According to Lumen, managers are responsible for the processes of getting activities completed efficiently with and through other people and setting and achieving the firm’s goals through the execution of four basic management functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Both sets of processes utilize human, financial, and material resources.
In this story, we will talk about how do we utilize our people and how do we lead our teams. But first, in order for us to lead our people, it is of utmost importance to lead oneself.
Becoming a manager will make you cautious about how you look and act…
What is this 68–95–99.7?
“Empirical” means based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic. — Oxford
The 68–95–99.7 was first coined and discovered by Abraham de Moivre in 1733 through his experimentation of flipping 100 fair coins. It was more than 75 years before the normal distribution model was introduced.
µ ± mσ where µ = mean/average; σ = standard deviation; and m = multiplier. (1, to get 68% of data; 2, to get 95% of data; 3, to get 99.7% of data)
The Empirical Rule or the 68–95–99.7 is only applicable…
Preparing a research paper, thesis, or document report requires citation and reference. Referencing avoids plagiarism. It also allows the author to acknowledge the contribution of other authors. It is a way to give credit to the writers from whom you have borrowed words and/or ideas. It is also a way to provide evidence to support the author’s assertions and claims. It also allows the readers to trace the sources of information used. Citations make the document more persuasive.
More than decades ago, organizing references are the most time-consuming activity in thesis writing since the focus of that document is to…
Power Transmission involves the bulk movement of electrical energy from generating plants to a network, usually a grid system, and then distributed to consumers.
The Power Transmission Company has the important role of connecting the generating facilities with distribution utilities in delivering electricity where it is most needed. It also ensures that an adequate and reliable transmission system delivers quality electricity to consumers. It can be owned by a regulated private company or by a government-owned and controlled corporation
Most of its functions involve:
Operations and Maintenance — The company ensures that the government-owned transmission assets are in optimal condition…
— Should companies consider data visualization?
Data Visualization is the representation of data or information in a graph, chart, or other visual formats, and is used to drive action, to inform, and most importantly, to persuade.
Should companies pursue data visualization? Let us discuss the benefits of data visualization, and I hope it will help you in your decision-making on whether or not to consider data visualization.
Meetings are those double-edged swords in the company which can be an asset or a liability. According to the published article last June 17, 2020, entitled, Minutes (Wasted) of Meeting: 50 Shocking Meeting…
“Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it” — Edmund Burke
The Titanic is one of the most luxurious passenger steamship liner operated by White Star Line, and was thought to be the world’s fastest ship. As the largest movable manmade object in the world at that time, the proud sea captain, Edward John Smith, left an iconic message to the media, “Even God Himself couldn’t sink this ship.”
The Unsinkable Titanic Ship sunk in April 15, 1912 after failing to divert its course from an iceberg and ruptured at least five of its hull compartments.
For any aspiring data scientist, being exposed to and knowing different tools to use would provide a better edge over others. In this story, the author would like to share with you his experience in using Tableau for the first time.
Tableau is a visual analytics platform transforming the way we use data to solve problems. Empowering people and organizations to make the most of their data. — Tableau Software, LLC, A Salesforce Company
Students may take advantage of the “Tableau for Students” using this link. By following the steps, you are given more than a year of exclusivity to…
“The Annual Data Visualization Community Survey for 2020 has responses to 50+ questions and was taken by over 1,700 people. It covers professional data visualization details like salary and hourly compensation, tool use, location, audiences, organizational structure and more.”
Raw Data are like minerals. They are readily available, and needed to mined and process for it to be useful. These public data available online, like the 2020 survey challenge, are examples of minerals that we can use in our professional and business life, and turn it to profitable information.
Providing you three (3) examples on how we can make our…
Primitive view of life
Normally, like other living things, you should be in a certain cycle such Usage of Basic Needs, Provision of Basic Needs, and Rest.
Believe it or not — this is where most of our lives take place. To give you an example, below is a chart on how I spend my week.
Usage of Basic Needs — 4% of my daily activity involves eating/drinking.
Provision of Basic Needs — 33%…