Thoughts

Since the beginning of time, we’ve always been fascinated with knowing what lies ahead. We started with predicting the seasons and weather patterns, and using that information to know when to sow seed, and when to harvest. Though some have the attitude ‘Que sera sera, whatever will be, will be,’ people have a fundamental desire to stay informed. Businesses are no different. Business leaders love the idea of certainty when making decisions.

This week's data digest covers some interesting arguments and use cases for and against the hype around Big Data. We also revisit the question of 'buy vs build' when it comes to software libraries.

In this series of blog posts titled 'Embracing Raphaël', we're taking you behind the scenes, giving you a glimpse of the nuts and bolts that power FusionCharts products, sharing our perspective on the technological shift that's happened in the data visualization industry over the past few years, and how it's influenced our products. If you've… Read the rest of this entry »

It all began in 2002 when our CEO, all of 17-years then, was fed up of *boring* charts in Excel. This, alongside an opportunity to tap into the lack of interactive charting solutions on the web and rake in decent pocket money set the ball in motion. He figured out an innovative way using Macromedia… Read the rest of this entry »

Creating the product tour was a long journey but we are very proud of what we have come up with. In this post, you will be taken through this complete journey and talk about all the phases involved in great details – inspiration, conceptualization, content structure, design, development and the usability aspects we worked on throughout. We will also talk about all the challenges we faced and how we overcame them to finally develop the product tour.

I like talking to our customers whenever I get a chance, over phone or at the expos we exhibit at. I try to understand how they are using FusionCharts and how they see their charting requirements evolving. And at the end of these conversations I typically end up asking - So what made you choose… Read the rest of this entry »