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Data Discovery QuickClip: Analyzing Retail Data with a Bar Chart

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Porter Thorndike | November 21, 2014

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, I thought it was time for a review of the ubiquitous and versatile bar chart and how it’s the perfect visualization style for analyzing retail sales. In this video, “Analyzing Retail Data with a Bar Chart,” I view sales over a 12-month period to...

Butler Health Systems Wins Gold eHealthcare Leadership Award

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Kathleen Moran | November 18, 2014

We’re pleased to announce that Information Builders’ customer Butler Health Systems, has received a gold eHealthcare Leadership Award in the category of Best Overall Internet Site. The eHealthcare Leadership Awards are an annual program that recognizes the best websites and digital communications...

Information Builders Takes Home Two Healthcare XCellence Awards

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Kathleen Moran | November 11, 2014

We’re excited to share that Information Builders was once again honored at the Healthcare IT Summit XCellence Awards, hosted in Los Angeles on November 4. The company received awards in the “Best of Show” and “Best Technology Solution” categories within the payer group. Additionally, Information...

Data Visualization Tips: I Love Bubble Charts

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Porter Thorndike | November 04, 2014

I love bubble charts.  They're pretty and communicate a lot of data, kind of like me.  Any time I get a new data set, the bubble chart is my go to visualization to find something interesting in the data.  Why is the bubble chart so good at finding patterns in data? The Bubble Chart...

Business Intelligence: Trick or Treat?

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Kathleen Moran | October 28, 2014

It’s likely many of us will experience a fright or two this week as Halloween festivities kick into high gear. Zombies, witches and goblins are scary enough in a haunted house. When it comes to enterprise data, however, these spooky elements are not only frightening—they’re downright dangerous....

Data Discovery QuickClip: Why Are People Moving to North Dakota?

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Porter Thorndike | October 22, 2014

In this video, I use WebFOCUS InfoDiscovery to analyze 2013 Census data. My goal was to see where people were moving and to understand why they were doing so. I measured this first with a Scatterplot from the Visualization Library and learned that population change and employment change typically...