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Visualization of the Week: Mass Shootings – America’s Gun Violence Problem


Mass shootings are now sadly a very common occurrence in America. This visualization by Andy Kriebel uses Tableau public to look at gun violence related events in the US.

Visualization of the Week: Height and Weight of the NFL


The new NFL has commenced! This visualization by Shine Pulikathara uses Tableau public to analyze the heights and weights of the NFL players for the 2015 regular season.

Tableau 9.1 Delivers New Mobile Experience and Easier Access to Any Data


Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced the general availability of Tableau 9.1, making it easier for people to analyze data from any source while in the office or on the go. New capabilities give people more ways to answer questions with data, an entirely new mobile experience, new options for connecting to data and easier security and authentication for the enterprise.

Analytics at the Speed of Business with Alteryx and Tableau

BigData use case

In the presentation below by Wendy Gradek, Sr. Manager EOS BI and Analytics, EMC, you’ll hear about the benefits they’re seeing in resource optimization, usability, and boot camps, plus direct feedback from the business teams who are using Alteryx and Tableau.

Denodo Delivers New Denodo Tableau Data Extract Exporter Tool


Denodo, a leader in Data Virtualization software, announced a technology partnership with Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire and easy-to-use business analytics software. As a part of the relationship, Denodo is delivering the Denodo Tableau Data Extract (TDE) Exporter Tool.

Adler Planetarium Uses Attendance Data to Visualize and Enhance Visitor Experience

Data Science

Adler Planetarium enlisted the help of Chicago-based Inquidia Consulting, a leading data engineering and data science firm to select and build an advanced data management and visualization platform

Visualization of the Week: Jackie Robinson vs. Everyone


In honor of “Jackie Robinson Day”, our friend Ryan Sleeper uses Tableau Public to compare Robinson’s stats with every other player that came before him.

Birst Launches New Technology Partnership with Tableau Software


Birst, a global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, announced a technology partnership with Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics. This product integration brings Tableau’s powerful visual analytics to Birst’s agile and scalable Cloud BI data platform through an ODBC connector.

Tableau 9.0 Brings Interactive Speed and Enriched Flow to Data Analytics


Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) announced the general availability of Tableau 9.0, a major release of its fast visual analytics software. New capabilities help people to achieve more with data, answering questions at interactive speed.

Gartner’s New 2015 Magic Quadrant Reports are Out


Gartner recently has published the 2015 editions of its Magic Quadrant reports for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, Advanced Analytics Platforms, and Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics.