Tag: Tableau

Are You Putting Your OBIEE Data at Risk When Using Tableau?

The Pros and Cons of DIY With more people data coding than ever before – and many learning at home – intelligence auditing has become a more voluminous industry than ever before. On the darker side, it’s also become one that’s induced patchy self-made programs which can not only be defeasible, but potentially dangerous to […]

Are You Wasting Time Transferring Data from OBIEE to Tableau?

According to Information Age, artificial intelligence is soon set to far outweigh slower manual services that humans provide: 2017 is set to be the year of automation. In particular, administrative and reporting work have been sought out as two of the top industries in which automated processes have seen more efficient and profitable results in comparison […]

3 Apps to Get the Most Out of Tableau

Dashboard visualization is data’s next big thing. Our natural processing capabilities simply work better in response to well-presented information – and programs like Tableau have soon caught on. With state-of-the art and highly operative graphics, it seems that Tableau can somehow transform big data into something beautiful to look at. But more importantly, it carries […]

Connect from Tableau to OBIEE Reports Catalog

Every organization that is using OBIEE has hundreds, if not thousands, of OBIEE reports developed over several years after spending millions of dollars.   These reports, which are consumed by wide range of users across the organization, contain trusted data and are critical for the business.   But the reports often look dated, have tens of […]

How to use Tableau to eliminate OBIEE performance issues

Recently,  one of our customers approached us with a challenging problem:   The customer, who has about 15,000 employees worldwide, has a fairly large OBIEE environment with all the transaction apps feeding data into it. Until they started using BI Connector to connect from Tableau to OBIEE the users were downloading excel files from OBIEE and […]

7 Best Practices to become Tableau Ninja for OBIEE

OBIEE   – Users struggle with it, try really hard to learn and use it, and eventually give up because of its complexity! But organizations love its meta data model, security model, and the governance it provides. Tableau – Users love it, find it easy to learn, and several have become Visualization Ninjas and Zen Masters by learning […]

Recording and Slides of “Can you replace OBIEE with Tableau?”

We had a great audience for the inaugural BI connector webinar on “Can you replace OBIEE with Tableau?”.   A big thank you to everyone who were able to participate in the webinar.   The questions and discussions in the Q&A session were thoughtful and added tremendous value to the webinar audience. There were a number of […]

Webinar: Can you replace OBIEE with Tableau?

How do you fix your OBIEE platform’s shortcomings? This is the mystery that several organizations with OBIEE deployments are trying to figure out. I hope you will join me on January 13, 2016 for “Can you replace OBIEE with Tableau?” where I will discuss the options for addressing OBIEE challenges quickly and efficiently using Tableau. […]

How does BI connector compare to native ODBC driver for connecting from Tableau to Oracle BI?

How does BI connector compare to the native ODBC driver that comes with OBIEE?  Why should you use BI connector rather than the OBIEE ODBC driver to connect from Tableau to OBIEE?  These are valid questions asked by some of the BI Architects that we have spoken with.   After learning about the difference between the […]

3 Reasons why connecting from Tableau to the Data Warehouse Tables behind OBIEE is a Bad Idea

For several years Tableau users have wanted a way to connect to OBIEE and visualize the data or mashup OBIEE data with other external data.  Before BI connector became available and made it as easy as pie, Tableau users were presented with two options – download the data from OBIEE reports and import it into Tableau or connect […]