"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.
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: