Keeping Up with the Quants

Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.85 hours)
Product Number: Z100080773
Released: May 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781622314539
Narrator/s: Alan Sklar
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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Welcome to the age of data. No matter your interests (sports, movies, politics), your industry (finance, marketing, technology, manufacturing), or the type of organization you work for (big company, nonprofit, small start-up), your world is awash with data.As a successful manager today, you must make sense of all this information. You need to be conversant with analytical terminology and methods and able to work with quantitative information. This book promises to be your "quantitative literacy" guide-helping you develop the analytical skills needed right now in order to summarize data, find the meaning in it, and extract its value.

Author(s): Tom Davenport, Jinho Kim
Original Publish Date: May 14, 2014

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Author(s): Tom Davenport, Jinho Kim
Narrator(s): Alan Sklar
Product Number DD12791
Released: May 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HighBridge Company
ISBN: #9781622314522

Professional reviews

"Quantitative analysis can be an intimidating subject, but accessible writing and Alan SklarÕs warm, gravelly voice make this audiobook surprisingly friendly. The ÒquantsÓ of the title are analysts who use large amounts of data to improve decision making, and their influence is now growing far beyond the field of finance. The authors address their book to businesspeople with no mathematical background, suggesting how anyone can use a quant-like process at work or in daily life. They explain their ideas in nontechnical language that works well in audio because thereÕs no need for formulas or diagrams. SklarÕs narration is a comfortable fit, especially during the passages where anecdotes and real-world examples are used to illustrate statistical concepts. D.B. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine"

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