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Five Questions Business Leaders Must Ask After Explosive Analytics Mergers And Acquisitions

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the data and analytics market. To understand why, look no further than the recent acquisitions of Looker and Tableau — the old guards of data analytics — by Google and Salesforce, respectively. When this type of market consolidation happens, it typically signals a broad paradigm shift — and that’s exactly what’s happening here. 

We are now entering an AI-driven analytics world. For companies like Looker and Tableau, which were not built for the new possibilities created by AI, that leaves two options: get acquired or fall to the wayside. We’ve seen this play out before: In the early 2000s, Tableau changed the game in data analytics by making data more accessible and understandable to business analysts and other power users through data visualization.

Source: forbes.com
Author: Sudheesh Nair

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