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Refer to “Competing on Analytics.”

Write an essay of 1,500-2,000 words that addresses the following:

How can a company become and prosper as an analytics competitor?
What are the sources of strength for an analytics competitor?
How has this article influenced your views about quantitative business modeling and its utility in business decision making?
Do your views conform with, conflict with, or supplement the views you may have formulated after completing the other readings? Develop your response from an ethical perspective and be sure to incorporate a Christian worldview, or other faith tradition, as applicable into your response.
The following link from the GCU Vision and Mission Statement may be helpful in formulating your responses: .gcu.edu/learningPlatform/assignment/Refer%20to”>http://www.gcu.edu/About-Us/Mission-and-Vision.php
Prepare the assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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Due Date: Sep 24, 2014 23:59:59 Max Points: 100

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Complete Problem 3-17 (respond based on maximum criteria).

Complete Problem 3-19, parts a and b (respond based on EMV criteria).

Complete Problem 3-22.

Use an Excel spreadsheet file for the calculations and explanations, with one worksheet per problem. Use the problem number for each worksheet name. Cells should contain the formulas (i.e., if a formula was used to calculate the entry in that cell).

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week 3

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Complete Problems 4-13, 4-14, 4-15, and 4-19.

Use Excel’s regression option to perform the regression.

Use an Excel spreadsheet file for the calculations and explanations, with one worksheet per problem. Use the problem number for each worksheet name. Cells should contain the formulas (i.e., if a formula was used to calculate the entry in that cell).

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week 4

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Complete Problems 4-22 and 4-23.

Complete Problem 4-24. In addition to the questions in this problem, respond to the following:

State the linear equation.
Explain the overall statistical significance of the model.
Explain the statistical significance for each independent variable in the model
Interpret the Adjusted R2.
Is this a good predictive equation(s)? Which variables should be excluded (if any) and why? Explain.
Complete Problem 4-30.

Use Excel’s regression option to perform the regression. Use one Excel spreadsheet file for the calculations and explanations, with one worksheet per problem. Use the problem number for each worksheet name. Cells should contain the formulas (i.e., if a formula was used to calculate the entry in that cell).

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week 5

Due Date: Oct 15, 2014 23:59:59 Max Points: 100

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Complete Problem 5-17.

Complete Problem 5-21.

Complete Problem 5-29.

Complete Problem 5-38.

Use Excel to complete the problems.

Use one Excel spreadsheet file for the calculations and explanations, with one worksheet per problem. Use the problem number for each worksheet name. Cells should contain the formulas (i.e., if a formula was used to calculate the entry in that cell).

Use the problem number for each worksheet name.

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Complete Problem 7-14.

Complete Problem 7-15.

Complete Problem 7-18.

Complete these problems manually.

Use one Excel spreadsheet file for the calculations and explanations, with one worksheet per problem. Use the problem number for each worksheet name. Cells should contain the formulas (i.e., if a formula was used to calculate the entry in that cell).

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week 7

Due Date: Oct 29, 2014 23:59:59 Max Points: 100

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Complete Problem 8-3. Add this additional constraint: Total Number of Workers to Start the Shifts must be less than or equal to 31.

Complete Problem 8-4.

Complete Problem 8-6.

Use Excel’s Solver to complete the problems.

Use one Excel spreadsheet file for the calculations and explanations, with one worksheet per problem. Use the problem number for each worksheet name. Cells should contain the formulas (i.e., if a formula was used to calculate the entry in that cell).

Note: If you have access only to an Apple computer for your homework assignments, please contact your instructor for additional instructions.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.