Tag: Business Intelligence

Human Eye to Human Mind – The Anatomy behind Data Visualizations

Human Eye to Human Mind – The Anatomy behind Data Visualizations

The gamut of data visualization tools that are available now have made it easier for us to consume intelligence from a mass of information. The traditional visualization tools we built to showcase data in “defined” format. Most of the data visualization vendors fail to incorporate […]

Microsoft Launches Power BI Premium

Microsoft Launches Power BI Premium

Microsoft released a premium version of Power BI with capacity based licensing. Since the release of Power BI three years ago, Microsoft has fast-tracked the addition of new tools, integration capabilities and scale of its self-service visualization offering. Power BI Premium is offered in a […]

6 Steps for creating Captivating Dashboards

6 Steps for creating Captivating Dashboards

What is a captivating dashboard? This question has eluded data visualization developers for quite some time. Should it be an eye-candy to be captivating? I am not talking about dashboards that are loaded with visuals but fail to convey the message. I am talking about […]

5 Questions to ask before building a visualization

5 Questions to ask before building a visualization

In the current digital age where we have endless raw data, the ability to build powerful and actionable visualization is of primary importance. The developers are spoiled for choice with a wide gamut of visualizations available to them through various tools. One issue that I […]

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence 2017 – Big movement among the leaders

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence 2017 – Big movement among the leaders

It is that time of the year when the much awaited Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence report is released bringing in new surprises every year. This year’s MQ contained a few surprises and invoked a few thoughts on the current state of the market […]

Data Visualization – Choosing the right charts

Data Visualization – Choosing the right charts

One of the biggest challenges that visualization developers face is which chart would represent the data in the best possible way. Most of the visualization tools in the market offers out-of-the-box built it charts to build the visualization. Some of the common charts are: Bar […]

Principles of Data Visualization

Principles of Data Visualization

Why Visualize Data? According to Friedman (2008) the “goal of data visualization is to communicate information clearly and effectively through graphical means.” Data visualization is to help understand of data by leveraging the human visual interactive system’s ability to see patterns, trends, and identify outliers […]

Tableau : An Overview – Part 2

Tableau : An Overview – Part 2

Creating simple analysis Creating simple analysis is as easy as connecting to the data source. Dimensions and measures are listed automatically by tableau which makes it even easier for the user to search for the desired columns. Follow the listed steps to create a very […]

Role Of Location Intelligence In Business Intelligence

Role Of Location Intelligence In Business Intelligence

What is Location Intelligence? Location Intelligence can be defined as the capability to establish and comprehend the complex business situations with the help of utilizing the geographic associations that are inherent in all the business related information. By combining the data that is related to […]

Introduction To Business Intelligence

Introduction To Business Intelligence

The Acronym “BI” Let me start by providing the expansion to the acronym “BI”. Well, it stands for “Business Intelligence”. But that is not the only expansion for “BI”. I have heard business people use “Business Investment” or “Business Insight” or “Business Information” or “Business […]