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Course introduction & description

Do you know how big data is used in aviation? This MOOC introduces you to an array of fundamental concepts of big data in the aviation industry.
Welcome to the Course Introduction. In the following 4 weeks, we will engage you in various forms of learning activities including videos, discussion forums and quizzes. Before we go to these activities, let’s get a fundamental understanding of both the aviation industry and the applications of big data in the industry.

Importance of big data applications in the aviation industry

Engaging in digital transformation is one of the recent priorities for airlines and airport management. This trend has demonstrated their dedication to embracing the latest technologically advancement in order to improve customer experience and airline performances that help airlines remain competitive in the industry. The value of learning to use big data in digital transformation is that it helps an organisation apply digitisation and automation to its business operations which will in turn help improve its efficiency and stimulate innovation.

Interactive learning experience

Our experts have prepared a series of videos explaining how big data applications can be integrated into the aviation business. This course provides an interactive learning community so that you can discuss relevant issues and knowledge with each other and our mentors. You are encouraged to support your peers, share your own experiences and knowledge, and listen to new perspectives. We hope the interactions will give everybody a fruitful learning experience.

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