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Free-the-data movement meets privacy

Back when data was little and simple, self-service analysis advocates started the chant, “Free the data!” IT stood in the way, they said. Fast forward to 2016: “democratized data” has become common, but so has public concern over privacy. That nettlesome struggle drove a discussion that now stands as the data industry’s’ most important discussion …

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Tableau’s storytelling, conversation, and journalism

I imagine the Tableau marketers sitting down over the coming year’s menu of trends. “What, storytelling again?” one says as if dreading the taste of dim sum for the hundredth time. Storytelling was a staple there at the trendy headquarters. The research department had not too long ago lured Robert Kosara away from an academic …

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