Tableau + Cognos + Senturus: Aero Precision Saves $100K Annually

December 1, 2017     Business Strategy & Perspectives

The Senturus Analytics Connector enabled Aero Precision to say so long to time consuming static reports and achieve its vision for producing automated, interactive, at-a-glance Tableau dashboards using live Cognos data. Numbers – and formatting – are consistent across reports, critical markers and historical trending are finally being surfaced, and they are saving $100K annually in one department alone.


Securing and Filtering Data by User in Tableau

November 8, 2017     Tips & Tricks

Tableau defaults to showing all the data in your visualizations to all of your users. But not all data is meant to be seen by all people. For example, you might need security rules that restrict data shown by region or by management level. In this blog, we’ll go over a couple different methods you can use to secure your data by user or group along with step-by-step instructions for each.


TC17 Wrap Up

October 25, 2017     News & Events

We’re finally winding down after a successful show at the Tableau Conference. We’ve got winners to announce and free resources to share that will keep growing your Tableau skills until we see you again.


Making the Most of Cognos Analytics Data Modules

October 5, 2017     Tips & Tricks

Did you know data modules are actually part of Cognos BI v10? The release of IBM Cognos Analytics R7 is spurring renewed interest in this functionality. Data modules allow end users to bring in external files and blend together existing packages—all without bringing in IT. We’ll tell you how to make the most of data modules and fill you in on their limitations as well.