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…Continue
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on December 2, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on October 12, 2015 at 5:50am — No Comments
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
We have packed 5 dimensions namely President…Continue
A Quick chart illustrating the top Data Science keywords. The data was grabbed from this article. …Continue
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 24, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Quick chart comparing Bigfoot vs UFO news/search activity.
Bigfoot and UFO remain elusive but know their ways to make news from time to time.
Looking at the Google Trends data for both the entities we clearly see the spikes in their news activities.…Continue
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 24, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
"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…
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 22, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
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
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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).
Check out …Continue
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…Continue
We had the chance to use the NFL play by play dataset all the way from 2002 through 2013 and the best part is the analysis was carried within Hadoop using Cloudera Impala.
For the analysis we wanted to be at the individual game level but the data contained mixed grain including the play by play data. So what we ended up doing was apply some SQL filters to restrict it to the first row of each play by play dataset.
Here are some interesting…Continue
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.
The year 2000 was…Continue
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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…Continue
This article is not about any futuristic "Iron Man style dashboard/data visualization product" where you are combing through holographic cubic chunks from your ultra fast Big Data pipeline.
From time to time I keep pondering on what could be…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on December 2, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments
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
Notice the big…Continue
In this data analysis a very interesting and powerful fact emerges. The data is taken from seed-db.com and analyzed to create visualizations.…Continue
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on October 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Having found a dataset on Ebola cases, thought of checking it out quickly what the statistics really look like.
The dataset contains 3 countries and within each there are multiple regions.
So just using the high level information at the country level this is what we can see in a simple line chart.
In the below Chart,
The blue line > Total Death cases
The green line > Total Cases
The Orange line > Currently admitted
And the Red…Continue
Added by Nilesh Jethwa on October 6, 2014 at 6:57am — No Comments
Here is the USA map visual by state showing what percentage of people received flouride in their water.
Here is the data source …Continue
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NOTE: H1b is a Visa program where people from outside countries are allowed to work with USA companies. The visa is valid for a 3 year period and is extensible for another 3 years.
United States Department of Labor publishes quarterly data of H1-B and other visa applications. Below is an analysis and visualization of the same data.
What is in the Data…Continue