Main HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers
Book cover HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers

HBR Guide to Data Analytics Basics for Managers

Introduction: Why you need to understand data analytics -- Section 1. Getting started: Keep up with your quants: an innumerate's guide to navigating big data / by Thomas H. Davenport -- A simple exercise to help you think like a data scientist: an easy way to learn the process of data analytics / by Thomas C. Redman -- Section 2. Gather the right information: Do you need all that data?: questions to ask for a focused search / by Ron Ashkenas -- How to ask your data scientists for data and analytics: factors to keep in mind to get the information you need / by Michael Li, Madina Kassengaliyeva, and Raymond Perkins -- How to design a business experiment: tips for using the scientific method / by Oliver Hauser and Michael Luca -- Know the difference between your data and your metrics: understand what you're measuring / by Jeff Bladt and Bob Filbin -- The fundamentals of A/B testing: how it works and mistakes to avoid / by Amy Gallo -- Can your data be trusted?: gauge whether your data is safe to use / by Thomas C. Redman -- Section 3. Analyze the data: A predictive analytics primer: look to the future by looking at the past / by Thomas H. Davenport -- Understanding regression analysis: evaluate the relationship between variables / by Amy Gallo -- When to act on a correlation, and when not to: assess your confidence in your findings and the risk of being wrong / by David Ritter -- Can machine learning solve your business problem?: steps to take before investing in AI / by Anastassia Fedyk -- A refresher on statistical significance: check if your results are real or just luck / by Amy Gallo -- Linear thinking in a nonlinear world: a common mistake that leads to errors in judgment / by Bart de Langhe, Stefano Puntoni, and Richard Larrick -- Pitfalls of data-driven decisions: the cognitive traps to avoid / by Megan MacGarvie and Kristina McElheran -- Don't let your analytics cheat the truth: always ask for the outliers / by Michael Schrage -- Section 4. Communicate your findings: Data is worthless if you don't communicate it: tell people what it means / by Thomas H. Davenport -- When data visualization works, and when it doesn't: not all data is worth the effort / by Jim Stikeleather -- How to make charts that pop and persuade: questions to help give your numbers meaning / by Nancy Duarte -- Why it's so hard for us to communicate uncertainty: illustrating - and understanding - the likelihood of events: an interview with Scott Berinato / by Nicole Torres -- Responding to someone who angrily challenges your data: ensure the data is thorough, then make them an ally / by Jon M. Jachimowicz -- Decisions don't start with data: influence others through story and emotion / by Nick Morgan
Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN 10:
PDF, 1.92 MB

You may be interested in Powered by Rec2Me


Most frequently terms

Introduction to psychology
12 September 2019 (10:35) 
Dear sir thank you for your assistance,I appreciate your efforts too much
22 September 2019 (13:30) 
You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.