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Data is everywhere. Now that new, emerging technologies have advanced our ability to accumulate data, companies of all sizes, across all industries, are collecting massive amounts of data. In many ways, that’s the easy part. The hard part is actually manipulating and making sense of all that data. Organizations need someone to analyze it in order to help make better, data-driven decisions. Queue the data scientist!...
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Today, we are proud to announce that we are working with The Georgia Institute of Technology on a new online master of science (OMS) degree in Analytics that will be offered for less than $10,000, a quarter of the cost of traditional on-campus programs. This top 10 ranked analytics program will be a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering, College of Computing...
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Analytics skills say a lot about a person. In particular, they say a lot of things that are very attractive to an employer no matter what job position you hold. When you demonstrate an ability to analyze data and make informed recommendations, you quickly become an indispensable part of the team. You become the go-to person for helping making sense of the mountains of customer...
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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...
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This is a guest blog post from HKPolyU’s Knowledge Management and Big Data in Business course team. Just how far can a MOOC go to ignite someone’s passion for learning? The answer is at least half way around the world. Captain Hicham El Filali of the Royal Air Maroc in Morocco was looking for some “clarifications” on the concept of knowledge audit, which was introduced in the...
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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...
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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...
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Brussels, Belgium I am a Belgian student who graduated last year as a Master in Business Economics. Since my background was too finance related, I decided to study one additional year of Innovation and Strategic management at Solvay Business School. After a couple of months at the business school, I signed a contract as a Young Professional at Belgacom (Belgian’s biggest Telecom company). Knowing that...
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