One Connector to Rule Them All: SkyGiraffe + Tableau

by Boaz Hecht | Oct 11, 2016

SkyGiraffe launches “meta-connector” for Tableau to integrate ANY corporate data with ease

Business analysts, salespeople, marketers, and all other Tableau users (and all those who appreciate a good Lord of the Rings reference) can all get excited; there’s finally one connector “to rule them all.”

“Them all” being data sources, of course.

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SkyGiraffe is launching a ”meta-connector” for companies to immediately manage data from all their backend systems, like SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, etc., within Tableau (and other third-party front-ends such as Slack and Google Sheets) through one secure endpoint.

Users can also apply their existing enterprise permissions, authentication, authorization, and security to any data they pull into Tableau, a capability that has not previously existed.

Key benefits of the meta-connector for Tableau:

  • Develop rich visualizations on top of live datasets
  • Securely pull data from any enterprise system
  • Connect to any REST service in your organization  
  • Enable teams to see information in real time for data-informed decisions
  • Apply your existing enterprise permissions, authentication, and security to any data you pull into Tableau

Here are some of the key Tableau use cases that benefit from the SkyGiraffe platform:

Daily profit KPI

  • Measure success by the tracking total profit (or another KPI) per business day. See what sales tactics work best on specific days and replicate them to increase overall sales.

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Actual vs. target sales

  • Display the difference in actual profit compared to target profit per region, store, product, etc., to identify trends and help your organization reach its goals.

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Profits By Product

  • See sales for specific products across regions to compare profit margins and spot trends.

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Tickets and Inventory

  • Get an overarching view of service tickets, by status, by category, and/or over time.

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To request access to the connector or to learn more, please contact [email protected].

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