Intro to Data for Data Science

Learn the basics of data and how it is used in data science.

In an information economy, data is the new oil. However, most people lack even a basic understanding of what data are and how they are used in data science. As a result, many of us will be left behind during the next industrial revolution, an information revolution.

In this course, we will learn about data as a foundation for data science. We’ll learn what data are and why they are important. In addition, we’ll learn about data types, data structures, tabular data, and the data life cycle.

By the end of this course, you’ll understand data and how data are used in data science.

 Matthew Renze

Matthew Renze

Matthew Renze is a data science consultant, author, and public speaker. Over the past two decades, he’s taught over 300,000 software developers and IT professionals. He’s delivered over 100 keynotes, presentations, and workshops at conferences on every continent in the world (including Antarctica). His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small tech startups around the globe.

Matthew is a Microsoft MVP in AI, an ASPInsider, and an author for Pluralsight, Udemy, and Skillshare. He’s also an open-source software contributor. His focus includes artificial intelligence, data science, and machine learning.

Estimated Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner

Intro to Data for Data Science
 Matthew Renze
Matthew Renze