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February 22, 2019
Qlik's acquisition of Attunity is another sign of the BI vendor's data management ambitions -- and may help attract new users that want to unify big data and analytics.
February 13, 2019
Tableau's new Ask Data software uses natural language processing to enable users of any skill level to more easily search for data insights by typing text queries.
November 12, 2018
Microsoft embeds its SSRS reporting software and more-advanced data preparation tools in Power BI, part of a plan to blend self-service and enterprise BI for users.
October 30, 2018
Tableau announced a basic certification training exam, adding to its roster of online data literacy courses. Self-service BI rival Qlik also has a big focus on data literacy.
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