Data Analyst Vs Business Analyst: Know the Difference

by Madhurjya Chowdhury

November 18, 2021

Here is the basic difference between data analyst and business analyst

Globally, big data is reshaping and fuelling decision-making. Data from a variety of sources is helping companies expand their operations, boost sales, run more efficiently, and introduce new products or services, from huge corporations to higher education and government organizations.

Organizations must utilise both business analytics and data analytics to construct meaning of all this data and use it to become more competitive. These two locations, which can appear interchangeable, are frequently confused. We’ll look at the aims of each function and compare duties and responsibilities in this post to help you determine which path is best for you.


Data Analyst Vs Business Analyst: Overview

Working with data manipulation, extracting information from data, and applying that knowledge to improve business performance are all part of business analytics and data analytics. So, what are

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App Glitches Let People Order Out-of-Stock Items

  • The inventory on Starbucks’ app isn’t always accurate, current and former baristas say.
  • This means sometimes customers can order food or drinks that aren’t in stock, they said.
  • Baristas said that some customers got angry when they couldn’t make their drinks.

If you’ve ever ordered something on the Starbucks app only to be told by a barista when you go to collect your drink that they don’t have the ingredients in stock, then you’re not alone.

Twenty-one current and former Starbucks baristas told Insider that the app sometimes doesn’t update when ingredients run out, meaning people can order food or drinks that can’t be made.

This sometimes made customers angry and disrupted the workflow because they had to process refunds or find substitutes for the out-of-stock ingredients, according to baristas.

Current and former baristas also said they couldn’t communicate with customers through the app. This meant

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Cisco forecast knocked by supply chain snags, shares fall

Cisco Systems Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below expectations as supply chain shortages and delays drive up costs.

Shares of the network gear maker fell 6.3% in extended trading after it said it expects second-quarter revenue to grow 4.5% to 6.5% year-over-year, compared with Wall Street expectations of about 7.4%.


Businesses across the globe are facing an unprecedented semiconductor shortage that has pushed up expenses, hurting companies such as Cisco that use chips in their products.

Cisco Chief Financial Officer Scott Herren told Reuters the company also faces higher transport and logistics costs in its supply chain. Cisco is making progress on pinpointing and resolving component shortages but getting everything to the right place remains a challenge, he said.


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The Contract Topics On The Business World’s Mind

As we navigate the fourth quarter of 2021 and prepare to enter the new year, certain contract-related topics are taking center stage at large companies.

To get a sense of which topics are trending among Above the Law’s readership, we took a detailed look at “intent data” compiled by Bombora, the leading provider of B2B sales and marketing data. Intent data is privacy-compliant user data that measures spikes in activity across a network of websites to identify areas of increased interest. 

Could supply chain issues upend commercial contracts in Q4? What contract trends may emerge in a post-pandemic future? 

The graphics below analyze data from businesses of at least 1,000 employees over 12 weeks ending this fall to see which contract-related issues are garnering the most interest and which industries are most concerned about contract management going into Q4.

Contracts by the Numbers

We start by looking at the legal

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