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Vizlib Monday Digest: Customary and culinary data mash-ups

Vizlib Monday Digest: Customary and culinary data mash-ups


Monday, 4 November 2019

The Vizlib Monday Digest is a summary of recent articles about how data changes our lives. We’re sharing it with you to supercharge your week! (Feel free to share your comments!)


Augmented intelligence powers up human abilities. Organisations need to squeeze all they can from their human and technological resources to boost business performance. Qlik’s BI tools leverage augmented intelligence to bring together the power of humans and AI. Read more in their blog. 


Staring down the data analytics pipeline. Data professionals often struggle to get the buy-in and resources they need to manage their company’s data. Creating a data roadmap is one way analytics leaders can encourage the right collaboration to drive the business’ vision. Dig further in this Forbes article. 


Every day we produce over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Managing and extracting valuable insights from the ever-rising data tide is not an easy task for many businesses. In-memory analytics, initially a finance sector solution, is helping numerous verticals negotiate the information flood. Read more in this devops.com article. 


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AI and Machine Learning are revolutionising healthcare data. Clinical and medical researchers are maximising the potential of precision medicine through artificial intelligence. AI not only has the capacity to predict treatment outcomes but also to predict the likelihood of patients contracting diseases. Learn more about these life-saving data developments here. 


Ever wonder what data tastes like? A pair of data visualisation experts have taken their science to the kitchen! The pair creates intricate data visualisations using food to represent the data story! Discover how viewing and digesting data cuisine can lead to greater understanding in this blog by futurist and Qlik contributor, Bernard Marr.


Image credit: data-cuisine.net


And continuing on the line of unusual questions, here is our quote of the day: 

“Visualization gives you answers to questions you didn’t know you had.”

Ben Shneiderman, renowned computer scientist and University Professor. 

Enjoy your week!

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