Brexit and Business Intelligence, What Now?

With the stunning and unexpected vote last month enabling the United Kingdom to regain its national identity, while weakening the European Union, no one really knows what is next for the World and Global Economy?  Will there be a trickle down effect on a macro-economic level and or corporate level?  Your guess is as good as anyone’s, but […]

Excel Spreadmart Business Process Automation with Tableau

In the last 30 years, many successful organizations have evolved key internal business processes by heavily leveraging Microsoft Excel.   Microsoft Excel was created in the mid-1980’s and is an extremely valuable tool at the individual Desktop level.   However, through the proliferation of Spreadmarts, a great many organizations have leaned on Excel to manage divisional and even […]

Tableau Does It All – But Don’t Forget Your Data Strategy

OK, so you’ve invested, or at least thinking about investing in a powerful BI Platform with many features and functionality, many supported usage scenarios.  “If you build it, they will come” applies here, Tableau Dashboards and Views are easy to create and actually fun to use, user adoption is almost guaranteed.  User adoption will increase […]

Tableau Scalability – Moving from Departmental to Enterprise BI

A Business Intelligence Platform is expected to evolve thru user adoption as BI consumers incorporate Business Intelligence into their daily roles. Ultimately, Business Intelligence has to drive effective business activity, gain business insight or achieve competitive advantage.  A true catalyst to user adoption is actionable and quantifiable BI which demonstrates Return on Investment or Cost […]