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Gain the competitive edge with the smart use of business analytics In today's volatile business environment, the strategic use of business analytics is more important than ever. "A Practitioners Guide to Business Analytics" helps you get the organizational commitment you need to get business analytics up and running in your company. It provides solutions for meeting the ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published January 25th 2013 by McGraw-Hill Education
(first published March 1st 2012)
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I am a practicing statistician/business analyst and I have found Bartlett's treatment of the field to be insightful and eye-opening. His experience in the field shines through his explanations of current best practices. I have already employed many of his ideas about BA group structure and dynamics. I also enjoyed his overview of the statistical tools he keeps in his top-shelf for solving problems he faces. There is something for everyone in this book in an organization that wishes to leverage ...more
“Randy Bartlett has written an important and useful book, filling at least some of the large void between books that exhort managers to think more analytically without explaining how, and overly technical books that only quantitative analysts would appreciate. Particular strengths are the recommendations about how to organize to integrate analytical expertise into decision-making and the guidance about how managers can assess whether they are getting good analytical advice.”