Igniting Innovation and Managing Change Through Data Visualization

Analytics are only useful when they have meaning to the person reading them. Data visualization capabilities enable change management dashboards that collect, merge, and present data in an understandable form while offering inquiry ability for better decision-making.
— By Esther Burt

Data, data everywhere, and not a drop to use. Ignoring the mixed metaphor, the reality is that many organizations struggle to find the value in big data. What kind of data can produce innovation or what data will help the organization open up new markets? Even after the data is collected, what then?

Data is only useful when it is presented in a form the user can make sense of, and that means it needs to fit the way the human brain works best. Data visualization is imagery in the form of charts and graphs, though that description does not convey the sophistication of its underlying technologies that can combine multiple databases, produce real-time analytics, ...

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