SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 30, 2018--MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced a new, free introductory course from MapR Academy on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). This on-demand course provides insights into how businesses can leverage AI and ML to improve operations through real-world use cases. This course is ideal for developers just starting out in ML, as well as higher-level business decision makers.

“Machine learning, a trending topic in big data, is not fully understood. This course provides a foundation for anyone curious about ML/AI and how it works in practical applications,” said Suzanne Ferry, vice president, global training and enablement, MapR. “Decision-makers, even those who already use big data, will benefit from learning more about common ML/AI business use cases.”

The course, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, introduces learners to the basic concepts of AI and ML, and covers how learning algorithms work. It illustrates how AI and ML fit in the data science ecosystem and presents several real-world use cases that show how others are implementing ML with MapR to maximize their business results. As a major trending topic in business, AI and ML have become increasingly important in transforming data into driving actionable business value. This course explains why AI/ML is the future of big data and analytics.

To register for Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, visit here.

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About MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies, provider of the industry’s leading data platform for AI and Analytics, enables enterprises to inject analytics into their business processes to increase revenue, reduce costs, and mitigate risks. MapR addresses the data complexities of high-scale and mission critical distributed processing from the cloud to the edge, IoT analytics, and container persistence. Global 2000 enterprises trust the MapR Data Platform to help them solve their most complex AI and analytics challenges. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP and other leading businesses are all part of the MapR ecosystem. For more information, visit  mapr.com.

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