How to Use Power BI Datasets in Tableau

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Power BI allows Tableau users to leverage datasets that have been published to Power BI service. For organizations that are running both tools, it’s a cake-and-eat-it solution, allowing them to use their tool of choice without rebuilding redundant data warehouses. In this blog, we’ll walk you through the process of using Power BI datasets in Tableau and what you’ll need before you start.

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Creating a Big Numbers KPI Dashboard in Tableau

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The use of "big numbers” KPI dashboards has become a managerial must-have report for assessing business performance. But building them into a Tableau dashboard isn’t as easy as you’d think. Learn our tried-and-true method for building a big numbers sales and profit KPI dashboard in Tableau and you, too, can deliver professional, effective KPI dashboards to your decision makers.

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Tableau’s New Ask Data Feature – A Primer

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Ask Data, Tableau’s new feature for natural language query, is out on the market. But how does it work? Who is it intended for? What are its limitations? Highlights? We took Ask Data for an extensive test drive. In this blog we answer all these questions and many more.

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Hallelujah! Tableau to Support Emailing PDFS!

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Although a standard feature of many BI platforms, the ability to schedule PDF report emails is not easily accomplished in Tableau. But hallelujah! That’s all about to change with the next release! And this little bit of love from Tableau is likely to bring them lots more love in the way of adoption.

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Tableau Maps: From Glum To Glam With 2019.2

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Before 2019.2, Tableau’s default maps lacked detail and looked fuzzy when you zoomed in. Compensating for the inadequacies required adding Mapbox—increasing complexity and cost. Tableau’s recent 2019.2 release changes all that. Mapping capabilities made a huge leap forward, going from basic to wow and providing the detail we have come to expect.

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Get on The Map with Tableau Release 2019.2