Karan Haresh Mehta

  • Karan Haresh Mehta posted a new activity comment 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    The biggest takeaway from this class for me was analyzing, interpreting and organizing data (raw, unstructed, structured) while trying to make some sense out of it and come up with a conclusion based on evidence. I learned to use a number of data analytics and organizing tools such as Tableau, Excel etc and also learned a lot about the power of…[Read more]

  • Karan Haresh Mehta posted a new activity comment 1 month ago

    For Instagram:
    Columns: Can be the number of posts, followers and the number of people a person follows.
    Rows: Can be the number of likes and comments on particular posts, DM’s (direct messages), and follow requests from individuals.

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  • Karan Haresh Mehta posted a new activity comment 3 months ago

    Out of the 8 core principles, I believe “Simplify” is the most important principle. I feel this way because simplify allows the user to ascertain the key relationship between data, and give him the essence or the most important aspects regarding a certain data set. Simplify does not over complicate or oversimplify data, but enables the viewer to…[Read more]

  • The most important takeaway from Maurice Whetstone’s talk for me was that data is ubiquitous and that no major business operates without the use of data. I was fascinated to learn that data warehousing and analytics can be a key resource and driving force when it comes to taking major business related decisions. The best example of that was when…[Read more]

  • Karan Haresh Mehta posted a new activity comment 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    This article talks about the government of Australia creating a sovereign fund and investing in a data security startup. Since I am a finance major this article is of a lot of interest to me. A $45 million venture capitalist type of investment in a startup is unprecedented of any foreign government in the world. Bitglass, the data security firm,…[Read more]

  • Karan Haresh Mehta posted a new activity comment 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    My conventional wisdom statement is “past performance is a good predictor of future performance”. This statement has been widely accepted to be true by the people within the business and investment community. However, recent studies of performance indices have shown that such a supposition is not necessarily accurate when it comes to value inv…[Read more]

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