Data speaks best through visuals, not words – so believes renowned data journalist and TEDtalks speaker, David McCandless. According to him, 80% of all that we learn gets imbibed visually, and research would have to agree. Three groups of economists participated in a study where they were given a dataset and asked everyone the same… Read More »

Waterfall spark bullet charts

These 3 charts are the cornerstone of most business dashboards. While a simple bar or pie might do for a small-scale project with limited relevance, applications that cater to large audiences and have to show dynamic updates and summaries must go a step further. That’s where slightly more convoluted charts come into play. A variety… Read More »

visualize real time data with

There’s no doubt that we live in a world where immediacy is essential, experiences are defined by the ‘right here, right now.’ As a result, our reaction to any event is - “Are we getting this in real time?” From wildfires raging across California to Keisha’s stellar Grammy performance, or your next Facebook update -… Read More »

how to create charts in Underscore.js

Underscore.JS, developed by Jeremy Ashkenas in the year 2009, is a JavaScript library that has more than 100 inbuilt functions to manipulate data quickly and efficiently. These functions, based on the datatype they are used for, can be categorized as functions that can be used to manipulate: Arrays Objects Arrays and objects (these functions are… Read More »

Analytical dashboards are reporting tools that help organizations study historical data to understand trends and foresee outcomes. Analytical dashboards are created using advanced features, like drill-down, given that they plot a large amount of data. The advanced features are also needed because users may want to filter the data for the simplest as well as… Read More »

responsive dashboard design in bootstrap

How often do you access the internet when you are traveling, grabbing a quick lunch at your favorite restaurant, or while relaxing after dinner? Quite often, isn’t it? And not every time you access the internet, it is on the laptop. With a lifestyle that requires you to be constantly on the move, while also… Read More »