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The 5 Biggest Data Visualization Mistakes Everyone Can Easily Avoid

Avoid these mistakes to ensure that your data analysis and reporting efforts will have the desired impact

Data visualization is often the final hurdle between turning data into insights and ensuring that insights from data are understood by the key people so they can make better-informed decisions and take the appropriate actions.

Qlik: Over 50% frequently make decisions on “gut feel” with a large skills-gap within data literacy

In Qlik’s recent survey on data literacy in the United States, over 50% of those surveyed said they frequently make decisions on “gut feel” over informed insight. When you combine that number with the fact that around 66% said they must deal with a higher volume of data in their job roles than three years ago, and we can see the large gap that exists within data literacy.

Qlik Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms for 8th Consecutive Year

Qlik® has been positioned by Gartner  in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms*. This marks the 8th consecutive year that Qlik has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant.

“We are delivering immense value to customers while expanding the definition of what it means to be a leader in the BI industry,” said Mike Capone, Qlik CEO. “With an enterprise-class platform that can expand into every part of their business, Qlik is helping to drive customers to leadership positions in the Analytics Economy.

Gartner recognized Alteryx as a leader within the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms

Gartner has recognized Alteryx a Leader based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. In addition, Alteryx achieved the highest placement for its ability to execute in the leaders’ quadrant.

We believe placement in the leaders’ quadrant validates our ability to allow users to discover, share and prep data, perform analysis - statistical, predictive, prescriptive and spatial - and deploy and manage analytic models using our end-to-end analytics platform.