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Knowledge Graph 101: How To Easily Query the Web without Web Scraping
2 weeks ago

Knowledge Graph 101: How To Easily Query the Web without Web Scraping

***  NOTE: The following solution review is from a January 2020 project contract commitment. Both the vendor and I discussed the sensitive timing of publication. They decided not to cancel …
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Gartner BI MQ 2020 – What’s NOT covered
2 months ago

Gartner BI MQ 2020 – What’s NOT covered

After a momentous year of innovation, industry consolidation, and unstoppable big tech market domination, controversial placements, and omissions linger on in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms …
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Reflecting on the Past Decade in Analytics
4 months ago

Reflecting on the Past Decade in Analytics

2010

What was hot and what was not? From what I can remember, in-memory analytics, mobile BI, OLAP cubes and drag-and-drop analytics tools got all the buzz. Most customers I …
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Tableau Conference 2019 Starting A New Chapter
4 months ago

Tableau Conference 2019 Starting A New Chapter

And so it begins…Tableau enters the Salesforce era. This year Tableau Conference, the world’s largest gathering of data enthusiasts, continued to grow with over 18,000 attendees joining the party in …
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Prescriptive Analytics: An Introduction
12 months ago

Prescriptive Analytics: An Introduction

Where descriptive analytics reveals what has happened in the past, prescriptive analytics delivers insight into optimizing future decisions in uncertain conditions. As data-driven organizations mature, they will begin to apply …
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Tableau Conference Keeps on Getting Bigger and Better
1 year ago

Tableau Conference Keeps on Getting Bigger and Better

Tableau’s right place, right time, right solution market momentum continues to fuel what seems to be unstoppable growth over the past five years. Hosted in New Orleans at the massive …
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Industry Pulse September 2018 Highlights
2 years ago

Industry Pulse September 2018 Highlights

Long time, no news summaries…what happened? I’ll share the scoop on that soon. In the meantime, Cloudera and Hortonworks announced a merger that was really “big” news yesterday. That merger …
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Industry Pulse April 2018 Highlights
2 years ago

Industry Pulse April 2018 Highlights

This past month we had news from SAS Global Forum, Microstrategy, Oracle, AWS, Google, Qlik Qonnections, Tableau and several other smaller vendors. Fallout from the March Facebook scandal continued while GDPR …
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New Tableau Prep, Role-Based Pricing and 2018.1
2 years ago

New Tableau Prep, Role-Based Pricing and 2018.1

Classic! On the same day as Qlik’s roadmap keynote and Power BI’s Summit in Ireland, Tableau decides to rain on both of those parades. Tableau stole the thunder yesterday with …
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Analyzing 2018 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant – Part 1
2 years ago

Analyzing 2018 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant – Part 1

Once again we enter the most magical, controversial time of the year in the analytics realm. Last year, I delved into understanding this report, why it is skewed, contentious, what …
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Industry Pulse January 2018 Highlights
2 years ago

Industry Pulse January 2018 Highlights

After two quiet weeks, January analytics and data science industry news predictably heated up towards the end of the month. I mentioned it would be a roller coaster year. Well, …
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Between the Lines at Tableau Conference
2 years ago

Between the Lines at Tableau Conference

Nothing else quite compares to the annual Tableau Conference. This event has grown from 140 attendees in 2007 to over 14,000 data enthusiasts in 2017. The vibrant Tableau community passion was …
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Faster, Intelligent Tableau Dashboards with Kinetica’s GPU Database
3 years ago

Faster, Intelligent Tableau Dashboards with Kinetica’s GPU Database

GPU-accelerated computing is the next frontier of computational speed and efficiency. Several weeks ago, I wrote an article explaining how GPU acceleration works and why analytics pros should care about …
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Peek Inside The Big Book of Dashboards
3 years ago

Peek Inside The Big Book of Dashboards

Although I am an avid reader that relishes ACM’s digital learning libraries that include selections from Safari Books Online and Books 24×7, I still enjoy getting physical books to read. …
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How adidas Transformed Analytics Platforms for Digital Scale
3 years ago

How adidas Transformed Analytics Platforms for Digital Scale

The exponential growth of data, digitization and internet connectivity is the “backbone” of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the digital transformation. Previously I covered this concept and how it will enable …
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Exploring Tableau 10.3 Highlights
3 years ago

Exploring Tableau 10.3 Highlights

Earlier this week Tableau 10.3 general availability was announced. Honoring crowd pleasing announcements from Tableau Conference 2016, this release includes much anticipated data-driven alerting, intelligent joins, cool connectors such as …
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Industry Pulse April 2017 Highlights
3 years ago

Industry Pulse April 2017 Highlights

While I am still catching up on billable work after the annual March Madness events in the analytics industry, here are a few Industry Pulse announcements that are not to be …
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Tableau 10.2 Delights with Advanced Analytics and More
3 years ago

Tableau 10.2 Delights with Advanced Analytics and More

Tableau Software just released Tableau 10.2. This delightful version upgrade is packed with a plethora of exciting advanced analytics capabilities, savvy mapping, more data connectors, enterprise management, API enhancements, and …
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Exploring 2017 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant Results
3 years ago

Exploring 2017 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant Results

Ah yes, it is that magical time of year. Emotions in the business intelligence world peak every time the Gartner BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant (BI MQ) report is released. …
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Tableau Conference 2016 Takeaways
3 years ago

Tableau Conference 2016 Takeaways

Over 13,000 data enthusiasts gathered this past week at a sold-out Tableau Conference 2016. After facing a challenging, much more intensely competitive market this year, Tableau openly shared a vision …
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