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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...

Data Visualization
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...

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 Whether the data is out of date, or multiple versions of the same file are circulating among employees, limitations...

Tableau Server Scalability Explained

Tableau Server is a solution for enterprises, and this means one of the most crucial features is the potential for massive scalability. To serve as an example, we deployed one of the largest...

Business Intelligence
Cloud Based Analytics - Secure, Agile, and Accessible BI

What is a cloud based analytics solution? Cloud based analytics can be defined as hosting business intelligence analytics within a cloud computing source network. Analytics platforms are...