Type: Individual Project
Unit: Summarize and Present Information in a Meaningful Way
Due Date: Wed, 4/18/18
Deliverable Length: 5–8 PPT slides and speaker notes
View objectives for this assignment
For this assignment, you will need to become familiar with specialized business intelligence (BI) software, then download the software. Complete the following steps to begin:
Consider the following scenario, continued from the Unit 1 Individual Project:
Big D Incorporated needs to prepare an assessment regarding the feasibility of making a recommendation for expansion into another market. As the Business Analyst, your assignment is to prepare a short presentation for the Board of Directors that apply concepts learned in Unit 1 and concepts from Unit 2 to make the necessary recommendations and justifications for those recommendations. You will need to compare and contrast the varying markets in order to make the best recommendation possible. Complete the following:
Your presentation should include 5–6 slides in PowerPoint, plus title and reference slides with speaker notes (200–250 words per slide).
For assistance with the usage of Tableau for analysis and reporting, review and use the following instructions. This should be helpful if you are having problems with the software usage or with problems with the data. But, you do not need to use Tableau. For BI software usage such as Excel, resort to using the Help functions and other resources on the internet and in videos to learn how to use Excel to create graphical presentations including table usage.
Instructions to Create Bar Graph in Tableau (optional) or in another BI Software.
Household IncomeChicago U.S.198019901980 to 199020001990 to 20001980Median Household Income18,43841,2271.23669,3110.68116,902Average household Income24,24567,6071.788114,6150.69520,382Per Capita Income13,56438,5181.8463,7910.6567,321
2000 Educational AttainmentU.S.ChicagoCollege: Associates Degree6.3%1.9%College: Bachelor’s Degree15.5%44.2%College: Graduate Degree8.9%34.0%College: Some College, no Degree21.1%8.7%School: 9th to 11th grade, no diploma12.1%3.2%School: Grade K-96.1%2.0%School: High School Graduate28.6%5.6%
Note: Measure values are your number fields; measure names are the descriptors.
Please submit your assignment.
For more information on creating PowerPoint Presentations, please visit the Microsoft Office Applications Lab.
American Marketing Association. (n.d.). Summary reports. Retrieved from http:/www.marketingpower.com/content753.php
Igines. (2012, December 9). How to make a line graph in Excel (Scientific data) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn7Sd5Uu42A
Microsoft. (2018). Create a chart from start to finish. Retrieved from https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Create-a-chart-from-start-to-finish-0baf399e-dd61-4e18-8a73-b3fd5d5680c2
Pak, A. (2013, August 12). Tableau Public – Overview and Applications [Video file]. Retrieved from http://youtu.be/PnkMiHocqRw
Tableau. (2018). Tableau public. Retrieved from http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/
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