I have been playing with Tableau 7 and recently got a license. However to my fortunate luck Tableau just released version 8 with more than 90 new features. Here is the list of some of the new features that Tableau has put into Tableau 8:
If you are just getting started in building a business analytics team or would like to review what your team is providing to the business, this map might help you. It is built using IBM’s Business Analytics product offerings. I found this to be a really good overall view of what a [...]
Here is a graphic I put together to show the top 20 vendors by Big Data Revenue and added the % of Total Revenue which is interesting in that you see immediately vendors like Opera Solutions, Splunk, and Mu Sigma where their entire bottom line is Big Data but more than anything this shows that [...]
If you know anything about the realm of Data Science and all its buzz around the web it’s very likely you also know about the study that I commented on from McKinsey (Big data: The Next Frontier for Innovation, Competition, and Productivity).
As the Beatles so perfectly stated…”You say you want a Revolution…well… you know…” and I would even go on to say that we are all about to change the world. With Big Data we are indeed going to change the world. Many times it takes just a few innovative and [...]
Supervised Learning is a topic within Machine Learning that takes a set of “training” data or data that is known to be correct and when applied to other sets of data can attempt to provide correct results.
In order to solve a given problem of supervised learning, one has to perform the [...]
Date and time-stamped dimensions are dimensions that track the history of changes in the dimension tables themselves. (Star Schema, 2012) The easiest way to think about these type of dimensions are regular data dimensions that have the added columns necessary to show each record by a specific date or [...]
I like many other millions of people around the world watched in awe as NASA landed the Mars Rover Curiosity on Mars back on Aug. 5, 2012. The first two things I noticed that night was that there was one person in the now famous launch room that had a sign in front [...]
I am always on the prowl for good visualizations of data and here is an interesting one of www.dataenthusiast.com from the guys & gals at www.infocaptor.com. Now what would be cool is if this was totally interactive to where every bubble you click on gives you data/analysis in a pop up. [...]
As we slowly move towards a more data focused society as well as with companies well entrenched in the usage of data, analytics, and business intelligence we see that analysts that are hyper-focused in their area of expertise and job function are increasingly more capable with the nitty-gritty details. However, you’ll see that the [...]
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