In this chapter
This chapter introduces statistics and statistical analysis from an Xcelsius-centric point of view. The overall goal is to have statistical tools at your disposal for the dashboards and visualizations you develop.
Statistics is a vast subject that encompasses a sizable chunk of mathematics. Although statistical analysis covers a tremendous amount of ground, the basic idea of statistical reasoning is rather easy to bottle, package, and consume.
Most people who work with dashboards are likely sitting on a mound (or perhaps a mountain) of data. ...