Tableau 9.2 seems to be delivering on many requests from data prep refinements to Total Control, which got over 500 requests on the Tableau Ideas Forum.
One can also take geographic analysis further with MapBox integration, a leading map platform that lets you drop in satellite imagery with a few clicks, or incorporate custom maps. They are also bringing a slew of new enterprise features such as project level permissions, updated connectors and new authentication technologies.
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The new mapping data and formatting options allows users to simply dive deeper into their geographical analysis. Integration with Mapbox gives the ability to build gorgeous map background and add layers and contexts.
Tableau 9.2 comes with more geographical data built in, including updated US congressional districts, local name synonyms for world capitals, Japanese postal codes and more.
Questions of data can be answered with expanded visual analytics capabilities. Treemaps now show hierarchical data, by introducing borders around the first level of grouping.
Visual analytic has Label Options that matches label colors to mark colors for at-a-glance understanding and specify which marks are labeled with the new “Most Recent” option. Further capabilities are Web Authoring, Fix Axis, Recent Colors and the ability to use sheets as filters.
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Enjoy new authentications, performance and governance features such as Set Project Permissions, allowing for more flexible configurations, Lock Project Permissions allows administrators and project leaders to lock a project’s permissions. Enterprise also contains Toolbar Improvements, performance and authentication, where users can automatically sign in to Tableau Server as long as they are signed in to an OpenID Connect identity provider such as Google.
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