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How to Get Into Big Data: Women in Tech Philly

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Women in Tech Philly presentation on how to get into a career in big data.

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How to Get Into Big Data: Women in Tech Philly

  1. 1. BIG DATA? April 2015//Vicki Boykis @VBOYKIS How do I get into  
  2. 2. BIG DATA WHAT HOW ME
  3. 3. DATAIT Marketing Sales Accounting Operations HR C-Suite Data comes from everywhere. Action!
  4. 4. Marketing Wonka Bars Weekly sales demographics Markets
  5. 5. But why BIG data? because we can now track, store, & analyze everything
  6. 6. Capturing Big Data Moving Big Data Analyzing Big Data Presenting Big Data Taking Actions on Big Data Big data career paths Java  Developer   ETL  Developer   Full-­‐stack  developer   Data  architect   Data  scien9st   Data  analyst   Marke9ng  analyst   Data  scien9st   Report  writer         Business  analyst   Report  developer   CTO   Project  manager     Less technical
  7. 7. An industry has sprung up around taming big data
  8. 8. Capturing Big Data Moving Big Data Analyzing Big Data Presenting Big Data Taking Actions on Big Data Big data technologies HADOOP TABLEAU Small data - Spreadsheets SAS/ R SQL Google analytics
  9. 9. My career path B.S. Economics Economic Consultant Data Analyst Sr. Data Analyst M.B.A Data Scientist SAS,  Eviews   SQL,  Tableau,   Visual   Presenta9on   OBIEE     Advanced   Excel   Hadoop   Pig   Hive   Python   Command   Line   Strategy   Accoun9ng   Finance   R   Sta9s9cs   Predic9ve   Modeling    
  10. 10. In my imagination My day-to-day
  11. 11. In real life My day-to-day
  12. 12. Source:  hOps://medium.com/@KevinSchmidtBiz/data-­‐engineer-­‐vs-­‐data-­‐scien9st-­‐vs-­‐business-­‐analyst-­‐b68d201364bc   My day-to-day
  13. 13. How to get started with big data? statistics Technology Visualization
  14. 14. Questions? Contact me, please! vickiboykis@gmail.com @VBOYKIS  

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