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Data Essentials

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Duration: 2 minutes and 34 seconds
Data Essentials Introduction
Welcome to this lesson on Data Essentials.
Duration: 7 minutes and 38 seconds
Building Your Data Strategy
When you’re starting to think about data, you need to understand what you actually need it for. We explore some of the questions businesses need to answer when they’re thinking about the data they need and what they wish to use it for.
Duration: 16 minutes and 59 seconds
Acquiring & Managing Data
We explore the four different types of data that businesses make use of - primary data, transactional data, metadata and reference data - and the different ways businesses can go about sourcing them. We also dive into the tools that many businesses use to store all the data they collect, from data warehouses, to data lakes, to data lakehouses.
Duration: 6 minutes and 45 seconds
Using & Analyzing Data
Effective use of data can bring major benefits to businesses, but to extract real value from all the data you hold in-house, you’re going to need some serious analytics tools. We explore the different types of analytics that help businesses gain insight from their data and the importance of using data visualization when presenting your analysis.
Duration: Up to 10 minutes
Data Essentials Post-Assessment
Data Essentials Post-Assessment

In this course, we explore the different types of data that businesses make use of and look at all the ways it can be collected, stored and analyzed.

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