In this course, you'll learn about dealing with big data, the benefits that big data strategies provide, and the types of data and data sets big data incorporates. You'll also be introduced to the different ways it can be applied, depending on your market sector. Finally, this course covers some fundamental security challenges of big data and some best practices for managing big data through an effective information lifecycle.
Organizations rely on various kinds of data, including big data, to fully understand their customers and business operations. Modeling data systems can help businesses better organize and access data. To do so, they need that data to be easy to access and understand. Data modeling plays a critical role in both. In this course, you´ll learn about data modeling, the benefits it can bring to an organization, and the various levels at which data modeling can be applied. You’ll explore the different types of data models and learn about the data modeling process.
Organizations around the world are now realizing the many advantages of using data to overhaul their business strategies and gain a competitive edge. However, data-driven decision making doesn't mean you have to ignore your intuition or past experience. In fact, when used in combination with business acumen, building a data-driven decision-making culture can be a powerful tool for change.
In this course, you’ll learn about the benefits that occur when an organization makes decisions using data as the basis of their choice. You’ll explore best practices for taking a balanced approach to decisions that don't rely on a single perspective. And you’ll also learn how to avoid common mistakes associated with using data to inform decisions.