TECH HUB

At Pearson College London, we believe that learning goes beyond the classroom. Our Tech Hub is packed with essential online learning resources and opportunities for professional development in Data Science, so you can continue to learn from the comfort of your own home. 

Our central activities

The aim of Tech Hub is to become a hub of useful information, advice, and resources that have been created, curated, and collated by experts in the data industry. 

It builds on the core strengths and activities of Pearson College London, taking the best of what is already being done at Escape Studios and Pearson Business School and making it part of our institutional DNA.

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Data Visualisation course (online - 12 weeks)

Data Visualisation is a widely recognised umbrella term to cover graphic representation of data and the ability to capture overall trends and patterns that inform real-time decision making.

Learn specific skills required by the creative economy with a 12-week online course.

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Data4U

Collection of everyday, relatable content that further explores data in the wider community. 

New data protection bill

The House of Commons have proposed updates to UK legislation and GDPR that aim to remove administration burdens. However, is this a move that streamlines people’s data rights? 

IQM raise £100 million+

Led by World Fund, superconducting quantum computing leader look to tackle climate crisis with ambitious plans to reduce carbon emissions by seven gigatons by 2035.

Transformation solves fragmentation?

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the role of digital transformation and how it can solve disperse data assets.

Interactive map shows the famous by location

Software developer Topi Tjukanov built the map using database in June, and has had fun sharing his results on Twitter this month.

This month's small talk

Data-driven way to win customers' hearts 

Conversations, relationships and self-improvement. The three ingredients that drive Neil Hoyne’s new book ‘Converted: The Data-Driven Way to Win Customers’ Hearts’. An excellent read, based on his experience as Google’s Chief Measurement Strategist, Neil unpacks how to use data to find and acquire the right customers (not just many!)

So his top lessons to success? Ask the right questions to anticipate your customers’ needs, invest your time in the right customers and know when to move on, prove that your approach will drive stronger profits, leave short-term thinking behind, and build support for your ideas across the company.

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Learning4U 

Take a look at the collection of learning resources recommended by our experts. 

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Beginners: Role based certifications

Microsoft Learn’s role-based certifications allow you to experiment and develop solutions to complex business needs. Whether you're interested in data science, data analysis, or data engineering, this one stop shop of modules and learning paths is excellent to familiarise yourself with tools and platforms in the Microsoft suite.

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PROFESSIONAL: AWS LEARNING PLAN

AWS Skills Builder platform is great space to access on-demand skills training online. They recently launched a game-based course to teach cloud computing skills for those in the business that make it easier and much more fun for early career or new-to-cloud adult learners. As always, we recommend practicing your skills using one of their ten new labs.  

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ADVANCED: DATASET SEARCH

Google’s Dataset repository is on a mission to foster a data sharing ecosystem that will encourage publishers to follow best practice and give scientists a way to show the impact of their work. Built for everyone, there are over 25 million datasets available at your fingertips. Everything from Covid-19, energy prices, to giraffe’s ground reaction forces and strides (yes that’s right!). 

Under the microscope

Data visualisation short course at Escape Studios

What’s it all about? Data Visualisation is a widely recognised umbrella term to cover graphic representation of data and ability to capture overall trends and patterns that inform real-time decision making. As a prized asset, it is no surprise it features in Emsi’s top technical skills for 2022.

What will I learn? Before the end you will feel confident applying key data concepts in the design of industry solutions, perform data analysis using simple modelling techniques and understand functional aspects of tools to produce reports and dashboards.

This course is aimed at working professionals, freelancers and career changers. Our new 12-week programme is available now!

Connect

The importance of networking. Find out more from our in-house expert, tune into webinars and online events, or get the latest updates. 

Tech London

Whether you are looking for investors, courses, workspaces, incubators, or the latest news, Tech.London is a great place to start!

Supported by the Mayor of London, #techtogether is all about community. A whole host of resources are available and linked to some great initiatives,

If you are a start-up, check out their public challenges page and open calls that bring innovation and creativity together!

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SIGN-UP TO OUR FREE DATA DIGEST

It includes the latest data news, research, and resources. You will also be given priority access to our upcoming Industry Beginner’s Guide, the ultimate myth buster for a career in data, and Software Handbook to help you learn more about tools and techniques used in today’s industry.  

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