As part of the graduate component to Special Topics in Data Science, you will
be asked to submit a term paper that includes at least 10 pages and at least 5 scholarly
research, government white papers, or reputable industry reports. This term paper will
ask you to survey the ways in which Big Data has been utilized across a range of
business activities that include the following aspects: product development, predictive
maintenance, customer experience, fraud and compliance, machine learning,
operational efficiency, and drive innovation. Further details defining the scope of each
of these business activities is included below for clarification in the uploaded image.