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Forsyth Alexander

10 analytics books for novices (and fans)

A common question for many who are interested in doing data analysis and visualization on their own is, “What analytics books should I read?” Here's a list of 10 we recommend for novices and even those who are already fans but want to know more.

Cognos Analytics

Adam Joyce

Teeing up the Masters winner with IBM Cognos Analytics

By visualizing various statistics in IBM’s Cognos Analytics, I can make a more informed decision on who will come away with the green jacket late Sunday afternoon.

Watson Analytics

Forsyth Alexander

Basketball, brackets, and dataviz: Time to take offense

It's mid-March. The time when many of us in the US go mad, filling out millions of brackets in the hopes of predicting the next men's college basketball champion. I'm one of those crazy sports fan, and this is how I used Watson Analytics to fill out my bracket.

Analytics for all

Forsyth Alexander

Got data exhaustion? Get fired up again in 1 minute and 23 seconds

Are you suffering from data exhaustion? If you're not a data scientist, you might just be. Everyone in business is facing ballooning data volumes and the mandate that all decisions and actions be data-driven. However, if you take just 1 minute and 23 seconds of your time, you might be able to approach data with an new and improved attitude.

Watson Analytics

Forsyth Alexander

Watson Analytics dataviz: Seeing is believing

Data visualization is an integral part of Watson Analytics. So, there's nothing casual about what we do to make sure our visualizations tell great stories.

Watson Analytics

Forsyth Alexander

When data imitates art: The surprising visualizations of marine animal data

A group called the Marine Mammals Exploring the Oceans Pole to Pole (MEOP) Consortium has been tracking oceanic data since 2