Keynote - The Tableau Platform: Elevating your people with data
Hear from Tableau's Chief Product Officer, Francois Ajenstat on how Tableau is enabling IT with a modern BI platform.
The Modern Approach to BI Platform Evaluation
How do you satisfy the needs of both the business and IT? That’s the lingering question for many IT leaders. Join this session and learn:
- Why moving from Traditional to Modern analytics is needed in today’s business landscape
- What to consider when evaluating Modern Business Intelligence and Analytics platforms
- How shifting to enterprise self-service analytics tools empowers both the business and IT
Modern Analytics Platform: A Technical Overview
Tableau helps IT accomplish more, more reliably, and with less resources. Our platform is built around your needs for deployment flexibility, an evolving data landscape, and new ways to consume analytics. We’ll give you an overview of our Security, Scalability, Integration, HA & DR, Monitoring & Management, and Governance features -- as well as best practices for deploying and structuring your environment.
Tableau Server Security
Security is top of mind for every enterprise today. Learn about four main components of Tableau Server security, including: authentication, authorization, data security, and network security. We'll discuss the security capabilities of the Tableau Platform and how they integrate into your environment to enable your users to access trusted data and analytics.
Governance with Tableau
Today’s organizations seek an approach to self-service analytics that provides flexibility for the business, and control of the data for IT. This session will discuss the features and capabilities of Tableau Server that are critical to implementing a successful governance strategy for your organization.
High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Tableau Server
Learn best practices around how to achieve high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) with Tableau Server. This session will cover some basics concept of both HA and DR and how these apply to Tableau Server. In addition, we will do a deeper dive on HA to discuss the role of the Coordination Service and Cluster Controller for Repository failover.
Tableau Server Scalability
Tableau Server scalability is heavily dependent on usage patterns and other external variables. This session will cover general scalability concepts, examine the factors to consider as you scale with evolving business demand, and provide recommendations for new and existing deployments.
Tableau Server Monitoring
Join this session to understand the basics of monitoring Tableau Server. We’ll address the tools built into Tableau Server, Tableau Server logs, as well as the open source tools built by Tableau to help with monitoring.
Tableau: Flexible Deployment
User demands and IT requirements shift at a breathtaking pace. Keeping up with the pace of change can be exhausting without a little help. In this session, you’ll learn how Tableau gives you the flexibility and agility to leverage existing technologies, and adapt as your environment changes. This includes:
- Flexible deployment mechanisms
- Cross-platform compatibility
- Multiple data-query patterns
The Complete Analytics Ecosystem
The Tableau platform provides the depth and breadth of capabilities that ensures that data can be deployed across your organization. This platform extends beyond Tableau, and is augmented by several partner technologies that enhance our value proposition and enable people all over the world to achieve better insights from their data. In this session, you’ll learn about these complimentary partner technologies (in the solution areas of Big Data, Cloud, Data Integration and Advanced Analytics), how they integrate with Tableau and the problems they solve for customers.
Francois Ajenstat is Tableau's Chief Product Officer. Francois Ajenstat is responsible for Tableau's overall product strategy and oversees the product portfolio including product packaging, pricing and product positioning. Francois brings a wealth of product management experience in the business intelligence industry. Prior to joining Tableau, Francois worked at Microsoft for 10 years in a number of different groups including SQL Server, Office and Trustworthy Computing. Before that, he worked for Cognos Corporation (acquired by IBM) leading strategic alliances with key industry partners such as IBM, HP, and Microsoft.