What is Data Munging?
The process of manual data cleansing prior to analysis is known as data munging. This process can be a laborious task without the right tools. The common interface used for data munging is often Excel, which lacks the sophistication for collaboration and automation to make the process efficient. 80% of the time spent on data analytics is allocated to data munging, where IT manually cleans the data to pass over to business users who perform analytics. Data munging is time consuming and disjointed process gets in the way of extracting true value and potential from data.