Business Analytics - Evolution of Business Analytics

Business Analytics - Evolution of Business Analytics

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How did we get to where we are today in business analytics? Look back at the path that led from early computing, to modern analytics and big data. Learn more. Enroll Now.

Course Description

Throughout history, statistics has played an important role. In the ancient past, census was a form of data analysis. Today, every click on every browser around the world, and every sensor in every device, contributes to the expansion of the global datasphere. To understand business analytics today, this course gives you a peek into history. The history of analytics and how different types of information resulted from various types of analysis will help you understand today’s terms like Big Data. This course gives you an overview of the world of Business Analytics seen through the lens of history and with a look into the future: the cognitive era.

Learning Objectives

  1. Differentiate between different kinds of analytics
  2. Learn how technology helped in the evolution of analytics.
  3. Evaluate how businesses are able to leverage technology
  4. See the advent of the cognitive era.


Satyadeep Rajan

Satya is a social entrepreneur at heart, with the education and ed-tech sector at the center of his purpose and passion. He combines his wide-ranging experiences, and his networks across several industry sectors, in his career spanning 25-years. His current focus is on the Skill development sector where he advises the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET) on developing a new strategy for adapting to the rapid digital transformation of skills. As an expert on education and India, he lectures regularly at various Swiss Universities and speaks at various fora.


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Course Duration

15 min

XP Points

900 XP

Start Date

1st Mar 19

End Date

19th May 22

120 USD

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