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Business Case Analysis with R: Simulation Tutorials to Support Complex Business Decisions by Robert D. Brown III

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© Robert D. Brown III 2018
Robert D. Brown IIIBusiness Case Analysis with Rhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3495-2_1

1. A Relief from Spreadsheet Misery

Robert D. Brown III
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Cumming, Georgia, USA
 
Business case analyses that are typically developed in spreadsheets are fraught with a lack of transparency and prone to propagating significant coding errors. The R programming language provides a better alternative for creating clear and minimal-error analysis.

Why Use R for Business Case Analysis?

Even if you are new to R, you most likely have noticed that R is used almost exclusively for statistical analysis, as it’s described by The R Project for Statistical Computing.1 Most people who use R do not frequently employ it for the type of inquiry that ...

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