Creative Data Lab

Understand current and emerging perspectives of the use of data and learn to consider legal, social and ethical issues involved.

Technology & Design
3 days
Location

Stockholm

Overview

Develop a data-driven mindset

Creative Data Lab will help you understand how to make data work better for your business. You will learn transferable skills that can be directly applied to your own workplace and career. Draw on current and emerging international perspectives and case studies while considering the legal, social and ethical issues involved.

You will be exposed to data analytics tools and gain a better understanding of business intelligence. We expect you to be fully involved in the day. The three days will be made up of 40% speaker sessions and 60% doing. Areas of study:

Our methodology

The Hyper Island way

Hyper Island methodology is based on a learner-centered, experience-based approach. We facilitate learning journeys, where discovering, uncovering, applying and reflecting is all part of the process by which participants learn useful skills and knowledge they can apply right away.

Learn by Doing

Build, create, experiment! People learn best through active doing and making.

Collaboration

Collaboration is the modern core competence in a world of complexity & constant change.

Real-world ready

We build learning around real examples & tasks to make it immediately relevant & useful.

Global network of experts

We work with world-leading industry experts to provide the most cutting-edge content.

Course goals

What you'll learn

By the time you finish this course, you should have acquired knowledge, skills and competence that you’ll be able to use right away in your work or add to your resume.

Knowledge

You should know what APIs are, how they can be used, and why they’re so important. In addition, you should be familiar with the concepts of Big Data and Open Data – how they affect you and how to apply them effectively. You should also have a clear picture of the legal and ethical aspects of data.

Skills

You should be able to scrape data and transform it into meaningful visualizations to support business goals. You should also be able to use the right tools to access data that is not in an accessible format. You should be able to apply business intelligence and analytics to data.

Competence

You should know how to build a data plan for your organization, which includes forming hypotheses and using data to judge their validity. You should also be confident when prototyping and verifying business concepts and campaigns using data.

Who takes this course

Who will join you

Designers, marketing and product managers who want a more data-driven mindset and learn how to find and apply this in their day to day job.

These are some of the common challenges we’ve heard from past participants. Do you recognize these in yourself or your colleagues?

  • How can I understand data?
  • Where do I find the data that I need?
  • How can I make sense of analytics to run my business better?
Format

What you'll be doing 

Get the understanding
Learn about APIs, how they can be used and why they’re so important. You’ll also learn about the concepts of Big Data and Open Data – how they affect you and how to apply it as well as the legal and ethical aspects of data.

Expand your network
You’ll collaborate with peers and multidisciplinary professionals on a real business challenge. That will help you to develop the skills that designers need to make good strategic decisions.

Gain the competence
Develop a data-driven mindset. Learn how to relate your data intelligence to your business objectives. You’ll learn transferable skills that can be directly applied to your own business, workplace, and career: build a data plan for your organization, forming hypotheses and using data to judge their validity and prototyping and verifying business concepts and campaigns using data.

Get the skills
Ways to scrape data and how to transform them into meaningful visualizations to support your business goals. How to use tools to access data that is not in an accessible format. The application of business intelligence and analytics to data.

Said about

Participant perspective

If data is scary, Hyper Island will make it your friend. Essential for creativity.

—   
Woei Hern
Creative Director, NagaDDB