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[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on The Emergence of Analytics in the World of Business Decisionmaking | 3,150 views]
The Emergence of Analytics in the World of Business Decisionmaking

Analytics is an emerging field of modern data analysis used to help companies and people drive important decisions. In this article, Aric LaBarr examines why analytics is important and who makes a good analyst.

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[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Promoting Your Consulting Career in the Era of Web 2.0 | 5,068 views]
Promoting Your Consulting Career in the Era of Web 2.0

Thinking about embarking on a career as an independent statistical consultant? Steve Simon shows you how to use the Web 2.0 class of tools to promote yourself and your business.

Additional Features, COPAFS Corner »

[1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on The Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics: June 2012 Meeting | 1,067 views]

Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS) acts as the advocate for the development and dissemination of high-quality federal statistics. Member organizations include professional associations, businesses, research institutes, and others interested in federal statistics. Through COPAFS, members have an opportunity to review and have an effect on issues including timeliness, quality, confidentiality, and relevance of data. COPAFS holds quarterly meetings, the last one being on June 1, 2012. Read on to learn what took place.

President's Corner »

[1 Aug 2012 | 3 Comments | 11,948 views]

ASA President Bob Rodriguez explains why a record number of new college students are registering as statistics majors.

Additional Features, ASA-SIAM Series »

[1 Aug 2012 | One Comment | 1,946 views]

You’ve decided to write a book, or you already have a draft, and now you need to find a publisher. Between you and a publishing contract lies the book proposal form. Every publisher has one, and most of the information included is standard. Here’s what you can expect to be asked when proposing a book to the ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability.