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Mastering Tableau by David Baldwin

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Chapter 13. R Integration

In February 2015, a student of mine came into class and said, "Tableau stock took quite a jump this morning! What happened?" I soon found out. Gartner had just released their report for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. As you can see in this image, Tableau was clearly marked as the leader:

R Integration

Although Gartner clearly ranked Tableau far in front for Ability to Execute, note that at least five platforms scored better for Completeness of Vision. Why? One major reason can be found in the text of the report where Gartner states, "other vendors, such as SAS, SAP, and Tibco, have more advanced native [analytic] capabilities ...

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