Explain the key concepts of big data analytics
Evaluate data from different sources
Identify implications of big data analytics
Describe how big data analytics can solve problems across disciplines
Big data analytics helps us to understand the huge volume of information our world now generates. We can use analytics to uncover hidden patterns, predict trends, gauge customer opinions and so much more.
On this course, developed by Professor Bela Stantic and Griffith University’s Big Data and Smart Analytics Lab, you’ll learn how to evaluate data from different sources, and how big data is being used in various industries to solve problems and shape our future.
You’ll also consider the challenges that arise from big data analytics, and, ultimately, how all this impacts your life.
Introduction to big data and where it comes from
Overview of the data analytics cycle
Social media platforms and types of data
Applications of big data across different industries
Opportunities and challenges for big data analytics
This course would suit anyone interested in learning about the fast-growing field of big data, including those considering a career in the industry. It may be of particular use to social media users, or those interested in seeing how big data may affect their particular industry.