Information abounds in the internet age, but people who understand it do not. The market for data scientists is ripe, and it is quickly becoming a necessary part of even nontechnical jobs. Big data is changing the way people make decisions, shop and even date.
Get ahead of the data curve with a free online class on big data from GigaOM Research and tech education company General Assembly. This beginner-friendly class will explore how big data is already affecting business and daily life in surprising ways.
GigaOM Research analyst Ben Woo will explain contemporary data modeling, analysis and infrastructure and will talk about how to transition from a traditional business career to an entrepreneurial role in big data. Woo will also stick around after the class for a live Q&A. Bring questions, get answers. This free live-streamed class will take place on April 5 from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT. Sign up now.