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Data Visualization is the study of the visual representation of big volumes of data. The main goal of data visualization is to communicate information clearly and effectively through graphical means. Learn about big data visualization products and strategies through these articles from the editorial experts at insideBIGDATA

Tableau Sees Exponential Growth, Tipping Point Year in 2014

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On the heels of its 2014 earnings announcement, Tableau shared figures on the record growth of its business analytics products. After five years of exponential growth, the company reached $913 million in lifetime revenue – $412 million of which was generated in 2014. With that achievement, Tableau has become one of the fastest growing companies in the fifty-year history of business analytics software.

Qlik and JethroData Partner to Deliver Interactive Data Discovery on Hadoop Solutions

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Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, and JethroData, a fast SQL-on-Hadoop solution, announced a partnership to enable true interactive business intelligence over Hadoop.

Visualization of the Week: Patriots vs. Seahawks

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As a Superbowl treat, this week’s visualization is actually TWO cool interactive data viz apps about Sunday’s Super Bowl match-up between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.

Interview: Szilard Pafka, Data Scientist

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The Los Angeles data science Meetup scene is booming in large part due to the efforts of a local data scientist, Szilard Pafka. In the interview below, Szilard discusses his background in the field, the genesis of his many Meetup groups, the LA tech industry, and his plans to make his Meetups even more successful.

DataHero Launches Google Analytics Integration

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DataHero, the self-service cloud data visualization tool, announced the launch of its Google Analytics integration. More than half of all businesses use Google Analytics on a daily basis and understand the limitations of having to export to Excel or write complex scripts to get what they need out of their data. With the DataHero integration, now everyone will be able to make data-driven decisions at the speed of business.

SpaceCurve Announces Spatial Data Platform for Real-Time Operational Intelligence

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SpaceCurve announced availability of the first spatial data platform specifically engineered to organize and enable the analysis of large-scale spatial data. The platform delivers unprecedented time-to-value using space and time as the key indices for all associated data.

Visualization of the Week: US Weather Trends

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This week’s visualization choice was selected because it really hit home for me living in Los Angeles. Just in case you’re not familiar with our plight here in Hollyweird, we have a case of perpetual summer and severe drought conditions which when coupled together have produced a rather harsh climate in which to live.

Detroit to Make Real-Time Transportation Decisions with Data Visualization

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Following the momentum of the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress in Detroit and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s visit promoting the TIGER M-1 rail grant, Transit Labs CEO and Founder Dag Gogue has announced a partnership with the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) to make the city’s public transportation more efficient.

Qlik Launches Qlik Sense for Enterprise-class Governance and Performance

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Qlik®, (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, has introduced general availability of Qlik® Sense, a device-independent, self-service visualization and discovery product engineered for enterprise-class governance and performance.

Visualization of the Week: Uber Jobs by Country

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Here is a compelling visualization that shows countries where Uber is currently offering jobs. No jobs in Antarctica, darn, guess I’ll have to use a regular cab to visit my penguin friends.