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Data Digest: Visualization Advice, Revamping Your BI Strategy (A Personal Tale)

Tips for making the most effective visualizations, plus the personal story of an IT strategist who made his enterprise's BI process useful.

Making a Better Modern Visualization by Studying Past Ones

Visualizing data is not a new practice. Ever since the humble bar graph was used, data visualizations have been around. This article reviews some of the earliest examples of good data visualizations to show how to improve your own modern visualizations.

Read More at Computer World

Turning Data Visualizations into Art

The first article in today's Digest suggested improvements to visualizations by looking at effective visualizations of the past. This article offers help on making a better visualization for present-day audiences with easily applicable advice.

Read More at All Business

Breathing Life into Old Business Intelligence Processes

BI systems are great in theory, but what happens if no one actually uses them for benefit? This article is the personal story of an IT strategist who made his enterprise's BI process useful. He has tips for readers on revamping their own BI strategies on the way.

Read More at Information Week

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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