Processing and analysing data: Tools and Techniques

Date and time
Wednesday, 23 November 2022
14.00 - 17.00

Markeaton Street, DE22 3AW or Online

If you want to learn about the latest data software and how it can be used to benefit your organisation, this is the session for you. Discover the tools available and how you can use these to gain insights that will help shape your organisation.

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The ‘Branch out in STEM’ programme is fully funded, meaning there’s no cost to your organisation. This is possible thanks to funding from the European Social Fund and the delivery partners, which include the University of Derby, Nottingham Trent University, Derby College, Nottingham College, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce, Enable, Inspire and the Workers’ Educational Association.

What is this session about?

Possibly the topic that most people will think of when considering data science is machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). This course explores how machine learning and AI can be used to process data and gain valuable insights for your organisation. The session will look at tool chains available for processing and anaylsing data such as Apache Spark. Other toolsets commonly available in the cloud will also be explored, such as those developed by IBM and Microsoft. The course will provide high level insight into what is needed to make the most of the available tools and what can be gained from using them.

Am I eligible to participate?

To participate in the programme you must meet the funding criteria requirements. This means you must work for a small to medium sized business within the Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire (D2N2) region. Alternatively, you could be self-employed and registered as a sole trader within the D2N2 region.

How much does it cost to attend?

This workshop is fully funded for eligible businesses, meaning there is no cost to your organisation. The Branch out in STEM programme is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

Meet your speaker

This session will be led by our academic expert, who will guide your learning and answer any questions you may have during the session

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Dr Wajahat Ali Khan
Senior Lecturer

Wajahat is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Electronics, Computing and Maths. His role is to enhance students’ skillset in software design and implementation. He is also part of a dynamic team in the Data Science Research Centre. His research interests include Knowledge Graph, Semantic Reasoning, Data Analytics, Context Awareness, and Decision Support Systems.

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