• The Art of Contaminating Data – Junk Charts

    Readers: I subscribe to the web site, Junk Charts, and wanted to share the latest blog post by Kaiser Fung. Kaiser Fung (photo, right) is a recognized expert, speaker, author and teacher in business analytics, and data visualization. He directs the Master of Science in Applied Analytics at Columbia University. He has built and managed data… Continue Reading

  • Tableau Releases Version 10.3

    Adds Data Driven Alerting, Smart Recommendation Engine, and Expands Data Connections Last Thursday (June 1, 2017), Tableau Software, announced the general availability of Tableau 10.3. This latest release will help 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… Continue Reading

  • Infographic: I Remember a Vet Today

    Readers: Today is Memorial Day in the USA. I thought it was appropriate to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The fact that I can blog about anything I want, express my opinions about the leaders of our country, have free speech, and choose what I do for a living is… Continue Reading

  • Infographic: Mavericks & Heretics (Information is Beautiful)

    Readers: David McCandless and the great folks at Information is Beautiful have created another great interactive infographic. Their new interactive infographic, Mavericks & Heretics, visualizes the maverick scientists who heretical ideas were proven correct…eventually. Some were even beaten or killed for proposing these ideas and thoughts to open society. In this troubling times of “Fake… Continue Reading