Big Data is the present and the future. It enables you to make informed decisions and predictions based on insights obtained from your data. In this course you will learn why big data matters, how it is changing the world, and what you can do about it.
Making business decisions is a serious matter that must be done based on insights obtained from data—the more data the merrier. In this course, Big Data: Executive Briefing, you will be exposed to a high level overview of why big data matters to your organization. First, you will learn why making business decisions based on insights from large amounts of data matters so much for businesses. Next, you will explore what big data is, including the different types of big data. Finally, you will discover some of the platforms and projects that are available to process big data. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the knowledge required to identify how big data can be leveraged within your company to gain insights that can give you a competitive advantage.
Xavier is very passionate about teaching, helping others understand search and Big Data. He is also an entrepreneur, project manager, technical author, trainer, and holds a few certifications with Cloudera, Microsoft, and the Scrum Alliance, along with being a Microsoft MVP.