Readers: I am continuing my recap blog posts of the Tableau Fringe Festival. Today, I am going to review Chris Scott’s (photo, right) presentation, Listen: Social Media Analytics. I hope you are enjoying these recap posts. If I am leaving any content out that you want me to include, please let me know. Thanks and […]

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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 […]

Hello Readers: What the hell happened today? First, let’s look at Tableau Software’s stock price. Tableau Software lost half its market value and its shares hit an all-time low a day after it cut its full-year earnings guidance to between 22 cents and 35 cents a share, around half the 57 cents analysts had expected. […]

Ventana Research recently completed a comprehensive evaluation of analytics and business intelligence products and vendors. Such research is necessary and timely as analytics and business intelligence is now a fast-changing market. Vantana’s Value Index for Analytics and Business Intelligence in 2015 scrutinizes 15 top vendors and their product offerings in seven key categories: Usability, Manageability, Reliability, […]