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Google Machine Learning & AI – Bridge from Digital Marketing to Supply Chain

By Rosa Elena Lorenzana With exceptional collaboration from Google Cloud and Pluto 7, Women in Big Data (WiBD) were honored to host a group of ~60 attendees at Google campus in Sunnyvale, CA on May 23, 2018. The event was focused on adoption of Google Machine Learning (ML) & Artificial Intelligence (AI) across different industry verticals.
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How Object Storage can improve Hadoop Performance

By Sunita Sharma, Solution Architect April, 2018 This article highlights the importance of Object storage and how it can improve performance with Hadoop. You can download a PDF of this paper here. Introduction to Hadoop: Hadoop is an open source software platform.It is widely used for processing large volume of data processing at massive scale.
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Vodafone sponsors WiBD London chapter Kick Off

Women in Big Data (WiBD) EMEA Region continues to grow and we are happy to welcome both the new London chapter and Vodafone as a sponsor. The first kick off MeetUp took place on April 23rd, 2018, hosted by Vodafone venue in Newbury and attended by 45 Vodafone employees.  

First 2018 Meetup of Big Data’s Latina America Chapter Committee

Women in Big Data’s Latina America Chapter Committee in collaboration with SAP, N1N3 Data Science, POX, Hammer and Eiffel held the first 2018 meetup on April 18 at Tecnopuc Campus, Porto Alegre Brazil. We had over 60 attendees – women and man! For this pleasant night we had a technical speech led by Mine Caxeiro ,
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My Big Data Journey

I admit it. When I started my Big Data journey, I was overwhelmed,  quite easily and very quickly, by all the new technologies, terminologies and touchpoints I was encountering. Squoop, Splunk, Striim, Storm, Scribe, Hbase, Hive, Hue Pig etc., and they were Latin and Greek to me.  Ahhh!!! It was only after my third “Introduction
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Speed Mentoring: Career Tracks in Technology

Women in Big Data (WiBD) and BNY Mellon’s Women in Technology (WiT) organized a speed mentoring event hosted by BNY Mellon Silicon Valley Innovation Center on April 19, 2018. The event included five diverse mentoring sessions led by outstanding industry leaders eager to assist and connect with colleagues on a beautiful Thursday California evening. The
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Women in Big Data and Apache Spark: Bay Area Apache Spark Meetup Summary

Databricks hosted a meetup in collaboration with the West Coast chapter of Women in Big Data on March 29, 2018. Click here for a report.

SoCal Showcase Meetup for Women in Big Data, Women in Data Science and PyData

After weeks of preparation, the Women in Big Data (WiBD) Southern California chapter, in collaboration with Women in Data Science (WIDS) Southern California and PyData Los Angeles, held a SoCal Showcase Meetup on Mar. 29th, 2018 at DataScience.com’s headquarters in Culver City. This event attracted a mix of men and women alike to learn more
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Women in Big Data Speed Mentoring Event

March 1, 2018 Intel Ronler Acre Campus, Hillsboro Oregon Women in Big Data’s North West Chapter Mentorship Committee organized a speed mentoring event on the afternoon of March 1 at Intel RA3 Campus, Hillsboro Oregon. This was the first kickoff event for the mentorship committee in 2018. The event was a huge success with an
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A Day @ VerveCon Technical Conference

It was very exciting to see more than 700 attendees (mostly women, a few men) on a Friday morning at Santa Clara Convention Center, ready to explore the Future with Tech experts from AI, IoT, Big Data, Data Science, Containers, UI, Product Management and Engineering. With over 30 talks from industry leaders and more than
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