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Business Dashboards
How to Build Dashboards that Persuade, Inform, and Engage

Do your dashboards tell the story you want to get across or does your data get lost in a sea of pixels? Tableau strives to keep users in the flow with software centered on principles of design,...

Business Analytics
4 Top Trends in Healthcare Data Analysis to Adopt Today

From changing reimbursement models to an increasingly empowered patient base, hospitals face pressure to make better use of their data. But how do you turn ever-expanding volumes of data into...

Working with Data
3 Steps to Turn Retail Data Into Profit

Today’s empowered customer has more choices than ever—and higher expectations. With customers interacting across multiple channels and demanding consistent brand experiences across them all,...

Advanced Analytics
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: Can precompiled R...

Big Data
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...

Industry Analysts
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...

Big Data
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...

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...

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...

Data Visualization
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...