Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity.
Henry David Thoreau
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Seek simplicity and distrust it.
Alfred North Whitehead

Perceptual Edge

We are overwhelmed by information, not because there is too much, but because we don't know how to tame it. Information lies stagnant in rapidly expanding pools as our ability to collect and warehouse it increases, but our ability to make sense of and communicate it remains inert, largely without notice.

Computers speed the process of information handling, but they don't tell us what the information means or how to communicate its meaning to decision makers. These skills are not intuitive; they rely largely on analysis and presentation skills that must be learned.

Perceptual Edge focuses on the tools and techniques of visual business intelligence to help you make better use of your valuable information assets.


Stephen will teach public workshops in several cities over the next year. Registration is currently open for the workshops listed below. Unless otherwise noted, these workshops involve introductory courses.

  • London, U.K. on Mar 02 – Mar 03, 2015
  • London, U.K. on Mar 04 – Mar 06, 2015
    (Advanced Dashboard Design course)
  • Sydney, Australia on Mar 23 – Mar 24, 2015
    (Signal course)
  • Sydney, Australia on Mar 25 – Mar 27, 2015
    (Advanced Dashboard Design course)
  • Stockholm, Sweden on Apr 21 – Apr 23, 2015
  • Portsmouth, Virginia on Apr 28 – Apr 30, 2015
  • Soest, Netherlands on May 06 – May 08, 2015
  • Soest, Netherlands on May 11 – May 12, 2015
    (Signal course)
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota on Jun 2 – Jun 4, 2015
  • Portland, Oregon on Sep 22 – Sep 24, 2015
  • Dublin, Ireland on Oct 06 – Oct 08, 2015
  • Wellington, New Zealand on Nov 04 – Nov 06, 2015

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