Xan Gregg
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JMP Development

Xan Gregg is a JMP Development Senior Manager with expertise in data visualization and scripting. In 2006, he won first place in Business Intelligence Network’s Data Visualization Competition. Gregg has worked for JMP for ten years and is the inventor of Graph Builder. He holds a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering from Clemson University.

Recent Posts

Two kinds of dot plots

The name “dot plot” can refer to a variety of completely different graph styles. Well, they have one thing in common: They all contain dots. ... Read More

Making #onelesspie with JMP

It's wonderful to see the #onelesspie effort gathering interest, especially on twitter. For my introductory post yesterday, I wanted to focus on encouraging people to ... Read More

#OneLessPie chart on Pi Day

It's become too easy and common for data visualization practitioners to point to flaws in pie charts and other artless visualizations. Far better is to ... Read More

New in JMP 11: Make Binning Formula

JMP 11 provides a convenient way to convert a continuous numeric column into a new column that represents a sequence of ranges. The command is ... Read More

Simple nonlinear least squares curve fitting in JMP

In his Walking Randomly blog, Mike Croucher shows how to fit a simple nonlinear curve using five different statistical programming libraries: R, MATLAB, Maple, Julia ... Read More

New in JMP 11: In-the-flow column transformations

JMP is all about data exploration, and a big part of exploring is not knowing the questions up front. JMP 11 adds a feature called ... Read More

Best teams for college bowl attendance & TV ratings

For college football, the regular season is coming to an end, and in a few days we’ll know which teams are going to which end-of-season ... Read More

JMP 11 graph puzzler

JMP 11 has many data visualization updates, and a few of them are featured in the following graph of solar array data. Can you identify ... Read More

USA Ultimate US Open 2013 turnover ratios

I spent the long Independence Day weekend volunteering at the USA Ultimate US Open, held in Raleigh, NC, this year. My main job was scorekeeper, though ... Read More

Election 2012 visualizations

Analytics and visualizations certainly played a prominent role in this year's presidential election coverage. I've been on the lookout for new visualizations, but the flawed ... Read More