Evolution of 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.

Learning Objectives

In this part, you will understand: 

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.

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.


Satyadeep Rajan

The focus of my career has been on innovation, entrepreneurship, education and youth employment. My enterprise skills include finance, business development and technology. I love design thinking and interdisciplinary approaches to value creation.



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