• Tableau has introduced the concept of Business Science, which brings advanced data analytics tools to users that aren’t data scientists.
• During its mid-November user conference, Tableau debuted two new tools that support Business Science: Model Builder and Scenario Planning.
Tableau’s mission is to help all people better visualize and understand data. The company wants to make analytics, and the insights it can drive, available to line of business professionals throughout an organization. To support this vision, it has introduced the concept of Business Science. Business Science brings advanced data analytics tools to users that aren’t data scientists, yet feel comfortable working with data and have a strong understanding of the operational and overarching business issues facing their organization. The tools are powerful enough to offer capabilities such as customized views, drill downs, and predictions, but don’t require the expertise of a data scientist to manipulate them. Essentially, they empower the data-savvy, line of business professional to combine domain expertise with advanced analytics to make better decisions more quickly.Continue reading “Tableau Strives to Empower a Broader Audience with Business Science”