W7: Paper
Graded Assignment:  Knowledge and Skills Paper
Paper Section 1: Reflection and Literature Review
Using Microsoft Word and Professional APA format, prepare a professional written paper supported with three sources of research that details what you have learned from chapters 13 and 14.  This section of the paper should be a minimum of two pages. 
Paper Section 2:  Applied Learning Exercises
In this section of the professional paper, apply what you have learned from chapters 13 and 14 to descriptively address and answer the problems below.  Important Note:  Dot not type the actual written problems within the paper itself.

Go to cloudera.com, MapR.com, hortonworks.com, or marklogic.com or in combination to find at least three customer case studies on Hadoop implementation, and then discuss the commonalities and differences of these cases.
Search the job search sites like monster.com, careerbuilder.com, and so forth. Find at least five job postings for data scientist. Identify the key characteristics and skills expected from the applicants and based on what you are learned in this class, how high is your motivation now to seek these types of career choices?
Important Note:  With limited time for a college class, perfection is not expected but effort to be exposed to various tools with attempts to learn about them is critical when considering a career in information technology associated disciplines.

Important Note:  There is no specific page requirement for this section of the paper but make sure any content provided fully addresses each problem.
Paper Section 3:  Conclusions (Part 1)
After addressing the problems, conclude your paper with details on how you will use this knowledge and skills to support your professional and or academic goals. This section of the paper should be around one page including a custom and original process flow or flow diagram to visually represent how you will apply this knowledge going forward.  This customized and original flow process flow or flow diagram can be created using the “Smart Art” tools in Microsoft Word.
Paper Section 4:  Overall Course Conclusions and Reflection (Part 2)
After the primary conclusion of this paper, extend this conclusion into an overall class conclusion and reflection providing at least 500 additional words of how the knowledge, skills, or theories of this course have been applied, or could be applied, in a practical manner to your current or future work environment. If you are not currently working, share times when you have or could observe these theories and knowledge could be applied to an employment opportunity in your field of study.
Paper Section 5:  APA Reference Page
The three or more sources of research used to support this overall paper should be included in proper APA format in the final section of the paper.