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Tableau Conference 2017: What’s New, What’s Coming, What’s Missing

Tableau unveils high-scale Hyper engine, previews self-service data-prep and ‘smart’ capabilities.  Here’s the cloud agenda for next year’s event.  Tableau Software is the Apple of the analytics market, with a … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Stresses Choice, From SQL Server 2017 to Azure Machine Learning

Microsoft Ignite announcements focus on giving customers options, including on-premises, cloud, operating systems, and ML and AI frameworks. Microsoft is getting really serious about giving customers choices. That much was … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Oracle Differentiates its MySQL Cloud Service

MySQL is available as a service on every major public cloud. Here’s how Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is different. You’ll find MySQL available as a service on every major public … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Domo Climbs Enterprise Ladder in Cloud Business Intelligence

Domo has graduated from analytics startup to enterprise contender, breaking ground in cloud-scale deployments. Here’s a look inside the fast-growing company. Domo is enterprise ready. That’s the key takeaway Domo … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Google Cloud Invests In Data Services, Scales Business

Google Cloud is adding must-have enterprise features and scaling the business to meet data platform, machine learning and AI demand. Here’s a progress report. Google’s reputation for big data, machine … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Salesforce Einstein Rolls Out; IBM Watson Awaits

Salesforce this week detailed progress on Einstein artificial intelligence. Less clear was how a new IBM partnership will change Salesforce AI plans. Here’s what’s behind the headlines. What’s the state of … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cloud BI and Analytics Options Aren’t Just for Cloud Data

Exploit cloud advantages and data from on-premises, external sources as well as cloud stores to drive deeper insight, innovation and new business models. The center of data gravity is shifting … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Tableau Sets Stage For Bigger Analytics Deployments

Tableau announces scalability, governance, data-prep and ‘smart’ features due in 2017, but can the company land more enterprise-wide deals amid tightening competition? Tableau Software just replaced its CEO after a … Continue reading

November 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

Qlik Gets Leaner, Meaner, Cloudier

Qlik’s acquisition by private equity firm Thoma Bravo is expected to bring disciplined growth as the company moves into cloud business intelligence and analytics. It came as no shock in early June … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

Anaplan Scales Platform, Prepares for Prediction

Anaplan wants to promote broad use of its all-purpose planning engine, so it’s changing pricing and promising a bevy of platform upgrades. The only question is which new features will … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment