Tableau Business Science Debuts
March 26, 2021
Tableau Business Science is a new class of AI-powered analytics that
lowers the barrier to data science techniques, enabling business users
and analysts to make smarter decisions faster. In a market where agility
is the ultimate competitive advantage, Business Science empowers more
people with data, with simplified model creation, predictions, what-if
scenarios, forecasting and other analytical methods – all using clicks,
“Today, data science is out of reach for most business users. Business
analysts have relied on data scientists to extract powerful, precise
insights using sophisticated models. But getting to those insights can
be complex, expensive and time consuming,” said Chandana Gopal, research
director, future of intelligence, IDC. “While data science can unlock
powerful insights, there is sometimes a trade-off between precision and
time-to-insight. Business Science recognizes that trade-off and seeks to
make data science accessible and actionable for more people.”
Einstein Discovery insights are integrated into your Tableau workflow, so you never need to disrupt your analysis.
Additional capabilities available in 2021.1 include:
A new Extension Gallery helps people easily search for and discover connectors and dashboard extensions within Tableau. From the gallery, customers can easily discover and install connectors and dashboard extensions that add functionality to their dashboards and connectors that enable Tableau to access additional databases and applications, within their Tableau workflow.
A redesigned notification experience displays a Tableau user’s shares, comments, extracts and prep flows together in one dedicated space. This communicates all important changes across the organization. People can choose where to receive these notifications — directly in Tableau, email or both — ensuring they’re aware of important alerts or updates.
Quicker, easier Level of Detail (LOD) expressions let people use context menus or drag-and-drop a measure onto a dimension to automatically create a Level of Detail expression with the default aggregation.
A new Salesforce Customer 360 Audiences Connector natively connects Tableau to Customer 360 Audiences, uncovering insights in detailed customer data. With the new connector, Tableau customers can explore by campaign, channel and multiple customer dimensions to understand the ‘who’ and ‘why’ behind their cross-channel engagement results.