Digital Transformation and Tech Innovation Concentration Module
Digital Transformation and Tech Innovation
Digital technologies from Internet, mobile, IoT, etc. plus innovations in handling data using new kinds of data bases, blockchains etc. are transforming everything, particularly in service sectors such as banking, health care, logistics, transportation, plus government sectors. In this concentration area students can learn how to tap into and utilize them in service, manufacturing, and government sectors or in a brand new startup.
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Course provides overview of big data, underlying principles of a distributed system & how this forms a database, data pipelines & practices used in businesses, software systems used to handle big data, data security, & data provenance. Tools used to build databases or run data science introduced & students familiarized with information technologies used to manipulate, store & analyze data.
Students will be able to:
・Understand Big Data and its sources
・Identify the stages of the data processing pipeline
・Describe the design of database and its components
・Develop a plan to store big data into databases
・Differentiate between different solutions that are available for handling big data
・Recognize the value of big data and the opportunities it provides to businesses
This course is an introduction to Digital Business. Starting from basics of information technology (IT) and communication, including Internet technologies, this course brings the students to understand businesses that had been created with the key components that were just mentioned. The course lays the foundation for students to "think digital" and "think strategically" on how to make businesses using "digital"