DeltaMaster clicks! 02/2014

Formatting values in thousands or millions, case by case

Greetings, fellow data analysts! In a road atlas, it is a matter of course: You can view all of Europe as well as individual countries, metropolitan areas, cities, and detailed downtown views all in the appropriate scale. Depending on where you are headed and where you are right now, you simply select one page or the other – or even flip between the two at times, depending on whether you need to see the big picture or more detail. In Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks! 01/2014

Check list for DeltaMaster applications – Part 4: Nomenclature

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! 02/2008

Formatting values based on views

Greetings, fellow data analysts! Pi, the mathematical constant representing the ratio of any circle’s circumference to its diameter, has fascinated mathematicians for centuries. In their attempts to approximately identify its exact value, they have produced a wide range of algorithms and traced the number to over a trillion decimal places (not to forget the “3” before the decimal point). “It’s absolutely useless – but an incredible feeling!” explains Professor Albrecht Beutelspacher from the Institute for Mathematics at the University of Read More …