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The Complete Guide to Business Analytics (Collection) by Thomas H. Davenport

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29Linchpin Analysis

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Linchpin analysis is a highly adaptable, logic structuring technique that is intended to minimize mistakes and promote clarity even with complex arguments containing variables about which there is a high degree of uncertainty. It is driven from basic assumptions that an analyst would include regarding the competition and a rival's proposed actions. To develop predictions with a high degree of confidence, careful attention is required when selecting the factors deemed most likely to drive and determine the outcome of a situation on which there is a dearth of strong empirical evidence.

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Individuals are compelled by their circumstances to make dozens of assumptions on a daily basis. The rigorous and ...

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