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Advanced Excel reporting for management accountants

Automating management reporting with Microsoft Excel.

Analysis of financial data

Covers the basic methods and techniques of data analysis.

Art of successful information systems outsourcing, The

Provides advice for dealing with information systems outsourcing on a practical level.

BCS glossary of computing and ICT

Study aid and reference tool providing definitions and explanations of terms in computing and Information Communications Technology(ICT)

BVB insights: data and analysis on UK private company multiples

Independent analysts, from BVB Ltd, have collated and interpreted transactions data involving private companies. The result is an in-depth overview of transaction multiples paid for UK private companies for the year ended December 2018 (previous edition are also available).

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.

Business accounting UK GAAP: volume 2

Accounting textbook for students, specifically for users of UK GAAP practice and terminology. Part 2 of a 2-part set.

Business intelligence: making decisions through data analytics

A guide on how to apply data warehousing and data analytics to support business decision making.

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.

Dictionary of communications technology: terms, definitions and abbreviations

Reference work for Information Systems (IS) professionals, IS consultants and IS engineers. Contains over 10800 entries, many with diagrams.

Dictionary of computer and internet terms

Dictionary of over 3,400 terms relating to computers, internet and information technology.

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.

Doing business with Bahrain: a guide to investment opportunities and business practice

A guide to working with and within the country of Bahrain.

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.

Excel PivotTables and charts

A set of tutorials for Excel using pivot tables.

Excel dashboards and reports for dummies

Using Excel to build better reporting mechanisms.

Excel models for business and operations management

A step-by-step guide to building financial models in Excel.

Financial Times guide to business start up 2017/18

Startup guide for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Financial modeling in Excel for Dummies

A beginner's guide to financial modeling using Microsoft Excel.

Financial modeling with Crystal Ball and Excel

For analysts constructing stochastic financial models.

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.

M is for (data) monkey: the Excel Pro's definitive guide to Power Query

Power Query is one component of the Power BI (Business Intelligence) product from Microsoft, and "M" is the name of the programming language created by it. As more business intelligence pros begin using Power Pivot, they find that they do not have the Excel skills to clean the data in Excel; Power Query solves this problem. This book shows how to use the Power Query tool to get difficult data sets into both Excel and Power Pivot, and is solely devoted to Power Query dashboarding and reporting.

Mapping workflows and managing knowledge: capturing formal and tacit knowledge to improve performance

Knowledge management for managers and supervisors.

Market approach to valuing businesses, The

Implementing the market approach to business valuation.

Mastering financial mathematics in Microsoft Excel: a practical guide to business calculations (3rd edition)

Fully updated and compliant with Excel 2013, this clearly explains the basic calculations for mathematical finance, backed up with simple templates for further use and development, and a workbook with exercises and solutions at the end of each chapter

Mastering financial modelling in Microsoft Excel: a practitioner's guide to applied corporate finance (3rd edition)

Comprehensive tools and methods to help you build, develop and apply financial models using Microsoft Excel, enabling you to get better, more accurate results, faster.

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.

Operational leadership

Business leadership from a US perspective.

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.

Power Pivot and Power BI: the Excel user's guide to DAX, Power Query, Power BI and Power Pivot in Excel 2010-2016

Microsoft PowerPivot is a free add-on to Excel from Microsoft that allows users to produce new kinds of reports and analyses that were simply impossible before, and this book is the first to tackle DAX formulas, the core capability of PowerPivot, from the perspective of the Excel audience.

Practical financial modelling: a guide to current practice

Introduction to modelling for finance professionals.

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.

Principles of financial modelling: model design and best practices using Excel and VBA

A practical guide to financial modelling, demonstrating how to plan, design and build financial models.

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.

Sales technology: making the most of your investment

Guide to understanding and implementing sales technology.

Stakeholder approach to issues management, A

Guide to issues management from a US perspective.

Strategic leadership of portfolio and project management

Guide to corporate leadership and project management.

Strategic management of higher education institutions: serving students as customers for institutional growth

Restructuring organisations in further and higher education.

Structured finance modeling with object-oriented VBA

Guide to financial modelling with Excel spreadsheets.

Supply chain information technology

Managing supply chains with business software.

The theory and craft of digital preservation

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.

Using Excel for business analysis: A guide to financial modelling fundamentals (2nd edition)

Practical step-by-step guidance on how to design, build and test financial models using Excel. Newer editions now titled Using Excel for business and financial modelling.

Using Excel for business and financial modelling: a practical guide (3rd edition)

A hands-on guide to using Excel in the business context. Contains step-by-step instructions of how to solve common business problems using financial models, including downloadable Excel templates, a list of shortcuts and tons of practical tips and techniques you can apply straight away. Formerly titled Using Excel for business analysis.

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.

Working with sample data: exploration and inference

Introduction to statistical analysis and its utility in decision making.

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