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Dashboards and Data Viz

Takeaways from iDashboards Summit Manchester

On the 12th of April 2018, iDashboards headed to Manchester to meet executive professionals interested in the data visualization world. After the reception and registration, we opened the day with the fundamental question: What is Data Visualization? Silvia Giardini, Sales…

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5 Must See TV Data Visualizations

Ah, the Golden Age of Television. There’s so much to binge, dissect, and absorb these days, and so many angles to examine. For example, have you ever watched an episode of The Walking Dead and wondered how many zombies are…

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Oscars 2018 – The Best Picture Nominees Dashboard Refresh!

Dashboard Passion Projects: Visualizing the Nominees for Best Picture In 2017, when Oscar nomination time rolled around, a colleague and I got the idea to make a dashboard that could attempt to predict the Best Picture winner. While, as a…

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How To Visualize Social Media Metrics

A strong social media strategy is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s a necessity. Social media’s influence and impact continues to grow, and companies and organizations across industry are seeking to amplify, and measure, their efforts. If you’ve spent much time…

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The History of the History of Data Visualization

The term “Data Visualization” may have firm roots in the 20th Century, but the concept of data storytelling is as old as time. Humans have been expressing the world through data dating as far back to the invention of the…

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#iDashboards17: From Storyboard to Dashboard – iDashboards 101

One of our classic “mild” sessions was hosted by Jerry Stowe and Matt Gentry. As two of our top dashboard experts, and two guys who love to help new customers conceptualize their dashboard projects, they were the ideal presenters for…

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Data Driven Decisions, Learning, and Cognition

There’s a lot of discussion around “data-driven decision making,” but what does that look like in reality? Ideally, we’d like to use data to make decisions that are objectively “correct”, but unfortunately humans aren’t objective creatures. Despite the fact that…

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Smart Cities: Data Visualization in Local Government

Data visualization isn’t just for businesses, journalism, and nonprofits; it’s a tool that government at all levels can use to track data, communicate metrics, and better serve citizens. Local government in particular can make great use of big data and…

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Curing Data Challenges in Healthcare

When it comes to data, the healthcare industry faces some unique challenges. Most of us tend to think of data as being very structured and linear, but healthcare data can be complex and, frankly, messy. The volume of data the…

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Neuroaesthetics and Informative Art

What is Neuroaesthetics? You are probably familiar with the term “aesthetics.” Though in modern times, it’s largely been co-opted by the beauty industry, it has applications far beyond waxing and chemical peels. From a philosophical lens, aesthetics is the branch…

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