Visual representations are a fundamental component of human learning and understanding. To study the impact of data visualization, we must first look to the past and see how our ways of shaping and representing data have changed over time. This paper traces the history of visual representation, from cave drawings to the computer revolution.
Visual analytics is the process of analytical reasoning facilitated by interactive visual interfaces. Its becoming the fastest way for people to explore and understand Business Intelligence data of any size. This paper will introduce you to the seven essential elements of true visual analytics applications.
Presenting to "the Business" can be one of the most intimidating things that technical IT pros do as part of their standard job. This guide outlines strategies for giving a top-notch presentation.
In this week's Computer Weekly, after a ransomware attack shut a major US oil pipeline, we examine the real-life consequences for organisations facing similar threats. We ask the experts for their top tips in reducing datacentre running costs. And we hear how data science skills are helping government make better decisions. Read the issue now.
In this week's Computer Weekly, there's a hidden environmental cost to the vast volumes of data being generated – we examine what can be done to address it. We talk to the CISO of consumer reviews site Trustpilot, about building trust in IT security. And we look at what IT leaders can do if they inherit a toxic team environment. Read the issue now.
In this week's Computer Weekly, the BBC faces in-depth scrutiny over its digital plans – we take a look at progress. Do you need to keep data forever? We examine the technologies behind infinite storage. And we find out about the digital transformation challenges in vehicle dealerships. Read the issue now.
One huge advantage digital transformation brings with it is the phenomenon of intelligent workload management. In this 17-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at the various tools available, asset management best practices and the complications to look out for with hybrid and multicloud deployments.