Data visualization is a powerful business communication tool. As technology and services continue to merge, data visualization tools are becoming more accessible. With data touching so many roles within an organization, data literacy and the ability to effectively use data to tell engaging and insightful stories is in high-demand. Many organizations and executives are turning to data visualization providers to evaluate their needs and further expand their capabilities.
CIO Review, a leading authority in navigating enterprise solutions, has researched and shortlisted 2018’s 20 Top Data Visualization Providers. Icimo is named in the top 20 and we are honored to be on this prestigious list of providers dedicated to the visualization space. We attribute our success to our commitment in delivering a complete data experience. Read more about Icimo’s CEO, Bryce Gartner, vision for Data Visualization and The Icimo Experience. Read more about Icimo’s CEO, Bryce Gartner, vision for Data Visualization and The Icimo Experience.
Core to ‘The Icimo Experience’ is ensuring our Clients’ success. We do this by being industry experts in user adoption and building data-driven cultures. By focusing our services on this competency, our Clients maximize their Tableau and Alteryx investments. A key component to intergrating data analytics into an organization for long-term success is building a user-knowledge base. Icimo’s training center offers a monthly cadence of Tableau and Alteryx training courses designed for all user levels.
New to Icimo Tableau Training is the inclusion of Tableau Prep! The product was introduced by Tableau Software in a press release on April 24th as the data prep product to the Tableau platform.
For Tableau Core I, Tableau Prep will be introduced on day 2 of training. The revised curriculum will include an overview of the product user interface and key components. Our trainers will introduce basic steps in working with data, combining data and creating data source outputs. Attendees will walk away with a basic overview and general understanding of the functionality of the new product.
Tableau Core II will focus the afternoon of training to Tableau Prep beginning with an overview of the product. Tableau Prep training will include a deep dive into working with data to include cleaning steps, aggregate steps (LODs), pivoting and combining data (joins and unions) and data source outputs (.hyper, .tde, .csv, publish to server). We will wrap up the afternoon with using Tableau Prep to clean your data and work with output files in Tableau Desktop. Attendees will walk away with a strong understanding of the product and the ability to use Tableau Prep to prepare data for use in Tableau Desktop.
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It’s been an exciting few weeks at Tableau with NEW being the driving theme! We have a new product release, new subscription offerings and a new data prep product.
2018.1 release presents new features to include connecting to data on the web, pre-built dashboards for Tableau Online and enhancement features for discrete data values. Tableau will continue with this new naming convention (year and number of the release in that year) kicking off with 2018.1!
To broaden data literacy across the organization and provide more cost-effective license offerings, Tableau has changed its subscriptions from Desktop or Server/Online to three new offerings Creator, Explorer and Viewer. The new subscription offerings match the appropriate capabilities with the unique needs of different types of users across an organization simplifying the cost-to-value justification.
Creator: For analysts who want to discover insights faster with a powerful suite of products that support your end-to-end analytics workflow.
Explorer: For Business Users who want to explore trusted data and answer their own questions faster with full self-service analytics.
Visual: For casual data users to view and interact with dashboards and visualizations in a secure, easy-to-use platform.
Please visit Tableau New Subscription Pricing
web page for further details. If you are interested in converting your licensing (which does include incentives), please reach out to your Icimo Client Success Manager.
New to the Tableau product suite is Tableau Prep, a data prep product designed to help users quickly combine, shape and clean data for analysis. Prep, directly integrates into analytical workflow making data prep to analysis seamless for faster speed to insight. It is a standalone app, separate from Tableau Desktop, Server and Online and is available as part of the Creator offering. Existing Tableau Desktop users with maintenance will be able to download and use Tableau Prep for two years, as part of their maintenance agreement.
We continue to be excited about Tableau’s evolution and unwavering commitment to data excellence!