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Chartio + Tray: How Apollo broadens accessibility and visibility of key metrics

Apollo, the GraphQL company, offers a family of open-source technologies that provide mission-critical infrastructure for leading startups and enterprises such as The New York Times, Ticketmaster, and AirBnB. In this post, Andrew Park from Tray.io explains how Apollo uses their data stack - Tray.io, Segment, Amazon Redshift and Chartio - to take complex pools of data and use them to create insightful visualizations that offer immediate, actionable insights.

Off The Charts: An interview with Utah Jazz’s Analyst, Cory Jez

From Fantasy Sports to analytics on the court, we sat down with Cory Jez, Coordinator, Basketball Analytics at the Utah Jazz to chat about his career in data. In this interview you’ll learn about his career path to finding his dream job and how he helps keep the team competitive by using data to get the entire organization closer to their North Star Metric: winning the NBA championship.

April's 2018 Product Update

This month will be the start of a new tradition where we share with you a more intimate look into our product momentum. In this blog post not only do we share the latest features released for the month but we also discuss why we chose to build them. Continue reading to see some of the exciting features we launched in April.

Off The Charts: Data Evangelism at Panoply with Jason Harris

In this Off the Charts, we spoke with Jason Harris, Data Evangelist at Panoply, about what it means to be a data evangelist, what the main responsibilities and challenges of the role are and what tips can help someone get an evangelist role. 

Is Silicon Valley Losing Its Lead? How VC Investment of $102 Billion Is Spread Among 18,000 Companies and all 50 States

The fact that California, and especially the Bay Area, leads the U.S. in Venture Capital (VC) funding in all rounds isn’t new news.  But is this changing?  We took a look at all early VC funding rounds (Seed, Series A, and Series B) were also staying mostly in California or if other areas in the U.S. were starting to pull some of that funding away from the Golden State.

Off the Charts: An Interview with Kostas Pardalis of Blendo

In this Off the Charts, we spoke with Kostas Pardalis, CEO and co-founder of Blendo on the adventures of starting a company in Athens, Greece, finding the right talent to grow and building an ETL product for a global market.

Why I Wrote Yet Another SQL Tutorial

If you haven’t yet learned SQL, know someone who’s learning, or want to brush up in our practice areas, check out the new SQL Tutorial.

5 Tips for Selecting the Right Data Warehouse

In this article, you’ll find out what exactly a data warehouse is, information on data warehouse architecture, and most importantly, tips on how to select the right data warehouse for your company.

Analyzing 915,000 Charts on 90,000 Dashboards Showed Some Interesting Take-Aways on Dashboard Creation

We analyzed 916,000 charts on 90,000 dashboards, and the findings showed interesting take-aways on dashboard creation, dashboard popularity and viewership. Continue reading to learn the insights we found after analyzing the data.

Chartio Achieves Fastest Implementation in G2 Crowd’s Winter 2018 Implementation Index

We are excited to announce that we were awarded “Fastest Implementation” in G2 Crowd’s Winter 2018 Implementation Index for Self-Service Business Intelligence. Read more about what this award means for us and our customers.

Building a Data Stack: Amazon Athena + Chartio

We are excited to announce that Chartio supports Amazon Athena, an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon S3 using standard SQL. Read more about the integration announcement in this blog post.

Customer Awards and State of the Chartio

In the past couple of years we’ve hit significant milestones in our journey to JOIN people ON data. We envision a future where anyone can explore their data. Read more about the State of Chartio and what customer reviews mean to us.

Will 2018 Be a Good Year to Raise Funds?

Some historical trends tend to indicate whether or not there is VC funding money out there to be won. we dug into the data to determine whether or not the S&P and other market indicators are correlated to funding availability.

Your SaaStr Survival Guide

We've scoured the schedule for the best SaaStr events and dedicated many nights and mornings taste testing food and sipping coffee nearby the conference venue. Check out our picks for sessions, restaurants, cafes and events.

The Importance of Usability for Business Intelligence Platforms

Usability is paramount to user adoption and can signal the difference between invaluable insights and zero visibility. Learn what the data from G2 Crowd’s Usability Index says about Business Intelligence platforms.

Buffalo Winter Weather: is it Really That Cold?

Is it really that cold in Buffalo, New York? In this blog post, our Data Evangelist put that question to the test and let the data answer that question for us. Read this blog post to learn if, in fact, Buffalo is really that cold.

Off the Charts: An Interview with Daniil Bratchenko of DataRobot

In this Off the Charts, we spoke with Daniil Bratchenko of DataRobot on the future of analytics, dashboard management, his career in data analytics and managing data governance across a growing company.

The Disparity Between Median Household Incomes and the Cost of Buying a Home

Is the price of purchasing a home in the United States skyrocketing? We dug through the median income and home cost data to find out if this trends was true or false, broken down by state. Read what we uncovered from the data.

GDPR Statement

On May 25th, 2018, The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will go into effect. Chartio is both a controller and processor in the context of GPDR with many customers in the EU - meaning we are actively working on GDPR preparations.

Distance Running and its Closing Gender Gap

In this blog post, we examine whether or not there is a closing gender gap in the world of distance running. Continue reading as we delve deeper into this question and provide answers by way of data analysis.