“We are thrilled to bring the ClearGraph team to Tableau to enable people to ask questions of their data using natural language,” said Francois Ajenstat, Chief Product Officer at Tableau. “Natural language queries will make it easier for more people to interact with Tableau, whether you’re an executive who needs an answer quickly, or on a mobile phone and want an answer from your data on the move. We’re excited about this acquisition as the ClearGraph team shares our mission and is aligned with our innovation perspectives on conversational analytics.”
ClearGraph makes it easy to analyze data using natural language. It brings a consumer-like experience to users by connecting disparate data sources and making them accessible and intelligible through simple conversational style search. ClearGraph’s unique natural language query technology stores semantic data in knowledge graphs that can expand and learn over time. Accessing and analyzing data using ClearGraph requires no technical training, as the system can infer users’ intent through natural language. For example, people could ask questions such as, “Total sales by customers who purchased staples in
“We founded ClearGraph because we saw a need to bridge the gap between humans and computers through natural language, especially when it comes to exploring data,” said
ClearGraph was founded in 2014 by
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This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding Tableau’s proposed product offerings, future product capabilities and investments in product development. There are a significant number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from statements made in this press release, including challenges integrating ClearGraph technology and personnel; difficulties encountered in developing new products or modifying existing products, and the timing and degree to which such products gain market acceptance; and the competitive environment in the software industry and competitive responses to this technology acquisition. These and other important risk factors are included in documents filed with the
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