Tableau update uses AI to increase speed to insight

“’What Explain Data does is it moves users from understanding what happened to why it might have happened by automatically uncovering and explaining what’s going on in your data. So what we’ve done is we’ve embedded a sophisticated statistical engine in Tableau, that when launched automatically analyzes all the data on behalf of the user, and brings up possible explanations of the most relevant factors that are driving a particular data point,’ Tableau chief product officer, Francois Ajenstat explained.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/techcrunch.com/2019/09/18/tableau-update-uses-ai-to-increase-speed-to-insight/amp/

Big Data Is Dead. Long Live Big Data AI.

“Sisense is a business intelligence startup providing “a complete solution for preparing, analyzing and visualizing big data.” It has raised $174 million over 5 rounds and in May 2019, it acquired Periscope Data. Trifacta has raised $124.3 million over 6 rounds and is focused on data preparation. It announced today a partnership with IBM to develop a new data preparation tool.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2019/07/01/big-data-is-dead-long-live-big-data-ai/amp/

IBM’s Bluewolf Announces Availability of Its AI for Connected Commerce

“’The combined intelligence of IBM and Salesforce can help transform the retail experience by harnessing insights across the entire enterprise, customer journey, and supply chain to deliver on customer expectations with scale, speed, and return,’ said Sandeep Singh, VP and Retail Industry Leader at IBM. ‘Through the strategic vision and partnership of both companies, we have developed a specific industry approach that can help transform the way our retail and consumer products clients engage with their customers through agile, cross-channel retailing and operational agility.'”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.martechadvisor.com/news/ecommerce/ibms-bluewolf-announces-availability-of-its-ai-for-connected-commerce/

Einstein by Salesforce powers 6.5 billion predictions…daily

  • “Salesforce continues to lean heavily on Einstein, its proprietary predictive analytics and AI platform, which now powers 6.5 billion predictions daily. (That’s up from 4 billion predictions in May and over 1 billion predictions in February.)
  • Salesforce this morning announced Commerce Page Designer, a new low-code feature in Commerce Cloud that allows companies to create and manage ecommerce sites visually.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/venturebeat.com/2019/06/17/salesforce-launches-a-trio-of-ai-email-engagement-and-asset-tagging-tools/amp/