Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey
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This page serves as a starter guide to the world of big data and business analytics and will include scoops on software, courses, books, guidance from the gurus and much more as I journey through this new and emerging field
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Week 1: What is Data Science?

Week 1: What is Data Science? | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
Cathy O'Neil will be blogging about the class after each lecture. Crossposted from mathbabe.org I'm attending Rachel Schutt's Columbia University Data Science course on Wednesdays this semester and...
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A wonderful series of 14 lectures blogged by a student attending a Data Science course at Columbia University. A must read for anyone embarking on a data science journey!

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Big data opportunity remains untapped as skills gap continues - survey | Information Age

Big data opportunity remains untapped as skills gap continues - survey | Information Age | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
Survey shows gaps in predictive analytics skills as businesses seek to gain greater forward-looking insight from their data (Big data opportunity remains untapped as skills gap continues - survey http://t.co/0AeHl7Gs1D)...
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Execs love the idea of big data, but most haven't tested the reality yet

Execs love the idea of big data, but most haven't tested the reality yet | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
More evidence of both the increasing demand for data scientists and the paucity of those same skills in the Asia Pacific region. Research commissioned by Hitachi Data Systems and conducted by The...
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Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Kenneth Cukier: 9780544002692: Amazon.com: Books

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I haven't read this book yet but have heard some reviews about it.

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Statistical Thinking and Data Analysis

Statistical Thinking and Data Analysis | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
This course is an introduction to statistical data analysis. Topics are chosen from applied probability, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear regression, analysis of variance, categorical data analysis, and nonparametric statistics.
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Back to the basics! These types of courses are quite critical to develop your skills in Business Analytics. Though applications do the plumbing for you, it is vital to understand the science behind the analytics. This will help generate powerful inights. Course courtesy, MIT OpenCourseWare.

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Data Science Degree Online | DataScience@Berkeley

Data Science Degree Online | DataScience@Berkeley | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
Learn more about DataScience@Berkeley, the first and only professional Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) delivered fully online from the University of California-Berkeley.
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Data Science degrees are on the rise. This Masters degree is offered by the Unveristy of California-Berkeley and also has an online option. Have a look!

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Big Data University

Big Data University | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
Learn Big Data technologies like Hadoop, HDFS, Hive, HBase, MapReduce, JAQL, Pig,
Flume, ZooKeeper, Mahout, Streams, and others. Big Data University offers free online courses taught by the leading
experts in the field.
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Kaggle: Go from Big Data to Big Analytics

Kaggle: Go from Big Data to Big Analytics | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
Kaggle is a platform for data prediction competitions. Companies, organizations and researchers post their data and have it scrutinized by the world's best statisticians.
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Lets start looking and how to sharpen those Data Analytics skills. Interesting concept!

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Big Data Represents a Big Opportunity for MBAs | QS TopMBA.com

Big Data Represents a Big Opportunity for MBAs | QS TopMBA.com | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
As the importance of big data continues to increase stridently, find how and why MBAs are needed to plug the similarly growing big data skills gap.
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How is Big Data Transforming Your 80/20 Analytics? - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

How is Big Data Transforming Your 80/20 Analytics? - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it

How is Big Data Transforming Your 80/20 Analytics?
That's not good because Big Data promises to redefine the fundamentals of the 80/20 rule.

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Changing Paradigms...Big Data challenging the 80/20 Principle?

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Masters in Data Science | Institute for Data Sciences & Engineering

Masters in Data Science | Institute for Data Sciences & Engineering | Big Data and Business Analytics - a beginners journey | Scoop.it
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Masters of Data Science offered at University of Columbia. They also offer a Certification of Professional Achievement in Data Sciences

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