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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.
August 07, 2019
Long known as a data security and IT monitoring vendor, Splunk is honing its data analytics tools and making the foray into business intelligence.
July 29, 2019
Overshadowed at the time by Salesforce's acquisition of Tableau, a few months later, Google's acquisition of Looker is still seen as a major positive for Looker's users.
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.
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