The reason Facebook paid US$ 19 bn for Whatsapp…decoded!!

On 19th Feb, 2014, Facebook announced the acquisition of Whatsapp, a mobile messaging service with over 450mn users for an eye-popping US$ 19 bn of cash and Facebook shares in total. This figure seems insane for a company which charges some of its users US$ 0.99 every year for its services and reportedly had revenues […]

Read this tutorial before you use Proc Corr

All of us at some point in the process of examining data, check for correlations among different variables in the data especially pair-wise correlations. Among a large chunk of business analysts in industry, there exists a notion of ‘linear correlation coefficient’ being the only criterion for pair-wise correlation and hence at the maximum a Proc Corr is run in […]

A testimonial for Edvancer’s business analytics course

It always provides us a great deal of happiness, satisfaction and motivation when we are able to successfully help our students achieve their goals, as that is Edvancer’s sole driving factor. A student of ours, Ashish Kumar sent us some great words of appreciation and encouragement through his review of our business analytics course below. […]