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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

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

NJ and NY Tableau User Group Gives Back

  The first NJ and NY Tableau User Group was at Nokia in February 2010, when a few brave souls trekked through the snow. The group has since created many memorable experiences. Every event is hand-crafted to create the opportunity

Posted in Creativity, Tableau Public, Tableau Software, Visualization

C’mon Tableau, want us to use #data14 then give us better social media integration

I was looking through the ideas community and surprised at the following search results over the last 24 months: Facebook: 3 ideas, 26 votes (actually 28 votes, but one idea had -2 votes) YouTube: 1 idea, 15 votes Twitter: 0 ideas Pinterest:

Posted in Consulting, Strategy, Tableau Software, TC14 Predictions, Visualization

Big Data Panel from NJ Tableau User Group – Part 2

Lee Feinberg, President of DecisionViz, is moderating the panel: Jose Maldonado, Verizon Wireless Jamie Fox, Tableau Software Ted Frisch, Alteryx Our presenters have nicely agreed to field a few questions and share their views on how they see big data challenges

Posted in Alteryx, Big Data, Interview, Strategy, Tableau Software, Visualization

What Facebook is “hiding” in this viz

Click image to access the interactive charts (opens in a new window).

Posted in Best Practices, Creativity, Dashboard, Decision-Driven, Tableau Software, Visualization