data visualization

When and how to build out your data science team

Contrary to popular belief, successfully implementing AI to drive impactful decisions requires a diverse team with expertise in several skill sets.

The Exit: The acquisition charting Salesforce’s future

Before Tableau was the $15.7 billion key to Salesforce’s problems, it was a couple of founders arguing with a couple of venture capitalists over lunch about why its Series A valuation should be

Graphika visualizes Twitter’s filter bubbles in the US

It’s no surprise that political discourse in America is divided — especially online. And last week in MIT Technology Review, data visualization company Graphika brought those divides to

Tableau gets AI shot in the arm with Empirical Systems acquisition

When Tableau was founded back in 2003, not many people were thinking about artificial intelligence to drive analytics and visualization, but over the years the world has changed and the company recogn

Adobe wants to let you draw data visualizations by letting you draw data visualizations

Every year at its MAX conference, Adobe shows off a couple of interesting prototypes that may or may net end up in one of its products. This year is no exception as the company highlighted 11 projects

Dataiku to enhance data tools with $28 million investment led by Battery Ventures

Dataiku, a French startup that helps data analysts communicate with data scientists to build more meaningful data applications, announced a significant funding round today. The company scored a $28 mi

Google’s Data GIF Maker lets you easily make basic data GIFs

Google's News Lab launched a new tool for making basic data GIFs today. While the Data GIF Maker is mostly geared toward journalists, anybody can use it to make some halfway interesting visuals based

With DroneDeploy’s Fieldscanner, pilots can create maps as they fly

Flying drones to inspect a farm, construction site, or any other venue from overhead can generate a huge amount of data. It takes time, though, for drone users to upload and turn this high-resolution

Reflect drops public beta to power developer-first data visualization

Data visualization has been done — there are publicly traded, interactive, real-time and, heck, even artificially intelligent companies promising data visualization. But despite all the noise, Port

It’s called virtual “reality” for a reason

I was in grad school in the 1990s, working on a project for Michigan’s Advanced Technology Lab in their EE department. We were trying to make telerobots controllable over unreliable networks. I got

Google open sources Embedding Projector to make high-dimensional data more manageable

This morning, Google announced that it was open sourcing its data visualization tool, Embedding Projector. The tool will help machine learning researchers to visualize data without having to install

Looker expands beyond the confines of the application in its latest release

The application is where we traditionally tend to work with a piece of software, but with the increasing use of APIs, sometimes the application is just one way of interacting with the tool. Looker ann

Narrative Science can now describe your Tableau charts for you

Tableau Software‘s shares soared 13 percent on Tuesday following the news that it has appointed a new CEO and the announcement that the data analytics provider has partnered with Narrative S

Data visualization service Reflect raises $2.5M seed round led by DFJ

Reflect, a Portland, Oregon-based data visualization service, today announced that it has raised $2.5 million on an oversubscribed seed round led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Other participants in this

Looker’s slick Slack integration inserts data directly into conversations

Looker, a data visualization and business intelligence startup announced a new component today that brings Looker data directly into Slack conversations without having to access the program separatel

“Slack For Data” App Chartcube Launches On Desktop And iPhone

Collaborating on data is burdensome and often results in increasingly unwieldy email chains loaded with multiple PowerPoint and Excel attachments. A startup called Chartcube wants to make sharing and

Alteryx Lands $60M To Boost Data Analytics App-Building Platform

Alteryx, a company that has been providing a way to build analytical apps from a variety data sources via a workflow interface, got a big boost in funding today, announcing a $60M Series B round. Th

Chartio’s New Data Pipeline Makes Analyzing And Visualizing Data Easier

<a target="_blank" href="http://chartio.com">Chartio</a>, a business intelligence service that lets you explore your data from a wide variety of sources, is launching a new service today that should m

Sequoia-Backed Data Visualization App Roambi Unveils A Complete Redesign To Complement iOS 7

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.roambi.com/">Roambi</a>, the app that makes it easy for companies to turn their data into interactive graphics, has released a major update of its analytics platfor

Lineal Timeline Lets You Visualize History (Or The Future) On Your iPad

A new app for iPad called <a target="_blank" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lineal-timeline/id704204957?mt=8">Lineal Timeline</a> launched recently, offering a way to scroll back through histor
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