Grouping datasets into overlapping circles can, in many cases, allow your audience to easily grasp relationships between them. Power BI comes a bit short in being able to deliver on this, with no out-of-the-box visualisations for Venn or Euler graphs – and the custom visualisations are lacking essential features or cost up to US$5,000 p/annum. […]
You know the scenario – you throw some visualisations together and publish a proof of concept. People love it, and start filling up your backlog. You quickly add new features accordingly, and before you know it you’ve an unintelligible mass of pages, charts, tables, filters, maps, and text boxes; the ‘love’ turns out to be […]
Sometimes it’s the little things that get me excited; so I was delighted to find out the Power BI toggle switch visualisation has been updated. This handy little graphic allows a user to click on it to filter the data in other visualisations to a value, or values, that you specify in the options; and […]
We an issue we were able to cunningly solve in the query editor; we wanted to show in our report which values in one query had a match in the other. One query was a list of features on a site, the other was a list of core features. We wanted the site features to […]
I was delighted to see the ‘Copy to/Paste from clipboard’ feature introduced some months ago; however I could never seem to get it working from one switch condition to another. After a bit of research, I found a way to do it…
What is a plug-in? Where do they go? What are the essential ones? And where do I find them all in one file? Let the Information Handyman guide you through this three-step process for adding functionality to your WordPress installation…
One of the abiding concerns of records managers is how to manage emails. Theoretically it is simple; they should be managed as you would other records. Practically, however, the situation is fraught with complexity
In my previous post I dealt with a fundamental difference between records management and the Web 2.0 environment – namely hierarchical classification vs tagging. I posited that EDRMS providers will have to take this, as well as other Web 2.0 functionality, into consideration when building their systems for the future. Steve Bailey has prompted this […]
Sure, content is king, but without some hip design features, you’re headed for the dustbin of Web 1.0. Read on, reader, to find links to the best selection of themes, an easy to use generator to customise your own theme and instructions on how to make that theme work on your site.
In the computer software market there is a movement that is gaining tremendous momentum throughout the world. It promises a way out of the trap that has been snaring businesses and consumers. A trap that forces them to pay for a dizzying collection of services that they are unable to modify, and probably don’t want.