DeltaMaster clicks! 09/2013

Check list for DeltaMaster applications – Part 1: General guidelines

Greetings, fellow data analysts! Companies spend a great deal of time and effort collecting, saving, preparing, and consolidating data – and, ultimately, making reports. But if a report is read and understood or even triggers a reaction doesn’t just have to do with the quality of the underlying data. The design plays a key role as well. When it comes to designing reports, DeltaMaster already answers many open questions and takes over a range of tasks, for example, through reasonable Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks! 01/2010

Using business effects as color criteria

Greetings, fellow data analysts! How many different colors does a map need so that no neighboring areas have the same colors? Although it seems rather simple at first, this very question occupied mathematicians and cartographers for centuries. In 1976, Kenneth Appel and Wolfgang Haken discovered that four colors suffice. To answer this question, they applied a procedure which was developed by the German mathematician Heinrich Heesch in 1950 but only executable with the help of computers 26 years later. Most Read More …