Who Is a Data Analyst?

 
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Q.

I’m doing a science experiment for my biology class for the first time and me and my science partner are having trouble finding what a data analysis is, can someone please give me a good definition for what a data analyst is.

A.

  1. A data analyst is someone who analyzes, researches, queries, reviews data with the goal of finding useful information, insight, trends, etc.
  2. A data analyst usually looks at large amounts of data which is typically stored in relational databases, queries the data using tools like SQL, analyzes the results of the data using mathematical / statistical / analytical methods and makes a recommendation based on the inferences or insight gained from analyzing the data.
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    2 Responses to "Who Is a Data Analyst?"

    1. mackler   December 28, 2010 at 5:40 am

      you analyse your data. And give a conclusion based upon it.

    2. Machireddi Haribabu   April 4, 2012 at 7:49 pm

      Who is data analyst, what’s his work in the company OR what does he have to do??

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