Explore the role of data in the evolution of civilization and economies. Get your head around technology and the data pandemic. Through a series of case studies and investigative projects, discover the differences among data as information, knowledge, understanding, and currency. Learn how to leverage data to make decisions with a critical understanding of patterns—in events, populations, and processes—in the presence of uncertainty. Acquire the data integration techniques and tools, statistical methods, and modeling skills you need to analyze data, identify problems, create solutions, and communicate and sell your solutions to others.