What we're about

Subject Data: Swindon has been formed to offer knowledge sharing and networking opportunities for data professionals, techies, researchers or simply those with an interest in data applications and technologies.

We aim to have an open, friendly and informal setting for meetings covering a wide range of data related topics, events generally cover the following subject areas: -

• Data/Big Data Technologies
• Business Intelligence
• SQL/NoSQL
• Advanced Analytics
• Cloud Computing/IoT

Meetings provide an opportunity for established and new speakers to share their experience, knowledge and thoughts to the benefit of all members.

Attendees are encouraged to socialise, ask questions, network and learn from other members.

Upcoming events (2)

Droplet Containers & Digital transformation through IoT, automation and AI

AGENDA ---------- 18.15 – 18:30 Meet & Greet ---------- 18:30 - 19:20 TALK #1 - Droplet Containers ---------- -- Bio -- Peter Von Oven has over 25 years IT industry experience with the last 15 years specializing in desktop and application virtualization. Worked in pre sales technical management roles for HP, Citrix, and VMware and has presented at many of the large IT conferences such as Citrix Synergy and VM World. Peter is the Author of 14 VMware EUC book titles and four video courses and awarded VMware vExpert 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 and is the founder and CEO of Droplet Computing and a STEM Ambassador ---------- 19.20 – 19:40 Break & Pizza ---------- 19:40 - 20:30 TALK #2 : Driving digital transformation through IoT, automation and AI ---------- -- Bio -- Dr. Fahad Aijaz is a founder and Managing Director of INVIXIBLE, a specialised IoT and Digital Consulting and Technology company. He is also an adviser to Oxford University startup Cycle Land and an official mentor for the startups in TeamUp Pakistan, an initiative of the National Incubation Centres in Pakistan. He also sits in the advisory board of TeamUp UK and on the judges panel of the IoT Global Awards. His experience spans end to end in research, engineering, operations, product management and strategic consulting & advisory. Previously, Dr. Aijaz has been the Global Head of IoT Digital Services Product Management at Vodafone Group. In his role at Vodafone, Dr. Aijaz took leadership in defining what is next for Vodafone IoT beyond the connectivity business. He was responsible for Vodafone’s global IoT strategic products & digital services strategy. Under his leadership, Vodafone has developed key transformational capabilities and solutions, such as, Vodafone Business Invent, IoT Device Management, IoT Mobile Asset Tracking, IoT Smart City solutions, IoT Remote Monitoring solutions for Industry 4.0+, cloud native Digital Buildings services & IoT Automotive services. _Dr. Aijaz is a thought leader and regular speaker at international industry events and holds a PhD in IoT from Germany. He has authored over 20 international research publications along with a book. EVENT SPONSORS ---------- We would like to thank our generous sponsors for supporting us: C4S Search (www.c4s-search.co.uk) - Venue Host St. James's Wealth Management (www.sjp.co.uk) - Food and Refreshments WHEN AND WHERE ---------- The venue is: C4S Search, Barbury House, Stonehill Green Business Park, Swindon, SN5 7HB. If for any reason, you cannot make it, please un-RSVP in good time. LEVELS ---------- Level 1: Introductory and overview material Level 2: Intermediate material (background knowledge useful) Level 3: Advanced (assumes prior subject matter knowledge) Level 4: Expert (deep level of technical knowledge)

Football analysis using Python, SQL Server and Power Bi

AGENDA ---------- 18.15 – 18:30 Meet & Greet ---------- 18:30 - 19:20 TALK #1 - Jamie Cook Football analysis using Python, SQL Server and Power Bi The session will be on Football data both Real and Fantasy. I will go into the process I use to collect the data using Python and how I transform the data using SQL Server and visualise the data using Power BI. ---------- -- Bio -- Jamie is a Data Engineer with experience across many sectors including Retail, Education, Finance and Energy. He has spent most of my tech career working on the Microsoft tech stack including creating solutions for Azure which included both Batch and Real time ---------- 19.20 – 19:40 Break & Pizza ---------- 19:40 - 20:30 TALK #2 : TBC ---------- -- Bio -- EVENT SPONSORS ---------- We would like to thank our generous sponsors for supporting us: C4S Search (www.c4s-search.co.uk) - Venue Host St. James's Wealth Management (www.sjp.co.uk) - Food and Refreshments WHEN AND WHERE ---------- The venue is: C4S Search, Barbury House, Stonehill Green Business Park, Swindon, SN5 7HB. If for any reason, you cannot make it, please un-RSVP in good time. LEVELS ---------- Level 1: Introductory and overview material Level 2: Intermediate material (background knowledge useful) Level 3: Advanced (assumes prior subject matter knowledge) Level 4: Expert (deep level of technical knowledge)

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