data visualization

Every day, more than two billion people in more than 190 countries use products made by Unilever. With long-established brand names like Dove, Sunlight and Pond’s in its kitty, Unilever’s range of consumer products and brands is as diverse as its worldwide consumer base. In 2010, the company set itself the target of doubling its… Read the rest of this entry »

In 2010 when Greenpeace posted a viral video highlighting Nestlé’s use of palm oil produced from unsustainable practices which destroy the major habitats of orangutans, it did what any brand in panic mode do. It forcefully tried removing the video. A severe back lash and protests from all social media communities followed. Nestlé had learnt… Read the rest of this entry »

Lines drawn in the chart plot area to ‘aid in the visual alignment of data’ are called grid lines. Charts can have either vertical grid lines or horizontal grid lines or both. Fig: Column chart with horizontal grid lines Fig: Bar chart with vertical grid lines Fig: Bubble chart with horizontal and vertical grid lines… Read the rest of this entry »

This is the third and concluding post in our Data Visualization in Education series where we showcase how different universities are using data visualization in a meaningful way.  The University of Texas (UT) System encompasses 15 educational institutions in the U.S. state of Texas, of which nine are academic universities and six are health institutions. The UT… Read the rest of this entry »

Data Visualization is a powerful way to simplify the complexity in our data and present it in a form which is comprehensible, insightful and actionable. From early caveman paintings to today’s sophisticated information dashboards, we have used data viz in some form or the other since time immemorial. We have compiled a list of our… Read the rest of this entry »

This is the first post in our Data Visualization in Education series where we showcase how different universities are using data visualization in a meaningful way. University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York (SUNY) is a public research university with multiple campuses located in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States. By enrollment, UB is the largest of SUNY's four… Read the rest of this entry »

This is the sixth and the concluding post in our Data Visualization Spotlight series where we showcase how different organizations are using data visualization and analytics to solve their day to day problems. Founded in August 2008, Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world. With… Read the rest of this entry »

This is the fifth post in our Data Visualization Spotlight series where we showcase how different organizations are using data visualization and analytics to solve their day to day problems. Known as “the SMS of the Internet”, this 140-character online social networking and micro blogging service revolutionized the way we connect with people online. As on… Read the rest of this entry »