Data mining is the method of identifying anomalies, trends, and associations in large data sets to predict outcomes. The data miner assists other specialists in the process of centralising the collected data from a wide variety of databases while ensuring that these databases are connected. In addition, they are responsible for helping business professionals to make decisions on how the data should be analysed and reviewed.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors degree in computer science, data science, information systems, statistics, and business administration
What you need to get started
Develop an all-around understanding of the process of data extraction, transformation, and loading.
A firm grasp on database design as well.
Analytical thinking skills