The Big Three in the Gartner Magic Quadrant are Qlik, Tableau and Microsoft This post is about Tableau!.
Tableau is Qlik's biggest rival! It's good to have a rival! - Coke and Pepsi - Redsox's and Yankees - Wendy's and McDonalds - Target and Walmart - Star Trek and Star WarsYou get the idea. Competition forces innovation. I'll speak more to the trends identified in future posts but here are some thoughts on the big three:
Tableau desktop is a design tool which runs natively on either a MAC or PC.
Tableau Public is a free utilty to design visualizations.