Introduction to Analytics
Recipients of this badge surveyed analytics concepts & practices across a range of industries & contexts. They explored case studies of analytics initiatives from various fields, examining how the collection & analysis of data impacts decision making. They engaged with current theories, practices, & debates in the field of analytics to critically examine its practice. Distinctions among specific analytical techniques & tools, including the use of Excel for fundamental methods were explored.
• Applied basic probability concepts • Identified basic statistics measures of central tendency and variance • Utilized "R" as a toolset for processing and analyzing basic data • Demonstrated how the analysis of data impacts operational and strategic decision making. • Visualized data in a compelling way to enable data-driven storytelling.
• Described the major steps of an analytics project, the various job functions, and who performs them with a focus on identifying where they want to participate in the data analytics ecosystem.