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Data Analyst

A data analyst is close to a data scientist but is different in reality. A data analyst is someone who processes data (data) into information within a company or institution. There is a substantial difference between data and information. We are talking about data when it concerns a large stream of data that cannot yet be interpreted or understood by people. For this, this data must first be processed into information. Data is only seen as information if there is news value or meaning for the recipient.

Data Analyst activities

A data analyst generally deals with the following activities: 

  • Developing data models 

  • Preparation of reports 

  • Collect and organize relevant data C

  • hecking data for correctness 

  • Initiate, shape and prepare investigations 

  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative research 

  • Providing advice to management based on data

Data Analyst education

To get started as a data analyst you must have completed at least one of the following courses: 

  • Economics 

  • Business Administration

  • Mathematics 

  • Computer science

  • Econometrics

Data Analyst skills

Furthermore, as a data analyst you must have knowledge of relevant statistical analysis methods and be able to handle computer programs such as:

  • Microsoft Excel

  • SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) 

  • SAS (Statistical Analysis System)

  •  Qlikview 

  • Tableau

  • SQL (Structured Query Language) 

  • Analytical skills 

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