Data Tells the Story – Part 2

Excel is a fantastic tool to organize and manage data, but what happens when that data is really, really big? Big Data is changing the way companies, nonprofit organizations, and even governments do business. This week you’ll find out what Big Data is and how the rules that make it effective can be applied to how you design your own data in Excel.



Watch the Story

10 pts –Big Data is here to stay. It’s information that is essential to how large organizations make decisions. But what exactly is it? How is it gathered and what does it mean for you? We’ll take a closer look at these questions in this week’s Strayer Talk.

Read Your Webtext

20 pts – This week you’ll dig deeper into learning the ins and outs of Microsoft Excel. We will also focus on how to design your data based on its purpose, and the importance of verifying data and presenting it accurately.

Reflect Questions

10 pts – Take a moment to think about your experiences this week.