14 March, 2017
Three months into 2017 and we continue to encounter stories and predictions about how artificial intelligence (AI) will fundamentally change a variety of industries on…
27 May, 2014
It’s difficult to predict what the future of data visualization will look like, but there are a few emerging trends that give us an…
14 March, 2017
Three months into 2017 and we continue to encounter stories and predictions about how artificial intelligence (AI) will fundamentally change a variety of industries on an almost day-to-day basis. While it’s receiving significant attention, the challenge is explaining what this type of technology could do to improve…
1 May, 2015
Despite the fact that we often see the terms used simultaneously, there actually are significant differences between business intelligence (BI) and data analytics.
If you’re a bit fuzzy on how they differ, Lillian Pierson recently posted a succinct video post explaining the key difference between business intelligence and data…
17 April, 2015
If you haven’t heard of the business intelligence company Domo, you can be forgiven because it’s been in self-imposed stealth mode since 2010, while it’s been growing spectacularly. Well, the cat is now out of the bag, as the company just closed a huge funding round…
10 April, 2015
Does your data live in a vacuum or does it need to find an audience? It’s obvious. Your data makes noise – it must be heard!
How often do you think your audience receives your data and it resonates clearly and immediately, telling the story you hoped it would tell…
8 April, 2015
Anand Sanwal, CEO and Co-Founder of the data analytics company CB Insights tells the entrepreneur’s classic back story in a recent interview about what inspired him to co-found his company: he was in pain doing his job. “I used to work in American Express AXP +0.27…
26 March, 2015
Data visualization is communications through charts, graphs and other types of information graphics.
Visualization can help public relations professionals communicate data more clearly and effectively. Endless rows and columns on spreadsheets are far too difficult to grasp for normal human beings. Text explaining data is often messy, unclear and usually…
Publication: Business 2 Community
6 February, 2015
Everyone’s talking about big data, but largely due to its lingering complexity, adoption remains relatively low. Indeed, a recent Capgemini survey of big data practitioners found that a mere 13 percent have reached full-scale production.
That’s pretty small for big data.
But it doesn’t have to…
12 December, 2014
2014 was a year filled with hot tech trends including analytics, visualization, big data and SaaS. Innovative companies all across the globe made considerable efforts to stay current by finding strategic ways to adopt new business intelligence tools.
To gain more knowledge and insight into the evolving world of business…
5 December, 2014
The term Business Intelligence solution can be a deceiving one. Many software solutions that call themselves BI can actually only offer you half of what you need.
Here it’s important to make the distinction between two types of business analysis and intelligence tools: end-to-end solutions and ones…
Publication: SmartData Collective
2 December, 2014
The human retina can transmit visual information to the brain at roughly the rate of an Ethernet connection, while reading text transmits information at roughly the rate of a dial-up modem.
Obviously, relying on text for the presentation of data has drawbacks, especially in the field of security research…