ENTRIES TAGGED "data analysis"
Chris Amico and Laura Norton Amico's project started as a spreadsheet. Now it's a community news platform.
To learn more about the people who are redefining the practice computer-assisted reporting, in some cases, building the newsroom stack for the 21st century, Radar conducted a series of email interviews with data journalists during the 2012 NICAR Conference. "It’s not just about the data, and it’s not just about the journalism, but it’s about meeting a community need in an innovative way," said Laura Norton Amico.
Alyona Medelyan and Anna Divoli on the opportunities in chaotic data.
Alyona Medelyan and Anna Divoli are inventing tools to help companies contend with vast quantities of fuzzy data. They discuss their work and what lies ahead for big data in this interview.
The Global Adaptation Index combines development indicators from 161 countries.
Speed, accessibility and open data have come together in the Global Adaptation Index, a new data browser that rates a given country's vulnerability to environmental shifts.
Open source tools and a focus on user experience elevate Cook County's "Look at Cook" data website.
One of the best recent efforts at visualizing open government data can be found at LookatCook.com, which tracks government budgets and expenditures from 1993-2011 in Cook County, Illinois.
Open data, a map and the Internet share the story of violence against journalists in Afghanistan
A new website shows incidents of violence against journalists in Afghanistan launched. Data.nai.org.afs charts attacks on the media onto an interactive map of country using open source mapping tools.
Theo Schlossnagle on the state of real-time data analysis and where it needs to go.
Real-time data analysis has come a long way, but Theo Schlossnagle, principal and CEO of OmniTI, says some technology improvements are actually causing a data analysis devolution.
Well-designed dashboards begin with the user squarely in mind.
A new class of dashboards is making data analysis more flexible. Some companies are even replacing stagnant corporate intranets with dashboard interfaces.
Companies are looking to help business clients store and analyze data.
IBM Netezza and Revolution R Enterprise announced a new partnership, which together with recent moves by Microsoft and HP signal a growing realization that integrating data storage and analysis provides a better client experience.