Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. This data comes from everywhere: sensors used to gather climate information, posts to social media sites, digital pictures and videos, purchase transaction records, and cell phone GPS signals to name a few. This data is big data.
Big data is changing the way people within organizations work together. It is creating a culture in which business and IT leaders must join forces to realize value from all data. Insights from big data can enable all employees to make better decisions—deepening customer engagement, optimizing operations, preventing threats and fraud, and capitalizing on new sources of revenue.But escalating demand for insights requires a fundamentally new approach to architecture, tools and practices
The information management of big data and analytics capabilities include:
Those who will benefit most from the program include:
The program combines both theory and practice. It is highly practical course and is therefore run in a computer laboratory with a workstation (with required software tools installed) provided to each participant.
The trainings are held at @iLabAfrica Research Centre, Strathmore University.
Value add to Participants
• Hands-on experience through practical sessions.
• A globally recognized IBM Big Data Engineer Certificate awarded to each participant upon successful completion of the course.