Event Storming is the creation of Alberto Brandolini, a lightweight but powerful workshop approach for software development and domain-driven design. Using sticky notes, experts like software developers and product designers work together at an accelerated pace to focus, rethink, reframe, and bounce ideas off each other. Event Storming is a methodology meant to: Be quick, [...]

October 30, 2019


by: Renee Miller


Categories: Data, Data Visualization, Looker

Looking at Looker, Part 2 By Renee Miller and Victoria Davis Why should we talk about Looker? With Looker JOIN19 a week away, we thought we’d dive deeper into the Looker platform (See Part 1 here). Earlier this year, Google Cloud announced a plan to buy Looker for $2.6 billion, making it even more of a [...]

The Data Challenge Have you ever wanted to assess or explore a new BI, analytics, data visualization, data science, etc. technology, but struggled to find a data set to use for your assessment and exploration activities? Have you grown tired of analyzing the “typical” datasets–think census, stock market, and employment and inflation rate data–known to be publicly available? […]

Tableau has been around for awhile now and is sort of the “name brand” when referring to new cloud and lightweight BI platforms. Given its stature I thought I would download the newest version (Tableau 10), kick the tires, and see what it’s all about. You can download a free trial and test it for [...]

October 5, 2016


by: GregSuk


Categories: Data Visualization, Excel

I’ll address the title of this right at the top, in short, it depends. The long answer, which I will discuss as I go through this article, is it depends on how you intend to use it. If you are a small company or team with fairly simple data needs, and you are using it […]