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Capturing Raw Data/Transforming Raw Data There are two basic steps that occur as analog data is moved into the analog data pond. The first step is capturing and moving the analog data into the data pond. The second step is the transformation / conditioning of the analog data in the analog data pond into a form and structure that is easily analyzed by the end user. Note that the activity of transformation of the analog data occurs entirely within the confines of the analog data pond itself.