Data Visualization of Pittsburgh’s Municipal Building Energy Usage

Photo by Dan Chmill, via Flickr creative commons. Energy Dashboard metrics for Pittsburgh Municipal buildings Today we get our hands busy analysing data from Pittsburgh Open data. Few months ago we did Chicago wifi usage visualization and this is our first attempt analysing our own city data. The very first thing we notice is that … Read more

What is the true benefit of Dashboards or Business Intelligence software?

In fact, the question should be “What should be the true benefit of Dashboards or Business Intelligence software? ” Whether you are using dashboard in excel, Dashboards in Microsoft Access, Quickbooks, business objects, Salesforce or big ERP like Oracle EBS or SAP, there are numerous tangible benefits of using InfoCaptor as your primary BI and … Read more

Have we lost the true meaning and purpose of Business Intelligence?

Have we lost the true meaning and purpose of Business Intelligence Companies in a variety of industries are still data-rich but information-poor and this ratio keeps increasing every day. The rate of data generation is so high that organizations simply cannot keep up with generating insights out of it. These enterprises lack the kind of … Read more

Presidents of USA and their Birth Signs – Sankey Visualization

Wikipedia has a great dataset with regards to all the presidents of USA, their birth dates, birth States and birth signs (sun sign) In this analysis, we will visualize the relation between the Age at Presidency, State of Birth and birth sign. Sankey diagrams are extremely powerful at expressing flow and relationships. In the following … Read more

Create engaging visualization with brand new Sankey generator

Introducing brand new Sankey Visualizaton With the latest release of InfoCaptor, you can build Sankey Diagrams by just drag and drop operations. Sankey Visuals are one of the most powerful visualizations. It illustrates flows of any kind, where the width of each flow is based on its quantity. It gives complete bird’s eye view of … Read more

What is the most dangerous food at Olive Garden?

Olive Garden is one of the favorite destination for Italian food and today we got hold of the entire Olive Garden menu along with their nutrition data. A typical meal at Olive Garden starts with a drink, appetizers [free bread sticks], main dish and finally the desert. So going in the same sequence let see … Read more

List of acquisitions by Microsoft – a data journey

Microsoft was established in 1975 and it went public in 1986 [in about 11 years] Microsoft’s first acquisition was in 1987 and it has purchased an average of six companies a year. Microsoft has made eight acquisitions worth over one billion dollars: Skype (2011), aQuantive (2007), Fast Search & Transfer (2008), Navision (2002), Visio Corporation … Read more

Reddit 10 year growth analysis and visualization

In this article we will analyze the 10 year growth history of Reddit using simple visualizations. The data for these visualizations is available from this source [thanks to Justin @ Reddit] Let us compare the traffic stats The above data is available as monthly aggregates since 2008. So, the next question is how much of … Read more

American footbal players who died during their career – Data Visualization

This is a data analysis and visualization for players of American football who died while still on a team roster or a free agent. Included are players in the NFL, arena football, and college who have died as a result of team bus and plane accidents such as the plane crashes by Marshall and Wichita … Read more