Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization.
But most folks, even power users, consider data visualizations as being out of their technical reach or even as the exclusive province of data scientists or at least database administrators (DBAs). Fortunately, with self-service business intelligence (BI) becoming increasingly popular in even small to midsize business (SMB) scenarios, many users have highly capable data visualization tools at their fingertips and don’t even realize it.
Author: Oliver Rist