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We help people see and understand data. Seven words that drive everything we do. And they’ve never been more important.
In 2020 the world will generate 50 times the amount of data as in 2011 and 75 times the number of information sources (IDC, 2011). Within these data are huge opportunities for human advancement. But to turn opportunities into reality, people need the power of data at their fingertips. Tableau is building software to deliver exactly that.

Our products are transforming the way people use data to solve problems. We make analyzing data fast and easy, beautiful and useful. It’s software for anyone and everyone.

We are Tableau Software.

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360Suite by GB&SMITH is a software company founded in 2007 by renowned Business Objects security experts Sébastien Goiffon (CEO) and Alexandre Biegala (CTO). The company has offices in Lille and Grenoble (FRANCE), London (UK), Montreal (CANADA), and Boston (USA).

360Suite is a set of administration solutions that enhance SAP BusinessObjects. They operate as add-ons and provide Business Objects administrators with unique and powerful functionalities–simplifying tasks,
enhancing security, enforcing compliance, monitoring performance, ensuring consistency, accessing metadata, automating reporting, and mitigating risk.  

More than 500 clients worldwide have adopted 360Suite solutions to make SAP BusinessObjects easier,
faster, safer and cheaper.

Creative Technology and Training Solutions (CTTS) was formed in 1990 by Michael Ward, who has been in the consulting and training business for over 30 years. CTTS provides high-level technical consulting and training in data warehousing, ETL processing, business intelligence, data integration, and dashboarding. We are a former BusinessObjects™ Partner of over 7 years. We are a former Information Builders partner for Web FOCUS. We also specialize in BusinessObjects™, with over 23 years of heavy training and consulting experience. In addition, we have completed the BusinessObjects™ certification for Systems Administrator Professional and Report Design Professional. We are on the leading edge with the BusinessObjects™ suite of products, staying up to date with the latest service pack.  We are current with BusinessObjects through v4.2 SP 7.   We have a direct contact with the Web Intelligence Developers in Paris, France and currently help test each new release/service pack.

CTTS is a leading provider of BusinessObjects™ training, offering onsite classes throughout the world. We have provided BusinessObjects™ instructor led training to many companies, including Ford Motor Company, 53 Bank, Santa Clara County, State of Michigan, Morgan Stanley, FedEx Ground, FCC, FTC, US Courts, and Dow Chemical. Many other Fortune 500 companies rely on us for their training needs as well. CTTS also provides customized training for our class offerings for both our course books and workshops. CTTS is also the training provider of choice for   ProTech. Since our instructors are also consultants, they are able to bring real life examples into the classroom, increasing the value of our training even more for our customers. All of our instructors are certified trainers in Business Objects, having completed our extensive train-the-trainer certification workshop before teaching any BusinessObjects™ classes. Our instructors are not just trainers, but bring to the classroom experience with the product. We offer virtual training in a variety of products as well. We also offer a series of video courses for v3.1 and v4.2 through GoGoTraining.

Website: http://www.cttsbi.com/

Phone number: (586) 677-8300

In 1967, Dr. Dian Fossey founded the Karisoke™ Research Center in Rwanda’s Virunga mountains to protect and study the endangered mountain gorillas. Although Fossey’s life was cut short, her work has continued through the Karisoke Research Center and grown into conservation efforts for other wildlife and programs for people who live near the gorillas.

Our 50 years of successful conservation work in saving gorillas is based on a holistic model with four key parts: direct, daily protection of gorillas; scientific research on gorillas and their ecosystems; educating the next generation of scientists and conservationists in Africa; and helping local people with basic needs, so that communities can thrive and work together with us.

The Fossey Fund protects two endangered gorilla species in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and in the Virunga Mountains of Rwanda and Congo. Saving gorillas is an important mission, but the value of this work is even more far reaching. When gorillas are protected, so are their  forest habitats, which are critical ecosystems that support our planet and all life on earth. Our holistic conservation efforts also directly help people and communities, improving the health and livelihoods of people who live near the gorillas and helping to build the next generation of conservationists in Africa.



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