Business Intelligence

8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Tableau

by Mark Peterman
Tableau has long represented the gold standard for data visualization tools. Having evolved markedly as a software since its beginnings in 2003, it now offers a level of functionality unmatched by any other product on the market. With the depth of features that Tableau now boasts, it’s impossible for a…
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15 Statistics That Prove the Power of Data Visualization

by Mark Peterman
‘A picture tells a thousand words’ said Frederick R. Barnard in 1921. Almost 100 years later Barnard’s statement has, if anything, become more true. Today’s world is one of data. Thanks to the rise of computing and the internet we now generate more ‘information’ than we ever have before. What’s…
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The Growing Importance of Good Data Governance in the BI Age

by Mark Peterman
Where would we as a society be without good governance? Presumably we’d still be hunting and gathering while throwing rocks at neighboring tribes if they dared to wander too close. Good governance allows for a group of people to all put their shoulders to the wheel and push in the…
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Does Your Business Need a Data Warehouse?

by Mark Peterman
With businesses the world over beginning to understand the value of data and the knowledge and insights that can come from dataanalysis, more and more choose to capitalize on the opportunities that it offers up. A data warehouse is exactly what it says on the label– a repository of data,…
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The Ultimate Data Strategy: The Key Elements

by Mark Peterman
Inspired by this recent Harvard Business Review article, over the past few weeks we’ve had a close look at modern day data strategy. We’ve spoken at length about data truth,  data architectures, striking a difference between defense and offense and the value that a Chief Data Officer can bring to…
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