Corporations have dramatically increased investments in their "digital enterprise" in the past few years. It has been estimated that by 2020, IT departments will be monitoring 50 times more data than they are today. This tidal wave of data is driving unprecedented demand for those with the skills required to manage and leverage these very large data sets into a competitive advantage.
Curriculum is designed to help meet the expanding needs for data scientists who are skilled in the utilization of a unique blend of science, art and business. These professionals understand how to automate methods of collecting and analyzing data and utilize techniques to discover previously hidden insights that can profoundly impact the success of any business.
Understand the skills needed to effectively collect and manage big data, perform data-driven discovery and prediction, and extract value and competitive intelligence for your organization.
This program provides the skills required to become a data scientist and provides existing data analysts with opportunities to broaden skills.
Learn topics such as: utilizing concepts in on- and off-cloud; scalable data engineering (inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data), unstructured data and NoSQL; computational statistics; pattern recognition; data mining /predictive analytics; machine learning; data visualization; and high performance software and hardware.
Who Should Enroll
This program is intended for professionals in a variety of industries and job functions who are looking to help their organization understand and leverage the massive amounts of diverse data they collect. Others who would benefit from this program include: data engineers, data analysts, computer scientists, business analysts, database administrators, researchers, and statisticians.
Occupational summary for computer and information research scientists.