Profit from Science: Solving Business Problems using Data, Math, and the Scientific Process

Profit from Science: Solving Business Problems using Data, Math, and the Scientific Process

by George Danner, Tony Lowe

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Overview

In Profit From Science , author George Danner presents solutions to the big problems that modern business face solutions that are grounded in logic and empiricism. This book instructs business leaders in how to add the discipline and technical precision of the scientific method to their strategic planning and decision making.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137474841
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/23/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

George Danner is President of Business Laboratory, LLC, an award-winning consultancy that uses the very latest scientific techniques and methods to improve the performance of mid-size and large organizations through problem solving, the optimization of existing practices, and advanced forecasting. George specializes in the application of agent-based simulation modeling, Monte Carlo simulation. George has 30 years of experience in corporate strategy, specifically operational and financial analysis, across a wide variety of industries: manufacturing, energy, telecommunications, transportation, and financial services.

Prior to founding Business Laboratory, George held executive positions at nGenera Corporation, Industrial Science LLC (as founder), and Arthur Andersen. Business Laboratory clients include BP, Sun Microsystems, Schlumberger, Manpower, Target Corporation, AstraZeneca, TIAA-CREF, National Grid (UK), TD Ameritrade, Schlumberger, and the US Navy.

George has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Table of Contents

1. Why Are We Here?
2. Starting With A Process In Mind
3. Methods And Madness
4. Tools Of The Trade
5. The Art Of Science: Visualization
6. Data (Big And Small)
7. Using Your New Superpower
8. Setting The Stage: The Making Of A Great Analytics Team
9. Implications For The Future
10. In Conclusion

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