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SQL Server 2012 and its new Reporting Services Add-in Power View for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 enabled new Data Visualization features for Smart Client applications. Even famous Hans Rosling Data Visualization already reimplemented with Power View:
The expertise at Practical …
Visitors to PRACTICAL Blog who concerned about Data Analytics, often asking Practical Computer Applications (PCA) for Vendor-to-Vendor and Tool-vs-Tool comparison of the most advanced Data Visualization technologies. Most popular requests are pair Tableau vs Qlikview and Tableau vs Spotfire.
Data, Story and Eye Candy.
Data Visualization has at least 3 parts: largest will be a Data, the most important part will be a Story behind those Data and a View (or Visualization) is an Eye Candy on top of …
Tableau 7.0 is released in January 2012 with 40+ new features. Most interesting for me is the doubling of the performance and the scalability of Tableau Server with 100+ users deployments
(while adding multi-tenancy, which is the sign of the …
SQL Server 2012 is almost here... It is my view that 80% of Data Visualization (DV) is …Data.
And technology and process of how these Data collected, extracted, transformed and loaded into DV backend and frontend is a key …
TIBCO made available for download the Spotfire 4.0 for its customers with a lot of new features. For example I like how Spotfire implements sparklines and KPIs:
Some of new features defined in fuzzy terms: “”free dimensional” analytics, collective intelligence, …
Qliktech also lunched new demo …
Spreadsheets (VisiCalc was released by Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston in October 1979 - 32 years ago - originally for Apple II computer and then were releases of Lotus 1-2-3, Excel etc.) were one of the very first Business …
Omniscope 2.6 is finally about to be released (after more then 2 years of delays) by Visokio, located in UK.
Omniscope will run on Windows (as well as on Mac): all it needs is Java (if needed, a private copy …
In May 2011 TIBCO released Spotfire 3.3 and first that jumped to my eyes was how mature this product is.
For example, among new features is improved scalability – each additional simultaneous user of a web analysis initially claims very …
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