Looker and Tableau Acquisitions: What It Means For the BI Industry

The business intelligence (BI) market is changing, including two major acquisitions announced recently. On June 6, 2019, Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. announced that it plans to acquire data visualization platform Looker for $2.6 billion. Then a week later, CRM software company Salesforce revealed that it bought data analytics provider Tableau for $15.7 billion. And […]

Domo vs Tableau: Pros, Cons & the Bottom Line

Domo and Tableau are two business intelligence (BI) solutions that are dominating the market. Consistently a “leader” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant reports, Tableau is a data visualization and self-service analytics champion. Its intuitive interface and simple dashboard and reporting tools tend to make the solution the top choice for businesses. However, Domo is a cloud-based […]

Tableau vs Spotfire: Price and Feature Comparison

Tableau and Spotfire are two giants in the self-service business intelligence (BI) market. They allow users of varying skill levels to visually analyze data with dashboards, charts and reports. While both reduce dependence on IT through greater BI accessibility, the two solutions aren’t interchangeable. Here, we’ll compare both products to highlight these differences and take […]

Tableau Pricing: Features, Costs and Top BI Alternatives

Tableau is a business intelligence solution that provides users drag-and-drop functionality for preparing data, creating dashboards and visualizations, and sharing insights with other users. It has three main products: Desktop, Server and Online. Tableau has recently debuted Tableau Prep, a new platform that allows analysts to clean and prepare data more efficiently. We’ve reviewed Tableau […]