Big data. It's a deceptively simple term that describes a massively complex problem. Our ability to generate data is light-years ahead of our ability to analyse it, let alone turn that analysis into actionable information.
This course will teach you how to successfully harness Big Data and the key components to it:
This modular E-Learning course comprises a number of modules:
The Big Data course will give you an insight into what Big Data is, Big Data analytics, techniques & technologies, and implementing Big Data initiatives.
The course uses practical example from a number of small and large organisations to clearly explain the use of Big Data and how it can be used to solve problem and address opportunities.
Big Data is the sum of all the information about everything and anything that is being captured by your organisation, every second of every day. This is valuable Data and needs to be managed.
These datasets can grow so large they become difficult to work with using traditional tools and processing methods. Big Data aims to integrate both structured and unstructured data while addressing scalability, speed, mobility, security, stability, and flexibility.
This Big Data course provides you with information on how to get started with Big Data, Big Data Analysis, Big Data concepts, implementation, and management techniques.
This course will be of interest to those responsible for turning data analysis into actionable information.
The audience for this training course includes:
You will have full access to our on-line course materials
Organisations that manage to solve the Big Data puzzle will reap enormous rewards in many areas including:
This course is essential to modern professionals in order to be aware of the latest data trends, and to add to their Big Data knowledge.
Adobe Flash Player 10+
We suggest the use of the Firefox web browser for the best educational experience.
To take your web based exam, you will need a computer with a webcam, a microphone and a reliable internet connection.
You will also need administrator rights to install the software that will be used to monitor the exam session.
You will also need photo identification (passport, government ID or equivalent). If your exam includes a document to be printed (for example ITIL Managing Across the Lifecycle case study), the printer will need to be in the room where you take the exam.
Please note, in addition to your webcam, some examination institutes will require you to have a small mirror or reflective surface. The proctor will ask you to hold this up to show that there is nothing attached to the webcam or laptop itself.
For a successful exam, you will need:
|Web Camera||640×480 resolution||1280×720 resolution|
|PC Users||Windows XP||Windows 7|
|Mac Users||Mac OS X or higher||Mac OS X 10.7 Lion|
|Internet Download Speed||.768 Mbps||1.5Mbps|
|Internet Upload Speed||.384 Mbps||1.5Mbps|
Acceptable browsers are:
Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10
Adobe Flash Player and Shockwave must also be installed before you begin the exam.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
There is no pre-reading.
This course is not currently examinable. Each module ends with a short quiz to test that you have absorbed the key learning objectives of each module
There is currently no exam with this course, but you will have gained a thorough understanding of the subject
There is currently no advanced course module for Big Data, so if you are looking to expand your knowledge and increase your career prospects can we suggest looking at our extensive course offerings including Service Management and Project Management, most available as classroom or E-Learning based training.
This on-line introduction to Bid Data will have given you a thorough insight into how Big Data is managed within progressive organisations and enable you to understand and initiate a Big Data project within your own organisation.