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
Evaluation of Power BI November 2018 Release

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Our Power BI specialist Shawn Alpay is back with his favorite picks for the most recent release of Power BI. With this November release Shawn waxes positively enthusiastic. Be prepared for lots of exclamation points as Shawn discusses the vastly improved relationships experience!

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Evaluation of Power BI November 2018 Release
Best of the October 2018 Power BI Release

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Microsoft’s October 2018 release of Power BI is available. We give you our take on the tricks and the treats handed out in this month’s version: the feature roadmap, search in filter cards, DAX editor improvements, availability of composite models and aggregations in the BI Service, data profiling in the query editor, and fuzzy matching.

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Best of The August 2018 Power BI Release

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On an almost monthly basis Microsoft puts out a new, feature filled release of Power BI. You can read the official Microsoft take on the newest changes, but check here for our real-life evaluation of the most notable features in the August 2018 release.

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Power BI: Beyond the Buzz