Prepare your students to successfully use information management in many different fields. Teach core relational database to all students, teach big data fundamentals in all technical programs, and teach information governance principles to business students. Information management professionals and data scientists need additional education in advanced topics. Encourage interested students to get experience using enterprise-level information management tools to manage the entire information life cycle.
Information management focus areas
- Big data and NoSQL
Handle the volume and variety of information being produced with NoSQL options such as the Hadoop HDFS, MapReduce, Hive, and their IBM enhancements.
Recommended products: InfoSphere BigInsights, InfoSphere Streams
- Database design and management
Cover core relational database topics including logical and physical design and modeling, SQL, concurrency, application programming.
Recommended products: DB2 family, Informix family
- Information governance
Design and implement a complex information system that meets regulatory requirements; define and manage an organization's key master data entities.
Recommended products: InfoSphere Master Data Management, InfoSphere Guardium Database Activity Monitor
- Warehouses and information integration
Design, create and maintain warehouses; examine data mining and visualization techniques; dig deeper into information integration and data quality.
Recommended products: InfoSphere Warehouse, InfoSphere Information Server
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