Popularity of Various Data Analytic Tools at AIR Forums

Data: It’s become a cliche to say that it’s everywhere and in quantities that are unimaginable. But data in its raw form, whether in a structured database or on the internet, is of limited use until a human does something to it: Gather it, clean it, visualize it, model it, write about it, and so-on. The amount of data that those in institutional research encounter requires powerful tools to work with.