Waters Panel: Big Data Analytics to Get Bigger, Smaller


While the use of visual tools to analyze large datasets is not new, the way that firms are now using these tools—and what they aim to achieve—is constantly changing, as Willem De Geer, executive vice president at Datawatch, explained. "Visualizations have been around since the invention of the pie chart in 1805. Abraham Lincoln created the first real-time map to track the movement of slaves across the US," De Geer said. "But whereas 10 years ago people wanted to present data they already knew ab

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