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A matter of data visualization

A matter of data visualization

Some time ago my boss asked me for advice on a report he just created. Here’s an example with sample data of what he liked to visualize: For different dates we have a count of objects which had a specific final status. You can reproduce the sample data using the following select statement: query-with-inline-sample-data Goal of the visualization should be to show the distribution across the different status and the overall development of the measured data. Our first approach was…

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Create your own shapefile

Create your own shapefile

This blog post is about creating custom shapefiles to support your own visualizations. A shapefile is a vector graphic used for visualisation of spatial data (like maps) by numerous BI frontends or reporting tools.  The blogpost was inspired by a presentation on “free visualisation with the CSP C8 Frontends” given by Matthias Jüstel and Ivo Pawlow at the Cubeware Infotag 2015 in Rosenheim. The presenters repeated their presentation in a webcast on 25.02.2016 which can be viewed on the Cubeware…

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