Data on its own can be bewildering, apparently meaningless and even nonsensical in all its raw forms. This in part is why we have seen the rise of the data visualization company and the ‘business dashboard’ tool. Usually found within the so-called world of Business Intelligence (BI), we can now think of these graphical tools as a means of ingesting, categorizing, analyzing and then presenting data to us in the form of interactive images. What images does a BI dashboard use? What kind of images?
Once loved now (arguably) oft-maligned former darling of search Yahoo! (yes, we even left the exclamation point in to be nice) has open sourced its Daytona an application-agnostic framework for automated performance testing and analysis. Yahoo! software engineers Sapan Panigrahi and Deepesh Mittal explain that the automation, intelligence and control aspects of Daytona that give it clout include:Performance metrics are aggregated and then presented in a unified user interface.
and HP Enterprise Services This post is sponsored by The Business Value ExchangeWe are all aware that business needs to change into business 2.0 today — or even some version of business 3.0 if you truly want to start placing new social and semantically-aware labels on the modern business model of today. It sounds simple enough on paper doesn’t it?