On my previous blog "Data Mining - What, Why and How - Part 1" I talked about data mining, its modelling types and what business problems we can solve with data mining giving examples of machine learning techniques that can be applied for each problem type. If you are an aspiring data scientist, I hope this will help your understanding of how to use data mining to help solve business problems.

The following table lists a number of machine learning techniques per modelling category and problem type.

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