Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Internet of Things Analytics, Data Science, Data Management, Data Governance, Data Operations & Security, Data Stewardship, Data Modeling, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, & Artificial Intelligence (AI)
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March 24, 2020 (5.30pm-6.30pm) - Online Webinar
Speaker: Mark Miskiman
Title: AI and Cognitive Computing (CC) in Data Management
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Over the past few years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cognitive Computing (CC) have become household words to a large majority of the world’s population. Thanks to advances in natural language processing, predictive modelling, and computer vision, we now have voice activated assistants, online shopping recommendations, and self-driving vehicles. It seems like every day there’s a new announcement in these fields – and the promise seems endless.
But - as a data practitioner - aren’t you tired of hearing about facial recognition, autonomous vehicles, and some computer beating a human at a game? What’s in it for us? How can these capabilities help us with the overwhelming variety, velocity and volume of data that keeps coming? And - is it real or science fiction?
Come and join our session to discover what’s going on in the application of AI and Cognitive Computing to Data Management: what’s here today, the trends, and what the future might hold.
Speakers profiled for the Edmonton (Oct 23-26, Data Management Conference Canada 2019
Steve Holder (SAS Inc.) - above left; and Wayne Eckerson (Eckerson Group) above right
ASET and DAMA Edmonton Chapter - Collaboration
DAMA Edmonton Chapter and the Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists (ASET) are working together to promote Women in Technology.
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DAMA International Elections
DAMA International Board of Directors - Individuals have submitted their names. Do take a look at those standing and see who we should vote for.
Kewal Dhariwal, PhD, CCP, CBIP, CDP-DM, ISP, ITCP, FCIPS
DAMA Edmonton Chapter
DAMA Edmonton recognizes AltaML an Alberta startup success story. They have been hiring and are now over 50 employees. ML/AI are the keys to business innovation and diversification.
SAS is also sponsoring a Women in Analytics movement and this aligns well with Women in Big Data Chapter in Edmonton
They are providing a few resources to us to distribute to members.
1) Free SAS Courses -- Currently there are two free e-learning courses available in SAS. Statistics Level 1 and Programing Level 1.
2) Free SAS -- The University edition http://www.sas.com/en_us/software/university-edition.html .
This is a free version of SAS available on Mac/pc/linux. Also integrates with Jupyter Notebook to make a great Analytics workbench for any aspiring Woman in Big Data. There are also several hundred free videos related to using SAS via the above link.
Data Management Conference sponsors - SAS, Groundswell, Alberta Blue Cross, Snowflake, Tantus, Silver Creek Software, Simplicity BI,
DAMA Edmonton Chapter is sponsoring the establishment of the Women In Big Data (WIBD) Chapter in Alberta. WIBD is a major initiative of Intel leaders (Ziya Mah, Radhika Rangarajan and Shala Arshi), to recognize the contributions of outstanding women in the field of big data. Chapters have formed all over the world, many as MeetUp Groups, others are more formally organized. The Founding Lead/Champion for WiBD Alberta is Dr. Diana Shaw. If you are interested in joining WiBD Alberta, and actively engaging in this initiative, please send an email to Diana Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alberta AI and DAMA Edmonton Chapter - Collaboration
The Alberta AI group and DAMA Edmonton are working together to put on events that benefit our industry - more details coming via email - so make sure you are on the email list from DMC-Canada and DAMA Edmonton.