Seminar: End-to-end development and deployment of data science models with IBM Watson Data Platform, Canberra, Thursday 27 July 2017

posted Jul 2, 2017, 4:44 PM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Jul 2, 2017, 4:46 PM ]

Topic: End-to-end development and deployment of data science models with IBM Watson Data Platform 
Speakers: Ross Farrelly and Stuart Maclean, IBM 
Date and Time: 4:00-6:00pm Thursday 27 July 2017. Food and drinks will start at 4:00pm and talk will start at 4:30pm.  
Location: Canberra 
Acknowledgement: Thanks to IBM for sponsoring venue, food and drinks.

Organisations need streamlined solutions to not only develop but also to deploy data science models. This presentation will walk through an end to end model development and deployment workflow using the cloud based Watson Data Platform suite of solutions. The Watson Data Platform features flexible, composable services, open source foundation and full support for today’s diverse data types, and its solution components include ingestion and transformation services, storage solutions, analytical engines, a deployment platform and governance tools for data lineage and quality. 


Ross Farrelly 
Ross Farrelly is the Cloud Strategy Leader for the Australia and New Zealand region. He works with companies throughout the region to develop and execute on their strategies to adopt and realize the benefit of cloud computing, focusing on the IBM Cloud Data Services technologies. He has a Master of Applied Statistics, a Masters of Applied Ethics, a first class honours degree in Pure Mathematics and is aiming to compete his PhD in Information Systems this year. 

Stuart Maclean 
Stuart has over twenty year’s experience architecting, managing and implementing technology solutions through the full development lifecycle across a broad spectrum of industry including telecommunications, utilities, insurance, finance and medical. His specific areas of expertise are in architecture consulting and solution delivery with an emphasis on assisting customers to develop and deliver business led technology solutions comprising custom application development, packaged application customization and application integration solutions.

Presentation Slides:

Slides of our previous seminars, including last week’s presentation on Apache NiFi, are now available on Google Drive at link below.