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Women in Big Data Founders

An Introduction to Presto, an Open Source Distributed SQL Engine

By Shala Arshi. On August 27, 2020, Women in Big Data hosted Dipti Borkar, cofounder and chief product officer at Ahana, to talk about Presto technology.  It was a very educational session with great engagement and questions. Dipti started by sharing her career journey and how she co-founded Ahana, a Presto company. After beginning her
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Deep Dive – IoT on Google Cloud Platform

By Srabasti Banerjee. On August 19, 2020, WiBD sponsored an interesting discussion to learn how IoT can be implemented on Google Cloud Platform. The goal was to help us gain an understanding of the underlying tools and technologies being used in the background, like Google Cloud IoT Core, Pipelines, Big Query, Dataflow, Machine Learning, Dataprep,
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Becoming a Data Scientist through Non-Traditional Paths

On August 12, 2020, Women in Big Data Wisconsin Chapter hosted a live panel discussion on Becoming a Data Scientist through Non-Traditional Paths. The panelists shared their experiences on how they became Data Scientists from various educational backgrounds. They provided recommendations on how someone with no former education could build up his/her portfolio and capture
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Job Sharing Makes the Impossible Probable for Employers and Employees Alike

By Joy F. If necessity is the mother of invention, is flexibility the mother of re-invention? I hope so. After 15 years of owning and operating a successful boutique Public Relations and Marketing Communications firm, a shifting family dynamic and move from our hometown of 20-plus years led me to believe it was time to
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