DeltaMaster clicks! 10/2013

Check list for DeltaMaster applications – Part 2: Pivot tables/graphical tables

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! 04/2011

Size settings and differentiation in graphical tables

Greetings, fellow data analysts! Most hobby photographers and even amateur picture takers have realized that new cameras with more megapixels do not necessarily take better pictures. (This, of course, is just an across-the-board statement and should be judged as such.) Yet although consumers feel this way, the marketing departments of the manufacturers haven’t seemed to notice because they continue to run sensational marketing campaigns advertising more and more pixels. Some people also feel that there is a tad too much Read More …

DeltaMaster clicks! 05/2008

Graphical tables in cockpits and analyses

Greetings, fellow data analysts! In a song titled “Work” on his tribute album to Andy Warhol, Lou Reed quotes his former protégé saying: “You ought to make things big, people like it that way.” Warhol was a famous member of the pop art scene, which is characterized by themes and practices drawn from the popular culture of the masses. It blends art with real objects, often with sharp outlines and repeatable to the point of industrial production. Good reports have Read More …