Data viz has an established role in business—but these days it’s also gaining traction in the realm of public service. Proof: The prestigious Knight News Challenge, an annual competition that funds innovative ideas for spreading news and information in communities, has awarded two of its twelve prizes to data visualization… Read More →
Monet, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Picasso, … and Data Visualization? It is readily apparent how computers and advanced graphics continue to transform the landscape of modern media and entertainment. The science of examining, dissecting, and transforming the natural and man-made world into computer generated images has brought us astounding animation and pictures. Not to be… Read More →
The smart people at Economist Intelligence Unit have done it again, working with GEHealthcare to create an interactive, analytics tool for evaluating the difficult choices in healthcare and policy. At GE.com/healthofnations a set of disease patterns, demographic data and financial constraints are just a few factors that impact the health of… Read More →
Making data visual is sometimes a science, sometimes an art, and often a mix of both. But it’s always a creative challenge. So if you need to develop, evaluate, or even think about information graphics, executive dashboards, corporate communications, end-user reporting, and/or the many other aspects of data viz—then you… Read More →
We have two great free upcoming opportunities for you to learn all about Spotfire Analytics. Our TIBCO Spotfire Product Marketing guru, Gil Allouche will be presenting two information webinars on TIBCO Spotfire analytics on June 11. We’ve got an 8am ET and 1pm ET session scheduled. Details are shown below.
Nothing has produced more news—and news coverage–in the past few weeks than the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But one aspect that hasn’t received much media attention is the sophisticated super-computing at work behind the scenes. One dramatic example: The National Science Foundation has made… Read More →
We saw with the primaries across the country earlier this week that the voting public is voting for change. In a number of instances, the old-guard incumbent was bounced in favor of the shiny new prospect touting a different approach, touting a change. These candidates likely won on their ability… Read More →
Who doesn’t love a meeting? Well, actually, most people don’t. Meetings can be too long, too boring, irrelevant and get in the way of getting work done. But there is hope. A report by CITO showcases how one company uses analytics to change tired, dull meetings into productive, working sessions.
Want to know the crime statistics near your favorite bar? The health inspection record at your favorite restaurant? The closest place to recycle hazardous materials?
People may not know all the new and effective ways to use analytics tools or the business intelligence it delivers. That was one of the more interesting observations at the TIBCO/Spotfire User Group event for pharmaceutical and biotech research users. More than 50 people assembled in Cambridge, Mass. to hear… Read More →