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What does it mean to report a business?

There are different levels of reporting, depending on how much you demand yourself as a writer of the report. Firstly, a good report is another expression of a regression model. It tells you what variables are causing the change in business performance. Secondly, a good business report tells you new trend in terms of recent movement. For example, it tells you there are some new opportunities somewhere out there which your competitors may not aware.



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Added by Jeffrey Ng on November 3, 2012 at 4:31am — No Comments

Drowning in Data!

Companies around the world are literally drowning in data. A typical airline or retailer, for example, is collecting data from many operational systems and storing terabytes, if not petabytes, of data. But how closely do CMO’s and CIO’s actually work or are they often at cross purposes! In India and I am sure in other furiously growing markets as well, IT is so busy building the basic infrastructure to manage the business that they often ignore the strategic priorities that Marketing is trying… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on September 22, 2009 at 1:46pm — 2 Comments

Determining Seasonality using PROC X11 in SAS

Determining seasonality, deseasonlizing seasonal data, getting trend indices, getting seasonality indices have always been a boring nightmare for Analysts when it comes to analysing percentage increase in some parameter like sales, visits, frauds etc., negating the effects due to seasonality. All the above mentioned so called "NIGHTMARES"can be easily handled with the powerful but less used SAS procedure called PROC X11.



PROC X11 works as below,

It splits the actual data into… Continue

Added by Jayakrishna Venkatesh on August 21, 2009 at 6:02am — No Comments

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