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Types of Analytics

A video with information about the different types of analytics out there.

In this video, Ahmed explains three different kinds of analytics:

Descriptive: The type of analytics that all organizations should start with.

Predictive: Once the organization effectively understands what happens and why, they can move up to this analytics-stage.

Prescriptive: The most advanced level of analytics, characterized by graphs, simulation, heuristics etc.

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