Category Archives: Data Literacy

Visualizing Analytics in Virtual Reality

Total Immersion How cool is this image of a physician totally immersed in patient data in this virtual world? As soon as the coolness wheres off your brain is left scrambling for reality. Can we really do this? Would it … Continue reading

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Visualizing Data Fluency

The real question that’s plagued the world has never been “Should I visualize the data?” it’s always been “How should I visualize the data?” Because it’s not that people don’t want to see things visually it’s a matter of how … Continue reading

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To achieve, or not to achieve action

That is the question. At least it’s the question that we in the business intelligence community should be focusing on. Why weave my title so closely to one of the most famous lines by William Shakespeare? Simple. Our ability to … Continue reading

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Avoiding a Data Tornado

You know I love to go out on a limb using data metaphors. Sometimes they are my own and sometimes I flat out steal them from others. (Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery you know.) I’ve wanted to continue … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Data Consumption Continuum

As this is intended to be a blog about visualization it seemed only fitting that I devote this post to visualizing the concept I introduced last week that I called a Data Consumption Continuum. It all started with … A … Continue reading

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The Data Consumption Continuum

We humans love to consume. Food. Water. Fuels. And my personal favorite Chocolate. You name it we want to consume it. Health warnings have little effect at deterring us from consuming mass quantities of the wrongs things. Yet sadly there … Continue reading

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Visualizing Healthcare Claims

I recently had the opportunity to demonstrate Qlik Sense for the Director of a large health system’s Revenue Cycle team. The consultant who recommended us spoke with me ahead of time and we got along great. “This guy has been … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Busy-ness

Not that anyone would be surprised to discover a direct correlation between supply and demand but in my last post on “Visualizing Knowledge” the scatter plot proved to be a very advantageous chart type in that it showed there was … Continue reading

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