Five of our Data Analysis team members attended the Strata Data Conference in San Francisco and London in April and May. This follows attendance in December 2017 proving how interesting and valuable these conferences are to our team. The conference is hosted by O’Reilly Media and came to the attention of the team through our annual O’Reilly online subscription which provides access to all of our developers and IT personnel to online technical books, video tutorials, live and recorded training and learning pathways. Themes of the conference enjoyed by the participants were the various sessions on streaming technologies such as Spark, Kafka and Pulsar, pipelines in data analysis, excellent sessions on “continuous intelligence”, how to apply continuous integration and continuous development to data analysis and executive briefings on the latest high level developments in big data and how to build and get the best out of teams working in the field. Our attendees said “They are the Rolls Royce of data conferences for sheer breadth and depth of information.”
We have some pretty inspiring people in our company, including award winning developers and researchers, and we look for similar qualities in our applicants.