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If you are modernizing your business with Big Data and want your entire organization to benefit through compelling data visualizations, need to engage your audience with intuitive and interactive reports and dashboards on any device, or are new to BI and are interested to learn more about the use of BI in applications – then this group is for YOU! We will focus on: Building reporting and dashboard applications for Big Data Delivering personalized data visualizations and analytics in your apps Embedding data visualization and reporting into existing apps to create a seamless experience Amplify the reach of your enterprise content by reaching users on mobile devices

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Designing People-Centered AI: Modelling power and powerful modelling!

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Please join us at the session that is best suited to your time zone. Note that this topic is:
1. Repeated at two different times to accommodate various time zones, because it is
2. Posted simultaneously in multiple meetup groups world-wide

While AI models are evolving and we recognize the need to ensure that they are unbiased and provide effective socio-technical solutions, there is still much work to be done.In this session, you will learn from an experienced Designer’s perspective about how to incorporate people-centered considerations in your AI models:

  1. Applying current AI/Machine Learning models to create socio-technical solutions and their impact on people
  2. Some considerations to keep in mind about how these wonderful AI models could be used and misused, at scale!

Presenter: Dawn Ahukanna

Dawn Ahukanna is a Design Principal and Front-End Architect for IBM Systems business unit. Collaborating and co-creating human-centered solutions with clients and business partners, streamlining IT asset management and operations applying automation and preventative maintenance.

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It is recommended that you register at this Webex link ahead of time to receive a calendar invite and reminder: https://ibm.webex.com/ibm/j.php?RGID=r080c4ad8fe4d4276bc0ed74c89518b01.

Designing People-Centered AI: Modelling power and powerful modelling!

Network event

Link visible for attendees

Please join us at the session that is best suited to your time zone. Note that this topic is:
1. Repeated at two different times to accommodate various time zones, because it is
2. Posted simultaneously in multiple meetup groups world-wide

While AI models are evolving and we recognize the need to ensure that they are unbiased and provide effective socio-technical solutions, there is still much work to be done.In this session, you will learn from an experienced Designer’s perspective about how to incorporate people-centered considerations in your AI models:

  1. Applying current AI/Machine Learning models to create socio-technical solutions and their impact on people
  2. Some considerations to keep in mind about how these wonderful AI models could be used and misused, at scale!

Presenter: Dawn Ahukanna

Dawn Ahukanna is a Design Principal and Front-End Architect for IBM Systems business unit. Collaborating and co-creating human-centered solutions with clients and business partners, streamlining IT asset management and operations applying automation and preventative maintenance.

***

It is recommended that you register at this Webex link ahead of time to receive a calendar invite and reminder: https://ibm.webex.com/ibm/j.php?RGID=r4c85f1aba2da26e21d61d0bda2981bd3.

Technical Meetup Group hosted by IBM - 2022 Accomplishments and 2023 Plan

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Please join us at the session that is best suited to your time zone. Note that this topic is:
1. Repeated at two different times to accommodate various time zones, because it is
2. Posted simultaneously in multiple meetup groups world-wide

Join us as we recap the Technical Meetup Group hosted by IBM’s accomplishments in 2022, where we acknowledge the contributions from all our presenters and members who participated in our various sessions over the year.

We will also share our plan for 2023, describe the exciting sessions we are planning for the first quarter of the year, and will look to your input for topic ideas that you would like to suggest.

Presenters: Sonia Singh and Alfredo Ballon

Sonia Singh, Data and AI Engagement Program Manager for the IBM Ottawa Lab

Sonia is a Community Manager for the IBM Data Science and Natural Language AI communities. She also created and manages the "IBM Technical Meetup Group hosted by IBM" which hosts various technical topics on a weekly basis, and also manages the "Data Science & Data Engineering Community and Guild" internal within IBM.

With a degree in Computer Science and certifications in Project Management and Data Science, her experience includes software development, user interface design, customer research, people management, project management, operations management, data science. Her IBM tenure of 15+ years includes a Corporate Service Corps assignment in Malaysia, which provides high-performing IBMers with quality leadership development, and a more recent IBM Service Corps assignment with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.

Alfredo Ballon, Briefing Consultant for the IBM Toronto Lab Client Center

Alfredo started with an Electrical Engineer degree and worked for 2 years as a design engineer at International Telephone and Telegraphs. He joined IBM Peru as a systems engineer, then managed the technical support center before moving to sales as an account manager and account executive, which led him to a sales manager position where exceeded his sales quotas for 15 consecutive years. Alfredo then moved to Canada and created the Client Center in the IBM Toronto Lab.

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It is recommended that you register at this Webex link ahead of time to receive a calendar invite and reminder. https://ibm.webex.com/ibm/j.php?RGID=ra771f3a0bc9a47eaf3ceccd89e70bfe8

Technical Meetup Group hosted by IBM - 2022 Accomplishments and 2023 Plan

Network event

Link visible for attendees

Please join us at the session that is best suited to your time zone. Note that this topic is:
1. Repeated at two different times to accommodate various time zones, because it is
2. Posted simultaneously in multiple meetup groups world-wide

Join us as we recap the Technical Meetup Group hosted by IBM’s accomplishments in 2022, where we acknowledge the contributions from all our presenters and members who participated in our various sessions over the year.

We will also share our plan for 2023, describe the exciting sessions we are planning for the first quarter of the year, and will look to your input for topic ideas that you would like to suggest.

Presenters: Sonia Singh and Alfredo Ballon

Sonia Singh, Data and AI Engagement Program Manager for the IBM Ottawa Lab

Sonia is a Community Manager for the IBM Data Science and Natural Language AI communities. She also created and manages the "IBM Technical Meetup Group hosted by IBM" which hosts various technical topics on a weekly basis, and also manages the "Data Science & Data Engineering Community and Guild" internal within IBM.

With a degree in Computer Science and certifications in Project Management and Data Science, her experience includes software development, user interface design, customer research, people management, project management, operations management, data science. Her IBM tenure of 15+ years includes a Corporate Service Corps assignment in Malaysia, which provides high-performing IBMers with quality leadership development, and a more recent IBM Service Corps assignment with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.

Alfredo Ballon, Briefing Consultant for the IBM Toronto Lab Client Center

Alfredo started with an Electrical Engineer degree and worked for 2 years as a design engineer at International Telephone and Telegraphs. He joined IBM Peru as a systems engineer, then managed the technical support center before moving to sales as an account manager and account executive, which led him to a sales manager position where exceeded his sales quotas for 15 consecutive years. Alfredo then moved to Canada and created the Client Center in the IBM Toronto Lab.

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It is recommended that you register at this Webex link ahead of time to receive a calendar invite and reminder. https://ibm.webex.com/ibm/j.php?RGID=r6e86519c2b17e3a522481147a3e3e01c

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What's the big deal with Data Fabric vs Data Mesh vs Data Lakes?

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