There are five major skills to proper data management that we achive:
- Looking and Analyzing the data
- The ability to use data effectively to improve programs, including looking at lists and summaries, looking for patterns, analyzing results, and making presentations to others. Includes familiarity with the data available; knowledge of the goals of the program; and willingness to explore creative approaches to using data.
- Navigating the database software you’re importing the data into
- Knowing how to use database software to find records, sort, review, edit, print, and other functions. Knowing how to use built-in forms and reports in a database. Exploring the software and learning various functions and features. Writing queries and reports using available tools; copying data into Excel or other formats for further analysis.