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How To Change the Grid Culture of Corporate America

How To Change the Grid Culture of Corporate America

GRIDS. They are everywhere in Corporate America. We’ve had trouble getting away from our typical approach when it comes to data. Grids are what we’re used to, they give you all the information you could possibly want, and it’s comfortable. We probably have Excel to thank for it’s wide adoption…read more →

How To Start Using D3 Visualizations in MicroStrategy

How To Start Using D3 Visualizations in MicroStrategy

With MicroStrategy 10 came a whole lot of upgrades to the platform and functionality. One of the biggest additions has been the integration with D3 Visualizations to be used in MicroStrategy. The following will walk through how to setup D3 in your own environment, as well as additional resources to…read more →

The Data Explosion & What It Means

The Data Explosion & What It Means

The amount of data created on a daily basis is astounding and even the numbers on a minute-to-minute basis will surprise you (i.e. 72 new hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute)! That’s what this latest infographic from Domo tries to demonstrate (seen below). Based on 2014 data, you’ll…read more →

5 Must Watch TED Talks About Data

5 Must Watch TED Talks About Data

Information, statistics, data visualization, big data, the buzz words are endless, but it’s clear that data is a major component and tool in the world today. What better way to make sense of it all then explore the big ideas coming out TED conferences over the past few years. Below…read more →

Why Data Visualization Matters

Why Data Visualization Matters

Data Visualization has been a hot topic for a few years now, but it still hasn’t been adopted by most business users who are in love with their grids and excel sheets. The truth is, data visualization can offer little if it’s not designed and implemented properly, but when it…read more →

The Importance of Visuals For Big Data

The Importance of Visuals For Big Data

It seems more often than not, when it comes to data we seem to be stuck in our old ways – looking at rows and rows of data that remind us of our precious excel sheets and grids. Despite the rise of data visualization, many are reluctant to take advantage…read more →

Bright Future For Data Scientists

Bright Future For Data Scientists

A company that forgoes using the data its collecting is a prehistoric one nowadays. The future of most companies is tightly related to data and the insights you can gain from it. This highlight by Harvard Business Review essentially uncovers the true value of Data Scientists, those who engage with…read more →

What Is Big Data?

What Is Big Data?

Big Data. We hear about it all the time now, especially if we work in the industry, but what is it exactly? In this video Patricia Florissi, CTO at EMC in the Americas, narrates an illustrated explanation of ‘Big Data’ and how big it really is. Enjoy!