Unformatted text preview: e right capabilities to do so), and using the insights you’ve gained to transform your
operations. Misconceptions around these tasks trip up many companies.
In another video, Matt Ariker, of McKinsey’s Consumer Marketing Analytics Center, focuses on
the human element: the skills needed; how to organize and integrate new capabilities, people, and
roles; and the mind-set and behavioral changes organizations must make to become data driven.
Finally, McKinsey expert Matthias Roggendorf outlines the essentials of a business case for
implementing a data transformation.
• • Help us store, organize and analyze data
We will work with Excel as our tool for exploring what data has to offer 22 free tools for data visualization and analysis Got data? These useful tools can turn it into informative, engaging graphics.
By Sharon Machlis April 20, 2011 06:00 AM ET
inShare324 Computerworld - You may not think you've got much in common with an investigative
journalist or an academic medical researcher. But if you're trying to extract useful 2 Excel Notes Jessica Gahtan OMIS2000 information from an ever-increasing inflow of data, you'll likely find visualization useful - whether it's to show patterns or trends with graphics instead of mountains of text, or
to try to explain complex issues to a nontechnical audience. Want to see all the tools at once?
For quick reference, check out our chart listing all the tools profiled here.
There are many tools around to help turn data into graphics, but they can carry hefty
price tags. The cost can make sense for professionals whose primary job is to find
meaning in mountains of information, but you might not be able to justify such an
expense if you or your users only need a graphics application from time to time, or if
your budget for new tools is somewhat limited. If one of the higher-priced options is out
of your reach, there are a...
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