This article in the Guardian chimes with a lot of thinking I’ve been doing on healthcare recently. I encourage you to read past the attention-grabbing headline. This is not about Artificial Intelligence – though there are a lot of interesting potential applications for AI in healthcare, which I plan to blog about soon – it is about[…]
When you make changes to a data graphic to give it more ‘wow’, you do so because you are trying to grab your readers attention. That’s fine, to a point. And it can serve the noble aim of trying to get your audience to spend more of their precious attention learning from your graphic whatever it is[…]
Another example of what you squeeze out of the vast array of publicly available NHS data.In this case, specifically sourced from NHS Hospital & Community Health Service (HCHS) workforce statistics.
I’ve had cause to be up to my elbows in NHS data recently, thinking about new and interesting ways to visualise some of it. More to come on that front… I’ve also been playing with the beta version of Tableau 9.3. (Some nice improvements coming in this update for you Tableau 9.2 users, esp. Tableau[…]
Despite the rise of the mobile app, old school PCs and laptops, with their swiss-army-knife Microsoft Office installations, remain ubiquitous in business. Indeed, according to Microsoft, about 1 in 7 people on the planet (1.2 billion) still use Microsoft Office.Given this it’s always struck me as surprising how rarely companies take advantage of the ability[…]