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Big data and data science explained

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Data science
Type of training
Face to face
One hour
Learning Academy
Office for National Statistics
London, Newport, Titchfield


This course is aimed at all GSS staff.

The course aims to explain what big data and data science are through the use of examples. Examples are taken from outside and inside government, including from the new Data Science Campus at the Office for National Statistics. The key aim of the session is to demonstrate how new data sources and/or new data science techniques can drive data insights and serve the public good.

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Related courses:

Art of the possible – data science in government

Data science courses on the DataCamp website