Data Visualization & Business Intelligence

Data Studio, which is Google’s Business Intelligence tool, is actively taking steps toward building an interactive community with its latest release: Community Visualizations. The new feature, which is still currently in beta, allows you to create and integrate custom JavaScript...

Part of me is quite surprised I am writing a blog post about how to produce an analytics report in a PDF format, but as I talked more about the request with a client, I saw how this could be...

While it is true that data is at the heart of any digital business today, data alone can not provide all of the answers organizations seek. Companies need insights and actionable paths they can take to optimize and adjust the...

Tableau, the leading analytics platform in the world, is the go-to data viz tool for tens of thousands of analysts and BI practitioners around the world.    Even though it doesn’t seem that hard to pick up, becoming a Tableau expert takes...

In today’s world, many companies rely on their successful decision-making by using data. Turning data insights into action is key, but in order to make changes from those insights, it’s important to visually format that data. By visually formatting data,...

What Are Dashboards? Dashboards are visualizations of your businesses' behavior, health, and activities that excel at showing complex information in a simple way. They display incoming data from many different programs (eg, Google Analytics, SalesForce, Survey Monkey) and data warehousing systems....

Since I am at the Tableau Conference right now, I thought I would write my next emotional intelligence blog post through the lens of a dashboard. You might not be aware of this, but dashboards have use outside of the...

Zach Sippl, Director of Business Intelligence at Chipotle, and Neil Sharma, Sr. BI Analyst, had an incredible talk about how they managed to refresh a struggling business with the power of data and analytics.   Zach Sippl said that only one...

Tableau CEO Adam Selipsky and a few other data leaders “busted” five different myths in the analytics world that people take for granted, but are, in fact, wrong.   “Myths are often used to explain the unexplainable. What fascinates me about myths...