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JPMorgan Chase turns to big data for economy monitoring

Back in 2015, Wall Street bank JPMorgan Chase unveiled a new think tank, JPMorgan Chase Institute, dedicated to delivering data-rich insights for the public good. Their first report used proprietary data to provide deep insights into how the income and spending habits of people in the US fluctuate on a yearly and monthly basis. The…

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BI tools – new to Tableau? You need to know about these unique features

This is the Tableau features list in the series of what I like in BI tools. Being such a popular visualization tool, I’m sure you as a new user will find many lists like this all over the internet. So I’ve made the list but also where and why I used, sometimes in a non-conventional…

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Is your data on the map? Manual Qlik Sense associations between SQL and KML map data

Your problem: You’ve got some map polygons in KML format and some data in SQL, how do you tie these together using Qlik Sense associations? In a recent post talked about how useful associations are but they are not always made automatic. There’s not always going to be a perfect match so sometimes you need…

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Five critical data challenges organizations are facing in 2018

Modern business is largely data-driven, but this has opened up new challenges for forward-thinking organizations. Enterprises must come up with innovative ways to handle the volume, velocity and variety of data to ensure their insights are fast, accurate and synchronized. What’s more, the need for skilled data workers is accelerating. Does that mean there’s an…

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