Can someone ELI5 why the Salesforce acquisition of Tableau is such a big deal?

Tableau haruka
Jun 10 12 Comments

I don't know much about Salesforce, and don't quite understand the obvious benefits to us, besides our shares going up a bit.


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TOP 12 Comments
  • Amazon jgudhejfk
    A bit? You call more than 30% a bit?
    Jun 10 0
  • Zendesk kalikwake
    Jun 10 4
    • Intel babubhatt
      Explain like Iโ€™m 5
      Jun 10
    • New / Eng

      New Eng

      Aspiring software engineer still attending university in California
      explain like I'm 5
      Jun 10
    • Zendesk kalikwake
      Jun 10
    • Tableau / R&D NoDose
      Can you ELI5 ELI5 to me?
      Jun 10
  • F5 Networks Heylu
    Most places that have Salesforce also use tableau because Salesforce reporting is extremely limiting. Probably doing this so that it protects their market share/ creating new bundles to sell.
    Jun 10 0
  • Gap / Eng randUser
    you pocket = more ๐Ÿ’ฐ
    Jun 10 0
  • eBay ghsoibv
    Canโ€™t explain to 5
    Jun 10 0
  • Google nrvD43
    It's an acquisition of a market leading (to a certain degree) company for $15B, of course it's a big deal!
    Jun 10 0
  • Apple / Eng VGqx42
    Whatโ€™s Salesforce?
    Jun 10 1
    • Capital One IukP56
      Dreamforce Ohana
      Jun 10


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