Knowledge Exchange: Data Analytics in a Nutshell

An overview of data analytics for beginners
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Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (354 ratings)
7,252 students
36min of on-demand video
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A brief overview of data analytics. They will get a high-level crash course on how data analytics is conducted.


  • No prerequisites are needed.


This quick information exchange introduces individuals to the world of data analytics.  Within this concise narrative, you will obtain a high-level understanding of the term data analytics, or data analysis, and how it is applied within the working world.  The presenter supports his definition of data analytics with a scenario that illustrates how data analytics is executed and implemented.

This is a quick informational exchange intended to assist individuals with limited-to-zero experience with data analytics.

Who this course is for:

  • Aspiring data analysts and data scientists


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A. J. Smith
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 499 Reviews
  • 7,942 Students
  • 4 Courses

A. J. Smith is the founder and Chief Executive of BAQA Strategies, LLC; a business analysis and quality assessment consulting firm in the Washington, DC area.  For over 20 years, A. J. has been involved in developing and maintaining IT software solutions, in both the private and public sectors.  He has helped to migrate enterprises from legacy software solutions to modernized systems, has performed extensive analytical tasks, and maintained major debt collection relational databases to ensure effective execution of business operations.  Moreover, A. J. Smith has conceptualized and devised business policy to ensure federal IT projects successfully deploy applications that align with the business mission.

A. J. Smith holds a BBA and MS in Management (Management Information Systems) and has extensive training in systems development frameworks and business analysis techniques.

He lives in Fort Washington, Maryland and spends his spare time creating artist assets.

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