Keeping Up with the Quants by Thomas H. Davenport audiobook

Keeping Up with the Quants: Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics

By Thomas H. Davenport and Jinho Kim
Read by Alan Sklar

Highbridge Audio, HighBridge 9781622314522

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781665157032

  • ISBN: 9781665157018

  • ISBN: 9781665157025

Runtime: 7.84 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An accessible and timely introduction to the data mining work of quantitative analysts.” Forbes
“Goes into fascinating detail about how Intel and other successful companies—including Verizon Wireless, TD Bank Group, and Merck—help managers and data scientists understand each other well enough to collaborate effectively.” CNN Money/Fortune 
“Perfect for professionals who want a better grounding in understanding and applying data results to business goals” Midwest Book Review
“Written for readers without a business degree or background in statistics, Keeping Up with the Quants explains how to read, interpret, and glean value from your data.” T+D magazine

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Author

Author Bio: Thomas H. Davenport

Author Bio: Thomas H. Davenport

Thomas H. Davenport is the cofounder and director of research at the International Institute for Analytics, a world renowned thought leader and executive adviser on analytics. His book, Analytics at Work: Smarter Decisions, Better Results, was named a must-read for 2010 by CIO Insight. Davenport holds a PhD from Harvard University, taught at Harvard Business School, and led research centers at McKinsey and CSC. 

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Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 7.84
Audience: Adult
Language: English