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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 Unveils Future Product Vision at Tableau Conference 2016

In its ninth annual global conference, Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) came together with over 13,000 data fanatics from the Tableau Community.

New Online Qlik Playground Provides Developers Free Access to Explore Rich Visual Analytics

Qlik®, a leader in visual analytics, announced the launch of Qlik Playground™. Qlik Playground is a web-based environment providing an easy way for developers to learn about, use, and experiment with Qlik’s powerful platform.

MicroStrategy Unveils MicroStrategy 10.5™

MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, announced the general availability of MicroStrategy 10.5, the latest update to the company’s MicroStrategy 10™ platform.

Visualization of the Week: MusicPlusData

As insideBIGDATA’s visualization of the week, data author Jamie Laird uses Tableau Public to show us clusters of songs on the @whileyouwork Spotify playlist (MusicPlusData).

Data Visualization: Making Big Data Approachable

Why are some companies able to use Big Data to their advantage, while others remain mired in reams of information, but gain little insight? In many cases, those companies that have found success with Big Data are using data visualization to help make sense of the information.

Tableau 10 Delivers Platform Innovations that Make Analytics More Powerful and Engaging

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) announced the general availability of Tableau 10. A completely refreshed design, new analytical and mobile enhancements, options for preparing data and a host of new enterprise capabilities make this one of Tableau’s most significant releases in its history.

Looker Democratizes Census Voting Data

Looker, the data platform company, and Google BigQuery have found hundreds of hidden trends in voting data from the Census Bureau that until now couldn’t be explored freely because of the difficulties of accessing data of this size and complexity.

Search + Graph : Find New Answers

In this contributed article, Steve Kearns, Senior Director of Product Management at Elastic, looks at the idea of using relevance in graph exploration to open the door to asking more complex, and valuable questions.

Sisense Announces Business Intelligence Virtually Everywhere, an IoT Initiative to Take BI from 2D Screens to Real Life

Sisense, disrupting the BI market by simplifying business analytics for complex data, announced significant advancements to its platform to simplify the consumption of BI insights using IoT devices and Artificial Intelligence (AI) that create innately human sensory perceptions.

The Magic of Visual Querying

In this contributed article, Dr. Jans Aasman, Ph.D, CEO of Franz Inc., takes a look at a combination of advancements in various technologies—cognitive computing, graph databases, visualizations, and data discovery which deliver analytics results in a fraction of the time that IT departments typically required for analysis on even proprietary, relational data.