Readers: Simon Owens of Beautler Ink remembered earlier this year when I published the Beutler Ink Oscar’s best picture graphic: https://datavizblog.com/2014/02/25/infographic-the-85-best-picture-winners-by-beutler-ink/. Well, Simon and the Beutler Ink team have been busy and just released their “Here’s to 2014” illustration. It references every single major pop culture and news event in 2014, from Too Many Cooks to the death […]

  Last Wednesday, November 12th, 2014, the third annual Information is Beautiful Awards celebrated data visualization at its best. Hundreds of entries were trimmed to an elite set of outstandingly illuminating infographics, over which the judges deliberated long and hard. Now, with thanks to their generous sponsors Kantar, here are the winners. Data Visualization Gold […]

  Last Wednesday, November 12th, 2014, the third annual Information is Beautiful Awards celebrated data visualization at its best. Hundreds of entries were trimmed to an elite set of outstandingly illuminating infographics, over which the judges deliberated long and hard. Now, with thanks to their generous sponsors Kantar, here are the winners. Data Visualization Gold – Rappers, Sorted […]

Readers: Every year, halloweencostumes.com brings us “Creepy Calculations,” a visual compilation of some of some of Halloween’s freakiest facts. This year is no exception! What are some of the 2014’s most popular costumes? How much money will Americans spend decorating their homes and filling our bellies with sweet candy treats? Who do people trust more to […]

MicroStrategy Analytics Platform received top scores for the features technology professionals need to enable business user business intelligence (BI) self-service, as well as for the effectiveness of its advanced data visualization (ADV) functionality in the recently published Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Report for Q2, 2014. According to the report, “Forrester also scored MicroStrategy highly […]

Source: Haydn Simons, The Illustrated Game – A Map Of World Cup Brazil 2014, November 28, 2013, http://www.haydnsymons.com/news/the-illustrated-game-a-map-of-world-cup-brazil-2014/. Haydn’s comments on creating this infographic: Personally, I can’t think of anything better than illustration mixed with sport, or even better, football! While on Twitter the other day I stumbled across an online publication which features illustration […]

Readers: Last week, Howard Dresner released the 2014 Edition of his Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study. Mr. Dresner is Chief Research Officer of Dresner Advisory Services, LLC, an independent advisory firm and a well-known authority and author in the areas of Business Intelligence and Performance Management. Howard has 32 years of IT industry […]

Readers: Last week, Howard Dresner released the 2014 Edition of his Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study. Mr. Dresner is Chief Research Officer of Dresner Advisory Services, LLC, an independent advisory firm and a well-known authority and author in the areas of Business Intelligence and Performance Management. Howard has 32 years of IT industry […]

Readers: The presentations from MicroStrategy World 2014 – Las Vegas are now available on the MicroStrategy web site. However, you are going to have to work a bit at getting them. To access the PDF files of the presentations or watch the videos available, you must have established a Resource Center account with MicroStrategy and […]