Data aggregation is any process where information is expressed in a summary form, for the purpose of analysis.
Every Business Intelligence and Data Analytics tool uses the idea of aggregation when expressing data in visualizations, and it's a concept you need to understand in order to use them.
Join us on this beginner's guide to understanding data aggregation.
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