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.
This course is part of the Introduction to Business Analytics and Information Economics Specialization
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TOP REVIEWS FROM BUSINESS ANALYTICS EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW
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.
It is really easy to learn and helped me to understand the subject very well
Overall a good introduction course into how data is becoming an important addition and will continue to grow in making business decisions.
Good course that gives knowledge about key positions in an organization.
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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