The Modeller's Miscellany - #69

What we can all learn from Gareth Southgate

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Management // What we can all learn from Gareth Southgate

There's a good amount of buzz in the Full Stack team about England facing Italy in tonight's Euro 2020 final. According to this article, England Manager Gareth Southgate's success could be rooted in his willingness to turn to football outsiders for help. Read more

Tech // Openbox Public Beta

After testing the software with several hundred users in a private beta, financial model build tool Openbox has launched into public beta. The software is available for free for next 3 months during the public beta. There's a free online course to walk you through how to use Openbox to transform the model build process. Find out more here

Data visualisation // Jordan Goldmeier joins the Full Stack team

We're delighted to welcome Jordan Goldmeier to the Full Stack Modeller teaching faculty.  Jordan is an internationally recognised analytics professional and data visualisation expert, and a Microsoft MVP, a published author and speaker.

He'll be delivering data visualisation masterclasses to Full Stack members, and running our data analytics and visualisation challenges which take place every other month within our community.

We could not be more excited to have Jordan on the team! Check out some of his work below:

Becoming a Data Head: How to Think, Speak, and Understand Data Science, Statistics, and Machine Learning 

Valuation // New research shows that CAPM doesn't work

For decades, the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) has been used across finance to quantify risk and price assets. However, according to David Thesmar, MIT Sloan professor of financial economics, "the CAPM formula doesn’t work — it doesn’t give the right price of risk”. Read more

Project Finance // Free webinar on mastering debt sizing and cover ratios

Our friends at the Project Finance Institute are running a free webinar to help you master Debt sizing and Cover Ratios in Project Finance. The webinar takes place on July 22nd at 1pm UK time. Join the Project Finance Institute community for free to sign up for the webinar.

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