Businesses run on data, and data offers little value without analytics. The ability to process data to make predictions about the behavior of individuals or markets, to diagnose systems or situations, or to prescribe actions for people or processes drives business today. Increasingly many businesses are striving to become “data-driven”, proactively relying more on cold hard information and sophisticated algorithms than upon the gut instinct or slow reactions of humans.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM BUSINESS ANALYTICS EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW
A good course that introduces us to the trends / organization roles etc. A few more real-life examples with the actual set up and organization of the data/analytics department would have helped more.
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. It has given me sufficient insights to move forward to the data science and analytics fields. The real-world examples are on point for each lesson.
Definetly a source for present day information and upcoming trends in analytics. This professor definetly can offer a new comers guide to data analytics.
knowledgeable and a lot of insight towards the role of analytics in the business world and in a nations economy and its different elements.
About the Introduction to Business Analytics and Information Economics Specialization
This specialization targets learners who seek to understand the opportunities that data and analytics present for their organization and those interested in the value of and implications for data as an asset to their organization. Individuals who manage data and make decisions about how data can be leveraged in their organization will find this specialization of particular value.
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