Tag: businessintelligence

It’s Finally Here! Data Visualisation Tool Tableau Arrives On Mac!

by Priscilla Cheung on
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After several delays, one of the world’s leading data visualisation and business intelligence tools arrive on Mac. As hardcore Tableau users, we received a wonderful surprise in our inbox this morning. An update from Tableau announcing that the data visualisation tool was finally available as a native desktop app on Mac as part of the Tableau 8.2 rollout. Tableau is an essential software for Datalicious. If we’re not using our own license for client data visualisations or dashboards and reporting, our clients will already be using it. It’s amazing how [...]

Making the Brasil World Cup “Datalicious”

by Daniel Dewar on
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World Cup fever is starting to hit Datalicious HQ as the 2014 Brasil World Cup gets underway. The 2014 Fifa Brasil World Cup kicks off today. For those of you familiar with the Datalicious team, we’re all pretty big sports fans, but football brings out a whole new kind of crazy. We set up an internal sweepstakes competition, and in true Datalicious fashion, created a randomised algorithm using Excel to allocate the teams. The only trouble is that Excel can only randomise the entire data selection, so the first result [...]

Drive Marketing Strategies With Data Driven Storytelling

by Daniel Dewar on
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Compelling narratives are essential to data visualisations and effective marketing strategies.   Yesterday I attended the event ‘Leveraging Data and Analytics to Drive Marketing Strategies’ held by Tableau at the Sheraton in Sydney. Presented by Tableau’s Sr Marketing Director Wade Tibke, it was an interesting look at not only how data can be used, but also why it should and the best way to present it. The Datalicious interactive visualisation for The Age on Melbourne’s most liveable suburbs was featured amongst the case studies. Granted, Tableau offered their own product [...]

Boost Business Intelligence With These Tableau Dashboard Tips

by Will Hetherington on
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Tableau is a powerful business intelligence tool and great for data visualisation projects.   We use it often as part of our dashboards and data visualisation services. It’s an excellent way to produce simple graphic representations of complex datasets. For new users it can be daunting to try and wrap your head around it. Here are a few tips to help you ease into the world of Tableau. For an extended list, see 7B Software’s Mark Smith on his top ten Tableau tips. Use Excel for practice Instead of diving [...]

We’re hiring! Looking for a Marketing Analyst to join our team of data geeks ($60k-$80K)

by Christian Bartens on

APPLY NOW, WE’RE ALWAYS HIRING FOR THIS ROLE! If you are an analytics professional with at least 2 years of work experience in data-intensive roles (preferably in a digital/direct markering environment) who would like to get into big data, web ana…