Part III

Building Blocks for Supporting Analytics

Infrastructure is fundamental. Analysis, re-analysis, and missed decisions are expensive. Infrastructure is the cornerstone for continually improving the support for analytics. We want to build a strong infrastructure that supports quick and economical data analysis and at the same time better meets our continuum of needs.

Part III discusses three building blocks: Data Collection (Chapter 10), Data Software (Chapter 11), and Data Management (Chapter 12) for an infrastructure that can support Best Statistical Practice. These building blocks facilitate higher-quality decisions by supporting the analytics ...

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