Readers: Last week was an exciting time for Tableau and Alteryx users. In Las Vegas here in the States, Alteryx was having their Inspire 2017 Conference. On the other side of the pond, Tableau was having their Tableau Conference on Tour in London. Sadly, I was not at either of them. However, I followed both […]

Readers: The 5th annual Tapestry Conference was held on March 1st, 2017. Over 100 invitees from journalism, academia, government and both the non-profit and for-profit private sectors gathered at the Casa Monica resort in St. Augustine, Florida to discuss the emerging discipline of data storytelling. Click on the Tapestry logo, to the right, to be […]

Readers: Around this time every year, friends and colleagues start e-mailing me images (see above) of the 2017 Gartner BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant (referred to as the MQ). In the past, when I worked extensively with MicroStrategy, my colleagues would complain how IBM (nee Cognos) was ranked ahead of it. For the last two years, my friends […]