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Eric Avidon


Wayland, MA, United States

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Past articles by Eric:

Tibco Spotfire update enables direct actions from dashboards

The latest version of the vendor's primary analytics suite now lets customers trigger actions directly from their BI environments, rather than forcing them to switch between apps. → Read More

Amid slow growth, Josh James back as Domo CEO

After stepping down in 2022, Josh James is back as CEO of Domo following a slowdown in revenue growth and a sharp decline in the vendor's stock price. → Read More

TigerGraph enhances fundamentals in latest platform update

Following recent updates that centered on query languages and machine learning, the graph database vendor's newest update includes new data ingestion and DevOps capabilities. → Read More

Snowflake launches industry-specific data cloud for telecom

Snowflake launched Telecom Data Cloud, the latest in a series of industry-specific versions of its platform aimed at making onboarding faster and easier. → Read More

Starburst targets data discoverability with new capabilities

The vendor unveiled three new tools during its virtual user conference, including an automated catalog and a tool that automatically indexes and caches data. → Read More

Qlik unveils roadmap for analytics, data integration tools

Qlik unveiled the roadmap for its analytics and integration platforms, including connectivity to more SaaS applications and new APIs to foster embedded BI. → Read More

Salesforce layoffs evidence Tableau has lost independence

The analytics vendor was significantly affected by the CRM giant's latest staff cut, which comes on the heels of an exodus of executives from Tableau that included its former CEO. → Read More

ThoughtSpot, DBT partner to join BI and data modeling

The analytics vendor and open source tool have already developed integrations that combine self-service BI and semantic modeling, and now plan to fine-tune their functionality. → Read More

Tableau update enables direct action from analytics insights

The latest Tableau analytics platform update enables customers to trigger actions directly from dashboards with a new integration with Salesforce Flow. → Read More

Starburst adds features to further data mesh approach

The data and analytics vendor advanced its SaaS platform with data discoverability and governance features and its enterprise platform with support for AWS Lake Formation. → Read More

Qlik launches new cloud-based data integration platform

The new integration platform as a service joins data preparation and cataloging capabilities in one place, enabling organizations ready their data in real time for analysis. → Read More

Oracle analytics update adds CX app, semantic modeling tool

The tech giant's latest platform update adds capabilities designed to improve the productivity of business users and reduce organizations' reliance on IT teams. → Read More

Google Cloud consolidates analytics tools under Looker name

Looker is now the flagship name for GCP's analytics tools, with Data Studio renamed Looker Studio and an enterprise version of Looker Studio now available. → Read More

SAS, Microsoft make Viya available on Azure Marketplace

The vendors aim to market the analytics platform to a new audience of self-service customers that will be able to quickly deploy Viya and pay only for the compute power they use. → Read More

Tableau unveils integration with Salesforce Genie

The combination is designed to enable joint customers of the analytics vendor and CRM giant more easily to connect to their customer data and surface insights. → Read More

Snowflake, UiPath launch integration to automate data prep

The collaboration between the data cloud vendor and robotic process automation vendor will enable joint customers to automate data pipelines used to fuel business applications. → Read More

Cloud-agnostic ethos key for Qlik as an independent vendor

As Qlik users migrate to the cloud, the independent vendor says it is important to remain agnostic and enable customers to deploy on their preferred cloud. → Read More

Metrics upgrades, AR tool highlight Power BI platform update

The July update includes over 20 features, with highlights including new capabilities for Metrics, a tool that uses AR to add context to data and new embedded BI capabilities. → Read More

Tibco adds SaaS version of MDM platform, updates TCI

Tibco continued its cloud transition with the launch of Cloud EBX, a SaaS version of its MDM platform, along with an updated version of its cloud integration tool. → Read More

New CEO not likely to change Tibco once merged with Citrix

Tibco will get a new CEO when it merges with Citrix, but with the analytics vendor's product leaders unchanged, its product pipeline should remain intact. → Read More