Category Archives: Visualization

Specific visualization concepts

Removing the clutter

Ask any Data Visualization expert and one of the best pieces of advice that they will give you is “remove the clutter” so that your “data can tell the story.” Would it be going to far if I suggested that … Continue reading

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Visualizing Data that does not exist … aka Readmissions Dashboard

Many who make requests seem to have a belief that Business Intelligence is magic. They loose their ability to listen to logic and reason and simply ask you to do the impossible. Many who make requests seem to have a belief … Continue reading

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Visualizing Advanced Analytics

Advanced Analytics with Aster I recently stumbled upon Teradata’s Aster and I’m pretty fired up. It turns out there is an entire community dedicated to helping data visualization people like myself learn how to implement advanced analytic functions. The site … Continue reading

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Visualizing How to Improve

Besides helping customers by day and being an all around Qlik Dork at other times I happen to have a very strong passion for helping fastpitch softball players elevate their game. When I say elevate the game I mean getting over … Continue reading

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The Power of Now

One of my favorite activities as a child was doing mental puzzles. Matchstick puzzles like this were among my favorites. Easy to understand wording like “Move 2 matchsticks and turn this fish that is swimming to the left into a … 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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Light Dawns on Marblehead

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 End User Adoption

This past week I had my annual review. This time of year always makes me envious of those that produce widgets. I would love to be able to show my boss a list of all of the widget producers and … Continue reading

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Visualizing Length of Stay

What do the numbers 3.53, 17.6 and 4 all have in common?  They are completely useless when displayed by themselves because they have no context.   Length of Stay is a vastly important metric in health care and here is the most … Continue reading

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Visualizing the Story

“It was the best of times, It was the worst of times, It was the age of wisdom, It was the age of foolishness …” These are the unforgettable opening lines to Charles Dickens’ classic “A Tale of Two Cities.” … Continue reading

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