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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

Reflect Opens Public Beta

Reflect launched the public beta of its data visualization-as-a-service platform, enabling businesses to drastically reduce the time and resources needed to build analytics and data products. Within minutes, a new user can connect to their existing data sources, use the Reflect web app to design interactive views of their data, and embed them into their application or service.

SAS Enables Visually Impaired to ‘Visualize’ Data

People with visual impairments are often shut out from hot careers in STEM fields, including analytics and data science. Why? Because the technology is not accessible. That is changing, thanks to SAS® Graphics Accelerator. The software provides unparalleled access to data visualization and data science for people with visual impairments.

Alooma Live Provides Real-Time Visualization of Cloud Data Streams

Alooma, the modern data pipeline company, announced Alooma Live, a real-time visualization tool that enables data scientists and engineers to monitor data streams in transit. It allows enterprises to monitor behavior and identify discrepancies to correct data integrity problems before they can impact data warehouse and business intelligence (BI) applications.

Immerse Yourself In Data: Looker Releases LookVR, Putting Data In Virtual Reality

Data exploration has reached a new level. Looker released LookVR, a new app allowing the exploration of data in virtual reality, pushing the bounds of how businesses interact with their data. With LookVR, users can virtually walk around their data and explore it like never before.

Amplifying Human Potential: Towards Purposeful Artificial Intelligence – A Perspective For CIOs

Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, and next-generation services, released multinational research findings on artificial intelligence (AI) business impact, market maturity and expectations. The research report, Amplifying Human Potential: Towards Purposeful Artificial Intelligence, polled 1,600 senior business decision makers at large organizations across the world.

Arcadia Data Introduces Visual Analytics Platform Native to Cloudera Enterprise

Arcadia Data, the visual analytics software that solves the most complex big data problems, announced new native integration features for Arcadia Enterprise and Cloudera Enterprise to deliver a comprehensive real-time, Hadoop-native analytics platform. Directly integrated with Cloudera Manager and with new support for Apache Kudu and Cloudera Search, users will now have access to data-native architecture that enables both real-time dashboards and rich data visualization for large-scale, big data uses cases such as IoT data, spanning cloud, on-premises, and hybrid deployments.

MicroStrategy Unveils MicroStrategy 10.6™

MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, announced the general availability of MicroStrategy 10.6, the newest feature release to the company’s MicroStrategy 10™ platform. This update offers new options to distribute dashboards with offline interactivity and introduces an export engine that enhances the formatting and delivery of personalized dashboards to end users across the enterprise. This feature release also adds certification for new data sources and offers new mapping visualization capabilities for MicroStrategy Web™ and MicroStrategy Mobile™.

Bigstep Introduces the First Open Data Exploration-as-a-Service

Bigstep, the big data cloud provider, announced the launch of Bigstep DataLab, a solution designed to enable data science and analytics at scale. Bigstep DataLab is an enterprise-ready data research service that gives domain experts, data scientists and BI specialists instant access to powerful software like Apache Spark and Jupyter for easier, more flexible and collaborative ad-hoc data exploration and research.

Looker Data Actions Simplifies Day-to-Day Workflows

Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, released Data Actions — the seamless integration of fully functional 3rd-party business processes into a data platform. Looker customers can now take immediate action on discovered actionable analysis directly from within Looker, dramatically simplifying workflows and improving productivity.

Tableau Accelerates Innovation in the Cloud with Tableau Online on Amazon Web Services

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) announced that Tableau Online, the company’s fastest growing product with over 5,000 customer accounts, is now available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. Tableau Online is Tableau’s fully managed SaaS cloud analytics platform that delivers complete data analytics to everyone in the organization. It lets organizations of any size deploy enterprise class analytics at the speed of thought, on any device, with no infrastructure to manage.