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Introduction

Amazon is the latest player to ride the self-service analytics wave, with the introduction of Amazon QuickSight, a middle-ground alternative between the expressive visualizations of Tableau and the guided analytics of IBM Watson Analytics.

Highlights

  • AWS shifts focus to the business end user.
  • QuickSight occupies the middle ground between Tableau and Watson Analytics.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses Amazon's new entry to self-service BI analytics.
  • Compares Amazon QuickSight to other self-service BI offerings.

Key questions answered

  • How does Amazon QuickSight compare to Tableau and IBM Watson Analytics?
  • How does Amazon QuickSight symbolize an emerging trend, not just for self-service analytics, but guided analytics?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • AWS shifts focus to the business end user
  • How QuickSight works
  • QuickSight occupies the middle ground between Tableau and Watson Analytics

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

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