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3 In-Demand Programs to Help You Jumpstart Your Career Built in collaboration with leading organizations and experts, Microsoft Professional Programs (MPP) are designed to teach you the skills you need to start the career you want. After the successful launch of the MPP in Data Science, Microsoft has created two new tracks in two of the most in-demand and growing fields today, Big Data and Front-End...

Read More about Microsoft Professional Programs: Data Science, Big Data and Front-End Web Development

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You’ve just landed in a new city on a weekend getaway. You grab your small carry-on and head out to the airport exit to get a ride to the hotel. A tiny communication device attached to the back of your ear asks if you need a ride for one person and you confirm. At the curb, a vehicle stops in front of you and a...

Read More about Big Data and the Internet of Things

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the field of information technology are expected to grow 12% by 2024 with over 480,000 new positions in the fields of network security, cloud computing and IT management. IT Jobs consistently rank high on Indeed’s list of the top 30 computer and internet job titles and U.S. News and World Report ranks the job of...

Read More about Hot IT Jobs for 2016

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Glassdoor recently reported that the number one job in America was a data scientist. Read on to learn more about this in-demand job and the importance of data science. Explore our courses in data science and advance your career today!  What is Data Science? You may be surprised to learn just how much data science informs your everyday life. Amazon recommendations, marketing campaigns, Uber, Siri, price comparison...

Read More about Data Scientist: The Number One Job In America

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More than a decade ago, I was already designing and delivering e-Learning and blended learning courses at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) through a master degree program delivered via substantial e-activities. When PolyU embarked on the MOOC journey in May 2014, my team was given the opportunity to develop the first MOOC on edX under HKPolyUx. At the time, I thought this endeavor would...

Read More about Explore Knowledge Management and Big Data with 20,000 Global Learners!

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This week on edX, take your first programming course, learn how to make the most out of the data in your evereyday life, or explore what it means to reclaim a broken place. Check out the courses starting this week!