Passed my AWS Certified Big Data Specialty exam

Aug. 4, 2017 by

Having passed my exam this morning, I’m now certified by Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a Big Data Specialist! Amazon has a strong offering of services that greatly simplify analytics,

Govhack 2017

Jul. 30, 2017 by

I had the great pleasure of spending the weekend using open government data for public good, at Wellington GovHack 2017. I worked on the team. We investigated data on

Data between siloes: thoughts on Tech Week and Privacy Week

May. 13, 2017 by

I’ve had a busy week of networking, with the Privacy Commissioner‘s Privacy Week overlapping Tech Week, and an interesting Government Information Group presentation from the Social Investment Unit as well.

Data Lakes on AWS

Apr. 30, 2017 by

I enjoyed presenting to the Wellington Amazon Web Services’ User Group on Data Lakes on AWS this week. Data lakes on Amazon Web Services from Steven Ensslen

Business Intelligence perspective on the 2017 Stack Overflow Developer Survey

Mar. 26, 2017 by

Stack Overflow have released the 2017 edition of their annual developer survey. It’s a voluntary survey, with all of the flaws inherent in that method. Its focus is unrelated to