Archive for August, 2007

Taunts from the playground

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

Having convictions, staying true to them, and stating them publicly doesn’t always endear you to people. I discovered today that Dennis A. Ross of Data Analysis & Research is definitely not a member of my fan club. In fact, he seems to to have his eye on the presidency of the “Stephen Few is a [...]

Business Objects’ Bullet Graphs: A Good Idea, Implemented Poorly

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

A few days ago the following screenshot on Business Objects’ website was brought to my attention:

I was pleased to see sparklines and bullet graphs in this example, because they can work quite effectively on dashboards, but I was bothered by several problems with the implementation. Being short of time, I asked Bryan Pierce, who works [...]