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Analysis of financial data

Covers the basic methods and techniques of data analysis.

Automate the boring stuff with Python: practical programming for total beginners.

If you've ever spent hours renaming files or updating hundreds of spreadsheet cells, you know how tedious tasks like these can be. But what if you could have your computer do them for you? In [this book], you'll learn how to use Python to write programs that do in minutes what would take you hours to do by hand [with] no prior programming experience required. Once you've mastered the basics of programming, you'll create Python programs that effortlessly perform useful and impressive feats of automation.

Big data in practice: how 45 successful companies used big data analytics to deliver extraordinary results

Offers an in-depth insight into how specific companies use big data.

Controller's function: the work of the managerial accountant, The

A complete operations reference manual for corporate controllers.

Data cleaning: a practical perspective

This book discusses the goals of data cleaning and includes abstracts of common sets of data cleaning tasks. In particular, the book focuses on an operator-centric approach for developing a data cleaning platform.

Data science for business: what you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking

This guide introduces the fundamental principles of data science and walks through the "data-analytic thinking" necessary for extracting useful knowledge and business value from data.

Data strategy: how to profit from a world of big data, analytics and the internet of things

A must-have guide to creating a robust data strategy. Explaining how to identify your strategic data needs, what methods to use to collect the data and, most importantly, how to translate your data into organizational insights for improved business decision-making and performance, this is essential reading for anyone aiming to leverage the value of their business data and gain competitive advantage.

Data visualisation with Python: create an impact with meaningful data insights using interactive and engaging visuals

Understand, explore, and effectively present data using the powerful data visualization techniques of Python programming.

Digital finance: big data, start-ups, and the future of financial services

This book takes a thoughtful look at how the industry is evolving, and it explains how to integrate concepts of digital finance into existing traditional finance platforms. It explores what successful companies are doing to maximize their opportunities in this context and offers suggestions on how to introduce digital finance into a firm's structure. Specific strategies for a digital future are presented, alongside numerous case studies that explore key attributes of success.

Digital preservation for libraries, archives and museums

This book is the most current, complete guide to digital preservation available today. For administrators and practitioners alike, the information in this book is presented readably, focusing on management issues and best practices. Although this book addresses technology, it is not solely focused on technology. After all, technology changes and digital preservation is aimed for the long term.

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A practical guide, The

This handbook offers advice on the practical implementation of GDPR and analyses its impact. The guide examines the scope of GDPR, the organisational and material requirements for data protection, the rights of data subjects, the role of the Supervisory Authorities, enforcement and fines under the GDPR, and differences between EU jurisdictions.

Financial Times guide to business start up 2017/18

Startup guide for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Financial planning using Excel: forecasting, planning and budgeting techniques

For financial planners who want to improve their spreadsheet skills.

Fintech book, The: the financial technology handbook for investors, entrepreneurs and visionaries

A guide to the financial technology revolution for entrepreneurs, bankers and investors with information required to capitalise on this market.

Flaws and fallacies in statistical thinking

This book deals with erroneous and sometimes deliberately misleading statistical arguments. It deals with fallacious statistical thinking - when faulty conclusions are drawn from data because the purveyors of the information don’t know any better.

Fraud analytics using descriptive, predictive, and social network techniques : A guide to data Science for fraud detection.

A guidebook for setting up comprehensive fraud detection analytics. More effective fraud detection is possible, and this book describes the various analytical techniques your organisation must implement to put a stop to the revenue leak.

Good charts: the HBR guide to making smarter, more persuasive data visualizations

Provides an essential guide to how visualization works. It will help you turn plain, uninspiring charts that merely present information into smart, effective visualizations that powerfully convey ideas.

Growing business handbook: inspiration and advice from successful entrepreneurs and fast growing UK companies, The

A guide to maximising growth and controlling risk.

Hands-on financial modeling with Microsoft Excel 2019: build practical models for forecasting, valuation, trading, and growth analysis using Excel 2019

This book will help you understand financial modeling concepts using Excel, and provides you with an overview of the steps you should follow to build an integrated financial model.

How to measure anything: finding the value of intangibles in business

A guide to measuring intangible assets within a business.

ISO 27001 controls : a guide to implementing and auditing

This guide is designed to provide you with assistance in establishing, implementing and maintaining your ISMS to help you prepare for ISMS certification... [and] has been updated to reflect the publication of the latest versions of ISO/IEC 27001 and 27002.

Information security risk management for ISO 27001/ISO 27002 (3rd edition)

This book draws on emerging national and international best practice around risk management and has been written to provide detailed and practical guidance to information security and risk management teams on how to develop and implement a risk assessment and risk management process that will be in line with the requirements of ISO 27001.

Market approach to valuing businesses, The

Implementing the market approach to business valuation.

Modern internal auditing (7th edition)

A complete guide to the process and profession of internal auditing. The 6th edition of this title (2005) is also available from our Ebook Central subscription

No small change: why financial services needs a new kind of marketing

This book takes the form of a 13-point practical manifesto arguing that the fast-changing financial services world urgently needs to rethink the whole of its approach to marketing. The thirteen chapters look at the key components of the new approach.

Paul Wilmott on quantitative finance

A student guide to quantitative finance.

Performance dashboards: measuring, monitoring and managing your business

A guide to performance measurement.

Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project 2013 and 2016

Introduces a method for planning and controlling projects using Microsoft Office Project.

Principles of data wrangling: practical techniques for data preparation

This book walks the reader through the wrangling process by exploring several factors-time, granularity, scope, and structure-that you need to consider as you begin to work with data.

Quickbooks 2020 all-in-one for dummies

This comprehensive one-stop reference combines 8 mini-books in one, all written in plain and simple language that makes it easy for even the most accounts-averse to get the most out of the latest version of the QuickBooks software and save time.

Routledge dictionary of business management, The

Business management for students and working professionals.

Sage accounting in simple steps

Guide to using Sage accounting software.

Structured finance modeling with object-oriented VBA

Guide to financial modelling with Excel spreadsheets.

Theory and craft of digital preservation, The

This book is intended as a point of entry into the theory and craft of digital preservation as it has emerged in practice.

Understanding business valuation: a practical guide to valuing small to medium sized businesses

This fifth edition of this title covers all areas in the various valuation approaches, methods, and techniques in an easy-to-read style.

Visualizing financial data

This book provides visualization methods that will help you navigate today's cluttered landscape of financial markets. It starts with a review of current, commonly used methods for communicating financial data and then offers methods to refine or enhance them, or create new types of visualisations that are easy to use, elegant, and that facilitate better decision-making. Many break with today's common practices for communicating data, but improve efficiency and clarity.

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