Complimentary Half Day Virtual Classes

Modern Architecture
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
1:00 – 3:30 PM ET

Presenter: Brad Brown


• The Journey So Far – How we got to the state we’re in
• Challenges for Modern Architects
• Microservice Architecture
• Domain Driven Design
• Architecture for Cloud
• Architecture and Agile

Duration: 2.5 hrs.


An introduction to Data Science for Managers
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
1:00 – 3:30 PM ET

Presenter: Doug Rose


This course gives managers a foundation for leading data-driven projects. It is an introduction to the major concepts of data-driven teams and data specific project challenges. This is not a data analytics or programming course. This is a project management course. The focus of the course will be on managing a data-driven team and gaining insights from your data.

The goals for the course are very practical:
• Introduce project managers to data science terms, tools and the team
• Introduce project managers to a data-science lifecycle
• Understand challenges that are specific to data-driven projects

Project Managers, Business Analysts, Managers, Directors

Some knowledge of databases is beneficial

2.5 hours

Course Outline:

Introduction to Big Data
• Big Data History
• What is Big Data?
• Big Data Definition
• What Big Data Isn’t
• Big Data Example

The Data-Science Lifecycle
• A Typical Data Science Product
• What are Big Data Projects?
• Applying the SDLC to Data Driven Products
• A Data Science Lifecycle (DSLC)

The Data Science Team
• Traditional Project Team Roles
• The Data Science Team Roles
• The Knowledge Explorer
• Analysis Versus Reporting
• Asking Questions
• Learning

Data-Science Team Tools
• Insight Board
• Creating an Insight Board


Developing in AWS
Thursday, January 24, 2019
1:00 – 3:30 PM ET

Presenter: Mikhail Vladimirov


• Developing in the Cloud and AWS
• Data Models and Development
• Event Driven programming
• Working with Streaming Data

Duration: 2.5 hrs.


Enabling DevOps using Microsoft Azure Cloud Technologies
Thursday, January 31, 2019
1:00 – 4:00 PM ET

Presenter: Jean-François Bilodeau 


Learn how large and small organizations continuously release quality, valuable software services to remain ahead of their competition by using DevOps processes and taking advantage of cloud technologies. Learn how any and all member of a DevOps team utilize cloud technologies to work in concert.

In this seminar, we will explore;
• Overview of DevOps and what it is.
• Overview of cloud enablement technologies such as storage and compute.
• Shifting from traditional enterprise architecture to cloud architecture.
• Use cloud technologies to accelerate DevOps processes
• Explore Microsoft Azure resources such as ARM templates, RBAC and other PaSS resources.

Project leads, developers, architect, system administrators, DBA or anyone who wishes to learn how DevOps and cloud technologies enable the delivery of quality, valuable software.

Duration: 3 hrs.