Get to grips with Big Data

Learn the Big Data basics, see how you may already be using and contributing to it, and come back soon to try your hand at interpreting Big Data.


You may have heard the phrase ‘Big Data’ before, but what exactly is it and why is it such a big deal? This interactive will help you understand the answers to these questions, as well as showing you how it is used and how it will play a part in the future workplace. 

Hit the Start button above to work through the first two parts of this activity.

Big what?

The first section of the tool answers key questions on Big Data.

Big Data in action

This section will give you some examples of the ways you may already be using and contributing to Big Data.

Your turn with Big Data

Test your analytical ability and try to identify business opportunities from some real-life Big Data.