We live in a world of Big Data. Organisations around the world collect and anlayze huge data sets to help them make better strategic decisions or gain an advantage in a certain market. For example, an online retailer analyses huge amounts of data relating to its customers' preferences and shopping habits and is then more able to make future purchase recommendations, hence increasing profit.
Data Scientists are people who analyse huge data sets and create meaning from them. Click on the image on the left to get an idea of what a Data Scientist does and the skills a Data Scientist needs.
This course is an introduction to Python, a powerful programming language commonly used by Data Scientists.