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Vizable

Written by Chloe Bacon     Tableau’s brand new IPad app Vizable is a fast, intuitive and intelligent application that understands measures, dimensions and time series. This user friendly product allows customers to look into their data in either a bar chart or over time in…

Data Advances in Background Screening

  The background screening industry, by its very nature, is dealing with lots of data, which being part of the data consultancy firm, BIPB, gets me pretty excited.  After spending the last three days in Austin at the annual NAPBS conference there are clearly a number…

The Police State of Data

As data percolates to the top of the corporate structure, it passes through so many layers of processes and delays that it is oftentimes moot.  Key Performance/Risk Indicators (KPI/KRIs) are, as the name suggests, vital to the operation of any institution.  For these metrics to remain effective they must be reported on strategically…

BI Software Comparison

In a competitive global business environment, the need for business intelligence (BI) tools to help people organize and visualize their data is ever growing. Given the similarities among the available BI tools out on the market, the choices that companies make are often based on…

Loops in QlikView

Written by Ben Simonds   Creating loops is an important tool in most scripting languages, and QlikView load scripts are no exception. Loops allow for repetition of a sequence of instructions, whilst modifying the parameters of those instructions with each repeat. This makes a wide range…

Satoru Iwata – Innovation at its Most Joyous

Written by Lewis Fogden    It’s not often that the death of a corporate head affects the hearts of so many. Though, when you look at the life and character of Satoru Iwata, it’s no wonder. Kind, humble, and innovative to the last, the influence Iwata-san…