Category Archives: BI At Large

H + The Digital Series – animated interactive timeline chart

A colleague at work recently told me about the web series H +. It sounded interesting, so i went to check it out, and was instantly hooked! For me, this was a brand new genre, and one that fits the … Continue reading

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Recalls dashboard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (http://www.cpsc.gov/) collects and publishes information about product recalls. The department made its database of recalls information available to the public as a web service, which means we can have fun with this data… Leveraging our … Continue reading

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Play the pie chart Dreidel

This Saturday is the first night of Chanukah, the Jewish “festival of lights” holiday. One of the games kids play during this holiday is called Dreidel. The Dreidel is essentially a top that has four Hebrew letters marked on four … Continue reading

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Tag Cloud and Charts Integration

The following example uses a DataTable to populate a Tag Cloud and a Map chart. The tag cloud is interactive, and clicking the state will filter the map and column chart accordingly. Just another example of our html5 data visualization … Continue reading

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Visualizing Black Bears Population in NH White Mountains

Last week, i went camping with my family in the white mountains area of New Hampshire. It was a great experience. On the last day of our trip, i learned that the region is home to some 4500 black bears. … Continue reading

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What-if analysis example – HTML5 style

One of the interesting things dashboarding tools and technologies have always been able to do was providing users with the ability to run “what-if” analysis. Changing variables that impact results and allowing users to visualize the impact of the change … Continue reading

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Click or swipe

Once of the clear advantages html5 has over native apps is the concept of develop once, deploy anywhere. From an enterprise IT perspective, this is a huge benefit of course, handling a single code base, leveraging a single development platform, … Continue reading

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Flash style transition effects with HTML5 dashboards

Adding some flash style fade effect to our HTML5 dashboards is a synch… Can control the transition type, speed, and control every aspect of the transition invocation..  

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Tree menu with dynamic variable number of charts

A sophisticated data visualization UI often requires dynamic placement of elements on the screen. For example, menus may need to be data driven based on hierarchical data that can be ragged or unpredictable. In the example below, you can see … Continue reading

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Medicare dashboard – for your iPad

The pursuit of BI Happiness involves being able to view your own dashboards on your iPad or iPhone. To that end, i began converting our medicare dashboard into a pure html5 version. It works much the same way, using the … Continue reading

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