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Visualization of the Week: Patriots vs. Seahawks


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Tableau Conference 2014 – A Field Report


I just returned from the annual Tableau Conference 2014 (affectionately referred to as TC14) and I’m data overload! The big event took place Sept. 8-11 in beautiful Seattle and I must confess that the experience really energized me.

Visualization of the Week: San Diego Comic-Con 2014


This visualization is especially meaningful to our Southern California readers who may have taken time off of their big data challenges to attend the San Diego Comic-Con. Our friend Kuang Keng Kuek Ser utilized Tableau software to visualize the attendance of this past weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Click HERE to experiment with the live […]