More Analytics Cartoons

[This is a follow on to the Analytics Cartoon page]

Are we really ready for the consequences of networked home appliances and the Internet of Things?


What will happen when preventative maintenance meets health?!


Are you still torturing your data? There’s a better way:

torturing the data

What is a data scientist?

a data scientist is a business analyst that lives in california

Data scientists are the new rock stars:


Careful your data lake doesn’t turn into a data swamp:


And make sure your various analytic efforts don’t turn into “data puddles“:

we call them our data puddles cartoon

Big data marketing can be creepy:


What chance does data have?!

strong opinions

It doesn’t take a fortune teller to know that Predictive Analytics is the future.

predictive future

Big Data might well be important for your next job:


What’s the real business benefit of in-memory processing?

in-memory processing benefits

The problem with most analytics is that it’s not fast enough

the problem with most analytics

Hadoop is great — although they sometimes seem like they’re reinventing the wheel:

looks similar, but this one is hadoop

Finance isn’t sure about Hadoop, either:

not sure about this hadoop thing 690

Are you making the most of your dark data?

Dark Data in the Cellar

How much could YOUR organization save if you had reliable, consistent information?

we waste 2 million arguing

Never let anybody tell you that failure is not an option…

failure was an option

Here’s one way to optimize data warehousing performance!

How to Optimize Your Data Warehouse Performance

What’s next in Big Data? Well, I daringly predict that there will be more of it…

Data Privacy is important… please help.

You want my metadata 608

A lot of analytics just seems completely made up:

bad news statistics

Use the right technology for the right type of analytics…

I'm just not that into you

Who’s data is it?



So you think YOUR definition of Big Data is the only correct one? Go jump in a data lake…


Are you SURE you want to complain about data privacy?


Some think that artificial intelligence is the next “killer feature”

This self-driving car has a killer feature

We all need help justifying our opinions, right?


Go back to the earlier Analytics Cartoons

25 Replies to “More Analytics Cartoons”

  1. Love your cartoons, Timo – great for my geeky mathematician audience at an upcoming conference! May I insert a few into my deck? Thank you very much!


  2. I am not sure, if it is funny or sad. 🙂 May I borrow some of cartoons for our BI team presentation (just internal use)? Thank you!

  3. Hi Timo,
    Love your cartoons. May I use some of them for my presentation (to be used at an upcoming BI conference)?

  4. Dear Timo,

    I’m just amazed by your cartoons! They hit the point!
    I must hold two presentations on the CeBIT in Hannover. Do you mind if I use some of your cartons? I would be very thankful!

    Kind regards,

  5. Hi Timo !

    Awesome cartoons!
    I can’t choose which is the best illustration..

    you make your point in each of them . I am tempted to ask for permission in case I one of your creations for my presentation.

    Thank you!

  6. Hello,

    May I please use the ‘no it’s my data’ cartoon in a presentation focused on ‘Data Ethics and Evaluation’ at the University of Leeds?


  7. Fantastic Cartoons Mr. Elliott! I enjoy how well you’ve captured our world. My small company had a successful data warehouse POC. Our team is taking us to the next level with an option for a data lake in the future. We have a presentation in April. May I use one or more of these cartoons? I will give you credit. Regards, L

  8. These are excellent! I’m writing some articles intended to help students understand the data analytics/data science landscape. May I use some of these images?

  9. hello Timo,
    please i would love to use some of your cartoon on analytics to help drive home my points on my linkedin page. credit would be given for all pictures.

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