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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.
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.
March 28, 2017
Self-service BI tools have become the go-to standard for business intelligence software, but users are pushing vendors to rethink how they address enterprise needs and advanced analytics.
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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
Businesses want to be more data-driven, and vendors are capitalizing on the demand with sleek, self-service tools. But it's culture, not tools, that creates a data-driven organization. Continue Reading
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Qlik software must continue to evolve to keep pace with changes coming from cloud computing, big data and cognitive computing, says Qlik's new CEO Mike Capone. Continue Reading
Subscription-based software pricing associated with the cloud can also be useful in on-premises deployments, as shown by Tableau's full embrace of the subscription approach. Continue Reading
Three software vendors have taken the lead in the market for self-service BI tools. This chart can help you sort out the differences between these common software applications. Continue Reading
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Analytics teams should focus on data diversity to ensure that their projects deliver the most meaningful insights -- but they must be wary of some stumbling blocks. Continue Reading
Traditional BI reporting still gives businesses valuable information. But its value can be increased by incorporating it into a broader analytics platform with more-advanced tools. Continue Reading
Mike Capone, Qlik's new CEO, discusses recent layoffs and says the company needs to be more aggressive about touting its successes to avoid falling behind in the self-service BI market. 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
SQL Server DBAs and developers should be familiar with Power BI for Office 365. Here's an overview of what it does and how to use it. Continue Reading
All industries are having a hard time finding enough skilled data workers, but marketers see self-service analytics tools as a potential solution. Continue Reading