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Nilesh Jethwa's Blog Posts Tagged 'infocaptor' (11)

Meaning and purpose of Business Intelligence - Did we lose the true purpose somewhere?

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  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 actionable information and analytical tools needed to improve profits and performance. Business intelligence (BI) is the…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on December 2, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

A to Z list of Google acquisitions and where they ended up within Google

Google has acquired around 184 companies as of October 2015, with its largest acquisition being the purchase of Motorola Mobility, a mobile device manufacturing company, for $12.5 billion. Not all the acquisition figures are available but aggregating all the public known amounts, Google has spent atleast 28…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on October 12, 2015 at 5:50am — No Comments

Knowing your zodiac - birth sign, what are the odds of you becoming the next President of USA?

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 visualization we are packing multiple dimensions in one big picture

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We have packed 5 dimensions namely President…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on September 22, 2015 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Average attorney rate jumps 85% after first year in practice

"Consumer Law is recognized as a specialty area of law1 dealing with

issues arising from transactions involving one or more persons acting as

individuals or as a family. It typically includes the legal fields of

bankruptcy, credit discrimination, consumer banking, warranty law, unfair

and deceptive acts and practices, and more narrow topics of consumer law

such as consumer protection…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 22, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

What is the most dangerous dish at Olive Garden?

Our entire family loves going to Olive Garden and every time we go, we order the same items from the menu!

Having access to the Olive Garden nutrition data is like stumbling on a pot of data gold, you never know that sinfully tasty food might be the most nutritious dish, or is it?

Let us start with the appetizers

 

Ouch!…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 16, 2015 at 4:12pm — No Comments

List of acquisitions by Microsoft

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 (2000), Yammer (2012), Nokia (2013) and Mojang (2014).

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 15, 2015 at 6:38am — 1 Comment

Which drink is more popular Tea, Coffee, Beer, Wine?

If number of searches were an indicator for gauging the popularity of a drink between Tea, Coffee, Beer and Wine then who wins the contest?

Let us analyze who wins the popularity contest by comparing the number of searches for each of the terms.

Data collection method: Each of the keywords Tea, Coffee, Beer and Wine were used with Google Trends to extract the weekly data and then plotted as below. Year 2015 is excluded due to partial…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 6, 2015 at 6:35am — 4 Comments

VC investment analytics with data visualization

In this article we perform analytics on a huge dataset available from https://www.pwcmoneytree.com. PWC Money tree provides 20 years of  Venture capital investment data from 1995 onward. Having data that goes far into the history should give us enough to extract the necessary analytical juice out of it.

VC Investment in Billions from 1995 through 2014

The year 2000 was…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on January 14, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments

Data Visualization of Employee metrics at the top Tech companies

The top tech companies by market capitalization are IBM, HP , Oracle , Microsoft , Cisco , SAP , EMC , Apple , Amazon and Google

All of the top tech companies are selected based on their current market capitalization with the exception of Yahoo. The year 2014 is not included as part of this analysis.

 

Data: The source of this data is from the public financial records from SEC.gov

 

All the sales figures are normalized and reported in USD…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on December 15, 2014 at 11:01am — 8 Comments

Trends in Big Data Vs Hadoop Vs Business Intelligence

How has the interest in Big Data, Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Analytics and dashboards changed over the years?

One easy way to gauge the interest is to measure how much news is generated for the related term and Google Trends allows you do that very easily.

After plugging all of the above terms in Google…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on December 2, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

Don’t Expect A Large Salary Increase If You Didn’t Go To College

As per US Census data, following chart illustrates that if you have less than "college degree" then the jumps in your salary is very less as you progress in your age

Small increase in salary for less than college degree

Notice the big…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on November 20, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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