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Four Reasons your Metadata is Broken

Metadata is more important now than ever. New technologies have enabled businesspeople who have traditionally not been analysts to work with data. The consumerization of IT means people expect...

Business Intelligence
The Must Do's of Marketing Dashboards

Dashboards are one of the most important and often overlooked tools for marketers today. Modern marketers need to know how to measure and share performance outcomes of their programs in...

Industry Analysts
It’s Time for a User-Driven Enterprise BI Strategy

Even after doing their best for over 20 years to build centralized, scalable information architecture, Forrester surveys find that only a small percentage of organizations' data is actually...

Working with Data
A New Era of Transparency: 5 Best Practices for Open Data in Government

One of the most anticipated policies, and greatest challenges facing modern governments, is that on data transparency and efficiency. Coupled with a new era of data-driven innovation, the pressure...

Business Intelligence
The Road Forward - An IT Roadmap for Scaling Self-Service Reporting

In an age where data is king, the shift to self-service analytics seems threatening and even out of control for IT leaders—but it doesn’t have to be. A new implementation model, anchored...

Data Visualization
The Power of R and Visual Analytics

Partner Advanced Statistics with Data Visualization When it comes to identifying patterns and building practical models, R is a statistical powerhouse, but sharing insights...

Data Visualization
Data Storytelling: Using visualization to share the human impact of numbers

Storytelling is a cornerstone of the human experience. Throughout human history, we have developed new mediums for telling stories—from oral histories to printed books to movies and even comic...

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,...