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Tableau and R: FAQ

This FAQ answers 10 common questions about Tableau's integration with R, what's possible, and best practices for using the two tools together. Questions include:

  1. Can precompiled R...

  • Big Data
  • Business Intelligence

7 Tips to Succeed with Big Data

Big data just keeps getting bigger and more useful. Some companies housed data before they could harness it, and now they are reaping the rewards. The reality is that big data will continue to...

  • Industry Analysts
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Visualization

The BI Survey 13: The Customer Verdict

The Business Analytics Research Council (BARC) results from the world’s largest and most comprehensive survey of business intelligence end-users ranks Tableau as #1 of all 30 participating vendors in...

  • Big Data
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Visualization
  • Industry Analysts
  • Mobile

Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2014

The innovation in data and analytics continues to accelerate, transforming the staid old business intelligence industry into a new source of value for the enterprise. The result has been data in the...

  • Working with Data

8 Ways Universities are Making an Impact with Data

Universities and colleges strive to grow and fulfill their mission of educating their communities. Communicating the data around that mission—how many students are graduating? What does the student...

  • Advanced Analytics

Using R and Tableau

R is a popular open-source environment for statistical analysis. Tableau Desktop can now connect to R through calculated fields and take advantage of R functions, libraries, packages and even saved...

  • Data Visualization
  • Data Discovery

5 Charts Every Sales Leader Should be Looking At

Measuring and monitoring sales progress by simply looking at percent of quota achieved, whether for an individual or for an entire organization, is no longer enough to be successful as a sales leader...

  • Data Visualization
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Discovery

Visualization: Set Your Analytics Users Free

Visual data discovery tools are a relatively new addition to the spectrum of business intelligence solutions. Data collected by the Aberdeen Group, found that employees in organizations that used...

  • Social Media Analytics

3 Ways to Measure Social Media Like a Genius

Tired of looking at the same old social media metrics from Facebook and Twitter? Ready to wow your customers, prospects and bosses with a brand new way of visualizing, exploring, and measuring social...

  • Working with Data

Go Beyond Excel to Analyze Your Data

Excel has its uses. But it's not always the best fit for the analytics job. Whether the data is out of date, or multiple versions of the same file are circulating among employees, limitations often...