Data analysis is one of the up and rising skill in Malaysia and globally. It is highly popular. It is frequently link to fancy words like big data and data scientist.
Thanks to AI and real time data processing software the amount of business data collected everyday is enormous. Imagine you work for company like 99Speedmart. What if your boss ask you :” Which hour of the day we have the most amount of customer?” So that he can arrange manpower accordingly.
The cash register at all the branches are now connected and transaction all passed through a POS (Point of Sales) system. This provide the convenience of capturing details from every single transactional. Answering that question is no hassle. Most softwares don’t just record data, they allows data to be exported as csv and the data can be opened in Excel.
Data analysis is getting more common place. It is now a valuable business skill. Allows records and transactions to be used to understand problems facing an organisation, and to explore data in meaningful ways. Data in itself is merely facts and figures. Data analysis organises, interprets, structures and presents the data into useful information that provides meaningful context for the data. Especially with the use of charts, graphically presenting data has greater meaning.