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Boston dbt Meetup online

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Boston dbt Meetup online


dbt Meetups are gatherings dedicated to helping you own your analytics engineering workflow. Events will focus on the impact of dbt (data build tool) in the data community and professional development tools for analytics engineers.

Expect big-picture conversations related to the data stacks, data operations, data teams, modeling, testing, dashboards, etc.

If you work with data, this group is for you! We welcome data analysts, scientists, engineers, architects, and more!!


Join the conversation in the #local-bos channel in dbt Slack! This is where the chat will take place during meetups.

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✨ Speaker Lineup✨

👀 Evaluating Marketplace Dynamics with Geospatial Analytics
🎤 Athena Casarotto, Associate BI Manager, Drizly
🎤 Jake Smart, Production DS Manager, Drizly

Find out how Drizly, the leader in the alcohol delivery space, has built a geospatial engine – using dbt, Mapbox, and Uber's h3 – that can be visualized in Looker. Geospatial data transforms aggregated market performance into actionable insights. Learn how Drizly maps and views network capacity at the hyperlocal level.

👀 Return of the Hypercube
🎤 Alex Hancock, Head of Customer Analytics, Simply Business

Simply Business is an online insurance broker and has over 750,000 micro-business and landlord customers, covering over 1,000 types of businesses. In this session, Alex will cover their approach in building performant data models using dbt.

Alex leads the Customer Analytics team and is a part of the global Data and Analytics team at Simply Business. They are all united by a passion for building technology that enables a world-class commercial insurance experience.

🎤 This meetup will be hosted by Jillian Corkin, Community/Dev Relations at Fishtown Analytics.


✅ Agenda (EDT)

12:00 pm - 12:05 pm: Welcome Remarks by Jillian
12:05 pm - 12:25 pm: Evaluating Marketplace Dynamics with Geospatial Analytics, Athena & Jake
12:25 pm - 12:35 pm: Audience Q&A with Athena and Jake
12:35 pm - 12:55 pm: Return of the Hypercube, Alex
12:55 pm - 1:10 pm: Q&A with Alex
1:10 pm - 1:15 pm: Closing Remarks by Jillian


dbt is a command-line tool that speaks the preferred language of data analysts everywhere—SQL. With dbt, analysts take ownership of the entire analytics engineering workflow, from writing data transformation code to deployment and documentation.

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