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New Post 11/20/2012 1:38 PM
User is offline Tony Markos
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Re: What types of software tools do you use? 

Best tools are paper, pencils and big erasers.   The first couple of iterations are often a bloody mess, and with pencil and erasers you can move quickly to make large-scale changes.  

When things are pretty firm, anything will do.

 

 

 
New Post 1/30/2013 11:55 PM
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Re: What types of software tools do you use? 

 Hi,Adrian,


Hereby listed some tools I'm familiar,    SQL: It is the most widely used for structured data query and analysis, mainly for programmers and database administers;

R project: R is of object-oriented programming style with the flexible chart plotting ability, inbuilt with several statistics and mathematics analysis capabilities.

esProc: It is specialized in the interactive analysis on quatitative structured data that could be complex.

Excel:It is a spreadsheet with intuitive interface, outstanding computation capability and excellent chart tools.

esCalc: It is an intelligent spreadsheet that is specialized for batch structured data calculation and analytics.

Actually speaking, SQL, R and esProc may not be regarded as tools, but script languages.

 

 

 

 
New Post 2/18/2013 8:47 PM
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Re: What types of software tools do you use? 
Modified By Chris Adams  on 2/19/2013 12:25:56 AM)

I use business analysis software like:

esCalc, esProc and Excel.

 
New Post 2/22/2013 12:08 AM
User is offline Ding
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Re: What types of software tools do you use? 

 I prefer Ms Excel and esCalc, both of them are spreadsheets, but each of them have excellent advantages.

Excel is generally used for various business, such as data store, statistics, calculation, analytics,etc., but its shortcoming is that Excel VBA is too complex for non-professional users.

EsCalc doesn't have so diversified capabilities, but it is more capable for complex data process for non-professionals, as it has similar interface of Excel, but more efficient and agile for complex data process.

There are also many other tools like R, esProc, Matlob, SAS, they are quite more complex and expensive for general use.

 
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