Archive for March 2006

Qualitative Data Analysis

Qualitative-Data-AnalysisQualitative data analysis should become a very profitable industry, as companies are accumulating Peta-bytes of unused data. Google seems to agree as the recent purchase of Trendalyzer shows.

Trendalyzer is a data analysis software for animation of statistics that was developed by the Gapminder Foundation in Sweden and acquired by Google Inc. in March 2006. The beta version is a Flash application that is preloaded with statistical and historical data about the development of the countries of the world .

If you can tolerate his Swedish accent watch Gapminder founder Hans Rosling speak at the Googleplex đŸ˜‰