Last week, I agreed to a briefing about Tableau 8.0, the company’s latest release and what they say is their most exciting news of the year. Well, I am unimpressed. The Tableau software is robust, which should be expected from this world-class data visualization company. → Read More
Editor’s note:Chris Luo is VP of Marketing at FiveStars. Previously, he ran small business marketing at Facebook and acquisition marketing in Asia-Pacific for Google AdWords.
Over the past few years, most of us who work at mid to large-sized companies have seen our productivity multiply by the successful integration of big data and SaaS. But small businesses have not reaped the same benefits. → Read More
Lucky Sort, the Portland-based visualization engine for making sense out of live data streams, is announcing its first partner: StockTwits, a social network for traders that lets users share stock-related information in real-time. Additionally, Howard Lindzon, StockTwits CEO and co-founder, has now also invested in Lucky Sort alongside a couple of other angels, who, combined, have added an extra… → Read More
Today Trifacta, a company building a cross-platform interface for dealing with big data, announced that it received a $4.3 million investment from the Accel Partners Big Data Fund. The company also raised money from X/Seed Capital, Data Collective LLC, Dave Goldberg, Venky Harinarayan and Anand Rajaraman.
Trifacta is a team of computer scientists with deep experience in data visualization… → Read More
Data visualization isn’t easy, especially if your data is coming from a wide variety of sources. Datahero, which is launching its private alpha today, wants to make it easier for individuals, small companies and even enterprises to visualize and understand their data without having to worry about data formats and SQL queries. The company plans to opens its web-based service up to the public later… → Read More
KISSmetrics, an analytics startup that wants to help you boost your user acquisition and retention rates by providing a more robust picture of how your customers are using your site, is today announcing “KISSmetrics Experiments.” A la Gmail Labs, Experiments enables KISSmetrics users to access and test out experimental new features and help decide whether they become lasting parts of the product. → Read More