Hello again and welcome back to this introductory
course on data for data science.
I’m Matthew Renze data science consultant,
author, and public speaker.
In this module, we’ll learn about data.
We’ll learn what it is, and why it’s important
for data science.
What is data?
Or technically, the more grammatically correct
“What are data?”
More importantly, what is the purpose of data?
And why is it important or useful to us in
To answer these questions, we’re going to
learn about data and how it is used in data
First, we’ll learn about data what it is,
and why it’s important.
Next, we’ll learn about information and how
we can extract information from data.
Then, we’ll learn about knowledge and how
we can create knowledge from information.
Next, we’ll learn about the purpose of data
and how it leads to intelligent decision making.
Finally, we’ll learn about the process of
transforming raw data into actionable insight.