Reflect on collection of data, data cleansing and preparation activities, and selection and application of models, including challenges/struggles, procedures, approach, etc.
How do you know that the data you are collecting will be useful?
When summarizing your data, how did you decide which visualization tool you would use to best communicate this information (bar graph or line graph)?
Now that you have identified the business problem, translated it into an analytics problem, identified the data needs, and acquired the data, you will use data that you have found or with the company’s permission you can use its data for analysis to resolve the analytics problem. Using one or more of the following software applications (IBM SPSS Modeler, SPSS Statistics, Excel, Tableau, or R), analyze the data so that the findings can be used to address the established business problem in your company.
Write a 750-1,000 word paper that includes the following information for your data (ensure that specific screenshots of graphs, tables, etc., are provided):
Conduct an exploratory data analysis: What information is contained in the data set?
Describe key features of the data and any significant relationships you find.
Supplement your description with appropriate charts/figures. Data can be (but are not necessarily limited to) the following:
Indicate the steps you have taken to investigate the quality of the data and indicate any variables you have transformed or discarded as a result.
How are you going to summarize data samples?
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.