“Nearly half of companies now say that they’re using some form of artificial intelligence, according to McKinsey research that Salesforce shared at Dreamforce 2019, yet seven out of ten companies report they’re seeing little to no value from their AI projects so far.
The impediment is often not knowing where to start. Salesforce’s growing Trailhead community and educational offerings, such as the new “Einstein’s Guide to AI Use Cases,” are geared to demystifying AI and promoting adoption.”
“’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.”
“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.”