• Business Intelligence Leaders Join with Teradata to Enhance Presto for the Enterprise

    Looker, Qlik, Tableau and more bring choices to the enterprise-ready SQL-on-Hadoop solution Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big...

  • Visualizing Ideas and Data | Qlik Blog

    In this quadrant he accounts for why you would want to visualize something, how polished the finished product should be, who the intended audience should be, etc. It is a visualization of something most of us in BI have considered but have rarely seen so clearly explained. When building BI apps you...

  • Drawing Data Viz at Qonnections

    Speaking of unusual graphics, here is a great example from Nicola who tried to use a waterfall chart, similar to a parallel coordinate chart. This type of chart may be extremely useful to reveal multiple connections between the variables in the data set. Both Alberto and Randy were impressed by this outside...

  • Is Your Visualization Gender Neutral?

    And, more specifically, whether the design principals used in tools like ours could inadvertently lead to gender bias. To be clear, my qualifications to answer this question are purely biological. The group pondering didn’t feel that they could tactfully write about it because they are all male. In their defense, it was...

  • Northwestern University Hackathon Winners Named, Will Present at Teradata PARTNERS Event

    Winning students use in-patient dataset to reduce costs and improve patient healthcare quality, learn Teradata Aster Analytics...

  • Step Away from the Spreadsheet

    That was 20 years ago. The unfortunate truth, however, is that a vast majority of business men and women still rely on the geriatric medium to actually run their business. Let me present the facts as to why it’s time to incarcerate the spreadsheet, and spreadsheet add-on’s that put lipstick on a...

  • Is TCO Just Another Acronym?

    So what should a low margin business, like a retailer, do when evaluating a BI solution? Total cost of ownership must be king in low margin businesses when choosing a BI platform. Including the following critical capabilities: A Platform – A visualization tool will only get you so far. Low margin businesses...

  • Time To Get Onboard With Self-Service BI

    So Qlik engaged Forbes Insights, a strategic research and thought leadership practice which is part of Forbes Media. Forbes Insights surveyed 449 senior business and IT leaders from 12 countries and 16 industries. The compelling results can be viewed in this infographic and whitepaper. Some key highlights include: 73% of respondents say...

  • Designing For Mobile | Qlik Blog

    With all of this said, designing for mobile isn’t just how much content you are including/excluding. Designing for mobile is realizing that because of a smartphone’s size, technical limitations, and interaction method, people don’t need or want to be able to do everything on their phones like they can on their desktop...

  • Three Lessons from Teaching Visual Analytics to MBA students

    After a brief introduction and overview demo, we kicked off the hands-on portion where students would create a custom data visualization application from start to finish. I was a bit skeptical about how much they would grasp compared to our more experienced customers in the business world. So I decided to time...