KPI Partners Blog

Google Data Studio - Initial Impressions

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Oct 06, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

by Rushendra Prasad

This blog post offers an insight into the features and functionalities of Google Data Studio and compares it with popular data analysis tools like Tableau, QlikView and new entrants like Power BI.

Disclaimer: This article and all features assessed are as on Sep, 2017 and subject to modifications / enhancements by Google.

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Tags: Blog, Rushendra Prasad, Tableau, Google Data Studio, OBIEE, Power BI

Oracle BI Server Connectivity with Tableau (Part 2)

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Jan 26, 2017 @ 11:27 AM

by Rushendra Prasad

To read part 1 of this blog post, please click here.

This blog post discusses how to integrate Oracle BI server and make use of the existing Subject Areas built on RPD in Tableau desktop workbook as Data Source.

This is applicable for 8.2, 8.3, 9.0 and later versions.

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Tags: Blog, Oracle BI, OBIEE, Rushendra Prasad, Tableau, Oracle BI Server

Oracle BI Server Connectivity with Tableau (Part 1)

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 @ 12:31 PM

by Rushendra Prasad

This blog post discusses how to integrate Oracle BI server and make use of the existing Subject Areas built on RPD in Tableau desktop workbook as Data Source.

This is applicable for 8.2, 8.3, 9.0 and later versions.

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Tags: Blog, Oracle BI, OBIEE, Rushendra Prasad, Tableau, Oracle BI Server

KPI Partners Launches Cloud-Based Analytics For NetSuite

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Jan 02, 2015 @ 01:10 PM

KPI Cloud Analytics for NetSuite, a cloud-based reporting and analytics platform optimized for retail companies who use NetSuite.


San Jose, CA – January 2, 2015 - KPI Partners, the industry's leading provider of cloud-based business intelligence and data discovery services, today announced the launch of a new data visualization offering optimized for retail companies who use NetSuite.  KPI Cloud Analytics for NetSuite helps enable companies to gain maximum return from NetSuite ERP information quickly and at a lower cost than with other solutions.

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Tags: News, Press, Kusal Swarnakar, Video, Tableau, Packaged ERP Analytics, Cloud Services, Retail BI, Cloud Application Integration, NetSuite, ERP Analytics, Retail, KPI Cloud Analytics

Star Schema or No Star Schema? That is the (Tableau) Question.

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 @ 01:23 PM

by Avinash Mohan

Exploring the different ways Tableau connects to data and whether dimensional modeling is necessary when using Tableau’s architecture.

 

Architecture

Tableau has two primary ways to connect to data sources and work with them as shown in this simplified architecture diagram shown below .

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Tags: Business Intelligence, Blog, Data Warehousing, Book, Real-Time BI, Tableau, Data Integration, Cache, Data Discovery, Avinash Mohan

2 Options For Data Security in Tableau

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Tue, Sep 02, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

by Kumar Krishnaswamy

A quick Google search for “Tableau Data Security” returns a link to a Tableau knowledge base article for User Filters and Row Level Security.  The knowledge base article clearly lays out the options available for implementing data security – defined as the ability to control what data a user sees.  The goal here is to not regurgitate that content, but to examine each of the two data security options laid out by Tableau and determine how they fit various use cases in the enterprise context.

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Tags: Business Intelligence, Blog, Kumar Krishnaswamy, Security, Tableau, Data Discovery

Tableau: Trusted Authentication & Integration with OBIEE

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Jun 04, 2014 @ 10:11 AM
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Tags: Business Intelligence, Blog, Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Oracle, OBIEE, Tutorial, Imtiyaz Basha, Tableau, Data Discovery

Tableau Subscriptions - A Quick Start Guide

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, May 01, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

by Imtiyaz Basha

Learn How To Configure, Monitor, and Subscribe To Reports, Views and Workbooks Inside Tableau.

Tableau Subscriptions

The Subscriptions feature is considered to be one among the most important features in Tableau's interactive data visualization product.  It is by far the easiest way to ensure that you review the most critical and valuable information on a regular basis. The information is shared via email once you have subscribed to a dashboard. The subscription feature is available from Tableau version 8.0 onwards.

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Tags: Business Intelligence, Blog, Tutorial, Imtiyaz Basha, Tableau

Cost-Effective Business Intelligence for Mid-Market Companies

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Mon, Dec 23, 2013 @ 10:18 AM

by Jeremiah Johnson

Having the right information at the right time can be the advantage that means the difference between success and failure. 

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Tags: Oracle BI, Jeremiah Johnson, Mid-Market, Microsoft, SAP, Qlikview, Tableau