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The Data-Shack has got your back when it comes to the number crunch. In this section you will find interesting data and analytics articles, as well as information about our future webinars.

When It’s Easier to Open Data in Minitab than in Excel

On the Minitab Blog, we’ve often discussed getting data into Minitab from Excel. Here's a small sampling, in case you currently have data in Excel:Linking Minitab to Excel to Get Answers Fast3 Tips for Importing Excel Data into MinitabBut if your data is...

How Sensor Data, Analytics, and AWS Make Cities Smarter

Who would have predicted the hidden insights and cost savings waiting to be uncovered in the management of our trash? Bigmate, an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider that turns real-time sensor data into insights, has. Bigmate’s goal is to solve...

Raising the Bar for Employee Skills is Not Optional

The skills to understand and work with data — and make educated decisions based on it — are in demand and they are not going away anytime soon. Let's take a look at some new directions we've seen in the workforce over the last few years, as well as how executives are...

Webinar Recording

Statistica users get a lot of value out of analyzing and using their data to derive quick business insights. Its’ new companion Spotfire helps communicate these insights and make them visual and drillable by end users in any other business role from...

Statistica/ Spotfire WEBINAR

Presented by The Data-Shack and Genware Computer Systems Inc Statistica’s gotten a makeover from a New Best Friend! Statistica users get a lot of value out of analyzing and using their data to derive quick business insights. Its’ new companion Spotfire helps...

Exploring NYC Traffic Accidents with Spotfire X

Last month, Forrester held its inaugural Data Strategy & Insights event in Orlando, FL in which analytics practitioners, enthusiasts, and leaders came together to learn about new ideas and exchange best practices. At the event, TIBCO® Spotfire X gave a product...