In the month of May we’re facilitating a BI Bake Off at 110 Consulting, pitting Microsoft Power View against Tableau 8. Both companies have recently launched new versions of their BI platforms; our analysts will dig in to cut through the smoke and mirrors to create candid side-by-side comparisons.
Visit the El Castillo cave in Cantabria, Spain and you’ll experience ‘storytelling through visualization’ that dates back to the Paleolithic age. Humans have been using pictures to tell stories for 40,000 years. Fast forward to 2013 and we’re hearing a lot of new buzz about storytelling through data visualization. Believe it or not, the two concepts have something in common:
You’ve spent a week building a presentation to get your dream Business Intelligence (BI) project funded. You use all of the latest BI buzzwords? Check. Your slides include images of complicated reports and shiny dashboards? Check. You’ve built an ROI model for new servers, software and consulting fees? Check. You’re starting off with strong talking points like “To stay competitive, we must invest in a real BI solution”. Check.