Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Written on Nov, 11, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

This is a second blog in a four-part series dedicated to building efficient Excel models. Here, I’ll discuss some general recommendations for building lean and mean (and small) Excel models. Although you can build large Excel models, there are several reasons not to. Large Excel models containing multitudes of tables and columns are overkill for most analysis and consume large …

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Written on Nov, 10, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

When clients think of digital agencies, they are often not sure what to expect. But the one word that jumps out to them is ‘Creative’. This is not necessarily what agencies are about though, or the service they offer. We have this at BlueMetal, an Insight company, where we have ‘creative’ employees and a ‘creative’ department, which we have structured to …

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Written on Nov, 03, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Building Efficient Excel Models (part 1 of 4) Recent economic developments across the globe have added to the uncertainty that fueled the recent stock market turbulence as demonstrated by the VIX above reflecting implied volatility of traded option contracts on S&P 500 stocks. The index peaked on Monday, August 24 (otherwise known as “Black Monday” due to the global sell-off …

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Written on Nov, 03, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Digital Showrooms are big business now – Tommy Hilfiger and Neiman Marcus have started installing them into select stores to gain insight into consumer appetite. Audi launched a successful digital showroom in London. A heightened digital customer experience that saves on floor-plan because stock is virtually presented has clear business benefits. It works for specific use cases such as a …

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