Blog-posts

May 25, 2017, 1:47 PM
When analyzing deep and near real-time data to make important decisions, the powers of Alteryx and Tableau combine, enabling short-term risk planning and up-to-date deep analytics in an understandable and interactive format.
May 18, 2017, 10:17 AM
Business analysts need quick and easy access to data for timely decisions while IT professionals and data governance experts worry about compliance control, data integrity, workflows, and server issues. Fortunately, the world of self-service data analytics is evolving to meet these needs.
Mar 27, 2017, 1:07 PM
As business intelligence & self-service data analytics have evolved, our ability to integrate analytics into our business decisions and collaborate on the questions that result has also evolved.
Mar 1, 2017, 3:02 PM
CrossFit challenges everyone, including the world's fittest people. Interpreting a data visualization shouldn't be a challenge to anyone.
Jan 31, 2017, 10:18 AM
John Heisler recently participated in a project with Viz For Social Good, a platform for data visualization enthusiasts who aspire to empower mission-driven organizations and increase awareness of social issues. Viz for Social Good partnered with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to promote the use of visualizations
Jan 20, 2017, 12:06 PM
Good data analysis and visualization techniques can be applied to anything you’re passionate about, whether its running a business, analyzing sports statistics, or quantifying aspects of the creative process. When executed correctly, tasteful quantitative analysis of creative arts is possible and can help you appreciate the creative process even more!
Jan 17, 2017, 1:07 PM
John Heisler illustrates two ways to build a visualization of the same data. His first process takes about 18 minutes and requires advanced analytics knowledge. The result is a very nice-looking Sankey diagram. His second process takes less than one minute and produces a visualization that makes the data much easier to understand.
Dec 21, 2016, 12:55 PM
How big is your Markit EDM database? If your installation was completed more than a few months ago, there’s a good chance it’s enormous.
Nov 30, 2016, 1:59 PM
How do you build a team that speaks a common language, approaches repetitive tasks in the same way, and ensures that each phase of a large project builds upon the previous phase while working towards the next one? By diagramming.
Oct 26, 2016, 1:55 PM
Many financial service firms struggle with managing data exceptions. If your firm can ask itself these three questions when implementing Markit EDM, it can ensure that your implementation is effective and well-matched to your firm’s exception management process.