To talk about what diagrams are, from a definition point of view, would be reinventing the wheel. However, the fact that they are commonly used in the business is a topic we encounter in our daily work. But Łukasz Jaźwa, who holds the role of Senior Software Engineer and Product Design Team Leader at Synergy Codes, will…

Data-driven UX – how it can improve creating data vis apps

When designing data visualization, as designers we need to understand the users’ intentions for interacting with our product and what answers to their questions they are trying to find. Typically, during the design process, user flow consists of a series of steps, which they usually finish with an action, such as buying a product, starting an operation, etc. The goal in this case is concrete and clearly defined. However, it is not all cracked up to be when the goal itself is not just to reach desired data but its exploration and analysis, during which a user can perform several actions. Let’s start with what is data visualization. Michael Friendly defines data visualization as…

Malgorzata Ciesielska

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Benefits of a tool for intelligent building management

Intelligent buildings are no longer a futuristic sci-fi vision. Dedicated information systems called Intelligent Building Systems, which enable broadly defined building automation, are increasingly used to support the administration and operation of buildings. This trend has become an inspiration to create the Smart Building application, which was created by our Product Design team. This tool, among others, visualizes data collected from sensors located in rooms for convenient and smooth management of environmental conditions in the offices. The creation of the application supported by dashboard visualization is a response to the needs of having a 360 tool for intelligent building management, from the stage of space design and placement of sensors, through their real-time monitoring to the management…

Paulina Kondratowicz

Data.Depicted Episode 4: Visualize processes. Introduce changes faster.

You’re a manager that searches for savings in your enterprise, which are a real bane. No wonder, these are, among others, the elements necessary to maintain production lines. Consequently, the savings make the sales bars appropriately high. Not even mentioning the daily work improvement. However, all of these activities aren’t resistant to introducing further changes within processes. The question is, then, how to manage them to optimize processes as much as possible, and at the same time, generate savings? Can interactive data visualization and process modeling tools support making changes? How to change the process Looking at manufacturing companies, it’s not difficult to conclude that most automation systems work in cooperation…

Paulina Kondratowicz

Data.Depicted Episode 3: Remove Excel data smoke. Fire up the team

Let’s imagine a typical situation, which (unfortunately) is commonplace in many companies. One of the responsibilities of managers is reporting using data placed in an extensive Excel visualization spreadsheets. Working on this type of tool can be troublesome for several reasons. Often, it is the employee’s responsibility to find a solution that will allow them to do their job as quickly as possible, especially when it comes to excel visualization. Therefore, formulas, macros, and other facilities are created internally for the data contained in Excel. In turn, work on internal tools and managing Excel visualization dashboards aimed at working with an extensive worksheet is not obvious and easy to implement for every employee. The element of the…

Paulina Kondratowicz