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Cost Accounting in Big Data Analytics

For those of you who don’t know me, most of my time is spent justifying why moving to Big Data and/or a Business Intelligence platform is a worthwhile investment. Lately, I’ve been making an effort to evangelize the value add (i.e. value proposition) of such tools in a more efficient manner. ...


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TechTalk Blog: Top 10 Jobs for 2015 Include 4 Data Analytics Roles

According to a recent survey cited by Business Insider , the top jobs for 2015 include the following: 2015 Rank / Job Title Mid-level Income 1 Actuary $94,209 2 Audiologist $71,133 3 Mathematician $102,182 4 Statistician $79,191 5 Biomedical Engineer $89,165 6 Data Scientist $124,149 7 Dental Hygienist $71,102 8 Software Engineer $93,113 9 Occupational Therapist $77,114 10 Computer Systems Analyst $81,150 Of these 10, four of the professional titles include data analytics in their responsibilities: Actuary, Mathematician, Statistician and Data Scientist



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TechTalk Blog - US Government Mandates Machine-Readable Government Financial Reporting Using Data Standard Like XBRL For Better Data Analytics

Meaning evidence based data is not in a machine-readable format using one common accounting standard for government financial reporting to provide better data analytics to make evidenced based decisions







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TechTalk Blog - XBRL ADOPTION GROWING WORLDWIDE IMPACTING MILLIONS OF COMPANIES FOR REDUCTION OF REGULATORY REPORTING BURDEN & BETTER ANALYTICS

Because XBRL tagged data is structured – data tagged in XBRL is perfect for extreme data analytics allowing currency and language linked to XBRL to be immediately converted and analyzed. XBRL allows management accountants to not only review their own company’s financial operation but also look at peers for data analytic comparisons and exceptions

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