Data for examples in Rapid Graphs with Tableau Software 7 book

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Tired of boring spreadsheets and data overload from confusing graphs? Master the art of rapid graphs with Tableau! Tableau is designed with one goal in mind, to give you the power to quickly explore and understand your data so that you can make informed decisions in a wide variety of real-world situations. After learning Tableau, you will be able to communicate your findings with audience-friendly graphs and tables.

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Tableau customer profile, Eystein from Norway, Banking & Insurance

Tableau customer profile: Eystein from Norway

Customer
Eystein from Norway

Favorite quote speaking with him
"Make it simple and fast, my IT team was cheering on Tableau after trying it and QlikView.  They really hoped we would pick Tableau and I am very happy we did."

Situation
Eystein recently took over a BI team that wanted to accelerate use of data across every area of the bank and subsidiaries.  The bank and subsidiaries are heavy users of SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Web Report Studio and SAS Enterprise Miner. 

They have a variety of data sources and data marts throughout the business.  There is also a centralized Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) effort that is making headway, but has a long list of items ahead of them.  In the meantime, SAS users are rapidly creating new data pulls that Eystein would like to use in Tableau.  He realizes that the EDW team will never be able to have all the data that is needed by the business, so SAS is a good platform to prep the data for widespread analysis in Tableau.

Status

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