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By John W. Foreman

Data Science will get thrown round within the press like it really is magic. significant shops are predicting every thing from while their consumers are pregnant to once they need a new pair of Chuck Taylors. it is a courageous new international the place doubtless meaningless info might be reworked into invaluable perception to force shrewdpermanent company decisions.

But how does one precisely do info technology? should you rent this sort of clergymen of the darkish arts, the "data scientist," to extract this gold out of your facts? Nope.

Data technological know-how is little greater than utilizing straight-forward steps to approach uncooked facts into actionable perception. And in Data Smart, writer and knowledge scientist John Foreman will exhibit you the way that is performed in the everyday surroundings of a spreadsheet.

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