Compare Data Without Cluttering Your Data Visualizations

By Raveesh Kumar How many times have you thought – when you view a data visualization you should be able to see and compare related data points, without actually adding those related data points to the visualization. You do not want to clutter your already expansive bar graph with additional bars – right? For example,Continue reading “Compare Data Without Cluttering Your Data Visualizations”

Viz of the Day (aka Month) – Pie Chart

So I had a lofty goal to do this every day, but building product got in the way so I took a long break.  As a result I will call this one Viz of the Month.  This time I picked the Pie Chart (includes donut 🍩) because it is controversial in the data world.  MostContinue reading “Viz of the Day (aka Month) – Pie Chart”

Viz of the Day – Tag Cloud

Tag Cloud (aka Word Cloud) is a fun way to represent text or dimensional data.  The size (font) or color of the data helps to easily visualize data.  In the above example Tables are selling a lot but with high Shipping Cost.  While at the same time Copiers and Fax (yes very old sample dataContinue reading “Viz of the Day – Tag Cloud”

Viz of the Day – Correlation Matrix

Correlation Matrix is a great way to show simple relationships between various metrics.  It is very easy to use because all you need is a set of 2 or more metrics to make it useful.  With this sample data we can easily see that Shipping Cost has a fairly strong negative correlation on Quantity OrderedContinue reading “Viz of the Day – Correlation Matrix”

My Favorite New Visualization

In the latest release of OAC the team added a bunch of new visualizations and one of them has quickly become my favorite.  It’s the correlation matrix! This is my favorite because of the simplicity of it.  Turns out I love visualizations that need no explanation!  You just add a bunch of numbers to the visualizationContinue reading “My Favorite New Visualization”

Major BI Mobile App Update

Our Mobile consumption app for OAC and OBIEE just got a major update on iOS and Android.  This app has been and will continue to be the one stop shop to find, open and interact with all your existing analytic content regardless of source; including Answers, Dashboards, Scorecards, BI Publisher, and Data Visualization Projects. ThisContinue reading “Major BI Mobile App Update”

Mobile Options for Oracle Analytics Cloud

Today Oracle Analytic Cloud (OAC) was launched and you can read all about that in the blog hop links at the end of this post, but I wanted to share some details on the many options for accessing BI content on OAC on your mobile device. Mobile Web To start with all of the DataContinue reading “Mobile Options for Oracle Analytics Cloud”

I am not a Data Scientist!

We all have data and we all want to analyze that data, but most of us are not data scientists.  So we are working on a mobile app that allows any user, consumer or enterprise to analyze data.  The goal is simple; import data without bugging the user about layouts and formats, and present theContinue reading “I am not a Data Scientist!”

Coming Soon to iOS

We are working on a big iOS release and it is just about ready to launch.  You will have to wait to try it, but I wanted to share some of the key new features.  All I can say about release date is; coming soon… Full iPhone Redesign  This update brings our app up toContinue reading “Coming Soon to iOS”

Turns Out It’s Been Done Before

I stumbled on this while looking up some old docs and thought it would be great post.  Really this is a lesson learned. Almost 2 years ago we set out to do a project with some big data on mobile.  We were feeling really smart, and started with a large data set from twitter aboutContinue reading “Turns Out It’s Been Done Before”