discovery, interpretation, and communication of meaningful patterns in data

Analytics is the systematic processing of data or statistics and of discovering, interpreting, and communicating significant patterns in data to get meaningful information.[1]

In simple language, analytics is turning raw data into useful one for making better decisions. Analytics uses the application of statistics, computer programming, and operations research to gain information from meanings of data.[2]


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