The maxim "Seeing is believing" is a driving force behind data visualization, as most of us respond well to graphs, charts and pleasing renderings of numbers. - See more at: http://www.baselinemag.com/blogs/data-visualization-you-must-c-it-to-believe-it.html#sthash.x4iIT5Xf.dpuf
Recent developments in the anticipatory analytics space fuel a business solution Dun & Bradstreet refers to as "material change"—the ability to identify "the caterpillars that will turn into butterflies," Basu says.
The CVS experiment may cost the drugstore chain more than it bargained for—not just in lost sales for one week, but in the loss of loyalty among customers. - See more at: http://www.baselinemag.com/blogs/dont-sacrifice-goodwill-for-good-data.html#sthash.uHF0LqOE.dpuf