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November 18, 2019

Vizlib Monday Digest: Data analytics – building a better tomorrow


Monday, 18 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!)


The marriage of analytics-ready data and business growth. The relationship between expertly managing data and business expansion is undeniable. Businesses that are unable to manage and successfully integrate their heavy data load often experience a bottleneck resulting in competitive lag. Read how DataOps smoothes out and accelerates the analytics value chain in Qlik’s latest blog by CEO, Mike Capone here


 Image credit: Qlik


Data analytics – the new tool to tackle homelessness. In the US, federal housing authorities are instituting a data-driven approach to aiding the homeless. Policymakers can now magnify the impact of their collaboration efforts through digital and data analytics tools.  Learn how data can fuel a supportive ecosystem for those experiencing homelessness and potentially help to prevent it in the first place in this Deloitte report


Image credit: Deloitte


Predictive analytics helps patients get the right care at the right time. Predictive analytics systems are establishing a beneficial foothold in the medical field, particularly in palliative care. The systems analyze patient data to help predict changes in a patient’s condition or treatment outcomes. Read more about this growing analytics trend here


Embedded analytics: to build or buy? App builders have a tricky choice to make between building analytics tools in-house or purchasing solutions from specialist providers. The decision is complex and takes into consideration factors such as the level of support available and cost. Discover more on the power of embedded analytics to unlock your data in this devops.com article here. 


The human side of data. A data visualisation specialist and artist, Giorgia Lupi,  known for her TED Talk: How we can find ourselves in data, is adding a touch of humanity to data. Discover how she uses information design to transform data into something that can be felt. Read on in this Forbes article


 Giorgia Lupi at TEDNYC  Photo credit: Ryan Lash / TED


And our Quote of the day:

“Become data literate — It’s clear that data will continue to become the most valuable asset. Position yourself to lead in this environment.”

Qlik’s Global Head of Data Literacy, Jordan Marrow.

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