The 12 Vizzes of Christmas

I love Christmas. It made more sense to me when I lived in a country where December = Winter but I’m slowly getting used to the sunshiny, summer Christmas feeling here in Cape Town. One thing that fills me with dread however is the phrase “…so what would you like for Christmas?” While racking my…

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All roads (eventually) lead to data

The Data Analytics Playing Field It can be taken as a given these days that any modern BI and Analytics tool that finds itself riding a Forrester Wave or boxed into a Gartner Quadrant is going to have some serious visualisation capabilities. The playing field is leveling out and key differentiators between tool-sets and vendors…

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Making Healthy Choices about Data

Making Healthy Choices about Data    by Nik Eveleigh, Principal BI Consultant At a recent business analytics summit in Johannesburg, Synergy posed a simple question to the audience members via an app: “Which do you prefer – a pie or a donut?” As you would expect some people went for pies, others went for donuts…

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