Week 1 – Introducing data analytics | Shuffle Q/A 2

21. A data analyst is someone who does what?

  • Designs new products
  • Creates new questions using data
  • Solves engineering problems
  • Finds answers to existing questions by creating insights from data sources

22. What tactics can a data analyst use to effectively blend gut instinct with facts? Select all that apply.

  • Use their knowledge of how their company works to better understand a business need.
  • Focus on intuition to choose which data to collect and how to analyze it.
  • Ask how to define success for a project, but rely most heavily on their own personal perspective.
  • Apply their unique past experiences to their current work, while keeping in mind the story the data is telling.

23. To get the most out of data-driven decision-making, it’s important to include insights from people very familiar with the business problem. What are these people called?

  • Subject-matter experts
  • Customers
  • Stakeholders
  • Competitors

24. A music streaming service is looking to increase user engagement on their platform. The CEO decides to leverage the company's user data and tasks the data analysts with uncovering unknown trends and characteristics of the companies user base. This strategy is known as what?

  • Data analytics decision-making
  • Data science decision-making
  • Data management decision-making
  • Data-driven decision-making

25. You read an interesting article in a magazine and want to share it in the discussion forum. What should you do when posting? Select all that apply.

  • Check your post for typos or grammatical errors
  • Include your email address for people to send questions or comments
  • Make sure the article is relevant to data analytics
  • Take credit for creating the article

26. A data scientist is someone who does what?

  • Creates new questions using data
  • Finds answers to existing questions by creating insights from data sources
  • Solves engineering problems
  • Solves engineering problems

27. Data analysts act as detectives to uncover clues within the data. Like a detective, a data analyst may use their _______ to solve business problems.

  • personal opinion
  • rational thought
  • gut instinct
  • awareness

28. In data-driven decision-making, a data analyst would share their results with subject matter experts and draw conclusions from their analysis. What else would a data analyst do in data-driven decision-making?

  • Identification of trends
  • Determining the stakeholders.
  • Survey customers about results, conclusions, and recommendations
  • Gather and analyze data

Shuffle Q/A 3

29. Fill in the blank: _________ is the act of consulting with subject-matter experts about the results of your data analysis.

  • Data analytics
  • Data science
  • Data management
  • Data-driven decision-making

30. Data ______ is the collection, transformation, and organization of data in order to draw conclusions, make predictions, and drive informed decision-making.

  • science
  • analysis
  • ecosystem
  • life cycle

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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