WHY I CAN SAFELY RECOMMEND TABLEAU TO LARGE ENTERPRISES NOW

 

Why I Can Safely Recommend Tableau to Large Enterprises Now

Growing up/evolving is hard work

Growing up is irritating, boring at times, and full of responsibilities. The need to consider all sides of an argument and not rush to change the world at every step, moving slowly (if required) in order to not break things, and developing empathy are all qualities that are valued in a mature organizational setting, but so difficult to inculcate for the most of us – me included.

But that’s the reality of the large enterprise world. Things can be ‘cool’ and ‘hip’, but not at the cost of ‘stable’ and ‘scalable’. Brevity and engagement, but not at the cost of clarity and functionality.

But enough with the long preamble.

Pop Quiz: What does Tableau do, other than visualization?

Chances are, if you have heard about Tableau, you are aware of its visualization capabilities, or the way it makes the analytics experience engaging for non-expert users. There is no denying that Tableau has been a poster child for self-service visual analytics, helping business users break free of draconian, IT-driven report factories. At the Tableau on Tour in London 2016 event, I met users whose careers have skyrocketed because of Tableau – or more accurately, their ability to find problems and opportunities in their business area with Tableau, which made them skilled industry experts highly desired by employers all and sundry.

That’s amazing. At this point, if you feel…

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Why I Can Safely Recommend Tableau to Large Enterprises Now

Growing up is irritating, boring at times, and full of responsibilities. The need to consider all sides of an argument and not rush to change the world at every step, moving slowly (if required) in order to not break things, and developing empathy are all qualities that are valued in a mature organizational setting, but so difficult to inculcate for the most of us – me included.

 

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Eric Axelrod

President & Chief Architect at DIGR
I have helped companies bring new data driven products to market, drive efficiency out of their supply chain, execute strategic plans, and drive top line and bottom line growth by enabling every business function with actionable analytics. I can transform a business which is lacking critical insight into an agile, strategic, data driven organization.

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