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Einstein or Tableau: The virtual event

September 23, 2020

What to expect at the data event of the year

It’s been over a year since Tableau was brought into Salesforce’s suite of capabilities – joining forces with Einstein Analytics in the process. Now, with these two heavyweights co-existing within the same Salesforce ecosystem, it can be overwhelming and challenging to know which platform is ideal for your organization.

What is Einstein Analytics?

Einstein Analytics is a set of AI technologies that allow Salesforce users to use algorithms to analyze data inside Salesforce.

What is Tableau?

Tableau brings together all your data from across the enterprise, giving you deep, analytical insights via clear interactive data visualizations.

So, What’s the Difference?

Sounds pretty similar right? Rest assured, while there are many similarities between these two data powerhouses, it’s in their differences that we start to see their true identities.

Einstein or Tableau: Time to Value series

If you’re looking to truly understand the ins and outs of both platforms you should join us for our upcoming Einstein or Tableau virtual event.

Join us on September 30 as we do a deep-dive into each solution and discuss how to best select and implement your business intelligence investments – all while driving greater time-to-value.

You’ll hear from top industry analytics experts and business leaders who have experience with both Einstein Analytics and Tableau. They’ll discuss how these platforms are similar, how they differ and when to choose one platform over the other (or both) – and once you’ve decided, how to best operationalize your investment moving forward.

What to Expect

Note: this is not a simple webinar; Einstein or Tableauis a unique online event and interactive community with resources, networking opportunities and live presentations.

Once registered for the event, you’ll receive login information to access the exclusive Einstein or Tableau Time to Value Community. Inside the hub, you’ll find session links, helpful articles, case studies, breakout sessions, live entertainment and much more.

Not able to make it to the live event? No worries, simply register here and you’ll be granted accessto the Einstein and Tableau Community where you’ll be able to view all the resources and recordings from the event to watch at your leisure.

Unmissable Einstein or Tableau sessions

Looking for the meaty details? Here’s a couple of our top recommendations and sessions we’re most looking forward to:

Keynote and Expert Panel

The Evolution of Business Intelligence & Choosing the Right Platform for 2020 & Beyond:Traction on Demand’s data experts will walk you through the past, present and future of BI while also helping to define which platform, Einstein Analytics or Tableau, will best suit your analytics investments. Stay tuned for special guest speakers being announced soon.

Expert Panel - Talk Data to Me: Digging In & Asking the Right Question: Join data experts from Salesforce, Tableau and Traction on Demand as they dig deeper into common use cases to help define which platform is right for you.

Breakout Sessions

Next Level Analytics: In this technical how-to breakout session, you’ll learn the ins and outs of artificial and predictive intelligence tools available to take your analytics to the next level.

Building Better Executive Reporting: In this session, you’ll hear proven strategies to help executives clearly articulate their BI requirements and see greater time-to-value in their analytics investments.

Einstein Analytics in Action: Come see Einstein Analytics in action as data experts walk you through a hands-on demo and outline best practices. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of what it takes to deliver successful data-driven insights.

Tableau in Action: Participate in a hands-on Tableau demo with our in-house data experts. Hear industry best practices and insights that’ll equip you with the tools to deliver successful data-driven projects.

Einstein or Tableau agenda

9:30 - 10:15: Keynote

10:15 - 10:35: Expert Panel

10:35 - 10:50: Entertainment Break

10:50 - 11:25: Breakout Sessions (Next Level Analytics, Building Better Executive Reporting, Einstein Analytics in Action, Tableau in Action)

11:25 - 11:30: Wrap Up & Next Steps



JERRY SCHWEIGER, VP of Delivery, Traction on Demand

With an entire career dedicated to data architecture, Jerry brings over 20 years’ experience designing, implementing, and managing strategic business solutions that enable people and empower organizations. Jerry’s career began with on-premises technologies, focused specifically on data architecture and system integration for traditional data warehouses, and progressed to leading complex initiatives, helping customers understand and maximize value from their Salesforce implementations.

DAVE REES, Principal Strategist - Analytics, Traction on Demand

Dave believes in the democratization of data and using technology to empower people and businesses. With over 16 years experience in analytics, solution architecture, database development, and data governance, Dave’s dedicated his career to solving complex problems, unlocking insights, and empowered organizations to make better data-driven decisions. He’s applied his wealth of experience to some of the most complex use cases, developing applications that automatically convert legacy system data to Salesforce as well as data audit software and methodology to accelerate data governance initiatives.

Guest Speakers

SATHISH DURAIRAJ - National Partner Solution Engineer, Tableau

NICK MOSCARITOLO - Director, Analytics Cloud Alliances, Salesforce

JONATHAN CIPRYK - Head of Salesforce Engineering, Core Engineering & Transformation, Manulife

KATIE QUINLAN - General Manager, Traction on Demand

LUCAS FRANCIS - EVP of Business Development, Traction on Demand

LETITIA BALUT - Data Specialist, Traction on Demand

BHARADWAJ TANIKELLA - Senior Product Manager, Salesforce

Why you should attend Einstein or Tableau

Still unsure if this event’s right for you? You should attend if:

  • You’re thinking about implementing a BI solution
  • You want to learn more about delivering data-driven strategies
  • You already use Einstein Analytics or Tableau but would like to learn the latest industry best practices
  • You’d like to network in an online environment with likeminded professionals and peers
  • You love all things data and analytics!

Upcoming Time To Value events

Einstein vs. Tableau is part of Traction on Demand’s Time To Value series; a series that aims to help organizations understand how they can achieve a faster return on their technology, transformation and community investments.

Stay tuned for more upcoming Time to Value events. Want to be the first to hear of our latest events? Subscribe to our events mailing list here.

Register now: Einstein or Tableau

Registration is now open for Einstein or Tableau. Not able to make it to the live event? No worries, simply register here and you’ll be granted access to the Einstein and Tableau Community where you’ll be able to view all the resources and recordings from the event to watch at your leisure.

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