Businesses and organizations are flooded with a variety of data from a vast number of sources. Data analysis and use of data analytics in data-driven decision-making processes has become the go-to strategy for business success and for gaining sustainable competitive advantage.This course will introduce students to the technologies that are generally and collectively called “analytics” used to support effective decision-making processes for business. Course topics will cover the latest trends in analytics, including scalable AI, machine learning, IoT, and smart/robo-collaborative assisting systems, composable data and analytics, data fabric, small data models, and XOps. This course will enable students to apply deep knowledge of predictive, descriptive analytics, big data, and web analytics to the development of the best business solutions for their organizations. They will also know which kinds of analytics to apply to specific decision contexts.