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Data Analytics at LSC-Creekside


A data analyst is responsible for understanding the trends and insights that are hidden in a myriad of various types of data. Data analysts are hired by companies and organizations to help make informed decisions or improve business practices. This guide explains what a data analyst does, the skills needed, the steps to become one and provides the future job outlook for data analysts.
 
WHAT IS A DATA ANALYST?
A data analyst takes data and uses it to help companies and organizations make better business decisions. A data analyst acquires information about specific topics and then interprets, analyzes, and presents findings in comprehensive reports.
 
WHAT DO DATA ANALYSTS DO?
  • Data analysts translate numbers, trends, and trajectories into digestible and accessible information.Businesses collect data (i.e. sales figures, inventories, market research, profit margins, logistics and transportation costs).
  • A data analystís job is to take this data and use it to help companies make better business decisions. Often, the main goal of a data analyst is to solve issues that cost the company money and to help make decisions for expanding the business.

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