The COVID-19 pandemic has been causing a significant impact on every aspect of our society and many corporations are facing severe challenges in such an economic situation. To overcome these challenges, corporations are eager to adopt innovative technology and digital transformation. On 12th August, Daniel Yuen (COO of OpenCertHub) and Patrick Tsoi (CEO and Chief Data Scientist of Sunon Technology HK) are invited by Kornerstone to speak in a free webinar to share their insight about Big Data and Data Literacy.
Daniel Yuen has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry. He is Prior Research Director at Gartner, a world-leading research and advisory company. During that time, he developed unique insights on Big Data, AI, and Data-Driven technologies.
▲ Daniel shared his insight into 3 different topics.
In the time of the pandemic, Daniel observed that COVID-19 is accelerating the adoption of data analytics in the post-pandemic era. He shared various charts and diagrams from the Financial Times to demonstrated the impact of COVID-19 and “work from home” policy which showed that the outbreak had urged the process of digitization
▲ Daniel showed the data from the Financial Times to demonstrate the impact of COVID-19 on corporations.
Daniel also explained why Big Data and Data Literacy is critical to both organization and individual and how to improve data literacy levels and differentiate data competencies from others.
▲ Daniel introduces citizen data scientists with the definition of Gartner.
▲ According to LinkedIn’s report, Big Data is the most wanted digital skills in all major APAC countries.
▲ Daniel showed different roles in a data-led corporation.
Patrick Tsoi has more than 20 years of experience in IT training. His work includes complex projects applying data science and software development to different aspects of value chains and participating with research teams on fields such as Finance, Data Science, and Quantitative Analysis.
▲ Patrick used Jupyter to accelerate the process of data cleansing.
▲ Patrick showed the capability of Apache Superset’s Sankey Chart to show the correlations between data.
After the sharing of Daniel, Patrick demonstrated how to enhance the efficiency of daily work using open-source tools. He used Jupyter to perform data cleansing tasks and used Apache Superset to perform data visualisation within a very short period of time.
Apart from the webinar, OpenCertHub will have other online activities and webinars regarding the importance of data literacy and how to arm ourselves with data quotient in the digital economy. For more information about the training courses developed by Kornerstone, please check the links below:
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