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Practical Business Intelligence

By : Ahmed Sherif
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Practical Business Intelligence

By: Ahmed Sherif

Overview of this book

Business Intelligence (BI) is at the crux of revolutionizing enterprise. Everyone wants to minimize losses and maximize profits. Thanks to Big Data and improved methodologies to analyze data, Data Analysts and Data Scientists are increasingly using data to make informed decisions. Just knowing how to analyze data is not enough, you need to start thinking how to use data as a business asset and then perform the right analysis to build an insightful BI solution. Efficient BI strives to achieve the automation of data for ease of reporting and analysis. Through this book, you will develop the ability to think along the right lines and use more than one tool to perform analysis depending on the needs of your business. We start off by preparing you for data analytics. We then move on to teach you a range of techniques to fetch important information from various databases, which can be used to optimize your business. The book aims to provide a full end-to-end solution for an environment setup that can help you make informed business decisions and deliver efficient and automated BI solutions to any company. It is a complete guide for implementing Business intelligence with the help of the most powerful tools like D3.js, R, Tableau, Qlikview and Python that are available on the market.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Practical Business Intelligence
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Setting up traditional HTML components

In order to understand the power and flexibility of D3, it would make sense to first understand an example of leveraging HTML without it.

Adding a new paragraph the traditional way

Adding a new paragraph to the body of the HTML page is pretty straightforward. All that is necessary is to include two <p> tags with with the appropriate name of the paragraph, as seen in the following script:

<!DOCTYPE html> 
<script src="d3.js" charset="utf-8"></script>  
  <meta charset="utf-8"> 
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width"> 
  <title>First Example</title> 
<p>This is our first example</p> 

Besides adding a new paragraph, we also changed the title of this page to First Example. When viewing the HTML page inside of the browser, the following should appear:


Anytime we wish to view our HTML file, we...