What Budding Data Analysts Need To Know About Working With Big Data Tools

Tools for Big Data analysis

In some cases, employers may use the term “Data Analyst” to refer to an entry-level data scientist. Thus, a data analyst may be expected to take on the role of a data scientist, but at a junior level. In essence, theirs is a more technical role. They make discoveries from huge datasets, bringing structure to formless data and making analysis possible. They can find, manipulate and join data sources with other sources and clean the resulting dataset.

The work of a data analyst isn’t bound by industry. Analyzing data demands pretty much the same process everywhere, regardless of the nature of the data being used. You ask a question, do your research, get the relevant data, and explore it. Then from there you come up with a hypothesis on that data, start modeling, validating and drawing conclusions from it. Lastly, you reach the reporting stage where you visualize, summarize, and interpret that data.

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4 Things to Consider Before Choosing a PDF Software

List of things to consider before picking a PDF solution for the Office

The day has finally come. You’ve come to terms with the fact that your office document workflow requires a complete overhaul. But how do you do it? How do you take it to the next level? Start by incorporating a professional PDF solution in your day-to-day work, obviously.

Sounds good on paper, but there is one issue. Picking any piece of software that will be vital for your business operations can be a true nightmare, let alone a PDF solution that will digitize all of your company’s paperwork and change the way you manage electronic documents.

Should you go for the cheapest or the most expensive solution or the one packed with the most features? With so many different solutions to choose from you can easily get distracted and end up with a poor choice. Let us tell you there is no right answer. To choose the perfect one, you need to know exactly what to look for in a PDF tool.

The fact that you’re reading this article means that you haven’t 100% figured that part out just yet. Don’t worry. We’re here to help. We’ve rounded up four things you should consider before taking the plunge that will, hopefully, get you closer to the decision. Let’s jump right into it.

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Tech Quiz: Test Your Knowledge While Having Fun

Tech Quiz written on the AI inspired background

Put your knowledge about all things technology to the test with our 15 question quiz and have some nerdy fun in the process.

Because everything tech, from computers and the internet to software and big data, changes rapidly on a day-to-day basis, it’s now a must to stay up to date with the technology that dominates our modern day lives.

Are you up to speed on what’s going on in the tech industry today?

Take our quiz to find out. Test how much you know about technology and learn a thing or two about the tech topics that will reshape our future – for better or worse.

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How To Start A Social Media Calendar For Your Business

Tips for creating a social media content calendar

If a company isn’t active on Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin does it really exist? Probably not. Joking aside, having a social media presence is of the utmost importance in today’s business world, no doubt about it.

All the major business players use various social channels to distinguish themselves from the vast amount of competition. The same goes for anyone trying to start and establish a brand, whether you want to make a living out of your hobby on YouTube or are a freelancer trying to promote your work and services on LinkedIn.

Furthermore, a properly executed social media campaign can significantly boost your business’ performance and revenue. Emphasis on the properly executed part. In order to get the results you want, you have to be creative, come up with clever social media posts and execute them in time.

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How To Save Microsoft Excel Chart (or Charts) to PDF

How to save Excel graph to PDF

Being in the PDF software business for almost two decades now, we’ve learned a thing or two about potential digital document problems. One of them is a selective conversion: a situation when users would like to extract just a part of the content from the document they’re working on.

With Able2Extract, the process of selecting an Area for conversion is dead simple – just click the button and drag around the desired content to make a selection. Then, you can choose between over a dozen of file formats to convert PDF to.

But, what if the problem is the other way around? What if you need to export just a part of the Microsoft Office Excel document to PDF? And more specifically, what if that piece of content is a chart (or charts) surrounded by data, for example?

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