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Tableau Beta 10.1 – a sneak peek at new features standard

One-click Distribution for items in Layout Containers Here at Acumen Analytics we are regular participants in the Tableau Beta Program, which means that we often get a sneak peek at some of the new features being implemented by Tableau’s development teams prior to the release of new versions. These Beta releases are most often rolled out prior to major version upgrades like the recent 10.0 release, but Tableau has also recently begun previewing some Beta features in more incremental upgrades as well. Tableau’s vibrant user community is one of the platform’s strongest assets, and getting some of these developing tools into the hands of beta testers goes a long way toward ensuring that any bugs or quirky behaviors get identified ...

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Tableau 10 New Features spotlight: Dashboard Sizing, Layout and Device Preview standard

One of the primary struggles for dashboard designers in our world of rapidly proliferating devices is finding ways to make that amazing dashboard you’ve just created look and function at its best across a variety of desktop, laptop and mobile platforms. Data drives the modern business landscape, and getting important data into the hands of the users that need it when they need it means making your dashboards both available and optimized for all of these formats.  Some new or updated features in Tableau 10 are intended to assist designers and developers in addressing these challenges.  Today we’ll be focusing on the Dashboard Sizing, Layout and Device Preview features in Tableau’s latest release.  Let’s take a look at each in ...

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Embedded Analytics: Placing your data resources front and center standard

End user experience is the key to a data-driven culture One of the biggest challenges facing the analysts and data teams within an organization is the struggle to take the wealth of information that an organization’s data resources have to offer and then effectively communicate those insights out to the decision makers and end users throughout the company. Data visualization platforms like Tableau have created outstanding tools that provide a means for complex data to be moved out of the endless database tables and static reports of traditional Business Intelligence platforms and allow that data to be presented more intuitively, interactively and effectively than ever before. However, even the very best visualizations can’t succeed at effectively communicating anything if they ...

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Acumen Analytics Helps Users Prepare for Tableau 9.0 Release standard

Plymouth Meeting, Pa –February 12, 2015 – Acumen Analytics is helping to prepare the Tableau Community for the Launch of Tableau 9.0 by hosting the Philly Tableau Tableau User Group (TUG) meetings to support this launch. The Tableau Community is made up of users from across the world, from every type of organization, using data analysis to solve nearly every problem imaginable. Connecting with other Tableau users is often the best way to learn fascinating new ways to approach data discovery and analysis and is the reason why Acumen has a long history of helping customers find one another. Below are local events focused on the launch of Tableau 9.0. Hotel Monaco February 18th 2015  

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Tableau 9.0 Feature Highlights/Overview standard

Tableau 9.0 is coming!  The Beta testing program has been in full swing since early January, so we should be expecting the full production release very soon.  Acumen Analytics has been a Tableau Beta Testing partner since 2011, and we are proud to be participating in this program again for the version 9.0 Beta release cycle and production rollout.  New Beta releases have been arriving every week or so, and here at Acumen we’re very excited about many of the brand new features which will debut in 9.0, along with an impressive collection of enhancements and refinements to many of our Tableau favorites.   With the release of Beta 4 a few days ago, things seem to be really coming together, ...

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