Imagine you are an army mechanic, and you are deployed with resupplying resources days away. A truck breaks down and needs to be fixed using only the parts at hand. You need to fix the problem, but also want to continue the mission as seamlessly as possible. What do you do? To address the problem’s […]
The unicorn is having a moment in the spotlight. I’m not just talking about recent myriad of new unicorn-themed merchandise at your favorite retailer, I’m also referring to the data science unicorns that are so coveted in today’s workforce. This rare data science unicorn is a perfect blend of statistics and math, data engineering and […]
At Excella, one of our goals in the BI Specialty Area is to evaluate new entrants into the BI tools market so that we can make the best recommendation based on client needs. This month, we put the highly anticipated Google Data Studio 360 beta to the test. The Launch of Google Data Studio 360 […]
The data visualization community is constantly growing and as a result so is the number of visualization libraries. This is not a bad thing, but when building a custom data visualization tool, choosing the right library can be a daunting task. With so many options available it can be difficult to determine which one to […]
When working on data and analytics projects, we’re often asked to manage or present a single aspect of data. You may be working to solve a specific data problem, such as determining how to get data from one system to integrate with data from another system. Or you may be tasked with taking a big, […]
This month, we asked our Data & Analytics Lead Claire Walsh what she has been reading about the industry. Here are Claire’s top picks for your October reading list! Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe is Ruled Invalid – Data Privacy in the EU – this could have significant repercussions for many US companies. […]
Data visualization is a great way to help customers understand important information by telling a compelling visual story. It can be a powerful business intelligence tool for your team or project. But you probably need fancy, expensive tools to do it well, right? Maybe not!