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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

TIBCO Nimbus Maps Provides Navigation Tools for Digital Business Success

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, analytics, and event processing, announced its new business process mapping and analysis service, TIBCO Nimbus™ Maps. Aimed at streamlining processes for digital business end users of all backgrounds, Nimbus™ Maps provides customers with superior visibility and control over their business operations.

CartoDB Unveils Deep Insights

CartoDB, a leading company for location intelligence, data analysis and visualization, today announced the launch of Deep Insights, a technology layer that enables the visualization, dynamic filtering, and exploration of large location datasets at unprecedented scale and scope.

Visualization of the Week: 2016 Oscar Nominees

As insideBIGDATA’s visualization of the week, here’s a look at the 2016 Oscar Nominees for Best Picture. Using Tableau Public, data author Andy Rudd provides a useful data visualization that ranks the movies by IMDB score and total nominations.

Visualization of the Week: Interactive Map of Hong Kong Through the Lense of Instagram

Our friends over at InData Labs with support of Datasia.hk provides our Visualization of the Week with an interactive map of Hong Kong that visualizes all the Instagram activity of the city. The map is telling a story about life in Hong Kong by showing who posts what and from which locations.

Visualization of the Week: U.S. Data Science Programs

As more and more people seek avenues into data science as a profession, our Visualization of the Week offers a compelling high-level summary of the data science degree programs around the country.

Tangible Effects of Switching to Visual Reporting

In this special guest feature, Agata Kwapien of at datapine, explains the virtues of visual reporting tools and methods as an alternative to legacy processes.

Data Exploration with Databricks

The “Data Exploration on Databricks” jump start video below will show you how go from data source to visualization in a few easy steps. Specifically, you’ll see how to take semi-structured logs, easily extract and transform them, analyze and visualize the data using Spark SQL, so you can quickly understand your data.

Visualization of the Week: Driving Under the Influence Statistics

It’s that time of year when everyone must be more vigilant while taking to the roads. Using Tableau Public, data author Jambesh looks at Driving Under the Influence of alcohol (DUI) trends during the holidays.

Making Big Data More Meaningful through Data Visualization

In this special guest feature, Jans Aasman Ph.D., psychologist and expert in cognitive science as well as CEO of Franz Inc., discusses the use of semantic visual discovery to make big data meaningful.

Book Review: Storytelling with Data

A book just came across my desk, “Storytelling with Data – A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals,” by author Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, that is a handy resource for data scientists of all levels of experience. It is an important job of data scientists to engage in “data storytelling” to communicate the results of their machine learning projects.