Consider that what is taught about data (analysis) doesn't match up the reality

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  Expectations Reality  
What does the data look like? Static dataset/table/CSV that represents observations or an experiment Constantly changing (new records, changing schema) with dozens (if not hundreds) of datasets to work with that represent business operations YY
How is it stored? Stored in a CSV Stored as objects (tables/views) in a database  
What languages and tools used to analyze it? Analyzed with R, Pandas, SPSS Languages: SQL Tools: git, the command line, dbt, Airflow, VSCode, etc etc.  
What do analysts do? Deliver “insights” So much! Version control, testing, modeling, requirements gathering, getting buy-in