Better Analyze and Interpret Data
Mine data more effectively. Analyze with rigor. Avoid confounding results.
Highlight what’s important. Produce reports that persuade, not confuse. Help the team make better data-driven decisions.
Make yourself a more valuable team member. Proof of data literacy means you’re more employable and more upwardly mobile.
CompTIA Data+ will launch in Q1 2022.
CompTIA Data+ gives you the confidence to bring data analysis to life.
As the importance for data analytics grows, more job roles are required to set context and better communicate vital business intelligence. Collecting, analyzing, and reporting on data can drive priorities and lead business decision-making. CompTIA Data+ validates certified professionals have the skills required to facilitate data-driven business decisions, including:
Boost your knowledge in identifying basic concepts of data schemas and dimensions while understanding the difference between common data structures and file formats
Grow your skills to explain data acquisition concepts, reasons for cleansing and profiling datasets, executing data manipulation, and understanding techniques for data manipulation
Gain the ability to apply the appropriate descriptive statistical methods and summarize types of analysis and critical analysis techniques
Learn how to translate business requirements to form the appropriate visualization in the form of a report or dashboard with the proper design components
Increase your ability to summarize important data governance concepts and apply data quality control concepts
Business Data Analyst
Business Intelligence Analyst
|Launch Date||February 2022|
|Exam Description||The CompTIA Data+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to transform business requirements in support of data-driven decisions through mining and manipulating data, applying basic statistical methods, and analyzing complex datasets while adhering to governance and quality standards throughout the entire data life cycle.|
|Number of Questions||90 questions|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice and performance-based|
|Length of Test||90 Minutes|
|Passing Score||675 (on scale of 100–900)|
|Recommended Experience||CompTIA recommends 18–24 months of experience in a report/business analyst job role, exposure to databases and analytical tools, a basic understanding of statistics, and data visualization experience|
|Retirement ||Usually three years after launch|
|Testing Provider||Pearson VUE
Know what skills are essential. Show them what you know, and what you can power with data.
|SAS® Certified Specialist: Visual Business Analytics||Tableau Desktop Certified Associate||Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate|
|Exam Focus||Transform business requirements in support of data-driven decisions||Data analysts using SAS® Visual Analytics to analyze data and design reports||Comprehensive functionality and Tableau expertise||Designing and building data models and enabling analytic capabilities with Microsoft Power BI|
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