So (what now seems an age ago) I took my annual holiday, and went back (for the 5th time) to my favorite country…India.
While digging out the back-pack from the back of the wardrobe, I came across our stash of photo’s…about 5 albums of old holidays, and a huge box of photos in the pending/holding-queue! (this will mean nothing to anyone under 30, who may never have owned a physical photograph 😀 ). I also have copious amounts of pen-drives, hard-drives and clouds of other holiday photos, which rarely get an outing. So while we were away…travelling about, having a wicked time, taking snaps I was trying to think of a better way to create a holiday album Continue reading My Indian Advizture
As analysts our job is to analyse and compare data. Our visualisations need be aesthetically pleasing, easy to gain insight, and inviting for discovery. ‘Brushing’ is a great technique for comparisons and meets those needs.
Continue reading Brushing up on Tableau
Much of my visual analysis is performed to help large companies – usually retailers and their suppliers – to better understand a perplexing problem or opportunity in their organisation. How can we reduce waste in our stores? Which promotions drive the desired behaviour in customers and why? What effect does non-delivery at depot have on availability in store? What’s the optimum product range for our biscuits category? etc.
Continue reading Managing by Averages… of Averages