Exploring Art, Exploring Data

I watched an interesting Ted Talk the other night. Artist and comedian Ursus Wehrli shared his vision of a more organized and tidier form of modern art. To create balance from chaos, he organized art to make sense out of it for himself and others. He accomplished this by stacking the…

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Does Visualization Deliver Insight?

After reading an article “Self-Service BI a ‘Win-Win” for IT and Biz” I posted a question on Twitter: “What do you think about self-service #BI? Is it a win-win for both IT and the business?” Torbjörn (Toby) Ungvall jumped in right away.  While I said it demands excellent training from…

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The Business Intelligence Operations Center

A presentation by Wired contributing editor Gary Wolf at TED@Cannes showing what is available for tracking and analyzing your body, mood, diet, spending—just about everything measurable in daily life. (Wolf is also the co founder of the Quantified Self, a blog about “self-knowledge through numbers.”) Gary talks about the importance…

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