Blog

Posted by Peder Enhorning

accounting

November 6, 2016

1:18 pm

Leave Reply

Tags: , , , ,

7 Data Visualization Challenges with Sage Financials

Little has changed in the collection of financial data, and reporting on it is just as complicated as ever. We hear this  from clients all the time. I am constantly frustrated with the reporting obtained from our own accounting and finance system. It lacks useful reports, and I am never (rarely) able to get answers […]

Posted by Peder Enhorning

cognosblog2

November 1, 2016

12:04 pm

Leave Reply

Tags: , ,

5 Reasons to Move from Cognos to Tableau

We are often asked to help clients establish a culture of analytics and an environment of better business intelligence (BI). But that request often comes from companies already using traditional, long-term suppliers of BI solutions. So, we wanted to understand why firms using a “so called” leading BI tool would still be looking for a […]

Posted by Eric

outliers2

September 28, 2016

3:51 pm

Leave Reply

Tags: , , , ,

How to Handle Outliers in Your Data

The Challenge A common request when analyzing large amounts of data is to evaluate the impact exceptional data has on results. Statistics addresses these needs by offering “median” and “average” when normalizing large numbers of data points. Median selects a data point in the exact center of all data points to define the “normal” value […]

Posted by Peder Enhorning

September 20, 2016

3:26 pm

Leave Reply

Tags: , ,

How to Improve Tableau Dashboard Updates

Client dashboards are rarely ever “done” and evolve over time from one version to the next. When dashboard functionality or information changes, the descriptive contents of the dashboard have to be manually updated. Also, Tableau dashboards often link to other dashboards, and when they are moved between Tableau sites or Tableau Servers, the links need […]

Posted by Huey Coehlo

7-reasons-why-you-dont-get-bi-tools

September 20, 2016

4:49 am

Leave Reply

Tags: ,

7 Reasons Why You Don’t Get BI Tools at Your Office

As a sales professional, I have the opportunity to connect and speak with a variety of different people in various business sectors – from solopreneurs to large corporations and government agencies. And while they all have different needs, there are a lot of common reasons as to why and when they get BI tools. Or […]

Posted by Eric

best-practices

April 29, 2016

5:04 am

Leave Reply

Tags:

Tableau Master Challenge #1

This is the first in a series of challenges for those that believe they have mastered the more complicated aspects of Tableau. The series will call on your understanding of the intricacies of how Tableau functionality works.

Posted by Ray Rashid

Data-Integratiion-e1458335423866

March 18, 2016

4:50 pm

Leave Reply

Tags: , ,

4 Winning Strategies to Prepare Data (ETL) for Data Visualization

Have you embarked on a journey to create the most insightful dashboard of all time just to realize you have disparate data?

Posted by Eric

March 3, 2016

5:27 pm

Leave Reply

Tags: , ,

Optimize Data Visualizations with the Right “Visual Features”

As a follow-up to a prior blog post on the Top 7 Data Visualization Best Practices, I wanted to go into a bit more detail about “visual features”. In the prior blog, we discussed “intuitive” data visualizations and how that stems from your brain pre-attentively processing visuals. While it’s not technically accurate, many people think […]

Posted by Eric

February 23, 2016

11:26 am

Leave Reply

Tags: , ,

Top 7 Data Visualization Best Practices

Do you want to create the ultimate, useful, intuitive data visual? Whether you are new to data visualization, familiar with it, or an expert, there is a lot to know besides how to use your favourite data visualization tool. There are best practices relating to the presentation of data in visual form that supersede the […]

Posted by Peder Enhorning

February 10, 2016

11:14 am

Leave Reply

Tags: , , , , ,

Tableau is (AGAIN) Top Ranked by Gartner in 2016

This year’s Gartner Magic Quadrant*, which shows the relative position of each challenger in the business intelligence and analytics space, again positions Tableau as a leader in an increasingly competitive market. For the fourth year in a row, Tableau is a leader and positioned highest in ability to execute.

Explore Posts By Category

Archives

Archives

Want to know more?

Contact us