Better Business Decisions from Data
Statistical Analysis for Professional Success
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Everyone encounters statistics on a daily basis. They are used in proposals, reports, requests, and advertisements, among others, to support assertions, opinions, and theories. Unless you're a trained statistician, it can be bewildering. What are the numbers really saying or not saying? Better Business Decisions from Data: Statistical Analysis for Professional Success provides the answers to these questions and more. It will show you how to use statistical data to improve small, every-day management judgments as well as major business decisions with potentially serious consequences.
With the arrival of Big Data, statistical processing has taken on a new level of importance. Kenny lays a foundation for understanding the importance and value of Big Data, and then he shows how mined data can help you see your business in a new light and uncover opportunity.
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by Sharan Kumar Ravindran, Vikram Garg
With an increase in the number of users on the web, the content generated has increased substantially, bringing in the need to gain insights into the untapped gold mine that is social media data. For computational statistics, R has an advantage over other languages in providing readily-available data extraction and transformation packages...
Price: $24.88 | Publisher: Packt Publishing | Release: 2015
by Phil Simon
The era of Big Data as arrived, and most organizations are woefully unprepared. Slowly, many are discovering that stalwarts like Excel spreadsheets, KPIs, standard reports, and even traditional business intelligence tools aren't sufficient. These old standbys can't begin to handle today's increasing streams, volumes, and types of data.In ...
Price: $24.99 | Publisher: Wiley | Release: 2014
by Andreas Francois Vermeulen
Learn how to build a data science technology stack and perform good data science with repeatable methods. You will learn how to turn data lakes into business assets.The data science technology stack demonstrated in Practical Data Science is built from components in general use in the industry. Data scientist Andreas Vermeulen demonstrates...
Price: $28.98 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2018
by Robert D. Brown III
This tutorial teaches you how to use the statistical programming language R to develop a business case simulation and analysis. It presents a methodology for conducting business case analysis that minimizes decision delay by focusing stakeholders on what matters most and suggests pathways for minimizing the risk in strategic and capital a...
Price: $20.07 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2018
by Carl Anderson
What do you need to become a data-driven organization? Far more than having big data or a crack team of unicorn data scientists, it requires establishing an effective, deeply-ingrained data culture. This practical book shows you how true data-drivenness involves processes that require genuine buy-in across your company, from analysts and ...
Price: $23.97 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2015
by Betsy Page Sigman
Splunk is a powerful tool that is used extensively to search, monitor, and analyze any machine data.This book is designed to introduce you quickly to the benefits of using the Splunk Enterprise system. Understanding this technology will allow you to engage with your important data and ensure that it is collected, stored, managed, reported...
Price: $17.99 | Publisher: Packt Publishing | Release: 2015
by Glenn J. Myatt, Wayne P. Johnson
A proven go-to guide for data analysis, Making Sense of Data I: A Practical Guide to Exploratory Data Analysis and Data Mining, Second Edition focuses on basic data analysis approaches that are necessary to make timely and accurate decisions in a diverse range of projects. Based on the authors' practical experience in implementing data an...
Price: $16.75 | Publisher: Wiley | Release: 2014
by Richard Brath, David Jonker
Graph Analysis and Visualization brings graph theory out of the lab and into the real world. Using sophisticated methods and tools that span analysis functions, this guide shows you how to exploit graph and network analytic techniques to enable the discovery of new business insights and opportunities. Published in full color, the book des...
Price: $44.01 | Publisher: Wiley | Release: 2015