Data Visualization is the art of graphical presenting data to a person or audience, to enable them to quickly to understand and make meaningful decisions from the data

QlikView vs Tableau

Tableau vs QlikView – Start crunching data

Tableau vs QlikView – which is better? The last few months I have been advised to get Tableau and QlikView certified and try out other BI tools. Sometimes life provides different opportunities than you think and as chance will it –  and I had the opportunity to participate in a QlikView Developer course. I found QlikView really interesting and not at all that difficult to use if you have dabbled a little with programming.

However, as I have only scratched the surface of Tableau and QlikView, Im still to be educated on pros and cons with regards to Tableau vs QlikView. One day I came across this article:The future of BI in two words | Datadoodle. The article regards QlikView as the East coast and Tableau as the West cost. In the article the tools are said to promise virtually the same thing… Read more

Stephen Few the Godfather of Visual Data

The Godfather of Visual Data

Stephen Few

Is the Godfather of visual data. In his seminar at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) on monday 8th of April, arranged by Inspari, Stephen Few talked about making sense of data and using this sense to gain knowledge and in turn use this knowledge as wisdom.
Wisdom is by many scholars seen as the ultimate state of data transformation though they each have their take on what “The Wisdom hierarchy” should look like (Cleverland (1982), Ackoff (1988), Bellinger (1997), Wu (2000) and Rowley (2007)). This transformation is the essens of Business Intelligence, and how companies and organizations can evolve from gutfeeling-made-decisions to fact-and-hard-evidence-made-decisions. The following blog is a summary of “The Godfather of Visual Data”, from the CBS Seminar.The Wisdom Hierarchy also known as DIKW Read more