Data Visualization Readings, Q1 2014, selected from Google+ extensions of this blog:
http://tinyurl.com/VisibleData and
http://tinyurl.com/VisualizationWithTableau

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Data Visualization Index (using DATA+QLIK+TIBX+MSTR; click on image above to enlarge):
Since 11/1/13 until 3/15/14: DATA stock grew 50%. QLIK 11%, MSTR – 6%, TIBX – lost 1%.
Current Market Capitalization: Tableau – $5.5B, QLIK – $2.6B, TIBCO – 3.5B, Microstrategy – $1.4B
Number of Job Openings Today: Tableau – 231, QLIK – 135, Spotfire (estimate) – 30, Microstrategy – 214
However during last 2 weeks of March of 2014 DATA shares lost 24%, QLIK lost 14%, TIBX and MSTR both lost about 10%

Why use R? Five reasons.
http://www.econometricsbysimulation.com/2014/03/why-use-r-five-reasons.html

Studying Tableau Performance Characteristics on AWS EC2
http://tableaulove.tumblr.com/post/80571148718/studying-tableau-performance-characteristics-on-aws-ec2

Head-to-head comparison of Datawatch and Tableau
http://datawatch.com/datawatch-vs-tableau

Diving into TIBCO Spotfire Professional 6.0
http://www.jenunderwood.com/2014/03/25/diving-into-tibco-spotfire-professional-6-0/

TIBCO beats Q1 2014 estimates but Spotfire falters
http://diginomica.com/2014/03/20/tibco-beats-estimates-spotfire-falters/

Qlik Doesn’t Fear Tableau, Oracle In Data Analytics
http://news.investors.com/031314-693154-qlik-focuses-on-easy-to-use-data-analytics.htm?p=full

Best of the visualisation web… February 2014
http://www.visualisingdata.com/index.php/2014/04/best-of-the-visualisation-web-february-2014/

Datawatch: ‘Twenty Feet From Stardom’
http://seekingalpha.com/article/2101513-datawatch-twenty-feet-from-stardom

Tableau plans to raise $345M — more than its IPO — with new stock offering
http://venturebeat.com/2014/03/16/tableau-plans-to-raise-345m-more-than-its-ipo-with-new-stock-offering/

TIBCO Spotfire Expands Connectivity to Key Big Data Sources
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/tibco-expands-connectivity-to-key-big-data-sources-2014-03-11

Tableau and Splunk Announce Strategic Technology Alliance
http://www.splunk.com/view/SP-CAAAKH5?awesm=splk.it_hQ

The End of The Data Scientist!?
http://alpinenow.com/blog/the-end-of-the-data-scientist/

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Data Science Is Dead
http://slashdot.org/topic/bi/data-science-is-dead/

Periodic Table of Elements in TIBCO Spotfire
http://insideinformatics.cambridgesoft.com/InteractiveDemos/LaunchDemo/?InteractiveDemoID=1

Best of the visualisation web… January 2014
http://www.visualisingdata.com/index.php/2014/03/best-of-the-visualisation-web-january-2014/

Workbook Tools for Tableau
http://powertoolsfortableau.com/tableau-workbooks/workbook-tools/

Tapestry Data Storytelling Conference
http://www.tapestryconference.com/attendees
http://www.visualisingdata.com/index.php/2014/03/a-short-reflection-about-tapestry-conference/ ReadingLogo

URL Parameters in Tableau
http://interworks.co.uk/business-intelligence/url-parameters-tableau/

Magic Quadrant 2014 for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
http://www.gartner.com/technology/reprints.do?id=1-1QLGACN&ct=140210&st=sb

What’s Next in Big Data: Visualization That Works the Way the Eyes and Mind Work
http://insights.wired.com/profiles/blogs/what-s-next-in-big-data-visualization-that-works-the-way-the-eyes#axzz2wPWAYEuY

What animated movies can teach you about data analysis
http://www.cio.com.au/article/539220/whatanimatedmoviescanteachaboutdata_analysis/

Tableau for Mac is coming, finally
http://www.geekwire.com/2014/tableau-mac-coming-finally/

Authenticating an External Tableau Server using SAML & AD FS
http://www.theinformationlab.co.uk/2014/02/04/authenticating-external-tableau-server-using-internal-ad/

Visualize this: Tableau nearly doubled its revenue in 2013
http://gigaom.com/2014/02/04/visualize-this-tableau-nearly-doubled-its-revenue-in-2013/

Qlik Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results
http://investor.qlik.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=827231

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Tableau Mapping – Earthquakes, 300,000,000 marks using Tableau 8.1 64-bit
http://theywalkedtogether.blogspot.com/2014/01/tableaumapping-earthquakes-300000000.html

Data Science: What’s in a Name?
http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130215205002-50510-the-data-scientific-method

Gapminder World Offline
http://www.gapminder.org/world-offline/

Advanced Map Visualisation in Tableau using Alteryx
http://www.theinformationlab.co.uk/2014/01/15/DrawingArrowsinTableau

Motion Map Chart
https://apandre.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/motion-map-chart/

One of Bill Gates’s favorite graphs redesigned
http://www.perceptualedge.com/blog/?p=1829

Authentication and Authorization in Qlikview Server
http://community.qlik.com/blogs/qlikviewdesignblog/2014/01/07/authentication-and-authorization

SlopeGraph for QlikView (D3SlopeGraph QlikView Extension)
http://www.qlikblog.at/3093/slopegraph-for-qlikview-d3slopegraph-qlikview-extension/

Revenue Model Comparison: SaaS v. One-Time-Sales
http://www.wovenware.com/blog/2013/12/revenue-model-comparison-saas-v-one-time-sales#.UyimffmwIUo

Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/10/topology-data-sets/all/

Posting data to the web services from QlikView
http://community.qlik.com/docs/DOC-5530

It’s your round at the bar
http://interworks.co.uk/tableau/radial-bar-chart/

Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe
http://elms.wordpress.com/2008/03/04/lexical-distance-among-languages-of-europe/

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