The Big Data Analyst credentialing track of the Data Science Council of America addresses the credentialing requirements of trained professionals who specialize in managing the life–cycle of analyzing Big Data using advanced analytics tools and techniques on common Big Data software and platforms.
DASCA offers two levels of global certification programs in the Big Data Analyst Track: The Associate Big Data Analyst (ABDA™) Credential and the Senior Big Data Analyst (SBDA™) Credential. The Associate Big Data Analyst (ABDA™) Credential is intended for graduating students with majors in business, management, economics, statistics, or similar disciplines, who are looking to pursue an analytics career in the Big Data space. The Senior Big Data Analyst (SBDA™) Credential is designed for experienced analytics, marketing, and research professionals who wish to move into the Big Data space, and for professionals who are already working in the area and want to grow faster in their careers. The ABDA™ and SBDA™ Credentials are awarded to applicants who have successfully passed the DASCA online examinations for these certifications, configured around the DASCA Essential Knowledge Framework™. These examinations are managed and delivered entirely by DASCA across 180+ countries.
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DASCA-certified Big Data Analysts come tested for their theoretical and applied knowledge of a variety of contemporary open-source and proprietary data analytics platforms, tools, technologies, and environments. ABDA™ and SBDA™ credential-holders also exhibit a formally validated and in-depth understanding of how to apply concepts, technologies, and tools of Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, and RDBMS in the Big Data environment for effective business and marketing decision making. Professionals with ABDA™ and SBDA™ qualifications, therefore, assure potential employers that they can manage large volumes of diversified data, design models for analysis, interpret the importance of subject data for business intelligence, and migrate and visualize Big Data as assignments and objectives demand.
DASCA Credential-holders exhibit level-appropriate and DASCA-EKF™-calibrated knowledge of popular Big Data platforms, including Hadoop and Spark. They have also tested successfully for their diverse exposure to handling analytics functions on a cross-section of all popular Big Data distributions like Hortonworks and Cloudera.
ABDA™ and SBDA™ credentialed professionals are ready to begin work at the time of hire, which is a priceless plus for recruiters and employers today. Their complete understanding of their roles, responsibilities, and professional challenges coupled with their expertise in analytics on popular Big Data platforms turns them into valuable resources for their organization. Additionally, the candidacy norms for ABDA™ and SBDA™ ensure that all credential-holders exhibit at least a working knowledge and understanding of the broad trends and fundamentals of Business, Statistics, Marketing, Research, and Information Technology that helps obtain a richer perspective on their jobs, roles, and KRAs.
DASCA is an independent and neutral third-party credentialing body. ABDA™ and SBDA™ combine the advantages of pan-platform relevance and vendor-agnosticism to become the world’s most powerful qualifications for Data Science and analytics careers.
The DASCA Big Data Analyst Certifications comprehensively address the knowledge areas where Big Data Analysts need to demonstrate proficiency in the rapidly evolving technology landscape to perform and grow well in their job.
The DASCA Big Data Analyst Certifications are an assurance that certified professionals possess the abilities and knowledge required to aggregate, transfer, migrate, sift, and analyze Big Data, and visualize and present results and insights in various formats.
The ABDA™ and SBDA™ credentials are built around a robust and research-backed structure created after years of research on evolving analytics requirements across sectors, technological developments, and the changing dynamics of the Big Data industry. Therefore, both the ABDA and SBDA credentials sharply address the ever-changing expectations and needs of employers and clients worldwide.
Developed using the highest levels of research and validation rigor, and awarded after assessments designed and conducted on standards that exceed the most stringent of international testing and assessment norms, the ABDA™ and SBDA™ credentials meet all the requirements of technology employers across industries around the world.
The ABDA™ and SBDA™ Credentials are now available worldwide and registrations can be made online. Certification exams are computer-based and can be taken across 180+ countries. All ABDA™ and SBDA™ program participants get the official DASCA exam-preparation kit at the time of registration at no extra cost.
The Big Data Analytics credentialing track of the Data Science Council of America offers certifications that validate the promise, potential, and proficiency of credential-holders in managing the life–cycle of and analyzing Big Data using advanced analytics tools and techniques on popular Big Data software and platforms.Register Now
The most critical skills for any big data analyst who wishes to go far are – in order of importance – the following:
The Associate Big Data Analyst (ABDA™) certification is for graduating students with majors in Business, Management, Economics, Marketing, Statistics, or similar disciplines, who are looking to pursue an analytics career in the Big Data space. This certification develops a strong understanding of the foundational concepts, principles, tools, and techniques, used for extracting, pre-processing, exploring, and visualizing raw data to gather insights required for sharper information management and data-driven decision making.
The Senior Big Data Analyst (SBDA™) Certification is for professionals or researchers who often work with challenging data analytics projects. With a greater emphasis on the understanding of advanced concepts, principles, tools, and techniques to explore data structures, apply relevant analytical approaches, and reduce data complexities while implementing analytics projects., It is an ideal certification for professionals who have graduated in Business, Management, Marketing, Economics, Statistics, or similar disciplines.
The purpose of a Big Data Analytics Certification is to validate your knowledge and expertise and demonstrate your professional credibility in the industry. Pursuing a Data Analytics Certification will help you learn in-demand skills required in the industry to guarantee career advancement. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, data science field will grow about 28% by 2026.
DASCA not being a technology developer or owner of a proprietary Big Data platform makes ABDA™ and SBDA™ vendor-neutral, cross-platform relevant, and DSBoK™ centered globally recognized Big Data Analyst Certification programs for Data Science and analytics careers.
Skilled data analysts are among the most in-demand specialists in the world. According to International Data Corporation, the big data analytics market is predicted to reach $274.3 billion by 2022, with a 13.2 % compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Thus, there is a high demand for data analysts who can assist in the transformation of business trajectories.
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