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With DataSelf Analytics, the view broadened. The backward view fanned open to show a forward view, too. MacKirdy loves it. “We get a 360 degree view now.”
“Digging into a big pile of data is not the way to answer those questions. You want a program that pulls it all together from all sources.” The holistic, complete view you get from that is where you see the answers.
The more you know, the more you see the enormous benefit of putting them together.
The DataSelf Analytics 9 interface lets you experiment at will.
Gartner Magic Quadrant believes that Tableau is the one that’s most able to execute its vision.