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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

Reaching the Next Level of Open Data Maturity – Arriving at Open Data 3.0

In this special guest feature, Adnan Mahmud, Founder and CEO at LiveStories, discusses the next phase of development in the open data movement, what he calls “data 3.0,” which focuses on increasing the usability of large public databases.

Tableau 10.3 Adds Data Driven Alerting, Smart Recommendation Engine, and Expands Data Connections

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), the global leader in visual analytics, announced the general availability of Tableau 10.3. This latest release helps organizations achieve data-driven insights faster than ever, through automated table and join recommendations powered by machine learning algorithms that simplify the search for the right data for analysis.

Data Visualization: The Key to Unlocking a Better Customer Experience

In this special guest feature, Rajesh Kamath, Head of Financial Services Solutions and Incubation at Incedo, discusses the rising importance of data visualization in improving the customer experience.

Mixpanel Dashboards Take The Work Out of Reporting

A recent study by Forrester Research found that 68% of enterprise product leaders struggle to make decisions based on data. Often, this is because people waste too much time on data reporting and building out custom analysis. And with today’s clunky business intelligence tools, sharing important, customized metrics with the right people can be a hassle. But now, Mixpanel Dashboards make it easy to instantly see what’s going on in a product, without wasting anyone’s time.

Arcadia Data Accelerates Era of Data-Native Applications with Visual Analytics

Arcadia Data, provider of visual analytics software that solves the most complex big data problems, announced the launch of Arcadia Enterprise 4.0. The platform enhancements enable enterprises to build, brand, share and embed data-centric applications, ultimately making Apache Hadoop and cloud-based data lakes more accessible and valuable to all users within and outside an organization.

Tableau 10.2 Brings New Advanced Analytics Capabilities

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) announced the general availability of Tableau 10.2. The new release brings advanced mapping capabilities that make complex geospatial analysis easy, simplifies data prep with new ways to combine and clean data, and gives enterprises more tools to deliver self-service analytics at scale.

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.