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Data Science Strategy For Dummies

Author : Ulrika Jägare
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All the answers to your data science questions Over half of all businesses are using data science to generate insights and value from big data. How are they doing it? Data Science Strategy For Dummies answers all your questions about how to build a data science capability from scratch, starting with the “what” and the “why” of data science and covering what it takes to lead and nurture a top-notch team of data scientists. With this book, you’ll learn how to incorporate data science as a strategic function into any business, large or small. Find solutions to your real-life challenges as you uncover the stories and value hidden within data. Learn exactly what data science is and why it’s important Adopt a data-driven mindset as the foundation to success Understand the processes and common roadblocks behind data science Keep your data science program focused on generating business value Nurture a top-quality data science team In non-technical language, Data Science Strategy For Dummies outlines new perspectives and strategies to effectively lead analytics and data science functions to create real value.

Data Science For Dummies

Author : Lillian Pierson
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Monetize your company’s data and data science expertise without spending a fortune on hiring independent strategy consultants to help What if there was one simple, clear process for ensuring that all your company’s data science projects achieve a high a return on investment? What if you could validate your ideas for future data science projects, and select the one idea that’s most prime for achieving profitability while also moving your company closer to its business vision? There is. Industry-acclaimed data science consultant, Lillian Pierson, shares her proprietary STAR Framework – A simple, proven process for leading profit-forming data science projects. Not sure what data science is yet? Don’t worry! Parts 1 and 2 of Data Science For Dummies will get all the bases covered for you. And if you’re already a data science expert? Then you really won’t want to miss the data science strategy and data monetization gems that are shared in Part 3 onward throughout this book. Data Science For Dummies demonstrates: The only process you’ll ever need to lead profitable data science projects Secret, reverse-engineered data monetization tactics that no one’s talking about The shocking truth about how simple natural language processing can be How to beat the crowd of data professionals by cultivating your own unique blend of data science expertise Whether you’re new to the data science field or already a decade in, you’re sure to learn something new and incredibly valuable from Data Science For Dummies. Discover how to generate massive business wins from your company’s data by picking up your copy today.

Big Data For Small Business For Dummies

Author : Bernard Marr
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Capitalise on big data to add value to your small business Written by bestselling author and big data expert Bernard Marr, Big Data For Small Business For Dummies helps you understand what big data actually is—and how you can analyse and use it to improve your business. Free of confusing jargon and complemented with lots of step-by-step guidance and helpful advice, it quickly and painlessly helps you get the most from using big data in a small business. Business data has been around for a long time. Unfortunately, it was trapped away in overcrowded filing cabinets and on archaic floppy disks. Now, thanks to technology and new tools that display complex databases in a much simpler manner, small businesses can benefit from the big data that's been hiding right under their noses. With the help of this friendly guide, you'll discover how to get your hands on big data to develop new offerings, products and services; understand technological change; create an infrastructure; develop strategies; and make smarter business decisions. Shows you how to use big data to make sense of user activity on social networks and customer transactions Demonstrates how to capture, store, search, share, analyse and visualise analytics Helps you turn your data into actionable insights Explains how to use big data to your advantage in order to transform your small business If you're a small business owner or employee, Big Data For Small Business For Dummies helps you harness the hottest commodity on the market today in order to take your company to new heights.

Data Science for Marketing Analytics

Author : Mirza Rahim Baig
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Turbocharge your marketing plans by making the leap from simple descriptive statistics in Excel to sophisticated predictive analytics with the Python programming language Key FeaturesUse data analytics and machine learning in a sales and marketing contextGain insights from data to make better business decisionsBuild your experience and confidence with realistic hands-on practiceBook Description Unleash the power of data to reach your marketing goals with this practical guide to data science for business. This book will help you get started on your journey to becoming a master of marketing analytics with Python. You'll work with relevant datasets and build your practical skills by tackling engaging exercises and activities that simulate real-world market analysis projects. You'll learn to think like a data scientist, build your problem-solving skills, and discover how to look at data in new ways to deliver business insights and make intelligent data-driven decisions. As well as learning how to clean, explore, and visualize data, you'll implement machine learning algorithms and build models to make predictions. As you work through the book, you'll use Python tools to analyze sales, visualize advertising data, predict revenue, address customer churn, and implement customer segmentation to understand behavior. By the end of this book, you'll have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to implement data science and machine learning techniques to better understand your marketing data and improve your decision-making. What you will learnLoad, clean, and explore sales and marketing data using pandasForm and test hypotheses using real data sets and analytics toolsVisualize patterns in customer behavior using MatplotlibUse advanced machine learning models like random forest and SVMUse various unsupervised learning algorithms for customer segmentationUse supervised learning techniques for sales predictionEvaluate and compare different models to get the best outcomesOptimize models with hyperparameter tuning and SMOTEWho this book is for This marketing book is for anyone who wants to learn how to use Python for cutting-edge marketing analytics. Whether you're a developer who wants to move into marketing, or a marketing analyst who wants to learn more sophisticated tools and techniques, this book will get you on the right path. Basic prior knowledge of Python and experience working with data will help you access this book more easily.

Big Data MBA

Author : Bill Schmarzo
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Integrate big data into business to drive competitive advantage and sustainable success Big Data MBA brings insight and expertise to leveraging big data in business so you can harness the power of analytics and gain a true business advantage. Based on a practical framework with supporting methodology and hands-on exercises, this book helps identify where and how big data can help you transform your business. You'll learn how to exploit new sources of customer, product, and operational data, coupled with advanced analytics and data science, to optimize key processes, uncover monetization opportunities, and create new sources of competitive differentiation. The discussion includes guidelines for operationalizing analytics, optimal organizational structure, and using analytic insights throughout your organization's user experience to customers and front-end employees alike. You'll learn to “think like a data scientist” as you build upon the decisions your business is trying to make, the hypotheses you need to test, and the predictions you need to produce. Business stakeholders no longer need to relinquish control of data and analytics to IT. In fact, they must champion the organization's data collection and analysis efforts. This book is a primer on the business approach to analytics, providing the practical understanding you need to convert data into opportunity. Understand where and how to leverage big data Integrate analytics into everyday operations Structure your organization to drive analytic insights Optimize processes, uncover opportunities, and stand out from the rest Help business stakeholders to “think like a data scientist” Understand appropriate business application of different analytic techniques If you want data to transform your business, you need to know how to put it to use. Big Data MBA shows you how to implement big data and analytics to make better decisions.

Hands On Data Science for Marketing

Author : Yoon Hyup Hwang
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Optimize your marketing strategies through analytics and machine learning Key Features Understand how data science drives successful marketing campaigns Use machine learning for better customer engagement, retention, and product recommendations Extract insights from your data to optimize marketing strategies and increase profitability Book Description Regardless of company size, the adoption of data science and machine learning for marketing has been rising in the industry. With this book, you will learn to implement data science techniques to understand the drivers behind the successes and failures of marketing campaigns. This book is a comprehensive guide to help you understand and predict customer behaviors and create more effectively targeted and personalized marketing strategies. This is a practical guide to performing simple-to-advanced tasks, to extract hidden insights from the data and use them to make smart business decisions. You will understand what drives sales and increases customer engagements for your products. You will learn to implement machine learning to forecast which customers are more likely to engage with the products and have high lifetime value. This book will also show you how to use machine learning techniques to understand different customer segments and recommend the right products for each customer. Apart from learning to gain insights into consumer behavior using exploratory analysis, you will also learn the concept of A/B testing and implement it using Python and R. By the end of this book, you will be experienced enough with various data science and machine learning techniques to run and manage successful marketing campaigns for your business. What you will learn Learn how to compute and visualize marketing KPIs in Python and R Master what drives successful marketing campaigns with data science Use machine learning to predict customer engagement and lifetime value Make product recommendations that customers are most likely to buy Learn how to use A/B testing for better marketing decision making Implement machine learning to understand different customer segments Who this book is for If you are a marketing professional, data scientist, engineer, or a student keen to learn how to apply data science to marketing, this book is what you need! It will be beneficial to have some basic knowledge of either Python or R to work through the examples. This book will also be beneficial for beginners as it covers basic-to-advanced data science concepts and applications in marketing with real-life examples.

Fighting Churn with Data

Author : Carl S. Gold
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The beating heart of any product or service business is returning clients. Don't let your hard-won customers vanish, taking their money with them. In Fighting Churn with Data you'll learn powerful data-driven techniques to maximize customer retention and minimize actions that cause them to stop engaging or unsubscribe altogether. Summary The beating heart of any product or service business is returning clients. Don't let your hard-won customers vanish, taking their money with them. In Fighting Churn with Data you'll learn powerful data-driven techniques to maximize customer retention and minimize actions that cause them to stop engaging or unsubscribe altogether. This hands-on guide is packed with techniques for converting raw data into measurable metrics, testing hypotheses, and presenting findings that are easily understandable to non-technical decision makers. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the technology Keeping customers active and engaged is essential for any business that relies on recurring revenue and repeat sales. Customer turnover—or “churn”—is costly, frustrating, and preventable. By applying the techniques in this book, you can identify the warning signs of churn and learn to catch customers before they leave. About the book Fighting Churn with Data teaches developers and data scientists proven techniques for stopping churn before it happens. Packed with real-world use cases and examples, this book teaches you to convert raw data into measurable behavior metrics, calculate customer lifetime value, and improve churn forecasting with demographic data. By following Zuora Chief Data Scientist Carl Gold’s methods, you’ll reap the benefits of high customer retention. What's inside Calculating churn metrics Identifying user behavior that predicts churn Using churn reduction tactics with customer segmentation Applying churn analysis techniques to other business areas Using AI for accurate churn forecasting About the reader For readers with basic data analysis skills, including Python and SQL. About the author Carl Gold (PhD) is the Chief Data Scientist at Zuora, Inc., the industry-leading subscription management platform. Table of Contents: PART 1 - BUILDING YOUR ARSENAL 1 The world of churn 2 Measuring churn 3 Measuring customers 4 Observing renewal and churn PART 2 - WAGING THE WAR 5 Understanding churn and behavior with metrics 6 Relationships between customer behaviors 7 Segmenting customers with advanced metrics PART 3 - SPECIAL WEAPONS AND TACTICS 8 Forecasting churn 9 Forecast accuracy and machine learning 10 Churn demographics and firmographics 11 Leading the fight against churn

People Analytics For Dummies

Author : Mike West
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Maximize performance with better data Developing a successful workforce requires more than a gut check. Data can help guide your decisions on everything from where to seat a team to optimizing production processes to engaging with your employees in ways that ring true to them. People analytics is the study of your number one business asset—your people—and this book shows you how to collect data, analyze that data, and then apply your findings to create a happier and more engaged workforce. Start a people analytics project Work with qualitative data Collect data via communications Find the right tools and approach for analyzing data If your organization is ready to better understand why high performers leave, why one department has more personnel issues than another, and why employees violate, People Analytics For Dummies makes it easier.

Principles of Strategic Data Science

Author : Dr Peter Prevos
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Take the strategic and systematic approach to analyze data to solve business problems Key FeaturesGain detailed information about the theory of data scienceAugment your coding knowledge with practical data science techniques for efficient data analysis Learn practical ways to strategically and systematically use dataBook Description Principles of Strategic Data Science is created to help you join the dots between mathematics, programming, and business analysis. With a unique approach that bridges the gap between mathematics and computer science, this book takes you through the entire data science pipeline. The book begins by explaining what data science is and how organizations can use it to revolutionize the way they use their data. It then discusses the criteria for the soundness of data products and how to best visualize information. As you progress, you’ll discover the strategic aspects of data science by learning the five-phase framework that enables you to enhance the value you extract from data. The final chapter of the book discusses the role of a data science manager in helping an organization take the data-driven approach. By the end of this book, you’ll have a good understanding of data science and how it can enable you to extract value from your data. What you will learnGet familiar with the five most important steps of data scienceUse the Conway diagram to visualize the technical skills of the data science teamUnderstand the limitations of data science from a mathematical and ethical perspectiveGet a quick overview of machine learningGain insight into the purpose of using data science in your workUnderstand the role of data science managers and their expectationsWho this book is for This book is ideal for data scientists and data analysts who are looking for a practical guide to strategically and systematically use data. This book is also useful for those who want to understand in detail what is data science and how can an organization take the data-driven approach. Prior programming knowledge of Python and R is assumed.

A Beginners Guide To DATA SCIENCE

Author : Enamul Haque
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Calling all the Aspiring Data Scientists! This book is your "one-stop-shop" to kick start your data science career without knowing how to code! In fact, data science doesn't have to be complicated! With this book, you will grow an understanding of the foundations of data science and its applications. To master this book, you don't need technical abilities. This book is recommended for beginners and anybody who want to understand data science conveniently. You don't need a big textbook to master data science today. A straightforward language has been used to ensure ease of understanding, especially for beginners. Key features include: Introduction to data scienceHistory of data scienceData science life-cycleData science tools and technologiesData science methodologyData science modelsDeveloping data science business strategyManaging data science projectsBecoming a data scientist, data engineers etc.Doing data science without codingBig dataData MiningArtificial intelligenceMachine learningDeep learningNeural networksMathematical analysisStatistical modellingUnderstanding the fundamentals of Python and RDatabase structures and principlesRobotic Process AutomationData science acronyms you need to knowOnline free data science learning resources And a lot more