Data


Story telling with data is how to communicate effectively with data using data visualization. In most cases, organizations recognize that being a successful, data-driven company requires skilled developers and analysts. Data is always remembered only when presented in the right way; slides, spreadsheet or graphs may not be the right way but a story is always the right way. Story Telling Entails: Understanding the importance of context and audience. Determine the appropriate type of graph to use in your situation. Direct your audience to the most important part of your data. Think......

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The disciplines of big data and analytics are evolving so quickly that businesses should invest in them. Business Intelligence is expected to perform well operationally, meet governance standards, and fulfill promises of business value to the company. These trends have driven the migration of companies into big data and analytics and also brought changes to the analytics industry itself. Below are 8 trends observed in the period of 2015- 2017: Self-service analytics Gartner describes self-service analytics as: “Self-Service Analytics is a form of business intelligence (BI) in which line-of-business professionals are enabled......

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Tableau is a business intelligence software solutions company that helps organizations see and understand their data- a highly valuable resource. Tableau provides business intelligence solutions from analyzing of business data. The software’s main objective is to ensure that clients gain the most insight from their business data. Tableau software solutions are meant to make data analytics more presentable, faster and easier. It offers real-time, up-to-date dashboards with data pertaining to all business areas and performance metrics. Tableau’s key selling points include attractive visualization tools and instant access to company-wide data via customized......

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A decision support system (DSS) is a computer-based information system that supports business or organizational decision-making activities; typically this results in ranking, sorting, or choosing from among alternatives. DSSs serve the management, operations, and planning levels of an organization (usually mid and higher management) and help people make decisions about problems that may be rapidly changing and not easily specified in advance. There are several types of DSSs that include: Communication-driven DSS which enables cooperation, supporting more than one person working on a shared task; examples include integrated tools like Google Docs or Microsoft Groove. Document-driven DSS which manages, retrieves, and......

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