What are the 4 Core Functions of Business Analytics?

Did you know there are four core functions of business analytics? Do you know what they mean? Do you know what business analytics is? Now, you might think business analytics is for geeks but as a manager or business owner, these four functions of business analytics are very important. For those who are not sure,… Read More

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Wrong & Worry vs Questions & Answers…

“If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.” Thomas Pynchon (1938 to Present), Gravity’s Rainbow Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr. is an American novelist. A MacArthur Fellow, he is noted for his dense and complex novels. His fiction and non-fiction writings encompass a vast array of subject matter,… Read More

The Military Decision Equation…

“There is no equation for a military decision. Decision-making requires both intuitive skill to recognize and analyze the essence of a given problem and the creative ability to devise a practical solution.” Major W.R. Speigle (US Marine Corps) Reference Speigle, W.R. (2008) The Basic School: Continuing to Successfully Prepare Second Lieutenants to be Officers. Master’s… Read More

Questions & Answers: Easy versus Good!

“Good questions outrank easy answers.” Paul Anthony Samuelson (1915 to 2009) an American economist and the first American to win a Nobel Prize in economic sciences (The Nobel Foundation, 1970). Putting context to this quote, one could state that “Understanding the real situation in any circumstance needs information and insight. These are usually obtained by asking the right… Read More