Archive for month: September, 2009

The Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi commission

15 September, 2009 (01:05) | Uncategorized | By: jerome

Photo credit: Le point. That’s Stiglitz on the right with files, Sen is the one with the mischevious smile and blue shirt, and Fitoussi is the smoker. Yesterday, I attended the presentation of the report of the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi commission on the measurement of economic performance and social progress. In a nutshell, since there is a […] 2009 contest: I’m endorsing Dan Roam

2 September, 2009 (17:23) | book review, presentation | By: jerome

Healthcare Napkins All View more documents from Dan Roam. Slideshare 2009 contest is up again, and there’s about 1 week to vote. For the contest, I’m endorsing Dan Roam and counting on everyone to vote for him and support his presentation. Previous winners of the contest include Shift happens or Thirst who got a lot […]

Review of Tableau 5.0

1 September, 2009 (18:02) | charts, data publishing, data visualization | By: jerome

Those last 2 weeks, I finally found time to give Tableau 5.0. Tableau enjoys a stellar reputation among the data visualization community. About a year ago, I saw a live demo of Tableau by CEO and salesman extraordinaire Christian Chabot. Like most of the audience, I was very impressed, not so much by the capacities […]