Introducing Microsoft Power BI Book
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Introducing Microsoft Power BI


  • Author : Alberto Ferrari
  • Publisher : Microsoft Press
  • Release Date : 2016-07-07
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 189
  • ISBN 10 : 9781509302758

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Introducing Microsoft Power BI Excerpt :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Introducing Microsoft Power BI enables you to evaluate when and how to use Power BI. Get inspired to improve business processes in your company by leveraging the available analytical and collaborative features of this environment. Be sure to watch for the publication of Alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo's upcoming retail book, Analyzing Data with Power BI and Power Pivot for Excel (ISBN 9781509302765). Go to the book's page at the Microsoft Press Store here for more details:http://aka.ms/analyzingdata/details. Learn more about Power BI at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/.

Canadian Sport Marketing Book

Canadian Sport Marketing


  • Author : Norm O'Reilly
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Sports
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN 10 : 9781718200944

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Canadian Sport Marketing Excerpt :

Canadian Sport Marketing, Third Edition, brings sport marketing concepts to life with examples from Canadian sport business, preparing students for future careers in the field

2006 NFL Record   Fact Book Book

2006 NFL Record Fact Book


  • Author : Editors at the NFL
  • Publisher : Sports Illustrated
  • Release Date : 2006-07-25
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN 10 : 1933405325

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2006 NFL Record Fact Book Excerpt :

Gathers records and statistics, summarizes each game of the season, and lists the current schedule

Sport Public Relations Book

Sport Public Relations


  • Author : G. Clayton Stoldt
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2020-10-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492589396

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Sport Public Relations Excerpt :

Sport Public Relations, Third Edition With HKPropel Access, offers a comprehensive examination of the value and practice of public relations in sport. Extensively updated and substantially reorganized, this third edition reflects the evolution of the field with modern applications across a wide range of media channels. The book’s topics align with the Common Professional Component topics outlined by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). The author team brings together significant professional and educational backgrounds in sport public relations to offer an engaging look at the full range of public relations functions. Readers will learn the importance of consistent brand communication and how to manage organizational relationships, both internal and external, to attain key strategic goals. The thorough coverage of the field is built around three common themes: Public relations is a managerial function focused on advancing the brand and engaging key stakeholders. The communications environment is continuously evolving. Community relations, employee relations, and donor relations are as critical as media relations within the sport industry. Woven throughout these themes are public relations theories applied in sport-specific contexts to help students further understand the complexity of the sport communication ecosystem. Throughout the book, there is guidance for practical application, including samples of public relations materials such as news releases and employee newsletters. Be Your Own Media sidebars highlight how sport organizations are proactively telling their stories across various media platforms. New to this edition, case studies and discussion questions serve as a foundation for additional learning. Other updates include the following: Discussion of engaging key publics through social media and other forms of digital media—such as blogs, podcasts, virtual fan communities, and video—as well as approaches to developing content, me

Government at a Glance 2015 Book

Government at a Glance 2015


  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-07-06
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9789264233478

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Government at a Glance 2015 Excerpt :

Government at a Glance provides readers with a dashboard of key public sector indicators. Each indicator is presented in a user-friendly format, with graphs, brief descriptive analysis, and methodological information.

Indigenous Data Sovereignty Book

Indigenous Data Sovereignty


  • Author : Tahu Kukutai
  • Publisher : ANU Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-14
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9781760460310

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Indigenous Data Sovereignty Excerpt :

As the global ‘data revolution’ accelerates, how can the data rights and interests of indigenous peoples be secured? Premised on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, this book argues that indigenous peoples have inherent and inalienable rights relating to the collection, ownership and application of data about them, and about their lifeways and territories. As the first book to focus on indigenous data sovereignty, it asks: what does data sovereignty mean for indigenous peoples, and how is it being used in their pursuit of self-determination? The varied group of mostly indigenous contributors theorise and conceptualise this fast-emerging field and present case studies that illustrate the challenges and opportunities involved. These range from indigenous communities grappling with issues of identity, governance and development, to national governments and NGOs seeking to formulate a response to indigenous demands for data ownership. While the book is focused on the CANZUS states of Canada, Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand and the United States, much of the content and discussion will be of interest and practical value to a broader global audience. ‘A debate-shaping book … it speaks to a fast-emerging field; it has a lot of important things to say; and the timing is right.’ — Stephen Cornell, Professor of Sociology and Faculty Chair of the Native Nations Institute, University of Arizona ‘The effort … in this book to theorise and conceptualise data sovereignty and its links to the realisation of the rights of indigenous peoples is pioneering and laudable.’ — Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Baguio City, Philippines

War on the Floor Book

War on the Floor


  • Author : Jeff Foley
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2001-05-06
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475903768

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He began with no athletic ability. His pass-catching skills were so bad that he was told he couldn't catch a cold if he were butt-naked. He fell flat on his facemask during a six-minute jog. He was tormented by referees, subjected to rookie initiation pranks, called Rudy by fans and intimidated by a 250-pound ex-NFL player. Welcome to Jeff Foley's adventure in the Arena Football League. A five-foot-six, 180-pound writer, Foley is every bit the average individual. But the AFL's Albany Firebirds agreed to let him join their squad as an offensive specialist/writer in 1999 and 2000. So, despite never having played a down of organized football ? no Pop Warner, high school or college gridiron experience ? Foley played in three professional contests, running pass patterns against seasoned athletes, competing in front of more than 10,000 people. He lived every fan's dream. Or nightmare? He endured grueling practice sessions, hits, injuries and road trips, and attended team meetings and meals. He was a part of locker room conversations. He was overjoyed by the thrill of success, and dealt with the disappointment that accompanies failure. Foley experienced all life in the AFL has to offer. And lived to write about it.

Sport and Entrepreneurship Book

Sport and Entrepreneurship


  • Author : Dilwyn Porter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000051056

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Sport and Entrepreneurship Excerpt :

Sport and Entrepreneurship combines perspectives derived from business history and sports history, focusing on the important but relatively unexplored relationship of entrepreneurship and sport. This important volume offers clearer definitions of both sports products and sports entrepreneurship, gives due regard to social entrepreneurs, and assesses the continuing relevance of Hardy’s pioneering study from the 1980s. Hardy himself provides an introduction to the volume, and chapters by Wray Vamplew and Dilwyn Porter supply an overarching theoretical framework, offering new ways of identifying and describing sports-related entrepreneurial activity. Each chapter explores a particular case study, focusing on specific examples of entrepreneurship as it has been practised in a variety of sporting contexts from the nineteenth to the early twenty-first centuries, ranging from 19th century equestrianism, to 20th century ice hockey, and football in the 21st century and covering entrepreneurship in North America, Europe and the United Kingdom. Each, in its own way, adds depth and complexity to the discussion. Bridging the gap between sports history and business history, too often seen as separate spheres, Sport and Entrepreneurship will be of great interest to scholars of sport history, business and sport, business history, and entrepreneurship. The chapters were originally published as a special issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport.

The Survivors Speak Book

The Survivors Speak


  • Author : Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-05
  • Genre: Truth commissions
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0660019833

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The Signal and the Noise Book
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The Signal and the Noise


  • Author : Nate Silver
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-09-27
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101595954

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UPDATED FOR 2020 WITH A NEW PREFACE BY NATE SILVER "One of the more momentous books of the decade." —The New York Times Book Review Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was thirty. He solidified his standing as the nation's foremost political forecaster with his near perfect prediction of the 2012 election. Silver is the founder and editor in chief of the website FiveThirtyEight. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, Silver examines the world of prediction, investigating how we can distinguish a true signal from a universe of noisy data. Most predictions fail, often at great cost to society, because most of us have a poor understanding of probability and uncertainty. Both experts and laypeople mistake more confident predictions for more accurate ones. But overconfidence is often the reason for failure. If our appreciation of uncertainty improves, our predictions can get better too. This is the “prediction paradox”: The more humility we have about our ability to make predictions, the more successful we can be in planning for the future. In keeping with his own aim to seek truth from data, Silver visits the most successful forecasters in a range of areas, from hurricanes to baseball to global pandemics, from the poker table to the stock market, from Capitol Hill to the NBA. He explains and evaluates how these forecasters think and what bonds they share. What lies behind their success? Are they good—or just lucky? What patterns have they unraveled? And are their forecasts really right? He explores unanticipated commonalities and exposes unexpected juxtapositions. And sometimes, it is not so much how good a prediction is in an absolute sense that matters but how good it is relative to the competition. In other cases, prediction is still a very rudimentary—and dangerous—science. Silver observes that

2015 Minnesota Plumbing Code Book

2015 Minnesota Plumbing Code


  • Author : International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-11-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1938936876

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2015 Minnesota Plumbing Code Excerpt :

This code is founded upon certain basic principles of environmental sanitation and safety through properly designed, acceptably installed, and adequately maintained plumbing systems. Some of the details of plumbing construction may vary, but the basic sanitary and safety principles desirable and necessary to protect the health of the people are the same everywhere. As interpretations may be required, and as unforeseen situations arise that are not specifically covered in this code, the 23 principles in items A to W shall be used to define the intent.

The Ecology of Human Development Book

The Ecology of Human Development


  • Author : Urie BRONFENBRENNER
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-30
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674028845

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Big Data in Practice Book
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Big Data in Practice


  • Author : Bernard Marr
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-03-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119231394

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Big Data in Practice Excerpt :

The best-selling author of Big Data is back, this time with a unique and in-depth insight into how specific companies use big data. Big data is on the tip of everyone's tongue. Everyone understands its power and importance, but many fail to grasp the actionable steps and resources required to utilise it effectively. This book fills the knowledge gap by showing how major companies are using big data every day, from an up-close, on-the-ground perspective. From technology, media and retail, to sport teams, government agencies and financial institutions, learn the actual strategies and processes being used to learn about customers, improve manufacturing, spur innovation, improve safety and so much more. Organised for easy dip-in navigation, each chapter follows the same structure to give you the information you need quickly. For each company profiled, learn what data was used, what problem it solved and the processes put it place to make it practical, as well as the technical details, challenges and lessons learned from each unique scenario. Learn how predictive analytics helps Amazon, Target, John Deere and Apple understand their customers Discover how big data is behind the success of Walmart, LinkedIn, Microsoft and more Learn how big data is changing medicine, law enforcement, hospitality, fashion, science and banking Develop your own big data strategy by accessing additional reading materials at the end of each chapter

Multiple Sclerosis Book

Multiple Sclerosis


  • Author : Paul O'Connor
  • Publisher : Firefly Books Limited
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 155
  • ISBN 10 : 1552978893

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Practical health guide to multiple sclerosis for both patients and their familites, including advice on diagnosis, treatment options and symptoms.