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Facebook Distorts Financials with Bad Visualizations

If you glance at these charts, you might quickly take away the insight that Average Revenue per User (ARPU) is fairly consistent across all regions. That’s pretty interesting. However, you would be wrong — very wrong. I’m not suggesting Facebook

Posted in Best Practices, Big Data, Makeover, Visualization

Infosys and Tableau announce partnership

only a matter of time. expect same from other IT shops. Infosys #Tableau partner on #bigdata ow.ly/E8CeI

Posted in Big Data, Consulting, Tableau Software

#hortonworks files IPO

for all the#bigdata talk they have “292 total customers” should create lift for#tableau ow.ly/E6Ufs

Posted in Big Data, Hadoop

Salesforce Wave™ visualizations … more like a drip

A lot of our clients have been asking about Salesforce Wave.  I was also curious to understand the product’s capabilities.  There’s much to explore across the entire solution, and of course I started with the visualizations. Fired up the app

Posted in Best Practices, Big Data, Dashboard, Mobile, Visualization

More frightening than any halloween zombie movie

I was checking out SAS’ newest release of Visual Analytics as it’s always great to see how companies are advancing the possibilities in data visualization.  This is one of their examples (http://www.sas.com/software/visual-analytics/demos/risk-capital-management.html). Honestly, I was blind-sided at how far away this

Posted in Best Practices, Big Data, Dashboard, Visualization

Alteryx raised $60M in venture capital

Congratulations to my friends at Alteryx!  I was fortunate enough to sit down with CEO Dean Stoecker last night and have a chat, and while obviously excited, he was quite humble. I’ve been working with Alteryx for almost a year

Posted in Alteryx, Big Data

Tableau Conference – Interview with Ellie Fields: Part 3

I’m at the Tableau Conference with Ellie Fields, Vice President of Product Marketing. We’re going to have a conversation about marketing and a little bit about the keynote that she spoke at this morning. Part 3 Lee Feinberg: Alright, so

Posted in Big Data, Data14, Interview, Tableau Software