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Beginner
Updated
Sep 15, 2017
Duration
1h 9m
Description

These skills are commanding significantly higher salaries as data science is revolutionizing the world around us. However, most developers and IT professionals have not yet learned this valuable set of skills. In this course, Data Science: The Big Picture, you'll be provided with a high-level understanding of what data science is, why it's important, and where these trends appear to be going. First, you'll discover key data science trends like data analytics. Next, you'll explore the Internet of Things and Big Data. Finally, you'll learn about machine learning. By the end of this course, you'll have a better understanding of data science and the tools, technologies, and trends driving the data science revolution.

About the author
About the author

Matthew is a data science consultant, author, and international public speaker. He has over 17 years of professional experience working with tech startups to Fortune 500 companies. He is a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, and open-source software contributor.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, I'm Matthew Renze with Pluralsight, and welcome to Data Science: The Big Picture. Data science is the practice of transforming raw data into actionable insight. In our data-driven economy this set of skills is in extremely high demand in commanding significant increases in salary as it's revolutionizing the world around us. However, most developer and IT professionals have not yet learned this valuable set of skills. In this course, we'll answer the following three questions, what is data science, why is it important, and where is this all going. To answer these questions we'll look at a series of trends that are diving the data science revolution, including data analytics, the internet of things, big data, and machine learning. Finally, we'll see how all of these trends are converging to create fully-autonomous, intelligent systems, which will likely revolutionize our economy and our world as we know it. By the end of this course you'll understand data science and the tools, technology, and trends driving the data science revolution. As an introductory course there are no prerequisites for this course; we'll be explaining everything you need to know along the way, so please join us today at Pluralsight and learn how to become part of the data science revolution with Data Science: The Big Picture.