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Practical Business Analytics Using SAS A Hands-On Guide

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ISBN-10: 1484200446

ISBN-13: 9781484200445

Edition: 2015

Authors: Shailendra Kadre, Venkat Reddy Konasani

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Practical Business Analytics Using SAS: A Hands-on Guide shows SAS users and businesspeople how to analyze data effectively in real-life business scenarios. Part one of the book is an introduction to SAS programming. The authors--all SAS, statistics, analytics, and big data experts--first show how SAS is used in business, and then how to get started programming in SAS by importing data and learning how to manipulate it. Besides illustrating basic functions, including macros, you will see how each function can be used to get the information you need to improve business performance. The part ends with an extensive case study from the telecommunications industry.Part two is all about how to…    
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Book details

List price: $69.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Apress L. P.
Publication date: 1/30/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 580
Size: 7.01" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 23.628
Language: English

Shailendra Kadre is a senior IT and management consultant from Bangalore, India. He is the author of a 2011 Apress book, Going Corporate: A Geek's Guide, which covers IT operations management. He has more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing, IT delivery and operations, program management, pre-sales, and enterprise sales. Currently, he is working with Hewlett-Packard India as a solutions consultant. His current interests include enterprise printing solutions and business analytics.Shailendra earned his master's degree in mechanical engineering from Indian the Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. He lives in Bangalore with his wife Meenakshi, daughter Neha and son Vivek. He can be…    

Venkat Reddy is a post graduate in applied statistics and informatics technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT ) Mumbai. He has more than 8 years' experience in Big Data analytics and several analytics software programs and tools including SAS and R. His major areas of expertise include credit risk model building, customer experience management, social media analytics, machine learning, NLP, text mining, and sentiment analysis. Some of his major projects include an analytics plugin for a GIS tool, text mining and Twitter sentiment on social media data, a football betting model, a money laundering scorecard, customer experience management, credit risk model building for…