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Data Preparation for Analytics Using SAS by Gerhard Svolba

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Part 1

Data Preparation: Business Point of View

 

Chapter   1   Analytic Business Questions

Chapter   2   Characteristics of Analytic Business Questions

Chapter   3   Characteristics of Data Sources

Chapter   4   Different Points of View on Analytic Data Preparation

 

Introduction

In Part 1 of this book we will deal with the business point of view of data preparation. This part is free from code and data structures. It contains only the nontechnical components of data preparation. Without reducing the importance of data structures, table merges, and the creation of derived variables, it is fundamental to understand that behind data preparation there always stands a business question.

This part of the book also helps to categorize business ...

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