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Overview of Data Analytics in Finance


Analytics are everywhere, understand why they matter.

What are data analytics? The simple answer – data analytics is the process of analyzing data to find trends and answer questions. What are advanced data analytics? The not so simple answers – advanced data analytics uses tools, including software, to extract information from complex datasets to answer what-if questions and draw meaningful conclusions from complex and varied sources. This video reviews where analytics exist and what big data is and discusses why analytics matter.

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Wendy Dutenhoeffer

Wendy Dutenhoeffer

  • Partner and consultant for Holly Lane Consulting
  • Practices emphasizes all aspects of consulting in business finance, asset management, financial and operational assessments with a focus on nonprofits and small to medium businesses
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on budgeting, financial analysis, financial assessment, understanding financial statements for board members, leadership, real estate management, and team building
  • Author of several articles on finance and leadership - published in Police Magazine, Women in Law Enforcement, Campus Safety Magazine, GovLoop Featured Blogger, NextGen, and the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy for Leadership Development
  • Member of the Institute of Real Estate Management, Government Finance Officers Association, Association of Accountants and Finance Professionals
  • Over 35 years of experience in finance, specializing in financial planning and analysis; over 10 years of experience as a chief financial officer and municipal finance director
  • Recipient of the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Commendation for Financial Excellence
  • Certified property manager designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management; instructor candidate for budgeting, cash flow, and reporting for investment real estate
  • Recipient of event awards from the American Cancer Society; served on Best Practices Panel for Top Performers
  • Presenter/trainer for the American Cancer Society and Operation Lifesaver - prepare and present targeted presentations and training to volunteers, businesses, organizations, and community leaders
  • Served on the Speakers Bureau for the American Cancer Society
  • B.A. degree in business administration, with an emphasis in finance, Idaho State University
  • Can be contacted at 208-521-2639 or [email protected]
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