Data Visualization

5 Keys to Self-Service Reporting in Healthcare

by Mark Peterman
In my post, How to Empower Healthcare with Data Visualization, I addressed the criticality of a data visualization strategy. I also outlined key steps to take to move the organization towards a modern self-service analytics culture. In this post, let’s dig deeper into self-service reporting in healthcare. Self-service reporting enables…
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How to Empower Healthcare with Data Visualization

by Mark Peterman data visualization in healthcare
As the scale of healthcare data continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to generate insights and actions quickly and easily. The quote from Herbert A. Simon (Carnegie Mellon) is more true than ever today, “A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.” So, how do we direct…
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5 Things To Know About Natural Language Analytics

by Mark Peterman natural language analytics
Companies that empower their people to make data driven decisions have a competitive advantage. One of the keys to making better decisions with data is to make the data accessible and the analytical tools easy to use for all. The next generation of analytics is already upon us. We’re moving…
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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 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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Where Does Your Company Sit on the Data Strategy Spectrum?

by Mark Peterman
The ability to manage unending amounts of data is more important now than it has ever been for businesses. The emergence over the last few decades of both professionals in the field (such as Chief Data Officers) and ever more capable computing systems have made it possible for any organization…
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Should You Invest in a Chief Data Officer for Your Data Strategy?

by Mark Peterman
Big data is big business. The insights that business intelligence fueled by big data now offers up would have been hard to imagine not a decade ago. In this new age of business intelligence, organizations can more quickly move to exploit new markets, identify and nullify threats and analyze their…
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The Truth about Data Truth: SSoT vs MVoT

by Mark Peterman
In our last article we looked at the differences between data and information – data being the raw binary code that businesses mine, and information being that very same data but ‘endowed with relevance and purpose’. Raw sales data by itself, for example, can be meaningless. But put it in…
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