A logical partnership announcements this morning from Tableau and Altiscale could result in organizations having the ability to improve their business performance through visualizations.

Altiscale offers a so-called big data as a service platform. Essentially Altiscale is another vendor that offers its customers the exciting promise of being able to shove all of its data off into the cloud to have it crunched at will. Tableau, on the other hand, is all about helping organizations to visualize their data. Tableau paints all those pretty data-pictures that organizations splash around the place to help people to understand what their data actually means.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.