Good, Bad, and Ugly Trends for Data Viz and BI

How your favorite BI solutions stack up in 2015

In 2015, most organizations are working to harness modern data visualization capabilities to bolster adoption and Business Intelligence. The sheer number of resources (books, articles, papers) for learning how to use visualization for data science, business analytics, and media are plentiful. How has data visualization changed in 2015? While the principles that guide data visualization […]

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Is the SAP #DataGenius Webinar Series worth attending?

In-depth analysis of the who and what to help you make an informed decision

SAP’s recent move to bring some of the best minds in the data visualization industry to teach via a series of webinars is brilliant, but without proper execution can pose some challenges. First the good, and then we’ll address three issues with their approach. Disclaimer: Though we are closely associated with the SAP Analytics team, […]

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Top 3 Mistakes People Make when Visualizing Data

It's not what you see, but what it is

Henry David Thoreau isn’t known for visualizing big data. But he could have been. The 19th-century American transcendentalist, author, poet, philosopher, and naturalist understood what it takes to uncover a data story. He understood what most dorky data scientists, savvy IT strategists, and almighty analysts don’t get today – when he said; Capacity for clarity […]

How to Identify and Eliminate useless KPIs by following these five Simple Steps

Tired of actionless KPIs? Here is your answer.

KPI overload. Most enterprises suffer from it, but very few know how to overcome it. While some BI analysts recommend that a single report or dashboard should have no more than fourteen KPIs, most managers struggle to keep their KPI count below fifty. It’s no wonder that business intelligence projects are often perceived as having […]

Mico Yuk is excited to be presenting a Free, Exclusive TDWI sponsored workshop on ‘Five Steps to Make your KPIs Actionable’ in Los Angeles on Sept 2nd. Hope you can join us! RSVP required.

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Date: September 2, 2015
Time: 01:00 - 05:00 pm
Event: Exclusive TDWI Los Angeles Chapter Event (free)
Topic: Learn 5 Easy Steps to make any KPI more 'Actionable'
Sponsor: TDWI, SAP, Tableau, Dell, Claraview, Cloudera, Microstrategy
Venue: SLS Hotel
310-247-0400
Location: 465 La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
USA
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3 Simple Steps to Mapify your Big Data KPIs

Making location matter for Internet of Things

As your enterprise conforms to an “internet of things” world, your customers, employees, and seemingly unlimited connected devices are generating tons of location data. Machine and device generated data is a breeding ground for new big data opportunities, and over 80% of this data has a location attribute. Why Location Matters? Your customers and employees […]

Survey: Help shape the future of Business Intelligence

You could be the winner of an Apple Watch!

How would you like to be apart of Business Intelligence history? And automatically entered into a drawing to win an Apple watch? Complete this quick survey by our friends at Xoomworks and help shape the future of Business Intelligence. We want to know some of  your current issues and biggest challenges moving forward. Once you […]

Top 5 WebSites to Bookmark To Be a Better Big Data Visualization Expert

Visualizing Big Data doesn't have to be hard, these sites can help

It’s no secret that all across the web, people are generating billions of gigabytes of data per day. This huge amount of information termed “Big Data,” is impossible to keep track of without first organizing it into an easily digestible format. Turning Big Data into Understandable Visuals Data visualization can help you to pare down […]