SEATTLE, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Juan College has selected Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) to analyze disparate data and provide better service. San Juan College chose Tableau to create reports using their data warehouse and to get visual analytics directly into the hands of employees across campus.
San Juan College chose Tableau after reviewing five business analytics vendors. Tableau came highly recommended by other education institutions and fit the college's criteria.
"Tableau's ease of use, functionality and ability to access data from disparate sources were key factors in making our selection," said Laurie Gruel, Sr. Director of Strategic Development at San Juan College. "It's important that departments across campus can get insights into their own data since they're the ones best equipped to make decisions."San Juan College will use Tableau to report progress to the Board of Directors and other internal and external communities. Eventually, it plans to share some visualizations on its web site for all to see. " San Juan College, like most colleges, has many different departments and data sources it needs to bring together in order to make informed decisions," said Elissa Fink, Chief Marketing Officer at Tableau Software. "Tableau provides a way to blend this data and present it in a visual and compelling way so key decision makers can reach better outcomes." About San Juan College San Juan College is one of the largest two-year comprehensive community colleges in New Mexico, and now ranks fourth in enrollment among all two- and four-year colleges in the state, providing quality education to more than 18,000 students annually. The College offers 100-plus, two-year degree and certificate programs in variety of disciplines including healthcare, energy, trades, technology, arts, sciences, business and more. Students also have the advantage of continuing their education right at home through transfer programs with the University of New Mexico and New Mexico Highlands University. Incorporating the acronym of I Care, SJC is committed to serving the needs of students and community through the values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. About Tableau Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) helps people see and understand data. Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 15,000 customer accounts get rapid results with Tableau in the office and on-the-go. And tens of thousands of people use Tableau Public to share data in their blogs and websites. See how Tableau can help you by downloading the free trial at www.tableausoftware.com/trial. Tableau and Tableau Software are trademarks of Tableau Software, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated. SOURCE Tableau Software