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The DataSquad Podcast

The DataSquad Podcast

By Cristian Gomez
At the DataSquad Podcast, we talk all-things data. Join me weekly for a session on What's New in the world of IT and data science as well as listening from our expert guests.
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Episode 10: Talking Data Science with Dr Alex
Hello Data Fam! Another week, another episode of the DataSquad Podcast. This week I had the opportunity to talk to Dr Alex Antic, Head of Data Science and one of the top Analytics Leaders in Australia. 🎙 Subscribe here We had a great time discussing a number of interesting topics, here is what we covered during the podcast: ·  Dr Alex background & career journey ·  How to become a successful Data Scientist? ·  How to build a sustainable and scalable Data Science practice? ·  What is beyond the hype in AI? ·  What is the current situation with AI Ethics? Make sure you reach out and connect with Dr Alex using his LinkedIn profile or his website here 📺 If you prefer to watch instead of just listening, you can find the session recording here
September 2, 2020
Episode 9: Talking BI Evolution with Deepak Prasad
Have you experienced all the different waves of Data Analysis? What is the future holding for the analytics and BI platforms? Join me on this episode talking to Deepak Prasad sharing on his journey on becoming a BI consultant and his predictions for the future. Enjoy! As always, if you have any questions or ideas for the podcast, feel free to email me to
August 29, 2020
Episode #8: Job Market situation with Darren
This week, I had the opportunity to talk to Darren Scheidlinger abut the current job market situation in Australia, especially in Melbourne during the COVID lockdown. Darren is the founder of the "5th Wave Recruiting" data analytics recruitment agency based in Melbourne. What makes him different is the 20 years experience in the data analytics market with vendors and consultants.
August 12, 2020
Episode #7: Data Fluency in the real world
Hello #datafam, Check our latest episode of the #DataSquad podcast "Data Fluency in the real world" where I talked to Fiona Gordon about #DataFluency and why is different to #DataLiteracy, how can you implement a Data Fluency program and what are some common challenges and pitfalls that you should avoid.   🎙Listen and subscribe here  >  Some takeaways and recommendations: ✅ Start by assessing your audience current data fluency level. ✅ Present a solid plan to your executives, with strong cost/benefit statements. ✅ Use gamification to make your content enjoyable ✅ Check Jason Fox: How to Lead a Quest > ✅ Expand your network, participate in public forums and user groups.  Connect with Fiona: LinkedIn here Twitter here >
July 22, 2020
Episode #6: How to get a job in Tech during a global pandemic.
Hello #data Family, happy Friday! In this Episode: "How to Get a Job in Tech during a Global Pandemic" In this new episode of the #DataSquadPodcast, I'm talking to Emily Schilg about the current state of the job market for data and tech professionals. Some of the topics we discussed: 1. Emily's unique value proposition for data candidates. 2. What is the current scenario for data professionals in the market? 2. What are some Jobs and positions in high demand? 3. What can you do if you lost your job due to covid? 4. Emily's top Tips and Recommendations to keep up with the market. 🎧 Listen to the podcast here: 📺 watch it here If you are in the market either looking for some great candidates or if you are Data or Tech professional open to new job opportunities, make sure to contact Emily on LinkedIn. 🎙 See you next week! #data #datascience #dataliteracy #datacamp #hrdata #techleaders #dataleaders
June 26, 2020
Episode #5: Challenges of a Data Scientist in 2020
Hello, Data community,   In this new episode, we have Dr John Hawkins a Lead Data Scientist in Australia and New Zealand, talking to us on the challenges of being a data scientist during times of a global pandemic, but also, we are discussing:   ✅ What is John's view on data science and the role of the data scientist?  ✅ How you can get started as a data scientist and in DataRobot.  ✅ What are some challenges of COVID and the impact in the DS world?  ✅ What are some tips and recommendations for those who are looking to get started in data science?  ✅ Books and other material recommendations.   Make sure to connect with John in LinkedIn and on his Github page:  We also have a very special GIVEAWAY competition this week.  Thanks to DataRobot we are providing our community with the chance to win a DataRobot T-shirt + a ticket for a 3-days Data Robot Essential training (online), valued at $1,000.   This is a great opportunity for one of our listeners from anywhere in the world to win this online training (and an exclusive t-shirt of course 😆). To enter the competition, follow the link below. All the details are posted there.  Good luck everyone and thanks DataRobot for the amazing prizes. 👉 Enter the competition here:   The lucky winner will be announced on the 1st of July 2020 at 10:00 am EAST via LinkedIn Live.   #data #DataRobot 🎙 See you next week!
June 19, 2020
Episode #4: Simplify your Data Management with a Data Fabric
Hello DataSquad Comunity!, Another Friday, another episode of the podcast!In this new episode, I'm talking to Vinay Samuel who is the founder and CEO of Zetaris, a Data Fabric Software solution.I'll be asking Vinay a few questionsWhat is Data...
June 5, 2020
Episode #3: The Cloud Revolution
👋🏻 Hello Data Family, and welcome to another episode of the DataSquad Podcast.In this week's episode, we have Kelly Hotta talking to us about the Cloud Revolution, especially in the Datawarehouse area.She works at Snowflake as a Senior Sales Engineer...
May 29, 2020
Episode #2: Leading a DataViz Community
In this episode, we'll explore the challenges of building and leading a Public forum around Data Visualization.Our first special guest, Alex Waleczek, will take us on his own journey in building and leading the Tableau DataVIz Community in Auckland, New...
May 22, 2020
Episode #1: Welcome!
In this first-ever episode, I'll be giving you a big welcome and sharing some news on the world of data.Enjoy!
May 12, 2020