Regardless of role/industry Tableau is rapid-fire business intelligence that equips anyone to analyze data quickly. Its intuitive user interface means there’s no need for canned reports, dashboard widgets, or templates to get started. All you need is your data and the questions you want to answer. These solution pages provide dozens of examples showing how Tableau is used, but they merely scratch the surface of how more than 10,000 customers use Tableau.

    According to Gartner’s research, traditional BI and analytics models are being disrupted because more power is shifting from IT into the business. Gartner predicts that the rise of data discovery, access to multi-structured data, data prep tools and smart capabilities will further democratize access to analytics and stress the need for governance.

    Each year, Gartner analysts talk to hundreds of users and vendors in the BI and analytics space. At the end of the year, the analysts synthesize their findings to make predictions for the next year. In 2015, Gartner predicts that traditional BI and analytics models will continue to be disrupted as more power shifts from IT to the business. Furthermore, this research addresses five key trends developing in BI and analytics, with the overarching theme being that more sophisticated analytics capabilities are accessible against more data sources by more people in organizations than ever before.

    ITBusiness offers expert advice on how to get the most out of your data by using Tableau.