Pictures Make Sense of Big Data
Visualization technology can turn data into pictures that are far more comprehensible
By Deborah Gage
Most people have trouble recalling strings of numbers that are longer than their phone numbers. So how do we begin to comprehend a hundred rows of data, let alone a thousand or a million or a billion rows?
That's the dilemma so many companies face, thanks to technology advances that make it easier to routinely collect enormous amounts of data.
The answer is pictures.