoft.
March 19, 2019
Tableau's partnership with AI speech analytics vendor VoiceBase enables users both inside and outside of the contact center to easily derive insights from speech analytics data.
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