Poll: What do you use to analyze and/or visualize data?

Posted to Polls  |  Nathan Yau

I asked this same question a couple of years back. I wonder: has the software that people use for visualization and data graphics changed at all? Punch your answer in the poll below. If you select ‘other’ let us know your tool of choice in the comments.

P.S. I know many of you use a combination of these. Pick your favorite if that’s the case.




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