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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 […]

Manifest Insights: A Single Pane of Glass for your Data


Manifest Insights is an exciting new Startup from Portland. “We are a data consulting and visualization company. We help companies gather together data from all the different sources where it may be and bring it together in a both easy to use and powerful dashboard, where they can slice and dice and view the data.”

Developing an Application that Can Display Millions of Data Points on a Map


Maptimize, the company behind the ‘One Million Tweet Map’, provides a clustering application to display massive amounts of information – such as Tweets, users or points of interest – on a map.

Weather Data Contest – Climate Crush


If you’re a weather visionary and/or data scientist looking for a noble way to spend your summer, consider the Climate Crush – a weather data visualization contest with a cash prize. Weather Analytics opens its data and invites participants to create a visualization – infographic, dynamic interface, widget, app, anything – using the weather data (as well as any other open data sources).

Visualization of the Week: Origin of World Cup Players


The World Cup 2014 is raging on right now, with many nail-biting matches to please enthusiasts of this global phenomenon. For this week’s visualization we’ll pair up data science and the World Cup by presenting a compelling new analysis that shows where World Cup players actually come from.

Tableau 8.2 Brings Data to the Mac and Data Storytelling to Everyone

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced the general availability of Tableau 8.2, an update that brings Tableau to Mac users around the world and adds a feature to help people tell stories with their data. With Tableau 8.2, Mac users will have a fully-featured analytics application that lets them ask questions of their data. Story Points will allow everyone to create interactive, data-driven stories that they can share with their organizations, networks and the world.

Visualization of the Week: NFL Players Getting Beefier


It is amazing what data can tell you. Football players are getting bigger. Noah Veltman, a developer for the WNYC Data News team, shows by how much through an animated heatmap. You can mouse the slider back and forth quickly for maximum effect, or stop at a particular year.