Business Analytics or Data Analytics is an extremely high-in-demand profession which requires a professional to possess sound knowledge of analyzing data in all dimensions and uncover the unseen truth coupled with the logic and domain knowledge to impact the top-line (increase business) and bottom-line (increase revenue).
Also Google Trends shows the upward trajectory with an exponential increase in volume of searches like never seen before. This is proof enough to back the statements made by Harvard Business Review and the business research giants, that Business Analytics will be the most sort after professional world has ever witnessed.
Knowing data analytics tools or data mining software alone will not help you analyze data.
Many people across the globe are wondering on how to predict diseases very early so that changing lifestyle habits will cure the disease instead of medication. For this people started wearing health bands, a few call them sports band which is used to track heart beat rate, calories burnt, sleeping patterns, number of steps taken (walked) and many more. Jawbone is the most famous wrist band and its users have helped generate about 130 million nights of sleep and experts call it the biggest sleep study on the planet. Also recorded are about 1.6 trillion steps and 180 million items of food.