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

  • 7h 51m 3s
  • Jinho Kim, Thomas H. Davenport
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2014

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 be able to 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 become your “quantitative literacy" guide—helping you develop the analytical skills you need right now in order to summarize data, find the meaning in it, and extract its value.

In Keeping Up with the Quants, authors, professors, and analytics experts Thomas Davenport and Jinho Kim offer practical tools to improve your understanding of data analytics and enhance your thinking and decision making.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Why Everyone Needs Analytical Skills
  • Chapter 2: Framing the Problem
  • Chapter 3: Solving the Problem
  • Chapter 4: Communicating and Acting on Results
  • Chapter 5: Quantitative Analysis and Creativity
  • Chapter 6: Developing Quantitative Analysis Capabilities
  • Chapter 7: Working with Quants