Become a master of data analysis, spreadsheet use and modeling, with BUSINESS ANALYTICS: DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING, 6th Edition. This popular quantitative methods text helps you maximize your success with its proven teach-by-example approach, college-student-friendly writing style, and complete MS Excel 2016 integration. (It is also compatible with Excel 2007, 2010 and 2013). The textbook devotes 3 online chapters to advanced statistical analysis. Chapters on data mining and importing data into Excel emphasize tools commonly used under the Business Analytics umbrella — including Microsoft Excel’s “Power BI” suite. Up-to-date problem sets and cases demonstrate how chapter concepts relate to real-world practice. In addition, the Companion Website includes data and solutions files, SolverTable for sensitivity analysis, PowerPoint slides, and the Palisade DecisionTools Suite (@RISK, BigPicture, PrecisionTree, StatTools, TopRank, RISKOptimizer, NeuralTools, and Evolver).
About the Author
Dr. S. Christian Albright received his B.S. degree in mathematics from Stanford in 1968 and his Ph.D. in operations research from Stanford in 1972. Since then, he has been teaching in the Operations and Decision Technologies Department in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University until his retirement in 2011. He has taught courses in computer simulation, management science,and statistics to all levels of business students: undergraduates, MBAs, and doctoral students. His current interest is in spreadsheet modeling, including development of VBA applications in Excel. Dr. Albright has published more than 20 articles in leading operations research journals in applied probability. He has also published several successful books, including BUSINESS ANALYTICS: DATA ANALYSIS AND DECISION MAKING; DATA ANALYSIS FOR MANAGERS; VBA FOR MODELERS; and SPREADSHEET MODELING AND APPLICATIONS.