From Data to Decision with Big Data and Predictive Analytics Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in Polish or English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Understanding of traditional data management and analysis methods like SQL, data warehouses, business intelligence, OLAP, etc... Understanding of basic statistics and probability (mean, variance, probability, conditional probability, etc....)

Overview Overview


If you try to make sense out of the data you have access to or want to analyse unstructured data available on the net (like Twitter, Linked in, etc...) this course is for you.

It is mostly aimed at decision makers and people who need to choose what data is worth collecting and what is worth analyzing.

It is not aimed at people configuring the solution, those people will benefit from the big picture though.

Delivery Mode

During the course delegates will be presented with working examples of mostly open source technologies.

Short lectures will be followed by presentation and simple exercises by the participants

Content and Software used

All software used is updated each time the course is run so we check the newest versions possible.

It covers the process from obtaining, formatting, processing and analysing the data, to explain how to automate decision making process with machine learning.

Course Outline Course Outline

Quick Overview

  • Data Sources
  • Minding Data
  • Recommender systems
  • Target Marketing


  • Structured vs unstructured
  • Static vs streamed
  • Attitudinal, behavioural and demographic data
  • Data-driven vs user-driven analytics
  • data validity
  • Volume, velocity and variety of data


  • Building models
  • Statistical Models
  • Machine learning

Data Classification

  • Clustering
  • kGroups, k-means, nearest neighbours
  • Ant colonies, birds flocking

Predictive Models

  • Decision trees
  • Support vector machine
  • Naive Bayes classification
  • Neural networks
  • Markov Model
  • Regression
  • Ensemble methods


  • Benefit/Cost ratio
  • Cost of software
  • Cost of development
  • Potential benefits

Building Models

  • Data Preparation (MapReduce)
  • Data cleansing
  • Choosing methods
  • Developing model
  • Testing Model
  • Model evaluation
  • Model deployment and integration

Overview of Open Source and commercial software

  • Selection of R-project package
  • Python libraries
  • Hadoop and Mahout
  • Selected Apache projects related to Big Data and Analytics
  • Selected commercial solution
  • Integration with existing software and data sources

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 9455PLN
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 29220PLN
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 9455PLN 29220PLN
2 10908PLN 20790PLN
3 11392PLN 17980PLN
4 11634PLN 16575PLN
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