Thoughts on the Data Ecosystem

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Are Data Visualizations Trustworthy? Check the Data.

July 21, 2015 by Paulo Nascimento

It’s easier than ever to make your own data visualizations these days. Countless new charts are being posted to the internet every day, made with a growing number of tools and openly available data sets.

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Stormy Weather: Open Data Doesn't Mean Accessible Data

July 09, 2015 by Tyler Patterson

Governments have made a lot of data available in the last few years. In the U.S. alone, Data.gov hosts over 140,000 data sets, and many other cities and states have launched open data initiatives as well.

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Data Philanthropy: The Social Impact of Donating Data

July 01, 2015 by June Wu

Data is big these days. And in more than just one sense of the word.

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The Push and Pull of Enterprise Data Collaboration

April 02, 2015 by Ken Kaczmarek

Like Doctor Dolittle’s famed pushmi-pullyu, enterprise data projects have a serious agility problem.

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Let a Thousand Data Silos Bloom

January 21, 2015 by Ken Kaczmarek

It’s a story as old as time. It’s a story of evolution, a story of freedom.  And it’s a story of stuffing a genie back into its bottle.

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The Year of Putting Data to Work

December 22, 2014 by Nate Williams

It’s been a banner year for the data ecosystem.

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