A QUICK REFRESHER
If you are millennial on the hunt for a new job or you already have a career that you need to jumpstart, Big Data is your best hope. Why Big Data? In today’s advanced era where everything is being done via computer, massive amounts of information are stored in the form of zeroes and ones. 7.6 billion people on the planet use the internet out of personal or professional need, so the amount of data generated will be a very large quantity. Humans are capable of sifting through only so much data before our minds are overwhelmed by the unending stream of data. But in our heads we have the key to solve every challenge possible through some quick application of compound mathematical ideas and some handy computer applications. Big data is all about analyzing large data sets to reveal patterns and trends, especially as they relate to human behavior and interactions.
WHAT TO EXPECT
This era has seen a lot of modernization and with computers being utilized in every field, there has been an exponential increase in the amount of data we generate. What that means for you is that there will be a lot of opportunities to flourish as a data scientist or a data analyst.