When so many businesses and organizations depend on data analytics to make decisions, having the skills to organize, understand and interpret large volumes of data could be key to landing a great job.
Analytics are a key part of decision-making for thousands of organizations. Today more than ever, companies receive a steady stream of information about their customers, clients, and audiences – information that comes in massive volumes that, when looked at as a whole, can be impossible to decipher in a way that makes sense. There are many kinds of pre-packaged software that can be used to make sense of big data, but learning how to use that software in an intelligent and reasonable manner is key to becoming a good data analyst.
At the Seidenberg Applied Data and Networking Sciences Lab, we offer free big data training for students interested in getting hands-on experience with large databases and big data software. In the lab, you will learn how to make queries and analyze the results. You will work with programming languages like SQLR and Python, and explore our database containing millions of records. You will use the tools that will make you an experienced worker and valuable asset to the industry. Importantly, you will also learn how to turn your analysis into recommendations for the next step – aiding in those important decisions that so many businesses and organizations have to make.
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student of big data, come check it out and solidify your theoretical knowledge with hands-on experience.