Tableau Inc. declared 24 April as New day for Data, announcing three major updates in their product portfolio:
- The entirely new Tableau Prep solution, aimed at making data preparation faster and easier
- New version of the business intelligence solution Tableau 2018.1
- New subscription offerings tailored to the unique needs of different users
Tableau Prep is the next step in Tableau’s evolution as a tool, created to help people see and understand data. Tableau Prep is here to help data people with the most time-consuming of all processes – the data preparation, which consumes over 80% of all time spent on data. Tableau Prep empowers more people to get to analysis faster by helping them quickly and confidently combine, shape, and clean their data.
Visual, direct and easy to use, Tableau Prep:
- Gives customers a deeper understanding of their data to confidently prepare it for analysis.
- Integrates directly into their analytical workflow for faster speed to insight.
- Includes smart features to make data prep fast and simple.
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The new Tableau version (the first to be named after the year of its release) comes packed full of new features that Tableau customers have been asking for, including:
- End-to-end authoring in the browser with the ability to connect to data on the web.
- Dashboard Starters for Tableau Online, available for Salesforce, Eloqua, Marketo and ServiceNow. Starters are prebuilt dashboards based on best practices for specific business applications.
- Powerful visual analytics capabilities including: Step and Jump lines, the ability to connect to SQL Server spatial data, and additional clustering functionality.
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New subscription offerings
In response to data’s growing ubiquity, companies are racing to broaden their data literacy. In order to remain competitive, business decisions must become more data-driven. Tableau’s new subscriptions address that challenge by packaging Tableau functionality into more cost-effective license offerings.
The different proposals are designed to address the needs of different types of data users to create, explore and view interactive visual analyses and get the most of their data.