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Predictive Business Analytics

Predictive Business Analytics Book
Author : Lawrence Maisel,Gary Cokins
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-10-07
ISBN : 1118175565
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Discover the breakthrough tool your company can use to make winning decisions This forward-thinking book addresses the emergence of predictive business analytics, how it can help redefine the way your organization operates, and many of the misconceptions that impede the adoption of this new management capability. Filled with case examples, Predictive Business Analytics defines ways in which specific industries have applied these techniques and tools and how predictive business analytics can complement other financial applications such as budgeting, forecasting, and performance reporting. Examines how predictive business analytics can help your organization understand its various drivers of performance, their relationship to future outcomes, and improve managerial decision-making Looks at how to develop new insights and understand business performance based on extensive use of data, statistical and quantitative analysis, and explanatory and predictive modeling Written for senior financial professionals, as well as general and divisional senior management Visionary and effective, Predictive Business Analytics reveals how you can use your business's skills, technologies, tools, and processes for continuous analysis of past business performance to gain forward-looking insight and drive business decisions and actions.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Book
Author : A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH
Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
Release : 2021-05-06
ISBN : 1137610611
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This innovative new textbook, co-authored by an established academic and a leading practitioner, is the first to bring together issues of cloud computing, business intelligence and big data analytics in order to explore how organisations use cloud technology to analyse data and make decisions. In addition to offering an up-to-date exploration of key issues relating to data privacy and ethics, information governance, and the future of analytics, the text describes the options available in deploying analytic solutions to the cloud and draws on real-world, international examples from companies such as Rolls Royce, Lego, Volkswagen and Samsung. Combining academic and practitioner perspectives that are crucial to the understanding of this growing field, Business Analytics acts an ideal core text for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA modules on Big Data, Business and Data Analytics, and Business Intelligence, as well as functioning as a supplementary text for modules in Marketing Analytics. The book is also an invaluable resource for practitioners and will quickly enable the next generation of 'Information Builders' within organisations to understand innovative cloud based-analytic solutions.

Business Analytics Data Analysis Decision Making

Business Analytics  Data Analysis   Decision Making Book
Author : S. Christian Albright,Wayne L. Winston
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2014-02-28
ISBN : 1285965523
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Become a master of data analysis, modeling, and spreadsheet use with BUSINESS ANALYTICS: DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING, 5E! This quantitative methods text provides users with the tools to succeed with a teach-by-example approach, student-friendly writing style, and complete Excel 2013 integration. It is also compatible with Excel 2010 and 2007. Problem sets and cases provide realistic examples to show the relevance of the material. The Companion Website includes: the Palisade DecisionTools Suite (@RISK, StatTools, PrecisionTree, TopRank, RISKOptimizer, NeuralTools, and Evolver); SolverTable, which allows you to do sensitivity analysis; data and solutions files, PowerPoint slides, and tutorial videos. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sport Business Analytics

Sport Business Analytics Book
Author : C. Keith Harrison,Scott Bukstein
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-11-18
ISBN : 1315350629
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Developing and implementing a systematic analytics strategy can result in a sustainable competitive advantage within the sport business industry. This timely and relevant book provides practical strategies to collect data and then convert that data into meaningful, value-added information and actionable insights. Its primary objective is to help sport business organizations utilize data-driven decision-making to generate optimal revenue from such areas as ticket sales and corporate partnerships. To that end, the book includes in-depth case studies from such leading sports organizations as the Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Duke University, and the Aspire Group. The core purpose of sport business analytics is to convert raw data into information that enables sport business professionals to make strategic business decisions that result in improved company financial performance and a measurable and sustainable competitive advantage. Readers will learn about the role of big data and analytics in: Ticket pricing Season ticket member retention Fan engagement Sponsorship valuation Customer relationship management Digital marketing Market research Data visualization. This book examines changes in the ticketing marketplace and spotlights innovative ticketing strategies used in various sport organizations. It shows how to engage fans with social media and digital analytics, presents techniques to analyze engagement and marketing strategies, and explains how to utilize analytics to leverage fan engagement to enhance revenue for sport organizations. Filled with insightful case studies, this book benefits both sports business professionals and students. The concluding chapter on teaching sport analytics further enhances its value to academics.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Book
Author : Jeffrey D. Camm,James J. Cochran,Michael J. Fry,Jeffrey W. Ohlmann
Publisher : Cengage AU
Release : 2020-03-10
ISBN : 0357131789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Present the full range of analytics -- from descriptive and predictive to prescriptive analytics -- with Camm/Cochran/Fry/Ohlmann's market-leading BUSINESS ANALYTICS, 4E. Clear, step-by-step instructions teach students how to use Excel, Tableau, R and JMP Pro to solve more advanced analytics concepts. As instructor, you have the flexibility to choose your preferred software for teaching concepts. Extensive solutions to problems and cases save grading time, while providing students with critical practice. This edition covers topics beyond the traditional quantitative concepts, such as data visualization and data mining, which are increasingly important in today's analytical problem solving. In addition, MindTap and WebAssign customizable digital course solutions offer an interactive eBook, auto-graded exercises from the printed book, algorithmic practice problems with solutions and Exploring Analytics visualizations to strengthen students' understanding of course concepts.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Book
Author : Hiriyappa B
Publisher : Independently Published
Release : 2020
ISBN : 9781652287667
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Business analytics is a set of techniques and processes that can be used to analyze data to improve business performance through fact- based decision-making. Business analytics create capabilities for companies to compete in the market effectively. However, nowadays companies use analytics as competitive strategy of the business.1 Introduction to AnalyticsAnalytics2 Business Analytics.Evolution of business analyticsScope of business analyticsImportance of business analyticsData use for analytics3 Challenges of Business AnalyticsBenefits and advantages of implementingbusiness analyticsChallenges in implementing businessanalytics in an organization4 How Business Analytics Helps CompaniesHow business analytics helps a company5Business Analytics ProcessBusiness analytics processStep 1: Defining the business needs and requirementStep 2: Explore the structured and unstructured dataStep 3: Analyze the dataStep 4: Predict what is likely to happenStep 5: Optimize to find the best solutionStep 6: Make a strategic decision and measurethe outcomeStep 7: Update the system with the results of thestrategic decision6 Types of Business AnalyticsDescriptive analyticsPredictive analyticsDiagnostic analyticsPrescriptive analyticsDecision analytics7 Business Analytics Tools for BusinessOpen-source analytics toolsRPythonApache SparkApache StormPIG and HIVECommercial analytics toolsSASTableauExcelQlikViewSplunkOther business analytical tools8 Business Analytics ApplicationsBusiness analytics applicationsFinancial analyticsHuman resource analyticsMarketing analyticsHealth care analyticsSupply-chain analyticsWeb analyticsCRM analytics9 Career in Business AnalyticsNeed for business analyticsCareers in business analyticsBusiness analytics helps companies to find the most profitable customer and allows them to justify their marketing effort, especially when the competition is very high. By using the business analytical software, the corporate world has the ability to make better decisions, and it improves with analytical skills.Decision-making process is largely dependent on business analytics in organizations and businesses. When business analytics is carried out the right way, it can help companies put the right foot forward.Business analytics is based on the data and statistical methods. It focuses on using a set of metrics to investigate the past, present, and future of an organization or a business. This book helps you to know the analytics, analytics in business, challenges, process, types, tools, and applications of analytics.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Book
Author : Richard Vidgen
Publisher : Red Globe Press
Release : 2021-05-06
ISBN : 1352007266
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Business Analytics book written by Richard Vidgen, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Book
Author : Rahul Saxena,Anand Srinivasan
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-05
ISBN : 1461460808
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides a guide to businesses on how to use analytics to help drive from ideas to execution. Analytics used in this way provides “full lifecycle support” for business and helps during all stages of management decision-making and execution. The framework presented in the book enables the effective interplay of business, analytics, and information technology (business intelligence) both to leverage analytics for competitive advantage and to embed the use of business analytics into the business culture. It lays out an approach for analytics, describes the processes used, and provides guidance on how to scale analytics and how to develop analytics teams. It provides tools to improve analytics in a broad range of business situations, regardless of the level of maturity and the degree of executive sponsorship provided. As a guide for practitioners and managers, the book will benefit people who work in analytics teams, the managers and leaders who manage, use and sponsor analytics, and those who work with and support business analytics teams.

Business Analytics Principles Concepts and Applications

Business Analytics Principles  Concepts  and Applications Book
Author : Marc J. Schniederjans,Dara G. Schniederjans,Christopher M. Starkey
Publisher : Pearson Education
Release : 2014-04-23
ISBN : 0133552241
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Learn everything you need to know to start using business analytics and integrating it throughout your organization. Business Analytics Principles, Concepts, and Applications brings together a complete, integrated package of knowledge for newcomers to the subject. The authors present an up-to-date view of what business analytics is, why it is so valuable, and most importantly, how it is used. They combine essential conceptual content with clear explanations of the tools, techniques, and methodologies actually used to implement modern business analytics initiatives. They offer a proven step-wise approach to designing an analytics program, and successfully integrating it into your organization, so it effectively provides intelligence for competitive advantage in decision making. Using step-by-step examples, the authors identify common challenges that can be addressed by business analytics, illustrate each type of analytics (descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive), and guide users in undertaking their own projects. Illustrating the real-world use of statistical, information systems, and management science methodologies, these examples help readers successfully apply the methods they are learning. Unlike most competitive guides, this text demonstrates the use of IBM's menu-based SPSS software, permitting instructors to spend less time teaching software and more time focusing on business analytics itself. A valuable resource for all beginning-to-intermediate-level business analysts and business analytics managers; for MBA/Masters' degree students in the field; and for advanced undergraduates majoring in statistics, applied mathematics, or engineering/operations research.

Business Analytics for Managers

Business Analytics for Managers Book
Author : Gert H. N. Laursen,Jesper Thorlund
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2016-11-07
ISBN : 111929858X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The intensified used of data based on analytical models to control digitalized operational business processes in an intelligent way is a game changer that continuously disrupts more and more markets. This book exemplifies this development and shows the latest tools and advances in this field Business Analytics for Managers offers real-world guidance for organizations looking to leverage their data into a competitive advantage. This new second edition covers the advances that have revolutionized the field since the first edition's release; big data and real-time digitalized decision making have become major components of any analytics strategy, and new technologies are allowing businesses to gain even more insight from the ever-increasing influx of data. New terms, theories, and technologies are explained and discussed in terms of practical benefit, and the emphasis on forward thinking over historical data describes how analytics can drive better business planning. Coverage includes data warehousing, big data, social media, security, cloud technologies, and future trends, with expert insight on the practical aspects of the current state of the field. Analytics helps businesses move forward. Extensive use of statistical and quantitative analysis alongside explanatory and predictive modeling facilitates fact-based decision making, and evolving technologies continue to streamline every step of the process. This book provides an essential update, and describes how today's tools make business analytics more valuable than ever. Learn how Hadoop can upgrade your data processing and storage Discover the many uses for social media data in analysis and communication Get up to speed on the latest in cloud technologies, data security, and more Prepare for emerging technologies and the future of business analytics Most businesses are caught in a massive, non-stop stream of data. It can become one of your most valuable assets, or a never-ending flood of missed opportunity. Technology moves fast, and keeping up with the cutting edge is crucial for wringing even more value from your data—Business Analytics for Managers brings you up to date, and shows you what analytics can do for you now.

Win with Advanced Business Analytics

Win with Advanced Business Analytics Book
Author : Jean-Paul Isson,Jesse Harriott
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-09-25
ISBN : 1118417089
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Plain English guidance for strategic business analytics and bigdata implementation In today's challenging economy, business analytics and big datahave become more and more ubiquitous. While some businesses don'teven know where to start, others are struggling to move from beyondbasic reporting. In some instances management and executives do notsee the value of analytics or have a clear understanding ofbusiness analytics vision mandate and benefits. Win withAdvanced Analytics focuses on integrating multiple types ofintelligence, such as web analytics, customer feedback, competitiveintelligence, customer behavior, and industry intelligence intoyour business practice. Provides the essential concept and framework to implementbusiness analytics Written clearly for a nontechnical audience Filled with case studies across a variety of industries Uniquely focuses on integrating multiple types of big dataintelligence into your business Companies now operate on a global scale and are inundated with alarge volume of data from multiple locations and sources: B2B data,B2C data, traffic data, transactional data, third party vendordata, macroeconomic data, etc. Packed with case studies frommultiple countries across a variety of industries, Win withAdvanced Analytics provides a comprehensive framework andapplications of how to leverage business analytics/big data tooutpace the competition.

Business Analytics for Decision Making

Business Analytics for Decision Making Book
Author : Steven Orla Kimbrough,Hoong Chuin Lau
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-07-31
ISBN : 1315360241
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Business Analytics for Decision Making, the first complete text suitable for use in introductory Business Analytics courses, establishes a national syllabus for an emerging first course at an MBA or upper undergraduate level. This timely text is mainly about model analytics, particularly analytics for constrained optimization. It uses implementations that allow students to explore models and data for the sake of discovery, understanding, and decision making. Business analytics is about using data and models to solve various kinds of decision problems. There are three aspects for those who want to make the most of their analytics: encoding, solution design, and post-solution analysis. This textbook addresses all three. Emphasizing the use of constrained optimization models for decision making, the book concentrates on post-solution analysis of models. The text focuses on computationally challenging problems that commonly arise in business environments. Unique among business analytics texts, it emphasizes using heuristics for solving difficult optimization problems important in business practice by making best use of methods from Computer Science and Operations Research. Furthermore, case studies and examples illustrate the real-world applications of these methods. The authors supply examples in Excel®, GAMS, MATLAB®, and OPL. The metaheuristics code is also made available at the book's website in a documented library of Python modules, along with data and material for homework exercises. From the beginning, the authors emphasize analytics and de-emphasize representation and encoding so students will have plenty to sink their teeth into regardless of their computer programming experience.

Machine Learning Techniques for Improved Business Analytics

Machine Learning Techniques for Improved Business Analytics Book
Author : G., Dileep Kumar
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2018-07-06
ISBN : 1522535357
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Analytical tools and algorithms are essential in business data and information systems. Efficient economic and financial forecasting in machine learning techniques increases gains while reducing risks. Providing research on predictive models with high accuracy, stability, and ease of interpretation is important in improving data preparation, analysis, and implementation processes in business organizations. Machine Learning Techniques for Improved Business Analytics is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of artificial intelligence in strategic business decisions and management. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as data mining, portfolio optimization, and social network analysis, this book is ideally designed for business managers and practitioners, upper-level business students, and researchers seeking current research on large-scale information control and evaluation technologies that exceed the functionality of conventional data processing techniques.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Book
Author : Dinabandhu Bag
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2016-11-10
ISBN : 1315464683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides a first-hand account of business analytics and its implementation, and an account of the brief theoretical framework underpinning each component of business analytics. The themes of the book include (1) learning the contours and boundaries of business analytics which are in scope; (2) understanding the organization design aspects of an analytical organization; (3) providing knowledge on the domain focus of developing business activities for financial impact in functional analysis; and (4) deriving a whole gamut of business use cases in a variety of situations to apply the techniques. The book gives a complete, insightful understanding of developing and implementing analytical solution.

Business Analytics for Managers

Business Analytics for Managers Book
Author : Wolfgang Jank
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-09-08
ISBN : 9781461404064
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The practice of business is changing. More and more companies are amassing larger and larger amounts of data, and storing them in bigger and bigger data bases. Consequently, successful applications of data-driven decision making are plentiful and increasing on a daily basis. This book will motivate the need for data and data-driven solutions, using real data from real business scenarios. It will allow managers to better interact with personnel specializing in analytics by exposing managers and decision makers to the key ideas and concepts of data-driven decision making. Business Analytics for Managers conveys ideas and concepts from both statistics and data mining with the goal of extracting knowledge from real business data and actionable insight for managers. Throughout, emphasis placed on conveying data-driven thinking. While the ideas discussed in this book can be implemented using many different software solutions from many different vendors, it also provides a quick-start to one of the most powerful software solutions available. The main goals of this book are as follows: to excite managers and decision makers about the potential that resides in data and the value that data analytics can add to business processes and provide managers with a basic understanding of the main concepts of data analytics and a common language to convey data-driven decision problems so they can better communicate with personnel specializing in data mining or statistics.

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Book
Author : Sanz Jorge L C
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2016-09-29
ISBN : 9813149329
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Technological advances in the last five years have allowed organizations to use Business Analytics to provide insights, increase understanding and it is hoped, gain the elusive 'competitive edge'. The rapid development of Business Analytics is impacting all enterprise competences profoundly and classical business professions are being redefined by a much deeper interplay between business and information systems. As computing capabilities for analysis has moved outside the IT glass-house and into the sphere of individual workers, they are no longer the exclusive domain of IT professionals but rather accessible to all employees. Complex open-source data analytics packages and client-level visualization tools deployed in desktops and laptops equip virtually any end-user with the instruments to carry out significant analytical tasks. All the while, the drive to improve 'customer experience' has heightened the demand for data involving customers, providers and entire ecosystems. In response to the proliferation of Business Analytics, a new Center and Masters of Science Program was introduced at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The Center collaborates with over 40 different external partner organizations in Asia-Pacific with which all MSBA students undertake individual projects. Business Analytics: Progress on Applications in Asia Pacific provides a useful picture of the maturity of the Business Analytics domain in Asia Pacific.

SAP Business Analytics

SAP Business Analytics Book
Author : Sudipa DuttaRoy
Publisher : Apress
Release : 2016-11-12
ISBN : 1484213831
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Focus on SAP business analytics business gains, key features, and implementation. The book includes example implementations of SAP business analytics, the challenges faced, and the solutions implemented. SAP Business Analytics explains both the strategy and technical implementation for gathering and analyzing all the information pertaining to an organization. Key features of the book are: A 360-degree view of an organization’s data and the methods to gather and analyze that data The strategies that need to be in place to gather relevant data from disparate systems Details about the SAP business analytics suite of products The technical implementations used to gather data from disparate systems such as ERP and CRM Real business cases as examples Analytics is the driving force in today’s business, be it healthcare, marketing, telecommunications, or retail and hence the most vital part of any organization’s strategy. What You'll Learn Gain an understanding of business analytics in general Absorb the technical details of the SAP business analytics suite of products Discover the challenges faced during an enterprise-level analytics project implementation Learn the key points to be kept in mind during the technical implementation of an SAP business analytics project Who This Book Is For Analytics strategists, BI managers, BI architects, business analysts, and BI developers.

Data Mining for Business Analytics

Data Mining for Business Analytics Book
Author : Galit Shmueli,Peter C. Bruce,Nitin R. Patel
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2016-04-18
ISBN : 1118729277
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Data Mining for Business Analytics: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications in XLMiner®, Third Edition presents an applied approach to data mining and predictive analytics with clear exposition, hands-on exercises, and real-life case studies. Readers will work with all of the standard data mining methods using the Microsoft® Office Excel® add-in XLMiner® to develop predictive models and learn how to obtain business value from Big Data. Featuring updated topical coverage on text mining, social network analysis, collaborative filtering, ensemble methods, uplift modeling and more, the Third Edition also includes: Real-world examples to build a theoretical and practical understanding of key data mining methods End-of-chapter exercises that help readers better understand the presented material Data-rich case studies to illustrate various applications of data mining techniques Completely new chapters on social network analysis and text mining A companion site with additional data sets, instructors material that include solutions to exercises and case studies, and Microsoft PowerPoint® slides https://www.dataminingbook.com Free 140-day license to use XLMiner for Education software Data Mining for Business Analytics: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications in XLMiner®, Third Edition is an ideal textbook for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level courses as well as professional programs on data mining, predictive modeling, and Big Data analytics. The new edition is also a unique reference for analysts, researchers, and practitioners working with predictive analytics in the fields of business, finance, marketing, computer science, and information technology. Praise for the Second Edition "…full of vivid and thought-provoking anecdotes... needs to be read by anyone with a serious interest in research and marketing."– Research Magazine "Shmueli et al. have done a wonderful job in presenting the field of data mining - a welcome addition to the literature." – ComputingReviews.com "Excellent choice for business analysts...The book is a perfect fit for its intended audience." – Keith McCormick, Consultant and Author of SPSS Statistics For Dummies, Third Edition and SPSS Statistics for Data Analysis and Visualization Galit Shmueli, PhD, is Distinguished Professor at National Tsing Hua University’s Institute of Service Science. She has designed and instructed data mining courses since 2004 at University of Maryland, Statistics.com, The Indian School of Business, and National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Professor Shmueli is known for her research and teaching in business analytics, with a focus on statistical and data mining methods in information systems and healthcare. She has authored over 70 journal articles, books, textbooks and book chapters. Peter C. Bruce is President and Founder of the Institute for Statistics Education at www.statistics.com. He has written multiple journal articles and is the developer of Resampling Stats software. He is the author of Introductory Statistics and Analytics: A Resampling Perspective, also published by Wiley. Nitin R. Patel, PhD, is Chairman and cofounder of Cytel, Inc., based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A Fellow of the American Statistical Association, Dr. Patel has also served as a Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Harvard University. He is a Fellow of the Computer Society of India and was a professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad for 15 years.

FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS With CD

FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS  With CD   Book
Author : R.N.Prasad,Seema Acharya
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-08-01
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Market_Desc: Primary MarketEngineering (BE/BTech)/ME/MTech students who are interested to develop conceptual level subject knowledge with examples of industrial strength applications.Secondary MarketMCA/MBA/Business users/business analysts Special Features: · Foreword by Prof R Natarajan, Former Chairman, AICTE, Former Director, IIT Madras.· Excellent authorship.· Single source of introductory knowledge on business intelligence (BI).· Provides a good start for first-time learners typically from the engineering and management discipline.· Covers the complete life cycle of BI/Analytics Application development project.· Helps develop deeper understanding of the subject with an enterprise context, and discusses its application in businesses.· Explains concepts with the help of illustrations, application to real-life scenarios and provides opportunities to test understanding.· States the pre-requisites for each chapter and different reference sources available.· In addition the book also has the following pedagogical features:· Industrial application case studies.· Crossword puzzles/do it yourself exercises/assignments to help with self-assessment. The solutions to these have also been provided. · Glossary of terms.· References/web links/bibliography - generally at the end of every concept.CD Companion:To ensure that concepts can be practiced for deeper understanding at low cost, the book is accompanied with a CD containing:· Step-by-step Hands-On manual on:ü An open source tool, Pentaho Data Integrator (PDI) to explain the process of extraction of data from multiple varied sources.ü MS Excel to explain the concept of analysis.ü MS Access to generate reports on the analyzed data.· An integrated project that encompasses the complete life cycle of a BI project. About The Book: The book promises to be a single source of introductory knowledge on business intelligence which can be taught in one semester. It will provide a good start for first time learners typically from the engineering and management discipline. Business Intelligence subject cannot be studied in isolation. The book provides a holistic coverage beginning with an enterprise context, developing deeper understanding through the use of tools, touching a few domains where BI is embraced and discussing the problems that BI can help solve. It covers the complete life cycle of BI/Analytics project: Covering operational/transactional data sources, data transformation, data mart/warehouse design-build, analytical reporting, and dashboards. To ensure that concepts can be practiced for deeper understanding at low cost, the book is accompanied with step-by-step hands-on manual in the CD.

Essentials of Business Analytics

Essentials of Business Analytics Book
Author : Bhimasankaram Pochiraju,Sridhar Seshadri
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-07-10
ISBN : 3319688375
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This comprehensive edited volume is the first of its kind, designed to serve as a textbook for long-duration business analytics programs. It can also be used as a guide to the field by practitioners. The book has contributions from experts in top universities and industry. The editors have taken extreme care to ensure continuity across the chapters. The material is organized into three parts: A) Tools, B) Models and C) Applications. In Part A, the tools used by business analysts are described in detail. In Part B, these tools are applied to construct models used to solve business problems. Part C contains detailed applications in various functional areas of business and several case studies. Supporting material can be found in the appendices that develop the pre-requisites for the main text. Every chapter has a business orientation. Typically, each chapter begins with the description of business problems that are transformed into data questions; and methodology is developed to solve these questions. Data analysis is conducted using widely used software, the output and results are clearly explained at each stage of development. These are finally transformed into a business solution. The companion website provides examples, data sets and sample code for each chapter.