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Salesforce’s $15.7 Billion Tableau Acquisition Highlights Big Data as Key Theme, Says GlobalData

The importance of big data as a key theme driving merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been highlighted by Salesforce’s recent purchase of data visualization specialist Tableau for $15.7 Billion. It followed soon after Google bought another analytics company, Looker, in early June for $2.6 Billion. Ed Thomas, Principal Analyst in GlobalData’s Technology Thematic Research team, commented, “The data analytics acquisition trail may now see further activity with companies such as Domo and Alteryx becoming…

Tableau Welcomes More than 2,000 Customers and Partners to Berlin for Sold-Out European Conference

Three-day program brings together a community of data enthusiasts from across Europe, Middle East and Africa to learn, network and get inspired about the power of visual analytics Tableau Software, the leading analytics platform, kicks-off its 8th annual European customer conference in Berlin. During the sold-out event, attendees will learn Tableau best-practices from more than 20 customer speakers representing brands like BMW, JLL, Lloyds Bank and Deloitte Germany, hear more about Tableau's product roadmap including a…

Salesforce Acquisition of Tableau can Spike its Revenue, Provided it Prepares for its Clients’ Revenue Shift

Future revenue mix of most of the global companies is going to change soon. One of the major driving factors would be the revenue shift of the clients that will push them to adopt innovative solutions relevant to the constantly evolving requirements. Companies who are preparing for their clients' future revenue shift will ride the tide, while others might find it challenging to sustain. Salesforce has taken a similar strategic initiative to acquire Tableau recently, which might be primarily driven by future revenue…

MarTech Interview with Ravi Chalaka, CMO, Jifflenow

"B2B meeting analytics has evolved from offering event meeting metrics to include influenced revenue, custom reporting and comparison of metrics across different events and much more." Tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology. What inspired you to work at Jifflenow? Jifflenow is a market leader in meeting automation platforms (MAP), with a SaaS solution that targets large enterprises and has an impressive list of customers from the Global 5000. Customers who use Jifflenow, love the product and its…

Amperity Taps Customer Data Veteran Lynn Girotto as CMO to Lead Efforts into CX Transformation

Lynn is a Senior Tableau Executive Who Would Lead Go-To-Market Strategy for Customer Data Plataform and Rapidly Scale Company's Growth at Amperity Last week, leading Customer Data Platform (CDP) provider Amperity announced that seasoned marketing executive Lynn Girotto has joined as the company’s first Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). With more than 20 years of senior-level experience leading global marketing teams at consumer and technology companies including Tableau, Starbucks  and Microsoft, Lynn Girotto brings a deep…

Aible Announces Partnership with Tableau Software to Further Extend the Power of Real World AI

New Partnership Marries BI and AI To Offer Users A Seamless Experience; Provides Launchpad for Simple, Fast and Custom AI That Delivers Real Business Impact Aible, the innovators of AI for business impact, announced a partnership with Tableau, the leading visual analytics platform. With this new partnership, and just a click of a button, Tableau users can amplify their investments and seamlessly supercharge their data with AI. This news comes after Aible officially launched earlier, announcing the industry’s only Real World…

Yext Fall ’18 Product Release Now Available for General Access

Features Now Live in the Fall '18 Release Include Yext's Integration with Snapchat, Intelligent Review Response, and Yext Analytics Integration with Tableau Yext, Inc. the leader in Digital Knowledge Management (DKM), announced that its Fall '18 Product Release is now live for Yext customers and partners. The Fall '18 Release includes Yext's integration with Snapchat, intelligent review response, and a new Yext integration with Tableau. "AI-powered services like search and voice assistants have altered the customer…

Informatica Announces Cloud Analytics Modernization Solution With Tableau Powered by Amazon Web Services

Accelerating Cloud Analytics With Some of the Industry's Leading iPaaS, Data Catalog, and Analytics Solutions Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, announced a complete, out-of-the-box cloud analytics modernization solution with Tableau, powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), designed for enterprises looking to make the most of AWS in their analytics deployments. This new cloud analytics modernization solution includes integrated data cataloging, cloud data integration, data warehousing, and visual…

Sandi Lin Declared One of 2018’s Top Women Leaders in the SaaS Domain

The SaaS Report (TSR) Chose 50 Women Leaders Exclusively in the SaaS Sphere for the Recognition. Leaders Were Chosen out of 3,500 Nominations Received by TSR Skilljar was quick to announce that Sandi Lin, the company’s CEO & Co-Founder, has been recognized as a top woman leader in SaaS. The company is one of the leaders in Enterprise Customer Training Platforms. Out of the 3,500 nominees, the top 50 were chosen based on a number of factors. The assessment was carried out on key qualities such as integrity,…

DataRobot Introduces DataRobot Insights, a New Tableau Extension

Unveiled at Tableau Conference in New Orleans, Automated Exploratory Data Analysis Add-In for Tableau Delivers AI-Driven Storytelling DataRobot, the creator of the automated machine learning category, announced DataRobot Insights, a new Tableau extension. Using built-in best practices and guardrails designed by DataRobot's world-leading data scientists, automated exploratory data analysis empowers Tableau customers to focus on the most impactful variables to drive better outcomes. .@DataRobot introduces new…

Interview with Jeff Ray, CEO, Brightcove

"As a video company, we need to make it easy for our customers to make great experiences for their end customers."Tell us about your role at Brightcove and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of leading a technology company? It was a unique path that brought me to this leadership role at Brightcove. After successfully transitioning my prior company, Ellucian, from a combination of multiple premise-based software companies to a cloud-based SaaS leader of solutions designed to enable colleges and…

Interview with Claudio Franco, Global CMO, Gympass

"Data never lies and can unlock so much potential, but it is very much a language that must be learned."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you join Gympass? Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always been passionate about technology. My teenage passion for repairing PCs and developing websites drove me to study Computer and Electronic Engineering. After school, I joined a management consultancy firm for five years and eventually landed as Head of New Business for an Israeli venture backed by Accel…

Narrative Science Instantly Explains Tableau Dashboards as Written Stories to Enhance Analysis and Communication

Clients Can Now Leverage the Integration of Narrative Science and Tableau to Translate Enterprise Data into Plain English, Statistics into Stories and Numbers into Knowledge Narrative Science, the leader in natural language generation (NLG) for the enterprise, announces Narratives for Tableau, a new extension built with the recently released Tableau Extension API and powered by Narrative Science. Narratives for Tableau instantly provides plain-English explanations of charts and graphs, giving analysts a quick and easy…

Interview with Manny Medina, CEO and Co-Founder, Outreach

"Technology innovations aren’t about replacing human analysis and decision making — the focus should be on amplifying it."Tell us about your role at Outreach and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of leading a Sales Engagement software platform? I’m the CEO and co-founder of Outreach. My job is to make our customers successful by hiring the best talent around and uniting them to further our mission. Some days, that means diving into strategy with my product team; other days, it means digging into the…

Tableau Executive Mark Nelson Joins Talend Board of Directors

Cloud and Data Technology Veteran, Mark Nelson Brings Extensive Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) Expertise to Help Grow Talend’s Global Leadership Position in Cloud Market Talend, a global leader in cloud integration solutions, announced that it has named Mark Nelson to its board of directors. Nelson has more than 25 years of experience in software development, engineering, and SaaS infrastructure at AT&T, Informix, Oracle, Concur, and most recently at Tableau, where he is currently Executive Vice President of Product…

Interview with Zak Pines, VP, Marketing, Bedrock Data

"You need to start with the right insight around your buyers - which comes from the relentless pursuit of insights through customer interviews."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What galvanized you to be a part of Bedrock Data? I run marketing at Bedrock Data. I’ve been working in and with marketing technology for the past couple of decades. I first learned about Bedrock Data in 2012 when some folks I knew at HubSpot founded the company, and back then and today, the problems the company solves for strongly…

Tableau Acquires AI Startup Empirical Systems

AI Startup, Empirical Systems, Originated at MIT; Will Bring Sophisticated Statistical Analysis and Automatic Data Insights to Tableau Platform Tableau Software announced that it has acquired Empirical Systems, a pioneering artificial intelligence startup that originated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Probabilistic Computing Project. With Empirical Systems' automated statistical analysis technology integrated into the Tableau platform, Tableau customers will more easily gain insight into their data,…

TechBytes with Zak Pines, VP of Marketing, Bedrock Data

Zak Pines VP, Marketing, Bedrock Data Recently, Bedrock Data announced a new wave of connectors for its Fusion software. The new set of connectors enables customers to better automate the process of getting data out of multiple applications, while matching records, resolving conflicts, and normalizing data. To dive deeper into Fusion for SaaS platform, and learn more about its compatibility with other marketing technology platforms, we spoke to Bedrock Data’s VP of Marketing, Zak Pines.Tell us about your role at Bedrock…

Bedrock Data Fusion Expands to More SaaS Systems with New Connector Release

New Categories in Bedrock Data Fusion Available as Part of On-Demand Data Warehouse Include Finance, Project Management & Subscriptions; To Be Featured at This Week’s Data Summit in Boston The explosion of SaaS systems has created data chaos. Executives lack clarity and analysts spend endless time wrangling data across multiple applications. To help businesses grow in this chaotic ecosystem, today, Bedrock Data™ has announced the release of a new wave of connectors for its Fusion software. The company is now expanding…

Improvado.io Secures $3 Million Seed Round from Martech Brands

Improvado.io Is Aiming to Help Marketers Aggregate, Analyze and Report Cross-Channel Marketing Data Improvado.io, an early stage MarTech company that is working to simplify the way marketers and ad agencies interact with data, today announced it has closed a $3 million Seed round of funding. Early investors include executives from some of the most recognizable brands in the marketing world including Liveramp, Google, Oracle, Adroll, Pubmatic, Mediamath and many more. 15 of the biggest names in marketing invest heavily in…