bdat100 | undergraduate

Introduction To Big Data

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This course introduces big data around five key data considerations, volume, variety, velocity, veracity, and compliance. Topics include defining big data, the impact of big data, benefits of big data, typical resources and roles needed to support big data.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Big Data Planning

    • Explain how to determine an analytical approach to Big Data that best suits an organization.
    • Describe how the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) of an organization impact their Big Data plan.

    Big Data Analysis

    • Compare and contrast organizational strategies that use big data with those that do not.
    • Explain how an organization will select an appropriate tool to analyze big data.
    • Discuss when and why would you use each of the analysis tools.

    Big Data Dashboards

    • Define data dashboards and what they are used for.
    • List the various types of commonly found components within a data dashboard.
    • Explain the content of an organization’s data dashboard including the type of dashboard, industry, and specific data displayed.

    Overview of Big Data

    • Explain the Five V’s (variety, volume, velocity, veracity, and value) of big data.
    • Articulate the difference between data and big data.
    • Discuss the benefits of big data to an organization.

    Big Data Tools

    • Describe the types of tools needed to mine and analyze big data.
    • Explain how to use different types of tools to mine and analyze Big Data.
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