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Showing posts with label IBM. Show all posts

Friday 8 March 2024

IBM Data Engineering Professional Certificate

 


What you'll learn

Master the most up-to-date practical skills and knowledge data engineers use in their daily roles

Learn to create, design, & manage relational databases & apply database administration (DBA) concepts to RDBMSs such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, & IBM Db2 

Develop working knowledge of NoSQL & Big Data using MongoDB, Cassandra, Cloudant, Hadoop, Apache Spark, Spark SQL, Spark ML, and Spark Streaming 

Implement ETL & Data Pipelines with Bash, Airflow & Kafka; architect, populate, deploy Data Warehouses; create BI reports & interactive dashboards 

Join Free: IBM Data Engineering Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate - 13 course series

Prepare for a career in the high-growth field of data engineering. In this program, you’ll learn in-demand skills like Python, SQL, and Databases to get job-ready in less than 5 months.

Data engineering is building systems to gather data, process and organize raw data into usable information, and manage data. The work data engineers do provides the foundational information that data scientists and business intelligence (BI) analysts use to make recommendations and decisions.

This program will teach you the foundational data engineering skills employers are seeking for entry level data engineering roles, including Python, one of the most widely used programming languages. You’ll also master SQL, RDBMS, ETL, Data Warehousing, NoSQL, Big Data, and Spark with hands-on labs and projects.

You’ll learn to use Python programming language and Linux/UNIX shell scripts to extract, transform and load (ETL) data. You’ll also work with Relational Databases (RDBMS) and query data using SQL statements and use NoSQL databases as well as unstructured data. 

When you complete the full program, you’ll have a portfolio of projects and a Professional Certificate from IBM to showcase your expertise. You’ll also earn an IBM Digital badge and will gain access to career resources to help you in your job search, including mock interviews and resume support. 

This program is ACE® recommended—when you complete, you can earn up to 12 college credits.

Applied Learning Project

Throughout this Professional Certificate, you will complete hands-on labs and projects to help you gain practical experience with Python, SQL, relational databases, NoSQL databases, Apache Spark, building data pipelines, managing databases, and working with data warehouses.

Design a relational database to help a coffee franchise improve operations.

Use SQL to query census, crime, and school demographic data sets.

Write a Bash shell script on Linux that backups changed files.

Set up, test, and optimize a data platform that contains MySQL, PostgreSQL, and IBM Db2 databases.

Analyze road traffic data to perform ETL and create a pipeline using Airflow and Kafka.

Design and implement a data warehouse for a solid-waste management company.

Move, query, and analyze data in MongoDB, Cassandra, and Cloudant NoSQL databases.

Train a machine learning model by creating an Apache Spark application.

This program is FIBAA recommended—when you complete, you can earn up to 8 ECTS credits.

Wednesday 6 March 2024

Data Analysis and Visualization Foundations Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Describe the data ecosystem, tasks a Data Analyst performs, as well as skills and tools required for successful data analysis

Explain basic functionality of spreadsheets and utilize Excel to perform a variety of data analysis tasks like data wrangling and data mining

List various types of charts and plots and create them in Excel as well as work with Cognos Analytics to generate interactive dashboards

Join Free: Data Analysis and Visualization Foundations Specialization

Specialization - 4 course series

Deriving insights from data and communicating findings has become an increasingly important part of virtually every profession. This Specialization prepares you for this data-driven transformation by teaching you the core principles of data analysis and visualization and by giving you the tools and hands-on practice to communicate the results of your data discoveries effectively.  

You will be introduced to the modern data ecosystem. You will learn the skills required to successfully start data analysis tasks by becoming familiar with spreadsheets like Excel. You will examine different data sets, load them into the spreadsheet, and employ techniques like summarization, sorting, filtering, & creating pivot tables.

Creating stunning visualizations is a critical part of communicating your data analysis results. You will use Excel spreadsheets to create the many different types of data visualizations such as line plots, bar charts, pie charts. You will also create advanced visualizations such as treemaps, scatter charts & map charts. You will then build interactive dashboards. 

This Specialization is designed for learners interested in starting a career in the field of Data or Business Analytics, as well as those in other professions, who need basic data analysis and visualization skills to supplement their primary job tasks.

This program is ACE® recommended—when you complete, you can earn up to 9 college credits.  

Applied Learning Project

Build your data analytics portfolio as you gain practical experience from producing artifacts in the interactive labs and projects throughout this program. Each course has a culminating project to apply your newfound skills:

In the first course, create visualizations to detect fraud by analyzing credit card data.

In the second course, import, clean, and analyze fleet vehicle inventory with Excel pivot tables.

In the third course, use car sales key performance indicator (KPI) data to create an interactive dashboard with stunning visualizations using Excel and IBM Cognos Analytics.

Only a modern web browser is required to complete these practical exercises and projects — no need to download or install anything on your device.

IBM AI Foundations for Business Specialization

 


Advance your subject-matter expertise

Learn in-demand skills from university and industry experts

Master a subject or tool with hands-on projects

Develop a deep understanding of key concepts

Earn a career certificate from IBM

Join Free: IBM AI Foundations for Business Specialization

Specialization - 3 course series

This specialization will explain and describe the overall focus areas for business leaders considering AI-based solutions for business challenges. The first course provides a business-oriented summary of technologies and basic concepts in AI. The second will introduce the technologies and concepts in data science. The third introduces the AI Ladder, which is a framework for understanding the work and processes that are necessary for the successful deployment of AI-based solutions.  

Applied Learning Project

Each of the courses in this specialization include Checks for Understanding, which are designed to assess each learner’s ability to understand the concepts presented as well as use those concepts in actual practice.  Specifically, those concepts are related to introductory knowledge regarding 1) artificial intelligence; 2) data science, and; 3) the AI Ladder.  

IBM & Darden Digital Strategy Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Understand the value of data and how the rapid growth of technologies such as artificial intelligence and cloud computing are transforming business. 

Join Free: IBM & Darden Digital Strategy Specialization

Specialization - 6 course series

This Specialization was designed to combine the most current business research in digital transformation and strategy with the most up-to-date technical knowledge of the technologies that are changing how we work and do business to enable you to advance your career. By the end of this Specialization, you will have an understanding of the three technologies impacting all businesses: artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and data science. You will also be able to develop or advance a digital transformation strategy for your own business using these technologies. This specialization will help managers understand technology and technical workers to understand strategy, and is ideal for anyone who wants to be able to help lead projects in digital transformation and technical and business strategy.

Applied Learning Project

This Specialization was designed to combine the most current business research in digital transformation and strategy with the most up-to-date technical knowledge of the technologies that are changing how we work and do business to enable you to advance your career. By the end of this Specialization, you will have an understanding of the three technologies impacting all businesses: artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and data science. You will also be able to develop or advance a digital transformation strategy for your own business using these technologies. This specialization will help managers understand technology and technical workers to understand strategy, and is ideal for anyone who wants to be able to help lead projects in digital transformation and technical and business strategy.

Data Science Fundamentals with Python and SQL Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Working knowledge of Data Science Tools such as Jupyter Notebooks, R Studio, GitHub, Watson Studio

Python programming basics including data structures, logic, working with files, invoking APIs, and libraries such as Pandas and Numpy

Statistical Analysis techniques including  Descriptive Statistics, Data Visualization, Probability Distribution, Hypothesis Testing and Regression

Relational Database fundamentals including SQL query language, Select statements, sorting & filtering, database functions, accessing multiple tables

Join Free: Data Science Fundamentals with Python and SQL Specialization

Specialization - 5 course series

Data Science is one of the hottest professions of the decade, and the demand for data scientists who can analyze data and communicate results to inform data driven decisions has never been greater. This Specialization from IBM will help anyone interested in pursuing a career in data science by teaching them fundamental skills to get started in this in-demand field.

The specialization consists of 5 self-paced online courses that will provide you with the foundational skills required for Data Science, including open source tools and libraries, Python, Statistical Analysis, SQL, and relational databases. You’ll learn these data science pre-requisites through hands-on practice using real data science tools and real-world data sets.

Upon successfully completing these courses, you will have the practical knowledge and experience to delve deeper in Data Science and work on more advanced Data Science projects. 

No prior knowledge of computer science or programming languages required. 

This program is ACE® recommended—when you complete, you can earn up to 8 college credits.  

Applied Learning Project

All courses in the specialization contain multiple hands-on labs and assignments to help you gain practical experience and skills with a variety of data sets. Build your data science portfolio from the artifacts you produce throughout this program. Course-culminating projects include:

Extracting and graphing financial data with the Pandas data analysis Python library

Generating visualizations and conducting statistical tests to provide insight on housing trends using census data

Using SQL to query census, crime, and demographic data sets to identify causes that impact enrollment, safety, health, and environment ratings in schools

Saturday 2 March 2024

Data Analysis with Python

 


What you'll learn

Develop Python code for cleaning and preparing data for analysis - including handling missing values, formatting, normalizing, and binning data

Perform exploratory data analysis and apply analytical techniques to real-word datasets using libraries such as Pandas, Numpy and Scipy

Manipulate data using dataframes, summarize data, understand data distribution, perform correlation and create data pipelines

Build and evaluate regression models using machine learning scikit-learn library and use them for prediction and decision making

Join Free: Data Analysis with Python

There are 6 modules in this course
Analyzing data with Python is an essential skill for Data Scientists and Data Analysts. This course will take you from the basics of data analysis with Python to building and evaluating data models.  

Topics covered include:  
- collecting and importing data 
- cleaning, preparing & formatting data 
- data frame manipulation 
- summarizing data 
- building machine learning regression models 
- model refinement 
- creating data pipelines 

You will learn how to import data from multiple sources, clean and wrangle data, perform exploratory data analysis (EDA), and create meaningful data visualizations. You will then predict future trends from data by developing linear, multiple, polynomial regression models & pipelines and learn how to evaluate them.  

In addition to video lectures you will learn and practice using hands-on labs and projects. You will work with several open source Python libraries, including Pandas and Numpy to load, manipulate, analyze, and visualize cool datasets. You will also work with scipy and scikit-learn, to build machine learning models and make predictions.  


Monday 26 February 2024

IBM Data Analytics with Excel and R Professional Certificate

 


What you'll learn

Master the most up-to-date practical skills and knowledge data analysts use in their daily roles

Learn how to perform data analysis, including data preparation, statistical analysis, and predictive modeling using R, R Studio, and Jupyter

Utilize Excel spreadsheets to perform a variety of data analysis tasks like data wrangling, using pivot tables, data mining, & creating charts

Communicate your data findings using various data visualization techniques including, charts, plots & interactive dashboards with Cognos and R Shiny

Join Free: IBM Data Analytics with Excel and R Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate - 9 course series

Prepare for the in-demand field of data analytics. In this program, you’ll learn high valued skills like Excel, Cognos Analytics, and R programming language to get job-ready in less than 3 months.

Data analytics is a strategy-based science where data is analyzed to find trends, answer questions, shape business processes, and aid decision-making. This Professional Certificate focuses on data analysis using Microsoft Excel and R programming language. If you’re interested in using Python, please explore the IBM Data Analyst PC. 

This program will teach you the foundational data skills employers are seeking for entry level data analytics roles and will provide a portfolio of projects and a Professional Certificate from IBM to showcase your expertise to potential employers.

You’ll learn the latest skills and tools used by professional data analysts and upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to work with Excel spreadsheets, Jupyter Notebooks, and R Studio to analyze data and create visualizations. You will also use the R programming language to complete the entire data analysis process,  including data preparation, statistical analysis, data visualization, predictive modeling and creating interactive dashboards. Lastly, you’ll learn how to communicate your data findings and prepare a summary report.

This program is ACE® and FIBAA recommended—when you complete, you can earn up to 15 college credits and 4 ECTS credits.

Applied Learning Project

You will complete hands-on labs to build your portfolio and  gain practical experience with Excel, Cognos Analytics, SQL, and the R programing language and related libraries for data science, including Tidyverse, Tidymodels, R Shiny, ggplot2, Leaflet, and rvest.

Projects include:

Analyzing fleet vehicle inventory data using pivot tables.

Using key performance indicator (KPI) data from car sales to create an interactive dashboard.

Identifying patterns in countries’ COVID-19 testing data rates using R.

Using SQL with the RODBC R package to analyze foreign grain markets.

Creating linear and polynomial regression models and comparing them with weather station data to predict precipitation.

Using the R Shiny package to create a dashboard that examines trends in census data.

Using hypothesis testing and predictive modeling skills to build an interactive dashboard with the R Shiny package and a dynamic Leaflet map widget to investigate how weather affects bike-sharing demand.

Generative AI: Enhance your Data Analytics Career

 


What you'll learn

Describe how you can use Generative AI tools and techniques in the context of data analytics across industries

Implement various data analytic processes such as data preparation, analysis, visualization and storytelling using Generative AI tools

Evaluate real-world case studies showcasing the successful application of Generative AI in deriving meaningful insights 

 Analyze the ethical considerations and challenges associated with using Generative AI in data analytics

Join Free: Generative AI: Enhance your Data Analytics Career

There are 3 modules in this course

This comprehensive course unravels the potential of generative AI in data analytics. The course will provide an in-depth knowledge of the fundamental concepts, models, tools, and generative AI applications regarding the data analytics landscape. 

In this course, you will examine real-world applications and use generative AI to gain data insights using techniques such as prompts, visualization, storytelling, querying and so on. In addition, you will understand the ethical implications, considerations, and challenges of using generative AI in data analytics across different industries.

You will acquire practical experience through hands-on labs where you will leverage generative AI models and tools such as ChatGPT, ChatCSV, Mostly.AI, SQLthroughAI and more.

Finally, you will apply the concepts learned throughout the course to a data analytics project. Also, you will have an opportunity to test your knowledge with practice and graded quizzes and earn a certificate. 

This course is suitable for both practicing data analysts as well as learners aspiring to start a career in data analytics. It requires some basic knowledge of data analytics, prompt engineering, Python programming and generative artificial intelligence.

Data Analyst Career Guide and Interview Preparation

 


What you'll learn

Describe the role of a data analyst and some career path options as well as the prospective opportunities in the field.

Explain how to build a foundation for a job search, including researching job listings, writing a resume, and making a portfolio of work.

Summarize what a candidate can expect during a typical job interview cycle, different types of interviews, and how to prepare for interviews.

Explain how to give an effective interview, including techniques for answering questions and how to make a professional personal presentation.

Join Free: Data Analyst Career Guide and Interview Preparation

There are 4 modules in this course

Data analytics professionals are in high demand around the world, and the trend shows no sign of slowing. There are lots of great jobs available, but lots of great candidates too. How can you get the edge in such a competitive field?

This course will prepare you to enter the job market as a great candidate for a data analyst position. It provides practical techniques for creating essential job-seeking materials such as a resume and a portfolio, as well as auxiliary tools like a cover letter and an elevator pitch. You will learn how to find and assess prospective job positions, apply to them, and lay the groundwork for interviewing. 

The course doesn’t stop there, however. You will also get inside tips and steps you can use to perform professionally and effectively at interviews. You will learn how to approach a take-home challenges and get to practice completing them. Additionally, it provides information about the regular functions and tasks of data analysts, as well as the opportunities of the profession and some options for career development.

You will get guidance from a number of experts in the data industry through the course. They will discuss their own career paths and talk about what they have learned about networking, interviewing, solving coding problems, and fielding other questions you may encounter as a candidate. Let seasoned data analysis professionals share their experience to help you get ahead and land the job you want.

Tuesday 20 February 2024

Security Analyst Fundamentals Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Develop knowledge in digital forensics, incident response and penetration testing.

Advance your knowledge of cybersecurity analyst tools including data and endpoint protection; SIEM; and systems and network fundamentals.  

Get hands-on experience to develop skills  via industry specific and open source Security tools.

Apply your skills to investigate a real-world security breach identifying the attack, vulnerabilities, costs and prevention recommendations.

Join Free: Security Analyst Fundamentals Specialization

Specialization - 3 course series

There are a growing number of exciting, well-paying jobs in today’s security industry that do not require a traditional college degree. Forbes estimates that there will be as many as 3.5 million unfilled positions in the industry worldwide by 2021! One position with a severe shortage of skills is as a cybersecurity analyst.

Throughout this specialization, you will learn concepts around digital forensics, penetration testing and incident response.  You will learn about threat intelligence and tools to gather data to prevent an attack or in the event your organization is attacked.  You will have the opportunity to review some of the largest breach cases and try your hand at reporting on a real world breach.  

The content creators and instructors are architects , Security Operation Center (SOC) analysts, and distinguished engineers who work with cybersecurity in their day to day lives at IBM with a worldwide perspective. They will share their skills which they need to secure IBM and its clients security systems.

The completion of this specialization also makes you eligible to earn the System Analyst Fundamentals IBM digital badge. More information about the badge can be found here:

https://www.youracclaim.com/org/ibm/badge/security-analyst-fundamentals         

Applied Learning Project

Throughout the program, you will use virtual labs and internet sites that will provide you with practical skills with applicability to real jobs that employers value, including:

Tools: e.g. Wireshark, IBM QRadar, IBM MaaS360, IBM Guardium, IBM Resilient, i2 Enterprise Insight 

 Labs: SecurityLearningAcademy.com

Libraries: Python

Projects: Investigate a real-world security breach identifying the attack, vulnerabilities, costs and prevention recommendations.

Saturday 10 February 2024

Software Developer Career Guide and Interview Preparation

 

What you'll learn

Describe the role of a software engineer and some career path options as well as the prospective opportunities in the field.

Explain how to build a foundation for a job search, including researching job listings, writing a resume, and making a portfolio of work.

Summarize what a candidate can expect during a typical job interview cycle, different types of interviews, and how to prepare for interviews.

Explain how to give an effective interview, including techniques for answering questions and how to make a professional personal presentation.

Join Free : Software Developer Career Guide and Interview Preparation

There are 3 modules in this course

Software engineering professionals are in high demand around the world, and the trend shows no sign of slowing. There are lots of great jobs available, but lots of great candidates too. How can you get the edge in such a competitive field?

This course will prepare you to enter the job market as a great candidate for a software engineering position. It provides practical techniques for creating essential job-seeking materials such as a resume and a portfolio, as well as auxiliary tools like a cover letter and an elevator pitch. You will learn how to find and assess prospective job positions, apply to them, and lay the groundwork for interviewing. 

The course doesn’t stop there, however. You will also get inside tips and steps you can use to perform professionally and effectively at interviews. You will learn how to approach a code challenge and get to practice completing them. Additionally, it provides information about the regular functions and tasks of software engineers, as well as the opportunities of the profession and some options for career development.

You will get guidance from a number of experts in the software industry through the course. They will discuss their own career paths and talk about what they have learned about networking, interviewing, solving coding problems, and fielding other questions you may encounter as a candidate. Let seasoned software development professionals share their experience to help you get ahead and land the job you want.  

This course will prepare learners for roles with a variety of titles, including Software Engineer, Software Developer, Application Developer, Full Stack Developer, Front-End Developer, Back-End Developer, DevOps Engineer, and Mobile App Developer.

Thursday 25 January 2024

IBM Data Science Professional Certificate

 


What you'll learn

Master the most up-to-date practical skills and knowledge that data scientists use in their daily roles

Learn the tools, languages, and libraries used by professional data scientists, including Python and SQL

Import and clean data sets, analyze and visualize data, and build machine learning models and pipelines

Apply your new skills to real-world projects and build a portfolio of data projects that showcase your proficiency to employers

Join Free: IBM Data Science Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate - 10 course series

Prepare for a career in the high-growth field of data science. In this program, you’ll develop the skills, tools, and portfolio to have a competitive edge in the job market as an entry-level data scientist in as little as 5 months. No prior knowledge of computer science or programming languages is required. 

Data science involves gathering, cleaning, organizing, and analyzing data with the goal of extracting helpful insights and predicting expected outcomes. The demand for skilled data scientists who can use data to tell compelling stories to inform business decisions has never been greater. 

You’ll learn in-demand skills used by professional data scientists including databases, data visualization, statistical analysis, predictive modeling, machine learning algorithms, and data mining. You’ll also work with the latest languages, tools,and libraries including Python, SQL, Jupyter notebooks, Github, Rstudio, Pandas, Numpy, ScikitLearn, Matplotlib, and more.

Upon completing the full program, you will have built a portfolio of data science projects to provide you with the confidence to excel in your interviews. You will also receive access to join IBM’s Talent Network where you’ll see job opportunities as soon as they are posted, recommendations matched to your skills and interests, and tips and tricks to help you stand apart from the crowd. 

This program is ACE® and FIBAA recommended —when you complete, you can earn up to 12 college credits and 6 ECTS credits.

Applied Learning Project

This Professional Certificate has a strong emphasis on applied learning and includes a series of hands-on labs in the IBM Cloud that give you practical skills with applicability to real jobs.

Tools you’ll use: Jupyter / JupyterLab, GitHub, R Studio, and Watson Studio

Libraries you’ll use: Pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib, Seaborn, Folium, ipython-sql, Scikit-learn, ScipPy, etc.

Projects you’ll complete:

Extract and graph financial data with the Pandas Python library

Use SQL to query census, crime, and school demographic data sets

Wrangle data, graph plots, and create regression models to predict housing prices with data science Python libraries

Create a dynamic Python dashboard to monitor, report, and improve US domestic flight reliability

Apply and compare machine learning classification algorithms to predict whether a loan case will be paid off or not

Train and compare machine learning models to predict if a space launch can reuse the first stage of a rocket

Monday 8 January 2024

IBM DevOps and Software Engineering Professional Certificate

 


What you'll learn

Develop  a DevOps mindset, practice Agile philosophy & Scrum methodology -  essential to succeed in the era of Cloud Native Software Engineering

Create applications using Python  language, using various programming constructs and logic, including functions, REST APIs, and  libraries

Build applications composed of microservices and deploy using containers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, and OpenShift) & serverless technologies

Employ tools for automation, continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) including Chef, Puppet, GitHub Actions, Tekton and  Travis. 

Join Free:IBM DevOps and Software Engineering Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate - 14 course series

DevOps professionals are in high demand! According to a recent GitLab report,  DevOps skills are expected to grow 122% over the next five years,  making it one of the fastest growing skills in the workforce. 

This certificate will equip you with the key concepts and technical know-how to build your skills and knowledge of DevOps practices, tools and technologies and prepare you for an entry-level role in Software Engineering. 

The courses in this program will help you develop skill sets in a variety of DevOps philosophies and methodologies including Agile Development, Scrum Methodology, Cloud Native Architecture, Behavior and Test-Driven Development, and Zero Downtime Deployments.

You will learn to program with the Python language and Linux shell scripts,  create projects in GitHub, containerize and orchestrate your applications using Docker, Kubernetes & OpenShift,  compose applications with microservices, employ serverless technologies,  perform continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD), develop testcases,  ensure your code is secure, and monitor & troubleshoot your cloud deployments.

Guided by experts at IBM, you will be prepared for success. Labs and projects in this certificate program are designed to equip job-ready hands-on skills that will help you launch a new career in a highly in-demand field. 

This professional certificate is suitable for both - those who have none or some programming experience, as well as those with and without college degrees.

Applied Learning Project

Throughout the courses in this Professional Certificate,  you will develop a portfolio of projects to demonstrate your proficiency using various popular tools and technologies in DevOps and Cloud Native Software Engineering. 

You will: 

Create applications using Python programming language, using different programming constructs and logic, including functions, REST APIs, and various Python libraries.

Develop Linux Shell Scripts using Bash and automate repetitive tasks

Create projects on GitHub and work with Git commands

Build  and deploy applications composed of several microservices and deploy  them to cloud using containerization tools (such as Docker, Kubernetes,  and OpenShift); and serverless technologies

Employ various tools for automation, continuous integration (CI) and  continuous deployment (CD) of software including Chef, Puppet, GitHub  Actions, Tekton and Travis.

Secure and Monitor your applications and cloud deployments using tools like sysdig and Prometheus.

Thursday 4 January 2024

Exploratory Data Analysis for Machine Learning

 


Build your subject-matter expertise

This course is available as part of multiple programs,

When you enroll in this course, you'll also be asked to select a specific program.

Learn new concepts from industry experts

Gain a foundational understanding of a subject or tool

Develop job-relevant skills with hands-on projects

Earn a shareable career certificate

Join Free:Exploratory Data Analysis for Machine Learning

There are 5 modules in this course

This first course in the IBM Machine Learning Professional Certificate introduces you to Machine Learning and the content of the professional certificate. In this course you will realize the importance of good, quality data. You will learn common techniques to retrieve your data, clean it, apply feature engineering, and have it ready for preliminary analysis and hypothesis testing.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
Retrieve data from multiple data sources: SQL, NoSQL databases, APIs, Cloud 
Describe and use common feature selection and feature engineering techniques
Handle categorical and ordinal features, as well as missing values
Use a variety of techniques for detecting and dealing with outliers
Articulate why feature scaling is important and use a variety of scaling techniques
 
Who should take this course?

This course targets aspiring data scientists interested in acquiring hands-on experience  with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in a business setting.
 
What skills should you have?

To make the most out of this course, you should have familiarity with programming on a Python development environment, as well as fundamental understanding of Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability, and Statistics.

Tuesday 2 January 2024

Hands-on Introduction to Linux Commands and Shell Scripting

 



What you'll learn

Describe the Linux architecture and common Linux distributions and update and install software on a Linux system. 

Perform common informational, file, content, navigational, compression, and networking commands in Bash shell. 

Develop shell scripts using Linux commands, environment variables, pipes, and filters.

Schedule cron jobs in Linux with crontab and explain the cron syntax.  

Join Free:Hands-on Introduction to Linux Commands and Shell Scripting

There are 4 modules in this course

This course provides a practical understanding of common Linux / UNIX shell commands. In this beginner friendly course, you will learn about the Linux basics, Shell commands, and Bash shell scripting.   

You will begin this course with an introduction to Linux and explore the Linux architecture. You will interact with the Linux Terminal, execute commands, navigate directories, edit files, as well as install and update software. 

Next, you’ll become familiar with commonly used Linux commands. You will work with general purpose commands like id, date, uname, ps, top, echo, man; directory management commands such as pwd, cd, mkdir, rmdir, find, df; file management commands like cat, wget, more, head, tail, cp, mv, touch, tar, zip, unzip; access control command chmod; text processing commands - wc, grep, tr; as well as networking commands - hostname, ping, ifconfig and curl.  

You will then move on to learning the basics of shell scripting to automate a variety of tasks. You’ll create simple to more advanced shell scripts that involve Metacharacters, Quoting, Variables, Command substitution, I/O Redirection, Pipes & Filters, and Command line arguments. You will also schedule cron jobs using crontab. 

The course includes both video-based lectures as well as hands-on labs to practice and apply what you learn. You will have no-charge access to a virtual Linux server that you can access through your web browser, so you don't need to download and install anything to complete the labs. 

You’ll end this course with a final project as well as a final exam. In the final project you will demonstrate your knowledge of course concepts by performing your own Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) process and create a scheduled backup script. 

This course is ideal for data engineers, data scientists, software developers, and cloud practitioners who want to get familiar with frequently used commands on Linux, MacOS and other Unix-like operating systems as well as get started with creating shell scripts.

Data Engineering Foundations Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Working knowledge of Data Engineering Ecosystem and Lifecycle. Viewpoints and tips from Data professionals on starting a career in this domain.

Python programming basics including data structures, logic, working with files, invoking APIs, using libraries such as Pandas and Numpy, doing ETL.

Relational Database fundamentals including Database Design, Creating Schemas, Tables, Constraints, and working with MySQL, PostgreSQL & IBM Db2.

SQL query language, SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE statements, database functions, stored procs, working with multiple tables, JOINs, & transactions.

Join Free:Data Engineering Foundations Specialization

Specialization - 5 course series

Data engineering is one of the fastest-growing tech occupations, where the demand for skilled data engineers far outweighs the supply. The goal of data engineering is to make quality data available for fact-finding and data-driven decision making. This Specialization from IBM will help anyone interested in pursuing a career in data engineering by teaching fundamental skills to get started in this field. No prior data engineering experience is required to succeed in this Specialization.

 The Specialization consists of 5 self-paced online courses covering skills required for data engineering, including the data engineering ecosystem and lifecycle, Python, SQL, and Relational Databases.  You will learn these data engineering prerequisites through engaging videos and hands-on practice using real tools and real-world databases. You'll develop your understanding of data engineering, gain skills that can be applied directly to a data career, and build the foundation of your data engineering career.

 Upon successfully completing these courses, you will have the practical knowledge and experience to delve deeper into data engineering and work on more advanced data engineering projects. 

Applied Learning Project

All courses in the Specialization contain multiple hands-on labs and assignments to help you gain practical experience and skills.    

The projects range from working with data in multiple formats to transforming and loading that data into a single source to analyzing socio-economic data with SQL and working with advanced SQL techniques. 

You will work hands-on with multiple real-world databases and tools including MySQL, PostgresSQL, IBM Db2, PhpMyAdmin, pgAdmin, IBM Cloud, Python, Jupyter notebooks, Watson Studio, etc.

Introduction to R Programming for Data Science

 


What you'll learn

Manipulate primitive data types in the R programming language using RStudio or Jupyter Notebooks.

Control program flow with conditions and loops, write functions, perform character string operations, write regular expressions, handle errors. 

Construct and manipulate R data structures, including vectors, factors, lists, and data frames.

Read, write, and save data files and scrape web pages using R. 

Join Free:Introduction to R Programming for Data Science

There are 5 modules in this course

When working in the data science field you will definitely become acquainted with the R language and the role it plays in data analysis. This course introduces you to the basics of the R language such as data types, techniques for manipulation, and how to implement fundamental programming tasks. 

You will begin the process of understanding common data structures, programming fundamentals and how to manipulate data all with the help of the R programming language. 

The emphasis in this course is hands-on and practical learning . You will write a simple program using RStudio, manipulate data in a data frame or matrix, and complete a final project as a data analyst using Watson Studio and Jupyter notebooks to acquire and analyze data-driven insights.  
 
No prior knowledge of R, or programming is required.

Data Science with R - Capstone Project

 


What you'll learn

Write a web scraping program to extract data from an HTML file using HTTP requests and convert the data to a data frame.

Prepare data for modelling by handling missing values, formatting and normalizing data, binning, and turning categorical values into numeric values.

Interpret datawithexploratory data analysis techniques by calculating descriptive statistics, graphing data, and generating correlation statistics.

Build a Shiny app containing a Leaflet map and an interactive dashboard then create a presentation on the project to share with your peers.

Join Free:Data Science with R - Capstone Project

There are 6 modules in this course

In this capstone course, you will apply various data science skills and techniques that you have learned as part of the previous courses in the IBM Data Science with R Specialization or IBM Data Analytics with Excel and R Professional Certificate.

For this project, you will assume the role of a Data Scientist who has recently joined an organization and be presented with a challenge that requires data collection, analysis, basic hypothesis testing, visualization, and modeling to be performed on real-world datasets. You will collect and understand data from multiple sources, conduct data wrangling and preparation with Tidyverse, perform exploratory data analysis with SQL, Tidyverse and ggplot2, model data with linear regression, create charts and plots to visualize the data, and build an interactive dashboard.

The project will culminate with a presentation of your data analysis report, with an executive summary for the various stakeholders in the organization.

Friday 29 December 2023

AI Foundations for Everyone Specialization

 


Advance your subject-matter expertise

Learn in-demand skills from university and industry experts

Master a subject or tool with hands-on projects

Develop a deep understanding of key concepts

Earn a career certificate from IBM

Join Free:AI Foundations for Everyone Specialization

Specialization - 4 course series

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction. It is rapidly permeating all industries and having a profound impact on virtually every aspect of our existence. Whether you are an executive, a leader, an industry professional, a researcher, or a student - understanding AI, its impact and transformative potential for your organization and our society is of paramount importance. 

 This specialization is designed for those with little or no background in AI, whether you have technology background or not, and does not require any programming skills. It is designed to give you a firm understanding of what is AI, its applications and use cases across various industries. You will become acquainted with terms like Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Neural Networks. 

Furthermore, it will familiarize you with IBM Watson AI services that enable any business to quickly and easily employ pre-built AI smarts to their products and solutions. You will also learn about creating intelligent virtual assistants and how they can be leveraged in different scenarios.

 By the end of this specialization, learners will have had hands-on interactions with several AI environments and applications, and have built and deployed an AI enabled chatbot on a website – without any coding. 

Applied Learning Project

Learners will perform several no-code hands-on exercises in each of the  three courses. At the end of the last course, learners would have developed,  tested, and deployed a Watson AI powered customer service chatbot on a website to delight their clients.

Tuesday 26 December 2023

AI for Medicine Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Diagnose diseases from x-rays and 3D MRI brain images

Predict patient survival rates more accurately using tree-based models

Estimate treatment effects on patients using data from randomized trials

Automate the task of labeling medical datasets using natural language processing

Join Free:AI for Medicine Specialization

Specialization - 3 course series

AI is transforming the practice of medicine. It’s helping doctors diagnose patients more accurately, make predictions about patients’ future health, and recommend better treatments. This three-course Specialization will give you practical experience in applying machine learning to concrete problems in medicine.

These courses go beyond the foundations of deep learning to teach you the nuances in applying AI to medical use cases.  If you are new to deep learning or want to get a deeper foundation of how neural networks work, we recommend taking the 
Deep Learning Specialization

Applied Learning Project

Medicine is one of the fastest-growing and important application areas, with unique challenges like handling missing data. You’ll start by learning the nuances of working with 2D and 3D medical image data. You’ll then apply tree-based models to improve patient survival estimates. You’ll also use data from randomized trials to recommend treatments more suited to individual patients. Finally, you’ll explore how natural language extraction can more efficiently label medical datasets.

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