Data Acumen: Big Data Analytics

CPD Hours: 2

Price: R475.00

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Data Acumen: Big Data Analytics


 "Big data analytics is the use of advanced analytic techniques against very large, diverse data sets that include structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, from different sources, and in different sizes from terabytes to zettabytes." - IBM.  

Big data comes in diverse forms and from a wide variety of sources such as social media, electronic devices, the web and transactional applications, just to name a few.  

This webinar introduces you to big data analytics and shows its importance to accountants and auditors.  

Learning objectives    

   By the end of this event the attendee will:   

  • Understand what big data analytics is;  

  • Be aware of the opportunities that big data analytics presents to commerce;  

  • Have an understanding of how big data analytics can be used in auditing and accounting firms; and 

  • Have an understanding of the link between big data analytics and machine learning. 


   The webinar will cover the following topics:   

  • What is big data? 

  • Why do we analyse big data? 

  • Uses of big data analytics in: 

    • Commerce. 

    • Auditing. 

    • Accounting. 

    • Machine Learning. 

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