Posted by John Strykowski

February 22, 2017

15:35

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Tableau Master Challenge # 2

This is the second in a series of challenges for those that believe they have what it takes to be a Tableau Jedi. The series will call on your understanding of the intricacies of Tableau functionality and their usage. Let’s jump right into it. Say we’re working in Tableau Desktop, we put together a nice […]

Posted by Karen

February 7, 2017

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5 Most Influential BI Trends for 2017

I have been closely following and writing about trends in the business intelligence market over the past three years. During this time, I can’t say that I’ve seen any “radically new” trends, and I don’t expect any to emerge in 2017. What I have seen, and anticipate for 2017, is the “evolution” of the dominant […]

Posted by Eric

September 28, 2016

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How to Handle Outliers in Your Data

The Challenge A common request when analyzing large amounts of data is to evaluate the impact exceptional data has on results. Statistics addresses these needs by offering “median” and “average” when normalizing large numbers of data points. Median selects a data point in the exact center of all data points to define the “normal” value […]

Posted by Karen

May 21, 2015

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The Big 10 Business Intelligence Trends in 2015

We’re almost halfway through 2015 – hard to believe – and the dynamic arena of business intelligence continues to advance. It’s the vendors that adapt better and faster to this evolving environment that will have the competitive edge. Similarly, the businesses that make the best choice of BI technology, that best fits their operation, will […]

Posted by Karen

November 24, 2014

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Tableau Seminar in Toronto – a Great Success!

I would like to extend a thank you to everyone who attended our Tableau Data Visualization & Dashboard Seminar last week in Toronto! With record attendance, you helped to make it our best seminar ever! Held at downtown Toronto’s St. Andrews Club and Conference Centre, the seminar drew 106 people. I believe the increase in […]

Posted by Karen

October 6, 2014

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Top 2014 Business Intelligence Buyer Trends

The ever escalating hype on “business intelligence”, “analytics” and “big data” has made it very difficult to uncover the information that is truly valuable and useful. I recently came across a survey that provides what I consider to be pragmatic information if you are looking to upgrade, supplement or replace your Business Intelligence software, or purchase it for the first time.

Posted by Karen

August 25, 2014

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7 Pivotal Business Intelligence Trends in 2014

The ability to mobilize BI data – to deliver real-time information via smart phones and tablets – will likely be the most significant contributor to improved BI adoption in 2014. Although the adoption rate for mobile BI is still relatively low, the rate is growing faster for mobile than for other technologies and has not nearly reached full potential. Gartner predicts that by 2015 mobile devices will be exclusively relied upon for insight delivery by over 50 percent of mobile BI users and will grow overall BI users by 20 percent.1 This is not really surprising considering that mobile BI provides significant benefits including:

Posted by Karen

November 26, 2013

10:24

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Customers Inspire Tableau 8.1

Although most companies “claim” to put customers first, we rarely feel that we have been heard or have had much influence on product offerings. That’s why it’s so refreshing when a company like Tableau actually listens and responds to customer needs. Tableau’s recent introduction of version 8.1 for Desktop, Server, Reader and Public incorporates many […]

Posted by Eric

October 29, 2013

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How to Design and Build Effective Dashboards in Tableau

The Data Visualization & Dashboards Seminar we hosted in Toronto last week was a tremendous success, and I would like to extend a thank you to all those who attended! We have received so many requests for the dashboards presented during the “How to Design and Build Effective Dashboards” demonstration session, I thought I would share them in this blog. The underlying story/premise and methodology used to support the story are described for each of the four dashboards.

Posted by Peder Enhorning

November 20, 2012

11:26

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Have Fun with Tableau 8!

Employee satisfaction is mostly about having fun and feeling like you’ve made a valuable contribution. Analyzing a bunch of numbers can actually be exhilarating when you use the right tool, and Tableau is definitely one of those tools! Tableau allows you to explore and play with data to find answers to questions you hadn’t even thought of. It provides […]

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