Analytics firm Sisense has brought its BI platform to chat bots, allowing customers to ask natural-language questions about their data while in Slack, Skype, Facebook Messenger or Telegram.
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Tableau is moving into the data-wrangling business, announcing plans for visual data-preparation software code-named Project Maestro.
The knowledge-sharing framework, still in beta, is designed to bring the discipline of computer-code sharing to data analysis.
Microsoft free Power BI is slated to get some serious mapping capabilities, as Microsoft yesterday announced ArcGIS for Power BI by Esri is on the way sometime this year.
Business-analytics vendor Tableau Software moved to stake out its turf now that Microsoft has entered the BI market.
Tableau Software is expected to release the next major upgrade of its popular data visualization software, Tableau 10, within a couple of weeks.
This step-by-step guide, including video, shows you how to analyze a file with more than two million records of U.S. airline flight delays using Microsoft's free Power BI platform.
IBM will back efforts to create infrastructure and best practices for the R community, as well as promote use of the language.
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The release includes an R editor, code auto-completion, debugging, built-in GitHub support and other features.
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Verizon researchers receive incident data from contributing organizations, which means numerous categories also have subcategories. Importing and analyzing all that with Excel was problematic.
Esri is set to announce an open-source software bridge that makes it faster and easier to move mapping data between ArcGIS and R. The aim is to help R users tap into an organization's GIS data housed within ArcGIS, a popular platform for high-powered geo-analysis, without the need to generate intermediate files. However, the code will also work to pull in any vector or tabular data supported by ArcGIS -- including but not limited to Shapefiles -- whether or not that data is stored within ArcGIS.