Tag Archives | Data Visualization

Spedding's Strat

The parallel between software design and music

As an aspiring jazz guitarist with a lot of musician friends in the software industry (including many at Rocket), I often reflect on the parallels between software design/development and music. For example: how the “workflow” of product design should be harmonious and keep a relationship “to the tonic,” i.e. the objective of the tool or […]

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Simplifying some of the 35,000 decisions you make every day

Many nights I find myself awake, working through more thoughts than I imagined possible. While the majority are work related, inevitably financial issues, home repairs and everything else creeps into the conversation in my head. Little did I know that experts estimate that the mind thinks between 60,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day, which averages […]

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Rocket Discover dashboard with new graphics

Rocket Discover: you bring the data, we’ll provide the insights

We just launched our next release of Rocket Discover and people are taking notice. Here are a few of the news stories that have already appeared. Silicon Angle: Rocket Software adds Cognos self-service query/visualization engine Database Trends and Applications: Rocket Software Introduces Discover 1.5 TDWI: Rocket Software Introduces New BI Tools for IBM Cognos Users […]

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Rocket Discover Brings Trends and Variances to Life in Aviana Clients’ Daily Operation Reports

TDWI will be hosting their Analytics Experience conference in Boston next week. This is a week-long event where attendees from some of the biggest companies will come together to learn about about data analytics and visualization, learning from some of the world’s top experts. As part of the event, Derek Hansen from Rocket customer Aviana […]

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Alan Brown

Rocket Discover: an interview with Product Manager Alan Brown

Many of our customers have massive amounts of data on their mainframes, and in different locations, platforms or formats. They want an easier way to analyze sales and market opportunities hidden in their data. And according to Gartner, this includes access to sophisticated, user friendly, data preparation tools. Last week we announced Rocket Discover, a […]

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Announcing Rocket Discover: Business Intelligence for business users

Today, we are pausing for a moment to announce the availability of Rocket Discover, an intuitive, self-service Business Intelligence solution for business users. It’s an exciting day as all the folks involved in a product launch can celebrate endless months of work. In my career I’ve been involved in countless product launches, but the launch […]

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Coffee--helping maintain velocity

3.. 2.. 1.. Liftoff!

Whoa! This is what it must feel like if you’re launched into space as an astronaut! I am writing this at Rocket.Build 2014, feeling like I am traveling at 17,500 mph right now! Rocket.Build is Rocket’s yearly hackathon, where 70 engineers get 36 hours to build and present the idea they have submitted. Today was […]

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