Session: Data and Analytics Skills Every Company Is Looking For
Companies are re-inventing their businesses to be analytics-first organizations in order to build more intelligent products and make smarter data-driven decisions. One of the biggest problems these companies face is ensuring that they have the right talent who possess the skills needed make their analytics-first journey successful and can keep it running smoothly. These skills are changing all the time and there’s a need for analytics professionals to periodically upscale their skills to stay on top of their game. During this workshop, the audience will learn the most frequently used skills needed today, up-and-coming skills that will be needed in the near future and Deirdre’s approach to rounding out the skills of her own team. Audience members will walk away from the session with a roadmap of how to further shape their own analytics skillset based on their desired area of focus.
- The most frequently used skills needed today
- Up-and-coming skills that will be needed in the near future
- Approaches to rounding out the skills of an analytics team
- Roadmap to shape personal analytics skillsets based on desired area of focus
Deirdre Toner is the managing director of the AWS Worldwide Specialist Data Team. She is a seasoned executive with experience leading sales, technology, and go-to-market activities at technology companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100. Deirdre joined Amazon in March 2019. Prior to Amazon, Deirdre had executive roles at DataStax and SAP. Deirdre also has extensive experience leading high growth sales teams and business development at Aster Data, Business Objects, and Sybase.