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PowerPoint for Data Visualization: Ubiquitious But Flawed PowerPoint is undoubtedly the most widely used data presentation tool (by way of its "Insert Chart" function), but it wins few friends among visualization experts. PowerPoint templates tend to "weaken verbal and spatial reasoning, and almost always corrupt statistical analysis," writes guru Edward Tufte.
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.
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