Practical Insights on Amanda Makulec

Five Lessons Learned from Applying Design Thinking to Data Visualization

Five Lessons Learned from Applying Design Thinking to Data Visualization

Published on: Oct 09 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Five Lessons Learned from Applying Design Thinking to Data Visualization
Human centered design isn’t a new concept. We’ve heard engineers, from aerospace to software, quietly snicker as they’ve seen the enthusiasm for design thinking...
R or Python: Which Data Analysis Software Should You Use?

R or Python: Which Data Analysis Software Should You Use?

Published on: Sep 28 2017 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
When it comes to analyzing data sets and finding insights for decision makers, we all start with Excel or Google Sheets. However, they both have serious limitations....
What Data Do Our Constituents Want to Count?

What Data Do Our Constituents Want to Count?

Published on: Jul 27 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What Data Do Our Constituents Want to Count?
Here is an interesting idea from Amanda Makulec that merits pondering: Let’s ask users: “What do YOU want to count?” instead of just collecting...
Dashboards: A Force for Good, Great, or Greater Confusion?

Dashboards: A Force for Good, Great, or Greater Confusion?

Published on: Nov 09 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Dashboards: A Force for Good, Great, or Greater Confusion?
In this era of big data and real-time data sharing, projects and organizations are increasingly trying to organize their analytics with dashboards that share key...