This module introduces big data. Big data is a term related to data management and analysis that is usually too large for traditional data processing software. Most businesses and organizations process large amounts of data on a daily basis. This is what your organization does with important data. You can analyze big data to gain insights that lead to better decision making and strategic business movements.
Understand the term big data and its evolution, and recognise drivers behind its expansion.
Recognise key aspects of big data relating to storage technologies, analysis, and visualisation.
Recognise examples of big data implementation in a range of sectors.
Identify considerations for adoption of big data, including investment, practical challenges, business potential, and ethical issues.
Recognise steps for exploiting big data in a specific scenario or situation.