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October PDM – My Analytics Journey to Data Science in a Nutshell

October 9, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Please register by Monday, October 7.  Attendees will order from the menu and pay for their own meal.

Renee Sweikert, Board Certified Data Scientist, IBM Corp.

How did I get here??, What is a Data Scientist Anyway??


  1. From Data to Delivering Solution. This segment will help get you from the raw data to delivering an effective solution/deliverable
  2. The Do’s and Don’ts of Analytics, Visualizations, & Presentations.  This section will change the way that you currently look at visualizations and presentations and help guide you to delivering an effective solution
    • Data Quality (Choosing the right data, analyzing your data, checking for quality)
    • Standardization
    • Framework
    • Tips & Tricks of Visualizations
    • Tips & Tricks of PowerPoint Presentations, and Presenting
    • & More

About Renee:

Worked at IBM for the past 21 years…

2+ years as an IBM Certified Data Scientist: 

Client-facing role; Worked closely with the client team to identify and solve business challenges utilizing large structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data in a distributed processing environment. Discovered key ticket drivers, analyzed data using top analytical tools such as: Tableau, Watson Analytics, R, Cognos/SQL, SPSS, Ruby, developed and generated hypotheses, created conclusions from the data, packaged data into insightful visualizations, and delivered substantial ticket savings opportunities.

● 20+ years of experience in IT Delivery with solid analytical skills, problem-solving skills, leadership skills, technical skills and communication abilities
● 10+ years of experience using big data analytics to drive increased quality, productivity, availability, and the ability to deliver high-value insights within IT infrastructures
● 10+ years of experience performing Project Management for IT infrastructure
● 5+ years of experience as an AIX System Administrator supporting Manufacturing, Retail, and Research
● 5+ years of experience performing AIX Level 2 Customer Service Representative- 

Hobbies Include: Strategic/Euro Board Gaming, Traveling, Reading


October 9, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
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River Station Restaurant
1 North Water St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 United States
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ASQ Mid-Hudson Section

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