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Tufte Preaches Clarity, Precision and Efficiency Edward R. Tufte has written seven influential books on data visualization, including "Beautiful Evidence, Visual Explanations, Envisioning Information," and his landmark "The Visual Display of Quantitative Information." The last of these begins with a simple sentence that sums up Tufte's philosophy: "Excellence in statistical graphics consists of complex ideas communicated with clarity, precision and efficiency."
The Agile ArchiveWhen it comes to managing data, donít look at backup and archiving systems as burdens and cost centers. A well-designed archive can enhance data protection and restores, ease search and e-discovery efforts, and save money by intelligently moving data from expensive primary storage systems.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?