Tableau Software, a growing player in the red-hot analytics software market, plans to go public...

|By:, SA News Editor

Tableau Software, a growing player in the red-hot analytics software market, plans to go public in 2013. Tableau has made a name for itself by developing powerful, easy-to-use data visualization tools that are embedded into many applications. The company has recently stepped up its efforts to compete in the enterprise, hoping to tap intro frustration over the complexity of rival products from SAP, IBM, and others.