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business intelligence is statistics and data analysis of business information.

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Return on investment for a vaccine

I have been tasked with finding the return on investment of a vaccine. The vaccine is used by farmers for their cows and the number of cows kept varies drastically between farmers (from $1$ to $1,000'...
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Difficulty identifying diminishing returns from additional SKUs

As a work assignment, I've been asked to determine the optimal SKU count for a product group. I've decided to tackle this Q using a simple linear regression with sales as my dependent variable and the ...
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Calculating growth rate from a baseline of exactly zero

Say we have a series of month-on-month figures like the following, and we want to get the growth rate between the two periods: ...
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Survival Analysis on conversion rates

I'm trying to implement survival analysis on conversion rates for a free trial product we provide. In general, I understand the applications on survival analysis along with dealing with right censored ...
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Aggregation system for percentage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

I need some suggestions for an issue regarding our business intelligence (BI) system, percentage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and average values. I am using a BI system for our organization, ...
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Measuring impact of advertising on retail sales

I have a dataset of retail products which contains weekly sales for 12 different items in a single category. For each item, I have three dummy variables representing different types of advertising (...
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Building business intelligence tool — where to start?

I'm currently a web developer with a backgound mainly in server side technologies however I've always had an interest in probability so recently I've been exploring building a dummy betting platform ...
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Drawing a causal conclusion about a change in production code

We had a change in our production code which we did not perform A/B test for. A few days after the product is changed, we have been seeing a significant drop in our quality metrics. Is there any way ...
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Propensity modeling

I am trying to model for understanding the probability of a customer buying a product based on his/her recent interactions with the system. For a customer who has made a purchase it is very easy to ...
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Benchmarking Analysis (statistical approach)

Im looking for sources in order to perform some kind of statistical analysis applied to Benchmarking, i.e., "market analysis" where I'm measuring the performance of a company's products, services, or ...
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Estimate with 90% confidence, the mean size

The operations manager of a vehicle manufacturing plant in London wants to estimate the average size of an order received. An order is measured by the number of vehicles shipped. A random sample of ...
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How to forecast individual customer's spend (for millions of customers)?

Which forecasting model fits better to forecast the customers spend in the next upcoming visit? We have millions of customers, so ARIMA or any other time series modeling for each of the customers is ...
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Difference between forecasting model, forecasting method and forecasting function

I am new to the field of Business Analytics. Can anyone distinguish between forecasting model, forecasting method and forecasting function? According to the book forecasting function is is an equation ...
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Architecture to build model off of partners data while protecting each partners intellectual property

Are there any architectures that allow two partners to build a model while protecting each of their respective intellectual property (IP)? For example: Company A builds machine learning models ...
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Correct statistics technique for prob below

I am kind-of stuck with a small problem here. I can't find a proper statistics based technique which will solve my problem! Problem: I have a dependent variable (Categorical 4 Levels), and 6 ...
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Suitable and efficient comparison metric/index for price data

I have price data for similar products in different stores like below ...
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Is there a standard set of reports that can be applied to any dataset?

I work for a small recycling firm and we have built and maintain a stock management system. I've been asked to implement some reports over our dataset but I have no background in BI or statistics. I'm ...
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Can CAPM be applied in this non-financial context?

I want to get a "score" which measures the efficiency of truck planners at a site which despatches boxes of identical size to multiple destinations. This is measured by how full each truck is, on ...
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MS business intelligence development studio CART analysis

I'm doing some clinical database research and in an effort to lessen the burden on our statistical staff, I started to look for different software solutions to get the analyses I need, and that's ...