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Analytical skills

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Analytical skills

  1. 1. Subject System Analysis And Design Teacher Madam Saima Siraj Soomro Group no # 02 12Bs(cs)22 12Bs(cs)58 12Bs(cs)59 12Bs(cs)65
  2. 2. What Do You Mean By Analytical Skills Analytical skill is the ability to visualize, articulate, and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts and make decisions that are sensible and based on available information. Such skills include demonstration of the ability to apply logical thinking to gathering and analyzing information, designing and testing solutions to problems, and formulating plans.
  3. 3. WHY ANALYZE INFORMATION ? The economic decisions we make impact how we live and the future of companies and markets
  4. 4. WHY ANALYZE INFORMATION ? The political decisions we make can change the course of legislation locally, regionally and globally
  5. 5. WHY ANALYZE INFORMATION ? The business decisions we make can enhance the quality of our work and even open doors to new opportunities
  6. 6. WHY ANALYZE INFORMATION ? The personal decisions we make affect the relationships you have with family, friends and coworkers
  7. 7. What Do You Really Do To Have Those Skills ? Problem solving Formulate, Solve, and Interpret „ Models Formulate, analyze, predict „ Estimation Reasonableness of results, checking answers „ Reading Comprehend and analyze mathematical text Writing Express quantitative ideas and facts effectively in writing „ Speaking Express quantitative ideas and facts effectively orally „ Information literacy Access and make effective use of quantitative information
  8. 8. This Is How You Go About It
  9. 9. 5 TIPS TO BETTER ANALYTICAL SKILLS Ask the right questions Realize what you don’t know .Make no assumptions Don’t take what you see at face value Turn information into knowledge
  10. 10. ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS What do we know already? What do we need to know? What are the expected results? How will we act on this once we have the data? How much time am I allotted on this research? When is the information needed?
  11. 11. REALIZE WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW Don’t be embarrassed to ask simple questions Start from the bottom to ensure you cover all the bases Allow your research to guide you into different directions
  12. 12. MAKE NO ASSUMPTIONS  Does the requestor really know what they want?  Are you sure that the information will be easily found?  Is it possible that someone may have gathered similar information?  Do you have enough time to complete the task?  If in doubt about the results or the format of the report…ask.
  13. 13. DON’T TAKE THINGS AT FACE VALUE Errors occur by both man and machine Cross-reference statistics and research when possible Look deeper to determine the real value in the information Validate sources to ensure their credibility, especially those online
  14. 14. Turn Information into Knowledge After collecting information, review and assemble it Create categories that help organize it Look for patterns of recurring data Add your perspective to what you’ve uncovered Summarize analysis to crystallize the findings Bring value to the information by keeping your requestor in mind
  15. 15. Examples of Good Analytical Skills Let’s have a look at some way examples of analytical skills and how they might apply in a work environment. There are many examples of analytical skills. A few examples include:
  16. 16. Examples of Good Analytical Skills Analyzing abilities Analyzing abilities

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