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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

Introducing ChartFactor, a Component-based Toolkit For Speeding Up the Implementation of Data Applications

Aktiun announced the release of ChartFactor, a component-based toolkit designed to speed up the implementation of data applications that visualize and interact with data. ChartFactor builds on and combines the latest advances in data visualization, data access, and simplified programing models.

When Big Data Meets Data Visualization: How to Make Your Data Actionable

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews discusses how society is growing increasingly familiar with data visualization and its beneficial impact on data analysis and actionability. The power of analysis is largely contingent on the presentation of data. The best forms of data visualization convey useful insights, while poor efforts can distract from actionable insight.

Periscope Data Introduces Visual Data Discovery for Business

Periscope Data, the software platform built to address the complete analytics lifecycle, introduced the Spring 2018 release of its platform, including new visual data discovery capabilities designed to empower business professionals to explore trusted data sets on their own within the Periscope Data platform.

Deep Learning Course Student Launches Big Data Visualization Software Company

Richard Sheng is the co-founder of QuantumViz, a big data visualization software company that allows data scientists and analysts to find insights in massive data sets, and create amazing data stories in 3D, VR, or AR. Richard worked in data science previous to taking the Deep Learning course with NYC Data Science Academy but now works as the CEO and co-founder of QuantumViz, which was his final project of the course.

Pay Attention to Spatial Data, It Is the Next Frontier

In this special guest feature, Madhusudan Therani, CTO at Near, points out that with an almost endless list of sources – including map and satellite data, catchment areas, service points, building and customer locations, land use data, urban data, and communication pathways – spatial data is a valuable global commodity which comes in many forms. So why do businesses need to process spatial data and what are some of the challenges they face in doing so at scale?

Why Proactive Customer Service is Crucial and How Data Visualization Can Help

In this special guest feature, Robert C. Johnson, CEO of TeamSupport, discusses why proactive customer service powered by data and accompanied by data visualizations is crucial because it increases customer retention rates and overall happiness. It’s no secret in business that happy customers also lead to more referral and growth opportunities.

Information Builders Improves Ease of Use and Analytics Workflow With Latest Version of WebFOCUS

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, announced the launch of WebFOCUS 8.202, the latest version of its award-winning BI and analytics platform. Drawing on extensive behavioral and user experience design research, the new release provides an enhanced user interface and key workflow improvements that reduce the amount of time and skill needed to derive data-backed insights.

Looker Launches New Tools to Optimize Embedded Analytics

Looker, the leading data platform company, released new features for its embedded analytics solution, Powered by Looker. New enhancements make it easier to integrate data into existing applications, putting more functionality in the hands of end users.

Looker Continues Innovating With Release Of Dozens Of New Features

Looker, a leading data platform company, has introduced a slew of new features as part of the company’s recent, monthly major upgrades. Innovations include industry-leading Smart Caching, Advanced Time Zone Control, Personalized Scheduling, as well as brand new Timeline and Funnel Visualizations. These features are just four of the 60 new features, improvements, and updates Looker has recently released to its customers.

NVIDIA Supercharges Rendering Performance with AI

NVIDIA announced that it is bringing the power of artificial intelligence to rendering with the launch of NVIDIA OptiX™ 5.0 SDK with powerful new ray-tracing capabilities. Running OptiX 5.0 on the NVIDIA DGX Station™ — the company’s recently introduced deskside AI workstation — will give designers, artists and other content-creation professionals the rendering capability of 150 standard CPU-based servers.