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Data Fluency

By : Zach Gemignani, Chris Gemignani, Richard Galentino, Patrick Schuermann, Nathan Yau‚ÄØ
Book Image

Data Fluency

By: Zach Gemignani, Chris Gemignani, Richard Galentino, Patrick Schuermann, Nathan Yau‚ÄØ

Overview of this book

Analytical data is a powerful tool for growing companies, but what good is it if it hides in the shadows? Bring your data to the forefront with effective visualization and communication approaches and let?Data Fluency:?Empowering Your Organization with Effective Communication?show you the best tools and strategies for getting the job done right. Learn the best practices of data presentation and the ways that reporting and dashboards can help organizations effectively gauge performance, identify areas for improvement, and communicate results. Topics covered in the book include data reporting and communication, audience and user needs, data presentation tools, layout and styling, and common design failures. Those responsible for analytics, reporting, or BI implementation will find a refreshing take on data and visualization in this resource, as will report, data visualization, and dashboard designers.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Free Chapter
1
Foreword
12
Titlepage
13
Copyright
14
Dedication
15
About the Authors
16
Credits
17
Acknowledgments
18
End-User License Agreement

Data Product Ecosystem: Tools and Processes to Facilitate the Fluid Exchange of Information

The iOS and Mac App Stores alone, with more than $10 billion in sales last year, would themselves slot in at number 270 [in the Fortune 500 list] ahead of credit firm Discover and casino giants MGM and Caesar’s.5

—appleinsider

From July 2008, when it offered 500 apps, to 6 years later, when it offered more than 1.2 million apps, the Apple App Store has become a model for creating a fertile business ecosystem. Other companies have created similar ecosystems, most notably the Amazon Appstore and Google Play. The application stores—with their overabundance of options—are merely the visible manifestations of connected technologies and business systems. These systems are carefully constructed to deliver specific solutions to targeted consumer markets. Apple's App Store found success by providing developers with development tools and design guidelines; offering ready...