Everyone has heard about the rise of data-enabled and Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems for a variety of use cases and industries, but most folks – even those in the technology industry – do not have a strong background and understanding of what AI does or how it really works. That is why LF AI & Data Foundation has partnered with Linux Foundation Training & Certification to develop a new, free, online training course, Data and AI Fundamentals.
The new course covers a combination of AI fundamentals, ethical and governance topics, relevant industry trends, and an overview of the rich Linux Foundation AI & Data projects ecosystem. It is well-suited for any kind of AI adopter, regardless of the professional background and level of technical knowledge.
This course is geared towards professionals and students looking for new AI skills, including company executives, hiring managers, product managers, and developers from diverse industries such as finance, supply chain, manufacturing, and other verticals. Data and AI Fundamentals examines the different kinds of AI technologies, such as machine learning and natural language processing. It also discusses how to enumerate typical AI use cases for a variety of industries and identifies potential AI career opportunities.
The course was developed by Adrian Gonzalez Sanchez, a Cloud, Data & AI Specialist at Microsoft, University Lecturer at HEC Montreal and Concordia University, as well as the Industrial AI Lead for the Spanish Observatory of Ethical AI (OdiseIA). He has previously worked as a Senior Consultant and Product Owner in AI and data science with CGI Canada and IVADO Labs, Head of AI Customer Success for Peritus.ai, and other data-driven companies in Europe and Latin America. He is also an instructor and learning facilitator for O’Reilly Media, ICTC-CTIC, and GetSmarter. Adrian’s areas of expertise are AI strategy and project management, responsible AI systems implementation, big data and cloud computing, data and AI governance, ethical and regulatory impact of technological innovation, telecommunications, and the Internet of Things.
Enroll today, and start to navigate the rich set of data and AI technologies, and Linux Foundation AI & Data open source projects and tools throughout the course.