Click on Image to Read the Report Tableau’s intuitive, visual-based data discovery capabilities have transformed business users’ expectations about what they can discover in data and share without extensive skills or training with a BI platform. Tableau’s revenue growth during the past few years has very rapidly passed through the $100 million, $200 million […]

Readers: Gartner has just released its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. I need a few days to soak this in and better comment on it. But, for now, I thought I would share the Magic Quadrant with you. You can see the entire report by clicking here. Best regards, Michael Gartner […]

Readers: Gartner has just released its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. I need a few days to soak this in and better comment on it. But, for now, I thought I would share the Magic Quadrant with you. You can see the entire report by clicking here. Best regards, Michael Gartner […]

Gartner has just published its 2013 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms. This year, MicroStrategy made its debut in the report, being positioned by Gartner in the Challengers quadrant. Get free access to the report, compliments of MicroStrategy, here. For six consecutive years, Gartner has positioned MicroStrategy’s Analytics Platform in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for […]

Today is the third and final part of my series of selected images from a massive late 19th century tome entitled simply Magic, subtitled Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, including Trick Photography, compiled and edited by Albert A. Hopkins. The book takes a thorough tour through the popular magic tricks and illusions of the day, […]

Today is Part 2 of selected images from a massive late 19th century tome entitled simply Magic, subtitled Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, including Trick Photography, compiled and edited by Albert A. Hopkins. The book takes a thorough tour through the popular magic tricks and illusions of the day, including along the way many delightfully […]

I become interested in magic in the 5th grade of elementary school. Through Scholastic Books Services, I purchased The Great Houdini by Beryl Williams & Samuel Epstein for fifty cents. When I got home from school, I started reading the book and stayed up all night reading it until it was finished. Over the years, […]

This is a pretty neat little Tableau Public visualization. You are able to see how a particular BI product has done historically on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence. Enjoy! Michael Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence on Tableau Public