Learn Business Analytics in Six Steps Using SAS and R

A Practical, Step-by-Step Guide to Learning Business Analytics

Authors: Tripathi, Subhashini Sharma

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  • A step-by-step guide to learn business analytics using the "DCOVA and I" Define, Collect, Organize, Visualize, Analyze and Insights ) process
  • The book uses the tools SAS and R to solve case studies and also gives an in-depth understanding of the tools relating to business analytics
  • The opportunity to learn both SAS and R in one place
  • The author is a trainer and consultant in this area
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About this book

Apply analytics to business problems using two very popular software tools, SAS and R. No matter your industry, this book will provide you with the knowledge and insights you and your business partners need to make better decisions faster.

Learn Business Analytics in Six Steps Using SAS and R teaches you how to solve problems and execute projects through the "DCOVA and I" (Define, Collect, Organize, Visualize, Analyze, and Insights) process. You no longer need to choose between the two most popular software tools. This book puts the best of both worlds—SAS and R—at your fingertips to solve a myriad of problems, whether relating to data science, finance, web usage, product development, or any other business discipline.

What You'll Learn

  • Use the DCOVA and I process: Define, Collect, Organize, Visualize, Analyze and Insights.
  • Harness both SAS and R, the star analytics technologies in the industry
  • Use various tools to solve significant business challenges
  • Understand how the tools relate to business analytics
  • See seven case studies for hands-on practice
Who This Book Is For
This book is for all IT professionals, especially data analysts, as well as anyone who
  • Likes to solve business problems and is good with logical thinking and numbers
  • Wants to enter the analytics world and is looking for a structured book to reach that goal
  • Is currently working on SAS , R, or any other analytics software and strives to use its full power

About the authors

Subhashini Tripathi is an enthusiastic analytics professional focused on learning, training and development, and consulting projects, especially those related to analytics practice, in SBUs, SMEs , NGOs and start-ups. Subhashini is based out of Bangalore and is currently involved in consulting assignments with various corporations and educational institutions. She is a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • The Process of Analytics

    Tripathi, Subhashini Sharma

    Pages 1-7

  • Accessing SAS and R

    Tripathi, Subhashini Sharma

    Pages 9-29

  • Data Manipulation Using SAS and R

    Tripathi, Subhashini Sharma

    Pages 31-63

  • Discover Basic Information About Data Using SAS and R

    Tripathi, Subhashini Sharma

    Pages 65-96

  • Visualization

    Tripathi, Subhashini Sharma

    Pages 97-125

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1001-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1002-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn Business Analytics in Six Steps Using SAS and R
Book Subtitle
A Practical, Step-by-Step Guide to Learning Business Analytics
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Subhashini Sharma Tripathi
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1001-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1001-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1002-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 219
Number of Illustrations and Tables
25 b/w illustrations, 131 illustrations in colour
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