Price Volume Mix (PVM) for Gross Margin Variance Analysis

I have covered Price Volume Mix (PVM) analysis for Revenue Variance in the earlier article. I recommend that you take a look at it first because PVM for Revenue variance analysis is much easier to understand as there are fewer moving parts to think about in the calculations. Assuming that you are now well versed … Continue reading Price Volume Mix (PVM) for Gross Margin Variance Analysis

The Quality and Transparency of COVID19 Data is Unacceptable

Publicly available data for COVID19 is OK for basic trending; however, there are too many data inconsistencies in the data set. Much of relevant data is not publicly available. If our societies are to incur major costs (both financial and with respect to social liberties) then the powers at be must provide all of the … Continue reading The Quality and Transparency of COVID19 Data is Unacceptable

COVID-19 Mortality Rates… Is there a better way to calculate them?

While we are in the midst of this pandemic, are we calculating the mortality rate correctly? If we number of cases is growing exponentially, does the standard calculation of Mortality Rate = Sum(Deaths)/Sum(Confirmed Cases) accurately represent what is really going on? In this video, I argue that it does not, and I suggest an alternative … Continue reading COVID-19 Mortality Rates… Is there a better way to calculate them?