Tag: Dashboards

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 […]

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 […]

Making Sense of Data: Data Visualization

Making Sense of Data: Data Visualization

Introduction Time is the cynosure in the modern business world. With the exponential growth of the modern networked enterprises along with the necessity for the business decision makers to identify opportunities, trends and to make cognitive predictions using the available data within a short time […]