Tag Archive for data visualization

Best Practices in Data Storytelling

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by Jelani Harper Data storytelling is a critical aspect of analytics that was not given much attention until recently. An Enterprise Data World 2015 session entitled “Visualize This: The Art of Data Storytelling” featuring Kimberly Nevala and Bree Baich of SAS indicates that data storytelling plays an integral role in: Advanced Analytics: The more advanced…

Going Visual with Graph Databases and Data Visualization

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by Jennifer Zaino Are you able to get a really good look at what the data in your graph database can tell you? A graph database such as Aurelius’ Titan, Franz’ AllegroGraph, Google’s Cayley, Neo Technology’s Neo4j, Objectivity’s InfiniteGraph, and Ontotext’s GraphDB lets you store semi-structured data linked together by relationships in a graph and…

The Internet of Things as a Data Visualization

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by Angela Guess The team at Information is Beautiful has put together a great visualization on the Internet of Things. They describe the visualization accordingly: “What is this revolution they’re calling the ‘Internet of Things’? How will it work? And why should you care? An interactive visualised tour of the subject, the main players and…

Big Data, Public Health, and The Global Burden of Disease Study

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by Angela Guess Tina Rosenberg recently wrote for The New York Times, “Like many fields, public health is in the midst of a data revolution:randomized control trials, pay-for-performance and value calculations, all based on data, are changing our ideas about what works and how to finance it. The impact of these new methods to gather…

Saama Announces the Fluid Analytics Engine

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Saama Technologies, Inc., the leading pure-play analytics solutions company, today announced Fluid Analytics Engine™, a highly flexible analytics technology that results in fast, measurable business outcomes exactly suited to meet customer needs. This allows companies to use advanced analytics for competitive advantages in days…

Big Data, Semantic Web Technology, and Data Visualization

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “In a 2012 study conducted by IDC and sponsored by EMC, worldwide data volumes were projected to reach 40 zetabytes by 2020. The same study reported that only 3% of all data in 2012 was tagged and ready for manipulation, and that only 0.5% of…

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…