Tag Archives: visualization

Visualization: Sales Analysis Dashboard – showcasing some of the new Tableau 8 features

Some time back, we posted a visualization utilising the sample company data from MYOB.  With the recent launch of Tableau v8, we’ve given this dashboard a makeover and included some of the new features such as bubble charts, floating text and customised tool tips. Visualization: Updated Sales Analysis Dashboard Please send through any suggestions you have for […]

Visualization: A picture tells a thousand words

  I recently read the following article “Shire tops suburbs with lowest crime” which has prompted me to present the NSW Crime Statistics for December 2011 (latest period reported) in a “visualisation” – designed to spark interest and provide insights that can then lead a user through further investigation and analysis. If a picture tells […]

Crisis mapping and crowdsourcing – my new Everest

Imagine the power of being able to utilize real time big data from hundreds of thousands of individuals, all providing input to real time crisis maps and analytics.  Imagine being able to use this information to predict or forecast demand for goods and services and harnessing this information, before the dust settles (no pun intended), […]

The new Business Intelligence, driven by the business

While “Business Intelligence” (BI) and associated data, data warehouses and data architecture have traditionally been the realm of IT and specialist analyst teams, there is an increasing push towards the business driving business intelligence requirements. Who would have thought?! The new BI is business led business intelligence; it’s fast, easily accessible and driving evidence based […]

The Tableau Juggernaut

Over the coming months, we will be introducing our clients to the wonderland that is Tableau 8.0. Tableau has an impressive offering, and the 8.0 beta release is another step forward. We are very excited to be part of the Tableau 8.0 BETA program. Tableau 8.0, or ‘The Kraken’ as it is known to it’s […]

Visualization: Australia’s Educational Divide

Higher Education Statistics provided by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education provides the data for this visualization. This dashboard lets viewers explore the relationship between gender, field of study and level of study across Australia. Visualization: The Educational Divide Please send through any suggestions you have for a visualization or data […]

“A good sketch is better than a long speech” — Napoleon Bonaparte

An oldie but a goodie. In 2009, John Sviokla blogged: The challenge is that if management teams do not consciously build in great visualizations, their organizations will waste an inordinate amount of time sifting through the river of bits, and not get the effective insights they need. What I find most interesting is the litany […]

Visualization: Sales Analysis Dashboard using MYOB’s sample company data

Utilising the sample company data from MYOB, a popular accounting software for small to medium businesses in Australia, we have created this Sales Analysis dashboard. This dashboard highlights just some of the analytics that are possible using basic data from your accounting system. Why don’t you contact us to see how we can help you […]

Visualization: OSHA Days Away From Work

Each year the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) collects work-related injury and illness data from employers within specific industry and employment size specifications. This visualization shows the average Days Away From Work (DAFWII) case rate by State. By drilling down on a particular state, viewers can quickly see the average and total DAFWII by […]