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Gain the skills most important for analyzing IoT data

Professional Certificate in
IoT Analysis

What you will learn

  • Course 1: Implement data analytics (live streams and stored data) to inform device management and other actions.
  • Course 2: Construct IoT data visualizations to help businesses gain operational insights.
  • Course 3: Apply machine learning to IoT data to facilitate predictive maintenance and improve business services.

Please note on December 31, 2019, this program will be retiring and no longer available on edX. If you are interested in earning the Professional Certificate you must be complete the program by December 31, 2019 in order to earn the certificate.

The IoT Analysis Professional Certificate provides insights for both seasoned professionals and individuals who are just getting started with data analytics. Gain the skills that are most important for analyzing live and historical IoT data—the IoT device telemetry data collected from embedded sensors.

The IoT Analysis Professional Certificate is a highly focused three-course series. By enrolling in a shorter program, you can more quickly gain a standalone Professional Certificate and the valuable, sought-after analytics skills that employers are looking for.

Our approach combines self-directed online learning with hands-on labs, using the latest tools so you can hit the ground running on your next IoT project.

Expert instruction
3 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
3 months
2 - 3 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. Microsoft's IoT Analysis Professional Certificate

  2. 2–3 hours per week, for 4 weeks
    Discover and report the trends in your business data that lead to insights and improvements. This course will teach you how to use the latest data visualization tools to create reports using historical and live data.
  3. 2–3 hours per week, for 4 weeks
    Learn how to apply machine learning to your IoT data and gain a valuable advantage over your business competition. This course provides hands-on experience developing predictive maintenance and other ML solutions for IoT scenarios.
  4. 2–3 hours per week, for 4 weeks
    Gain valuable insights from your IoT data to help your business succeed.
    • The IoT market is expected to reach $267 billion by 2020. (Forbes)
    • Over the next three years, building and implementing IoT solutions will consume at least $3.1 billion of IT consulting services worldwide. (IDC FutureScape)
    • Most end-user organizations do not have the base of skills and expertise to fully exploit IoT or understand the complexity of the IoT ecosystem. (IDC FutureScape)

Meet your instructors

from Microsoft
Chris Howd
Engineer and Software Developer
Sheila Shahpari
CTO, Paritta Group
Paritta Group
Rob Collins
Founder and lead consultant
RCP Consultants

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