Analytics

  • 15 Courses | 16h 32m 42s
  • 11 Books | 46h 15m
  • 11 Audiobooks | 41h 28m 51s
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Successful organizations leverage data to uncover opportunities for business improvement. Develop techniques for better analyzing your business.

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Business Analysis Overview
Implementing process and system changes to an organization requires fully analyzing the business to enable careful planning. The globally recognized standards of practice in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), guide the business analyst in the proper analytics to ensure that the needs of the organization are well understood so that solutions are designed to meet those needs. In this course, you'll learn about the final tasks in the requirements analysis and design definition knowledge area. Defining a requirements architecture, defining design options, and analyzing potential value and recommending solutions.
11 videos | 59m
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Perspectives for Effective Business Analysis
When analyzing the business problems, or internal processes, that exist in your organization, you must be knowledgeable in the characteristics, required competencies, methodologies and analytics tools involved. You’ll also need to understand how different business analysis perspectives apply or can be combined depending on your organization’s context. In this course, you'll learn about characteristics of Agile and business intelligence. The course also covers different perspectives of information technology, business architecture, and business process management – perspectives that are also feature in the business analysis body of knowledge (BABOK) framework, which outlines the tasks that a business analyst must perform to deliver an effective solution to a problem.
15 videos | 1h 47m
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Business Analysis Professional Effectiveness Competencies
In addition to personal skills such as problem-solving ability and communication skills, a business analyst must also possess a core set of professional competencies in order to do their job effectively. In this course, you'll learn about some of the professional competencies that are fundamental to business analysis, and which are featured in the business analysis body of knowledge (BABOK). You’ll explore the behavioral characteristics and business knowledge needed when analyzing the business challenges your organization must overcome. You’ll also learn about the analytics tools and technology knowledge necessary to carry out a detailed and useful business analysis.
12 videos | 50m
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Big Data Fundamentals
You've probably heard of big data technologies, but what exactly are they, and how can using big data give your organization a competitive advantage? In this course, you'll learn about dealing with big data, the benefits that big data strategies provide, and the types of data and data sets big data incorporates. You'll also be introduced to the different ways it can be applied, depending on your market sector. Finally, this course covers some fundamental security challenges of big data and some best practices for managing big data through an effective information lifecycle.
7 videos | 22m
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Big Data Interpretation
Using big data can lead to significant gains for your organization. Managing big data effectively can lead to lower operating costs, better decision making, and innovative new product development. Dealing with big data means utilizing big data technologies to identify, gather, and analyze data sets and develop big data strategies that reap benefits for your organization. In this course, you'll learn about the data analysis process. You'll be introduced to the most common basic and advanced analytics methods, including data mining. You'll also learn about some of the most common big data tools and their associated uses, and some challenges to keep in mind when undertaking big data analysis activities in your organization.
8 videos | 24m
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Business Analysis Analytical Techniques
One definition of business analysis is the decomposition of a problem or process into its basic elements to identify a solution or opportunity for change. In order to carry out this analysis, a business analyst must understand and regularly use analytics tools and models to help in the scoping, planning, and decision-making process. In this course, you'll learn some key principles covered in the business analysis body of knowledge (BABOK) framework, which explains the business tasks that must be performed to deliver a solution that provides value for an organization. This framework includes effective techniques that you can use when analyzing the business environment your organization operates in.
16 videos | 1h 39m
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Business Analysis Activities and Tools
When carrying out a business analysis activity, you’ll often need to synthesize and parse vast quantities of data. To get meaningful and useful information from this raw data, you must be competent in a wide range of business analytics tools and techniques. In this course, you'll learn about the different tools to use when analyzing the business challenges your organization is facing. You’ll also explore some of the key models and activities covered in the business analysis body of knowledge (BABOK) framework, which describes the tasks that a business analyst must perform to deliver an effective solution to a problem.
16 videos | 1h 39m
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The Solution Evaluation Knowledge Area
Standards of analytics practice in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) help guide the business analyst in tasks and requirements for analyzing the business. In this course, you'll learn about the business analysis solution evaluation knowledge area and its necessary analytics. You'll cover the characteristics of Agile, business intelligence, information technology, business architecture, and business process management perspectives.
10 videos | 1h
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The Requirements Life Cycle Management Knowledge Area
The requirements life cycle guides business analysts in managing requirements throughout their life span. Using the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) as an aid to analyzing the business ensures the relationships between requirements and designs are understood, traced, and approved, so that solutions meet stakeholder needs. In this course, you'll learn about the analysis and analytics tasks in the requirements lifecycle management knowledge area.
11 videos | 58m
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RADD Knowledge Area: Part 1
Using the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) as a guide to analyzing the business helps the business analyst develop requirements that represent value to stakeholders and align with business goals. In this course you'll learn about personal skills required by for effective business analytics. You'll learn about three key tasks in the requirements analysis and design definition knowledge area: specifying and modeling requirements, verifying requirements, and validating requirements.
9 videos | 46m
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RADD Knowledge Area: Part 2
The Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) helps the business analyst to follow a globally recognized standard of practice when analyzing the business. This course explores the competencies fundamental to business analytics and analysis, including behavioral characteristics, business knowledge, and the tools and technology knowledge necessary for effective business analysis work.