Social Mobile Analytics and Cloud Introduction Tutorial

0.1 Course Introduction

Hello and welcome to the introductory lesson of the SMAC course offered by Simplilearn. SMAC, abbreviated as Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud is an upcoming business model in many organizations. This lesson provides an introduction to the course. The next screen displays the key features of Simplilearn offerings.

0.2 Key Features

Before you start, please spend some time and go through the key features of Simplilearn offerings displayed on the screen. Let us look at the objectives of this course in the next screen.

0.3 Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to describe SMAC and its scope. You will also be able to explain SMAC components and their scope respectively. In the next screen, we will focus on the course overview.

0.4 Course Overview

As you may be aware, Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud are individual technologies; however in recent years, they have emerged as an integrated whole called SMAC stack. This training course provides information on Social Media Marketing and its impact on business, the Mobile platform and its uses in various industries, Big Data and Analytics in businesses, and Cloud Computing and its benefits to organizations. Simplilearn’s SMAC course also lists various certification and non-certification courses available in the Social Media, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud Computing fields, respectively. We will look into the target audience for this course in the next screen.

0.5 Target Audience

The SMAC course is aimed at professionals aspiring for a career in any of the SMAC-related fields. The primary target audience for this course are Consultants, IT professionals, Sales and Marketing professionals, Technical Managers, and Project Managers. Students and other aspirants who wish to gain a thorough understanding of SMAC can also benefit from this course. Let us discuss the prerequisites to take up courses under each SMAC component in the subsequent screen..

0.6 Prerequisites

Simplilearn’s SMAC course can be taken up by any individual who wishes to gain an understanding of SMAC; however components in the SMAC course have separate prerequisites to complete them. The prerequisites for the courses in each of the SMAC components, that is Social Media, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud are displayed in the table. The prerequisites to complete the Social Media courses are basic knowledge of the Internet, ability to use popular search engines, and working knowledge of the MS Office suite such as Word, Spreadsheet, and PowerPoint. The prerequisites for Mobile Marketing courses are similar to the Social Media courses. However, a basic knowledge of using mobile apps is required. The prerequisites for Analytics courses include fundamental knowledge of any programming language, basic knowledge of Linux, and fundamental programming skills. Working knowledge of Java maybe required; however it is not mandatory. To take up Cloud Computing courses, you must have 24 to 36 months of work experience in IT networking, network storage, system administration, or data center administration. You also must be familiar with any of the major hypervisors for server virtualization, though vendor-specific certifications in virtualization are not required. In the next screen, we will discuss how the SMAC course can add value to professionals.

0.7 Value to Professionals

SMAC professionals can use social media in their job roles to reach larger number of customers at a faster pace. They will be able to use the mobile platform to bring efficiency in their work. SMAC professionals can also use various Analytics tools that will help organizations gain a stronghold on Big Data. Additionally, SMAC professionals can use Cloud Computing knowledge to reduce the complexity of database management and storage. SMAC professionals, with their extensive knowledge of each component, can help organizations to reduce costs and increase overall efficiency. In the next screen, we will focus on the list of lessons covered in this course.

0.8 Lessons Covered

This course comprises five lessons. Take a look at the lesson names listed on the screen.

0.9 Conclusion

This concludes the lesson on overview of SMAC. The next lesson provides an introduction to SMAC. Wishing you all the luck for this course.

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