Meet Tableau 8.0

By Dmitry Gudkov, Business Intelligence Consultant Tableau Software recently made publicly available Version 8.0 of its BI platform.  As I mentioned in a previous article – starting from Version 8, Tableau can honestly be considered a mature product.  It’s good to see that Tableau team continues to keep good balance between improving existing functionality and […]

QlikView Enterprise Deployment – Part 1

By Lingxiang Cheng, Senior Consultant QlikView is a great business discovery tool that can easily generate excitement among business users. However, to build out a QlikView system that can support tens, hundreds, or even thousands of users is no easy task.  As a QlikView consultant I have seen these scenarios many times: A business analyst […]

A Quick Look – 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

By Dmitry Gudkov, Business Intelligence Consultant A few weeks ago Gartner – a renowned market research company published the new version of its annual report “Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms”. The report is quite comprehensive and worth reading in detail by anyone who keeps an eye on the BI industry.  But, if […]