Tag Archive for data visualization

How to Harness Your Data in 2015

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by Angela Guess Chris Preimesberger of eWeek recently wrote, “The more data enterprises store up about their customers, the markets, their competitors and their own organizations, the more opportunity the enterprise will have to obtain insights that will help grow the bottom line. There is great potential power in big data. The question all enterprises…

Big Data, The God Particle, and a Natural Symphony

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by Angela Guess Steven Kotler of Forbes recently wrote, “It’s a puzzle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a symphony. It’s the Higgs boson, the so-called God particle, the greatest physics find of the 21st century, turned into music. Chamber music, to be exact… To commemorate the 60th anniversary of CERN—the Swiss institute where the…

Data Visualization: 3 Mistakes to Avoid

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by Angela Guess Noah Iliinsky of Information Week recently wrote, “There has been a lot of talk about data visualization lately — almost as much as there has been about big data. We’re told that visualization is the best way (or the only way) to understand data, and that if we’re not visualizing it, we’re missing…

Data & Design: Better Together

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by Angela Guess Mark Hansen of the New York Times recently wrote, “From a speedometer to a weather map to a stock chart, we routinely interpret and act on data displayed visually. With a few exceptions, data has no natural ‘look,’ no natural ‘visualization,’ and choices have to be made about how it should be…

Big Data Analytics: Taming Data Variety and Volatility is Key

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by John Joseph I spoke with all the leading data analytics and business intelligence (BI) analysts last year from Gartner and Forrester and it was unanimous, they all hated the term “Big Data”.  The reason is that the name implies only that this class of problems is about high data volume, but that’s not the case.  Most Big Data projects were being done…