Gartner Positions Tableau as a Leader in Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms

Gartner Positions Tableau as a Leader in Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms

Tableau placed as a Leader for fourth year in a row

SINGAPORE, February 11, 2016 – Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned Tableau as a Leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms* report. This is the fourth year in a row that Tableau has appeared in the Leaders quadrant. A complimentary copy of the report is available from the Tableau website at   

The report evaluated 24 different software vendors on 15 criteria and placed Tableau in the Leaders quadrant.

“People across the Asia Pacific region are using Tableau to quickly make sense of and ask questions of their data, and this is helping them make discoveries and arrive at insights that they never could before,” said JY Pook, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Tableau. “As our world becomes more connected and digitized, data analytics is going to be a critical skill for the workforce of tomorrow. Increasingly, companies are going to be looking to data to help them make more informed decisions and overcome challenges, and more government bodies will be harnessing the power of data to build connected communities and smarter cities.”

“We brought the teaching of self-service data analytics into our curriculum as we believe it to be a skillset that will truly help our students thrive in a future that will be centred around data,” said Dr. Koh Noi Sian, Lecturer, Social Computing, School of Information Technology, Nanyang Polytechnic. “The first batch of students who were taught to use Tableau just graduated, and they have given us feedback that learning how to use Tableau to work with data is one of the most important skills they have gained from the diploma course, as they’ve been able to apply the skill to a variety of roles in the workplace.”

*Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms” by, Josh Parenteau, Rita Sallam, Cindi Howson,  Joao Tapadinhas, Kurt Schlegel,  Thomas Oestreich, 4 February 2016.

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