Difference between Analytics and Big Data, Data Science and Informatics

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  Analytics is one of those fantastical words that can be used to mean just about anything we want it to mean. According to Merriam-Webster, analytics is “the method of logical analysis.”  Dictionary.com defines analytics as “the science of logical analysis”.  Unfortunately, both definitions use the root word of “analysis” in the definition which seems a bit like cheating. Analysis …