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Local Education and Networking

The purpose of TDWI Chapters is to enable local Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing professionals to:

  • Meet regularly with each other on a regional basis
  • Share best practices in a small group setting
  • Establish a strong network of peers
  • Gain technical advice and career direction

Everyone is welcome. We encourage you to join TDWI, but you do not need to be a member to attend.

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St. Louis Chapter

The purpose of the St. Louis Chapter is to enable local BI/DW professionals to:

  • Meet regularly with each other on a regional basis
  • Share best practices in a small group setting
  • Establish a strong network of peers
  • Gain technical advice and career direction

Everyone is welcome. We encourage you to join TDWI, but you do not need to be a member to attend.

  • In the Trenches of Cloud Data Architecture and Data Management in the Cloud

    02/12/2019

    Connect. Share. Learn ***NEW LOCATION, 1 City Place*** 

    ATTENTION ALL BI/DW AND ANALYTICS PROFESSIONALS
    Dear TDWI St. Louis BI/DW and Analytics Professionals,
    Dear TDWI St. Louis BI/DW and Analytics Professionals, 
    We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming TDWI St. Louis meeting on March 1, 2019. Come meet other local professionals, swap business cards, share ideas, and exchange career advice while listening to quality presentations in a vendor-neutral setting, which is the hallmark of TDWI education. Please see our detailed meeting agenda below.


    When:

    March 1, 2019 8:00 - 12:00

    Where:

     

    1 City Place Lower Level Auditorium  
    1 City Place Dr
    Creve Coeur, MO 63141

    Topics:

    In the Trenches of Cloud Data Architecture, Data Management in the Cloud

    DON'T MISS THIS EVENT! Please RSVP below
    Click here to register for the next upcoming event


     

    Agenda:

    8:00 – 8:20

    Networking and Registration

    8:20 – 8:35

    Introductions and Chapter Business

    8:35 – 10:00

    Presentation: “In the Trenches of Cloud Data Architecture”
    Chris Temple - Solution Principal, Slalom
    Cloud technologies have been rapidly growing in popularity in order to solve modern data challenges.  Challenges like streaming data, micro-batch or near real-time, large data quantities, unstructured data, and machine learning.  There are common struggles, including technical issues like latency, skillset gaps among the teams implementing, and costs getting out of hand without proper management.  This discussion will identify some of the top real-world challenges and solutions on taking data to the cloud.

    10:00 – 10:15

    Break

    10:15 – 11:45

    Presentation: “Data Management in the Cloud"
    Kevin McGinley – Field CTO, Snowflake Computing
    Kevin will be presenting on Data Lakes in the cloud, pros and cons, methodologies, challenges, comparisons between on-prem vs cloud Data Lakes, and why the approach has become so relevant in today's Data landscape.

    11:45-12:00

    Wrap up and Give-Aways

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    Space is limited so sign up early!

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    Bios of Presenters

    Chris Temple - Solution Principal, Slalom

    Chris is a Solution Principal for Slalom, leading cloud architecture for Data Management and Analytics for the St Louis market.  He's driven data and analytics enablement across the DoD and Fortune 500 companies, having built data solutions including geospatial and advanced analytical models across a variety of on-prem and cloud technologies. Chris has lead teams of data architects and data scientists and educates business leaders and executives on how to integrate analytics into their culture and business processes.
    Kevin McGinley – Field CTO, Snowflake Computing
    Kevin is currently a Field CTO at Snowflake Computing, focused on advising customers on the best way to integrate Snowflake into their Analytics architecture. He has designed and developed Data Warehouses and Business Intelligence systems for Fortune 500 companies since the mid-1990's. Kevin also speaks at popular conferences, hosted a data-centric podcast, authored a vlog, wrote many blog posts, and was recognized in the Oracle space with the ACE Director distinction.

    Upcoming Meetings

     

    June 2019

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About TDWI Chapters

TDWI sponsors Chapters in regions throughout the world to foster education and networking at the local level among business intelligence and data warehousing professionals. Chapter meetings are open to any BI/DW professional.

Chapter Officers

President
Vice President
Treasurer
Publicity Chair
Speaker Coordinator
Event Coordinator
Sponsor Chair
Secretary
Membership Chair
Member-at-Large

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