Webcast: The Big Deal About Big Data (XCBIDA219)
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There are many definitions of Big Data, but the key concept is moving beyond traditional financial data. Explore tools and data analytics techniques to discover new insights and to provide ways for CPAs to grow services. The expanding use of Big Data and data analytics is providing companies with new insights about their respective organization, products, services, customers, and vendors. CPAs can start small and offer valuable client insights while scaling up to larger projects.

4/25/2019
When: 04/25/2019
10:30 AM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4183123C
Louisiana
United States
Presenter: Dr Glen L. Gray, CPA, PhD


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Acronym XCBIDA218
CPE 4 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Management
Level Overview
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $120
CPA Non-Members $188

*The member rate applies to LCPA members, other state CPA society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Texas CPAs: Our Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Sponsor number is #010423.

Course Description

There are many definitions of Big Data, but the key concept is moving beyond traditional financial data. Explore tools and data analytics techniques to discover new insights and to provide ways for CPAs to grow services.

The expanding use of Big Data and data analytics is providing companies with new insights about their respective organization, products, services, customers, and vendors. CPAs can start small and offer valuable client insights while scaling up to larger projects.

Materials are provided as an ebook.

Objectives

  • Recognize how Big Data is different than financial data.
  • Determine why Big Data analytics requires a different mindset.
  • Identify the different types of data analytic tools.
  • Identify why data visualization tools are growing in popularity.

Major Topics

  • Big Data definitions, terminology and technology
  • Using Big Data
  • Data analytics and tools
  • Big Data Challenges: collecting, analyzing and interpreting
  • Big Data and data analytics opportunities

Designed For: CPAs and financial professionals.

Prerequisite: None.

Advance Prep: None.

Note: Login instructions will be provided by the webcast vendor (CalCPA).