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Alan Cane

Financial Times

20 June 2012



PA’s Stephen Black, data management expert, is quoted in a Financial Times special report on big data and business analytics.  In an article about data visualisation, Steve talks about how data is presented and how organisations interpret it.

Stephen says: “From the point of view of a senior manager, the most important thing in the organisation is their time. If you force them to dig their way through data that is not well presented then you have held back the organisation in a very big way. If you present them with an effective visualisation they should be able to see at a glance what is important and what they need to act on.”

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