Continuing Education

1 Day

General audience



Introduction to Big Data:
The course introduces Big Data and its superiority in comparison with previous technologies. The course shows the great value that Big Data applications can bring to businesses. Healthcare will be at the core of the course, showing how Big Data can have a great impact by improving the accessibility, efficiency and productivity, and providing better healthcare quality with lower cost. The following topics are covered during the course:

  1. Data volume, variety, and velocity

  2. Comparison with conventional technology such as Data Warehousing

  3. Big Data techniques such as Hadoop and MapReduce

  4. Analytics and decision support systems

  5. Concept of Big Data lakes in healthcare

Target Attendees:
General audience

# of participants:
Maximum 20