Post Update: video recording of the webinar hosted on April 16th, by Dr. Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist and Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton, and Cristina Grosu, Lentiq’s Product Manager and Data Enthusiast. The webinar focuses on insights, analytics, and fast, flexible agile data science.
The webinar will cover the following topics:
Fundamental characteristics of big data
Data science use cases for insights discovery
The analytics maturity ladder
How data lakes and integration of high-variety data deliver deeper insights discovery
Value creation from data assets through data ops
Micro data lakes – Lentiq data pools - and their benefits
How data pools enable independent data teams
How to balance independence with control
How to move data science projects to production
Dr Kirk Borne is the Principal Data Scientist and an Executive Advisor at global technology and consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. In those roles, he provides mentoring, thought leadership, and consulting activities in data science, machine learning, and AI across a wide variety of disciplines.
Previously, he was Professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science at George Mason University for 12 years in the data science program. Prior to that, Kirk spent nearly 20 years supporting data systems activities for NASA space science programs. In 2016 he was elected Fellow of the International Astrostatistics Association for his lifelong contributions to big data research in astronomy. As a global speaker, he has given hundreds of invited talks worldwide, including invited conference keynote presentations at many dozens of data science and analytics events globally. He is an active contributor on social media, where he has been named consistently among the top worldwide influencers in big data and data science since 2013. He was recently identified as the #1 digital influencer worldwide for 2018-2019.
Cristina Grosu is a young but highly talented technical product manager. She has built Bigstep’s DataLab product and has been part of many consultancy groups visiting data lake customers. She is now leading product development at Lentiq, a Chicago-based company offering a multi-cloud, production-scale data lake as a service platform.
No previous technical background is necessary, but familiarity with analytics and data science will be helpful.
Watch the full recording of the webinar below:
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