Are you struggling to keep up with all the latest product changes and new technologies? Awesome! That means you have ambitions. You can do anything if you set your mind to it. It just might not be easy. Are you ready to turn your "I can't keep up" into "I can't believe I did all of that in just one year"?
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By asking the right questions we can solve the actual problem - not only the problem we think we are facing. Take a step back, look further, and ask better questions. We'll show you how.
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Experience and tips and tricks on how to (better) deal with the challenges going together with ADHD. And of course, also, how to use the “positive side effects” to your advantage during your career.
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Dealing with ageism and finding our rightful place in tech world is a big challenge for many older people. This talk attempts to address some issue around ageism and how to remain a worthy and important tech person as we get older.
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How do I deal with my chronic illness/disability, and what can we learn from this to improve the world of data and tech.
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1 in 7 people are neurodivergent: our brains are wired differently and we experience the world in unusual ways. The same applies for many people with long term mental health challenges. In this session I'll share practical steps you can take to build an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive, learn, and be their authentic selves
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Blogging is a fantastic way to attract prospective employers that want to learn more about skills. This can raise your profile, help you guide the interview process, and even help you become an MVP.
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After this session, you'll get nothing in terms of tech knowledge, but you will walk away with a good feeling in your soul, and understand why helping others also helps YOU in breaking many (in)visible walls!
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Today businesses run on software, and the quality of that software is directly affected by the level of trust the team members responsible for that software have with each other - from management to developers to operations folks to data administrators - everyone has a hand in the success of software. Still, without trust, that success is hampered. What can you do to improve the levels of trust in your team? Join Richard Campbell as he discusses his experiences building trust within teams with time, effort, honesty and pizza.
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Join us to learn why data governance is increasing in popularity and what you need to know about what data governance really is.
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Are you a data professional and would like to share your learnings with others but are scared to speak in public? Are you an Introvert and are comfortable in your own space but also wanted to make an impact in this world? Is something inside you pulling you back from taking the action on your dream? Meet the two data platform speakers who started their speaking journey from the same exact situation but now sharing their learnings across the world helping other data professionals in their journey. How did they actually begin, what challenges did they go through and who helped them along the way? As they speak about their incredible journey, they will share some key details in becoming a speaker, the advantages, steps to improve data skills and develop careers along the way so the audience can carry the knowledge as they take their first steps in becoming one.
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Join us for an interactive workshop and discover what are the real challanges that women face in the tech arena as well as what you can do to support a more inclusive workplace. During the session we will analyse external and internal barriers that prevent women from starting and growing a career in tech and we will provide practical tools to help you champion women in tech.
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Learning to communicate well across cultures is an important skill to master in today's world. This short talk attempts to address some common issues between eastern and western style of communication and how to effectively manage them.
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Learn how to get everyone working together and taking personal responsibility and accountability for their actions. Create a culture where individuals want to help others succeed, and understand that when the team wins, they win. And during this time of the “great resignation”, learn how to lead with inclusion to inspire, motivate, engage and attract new employees.
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You need to give a presentation. Do you know how to craft your presentation so that it is clear and engaging for your audience? Join this session to discuss how to design presentations with appropriate content formatted to maximize communication and information retention.
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Excellent elicitation and collaboration has been cited as one of the key success factors in optimizing and managing stakeholder relationships. Stakeholders are our main source of information on a project, so it is critical to our success that we understand and navigate elicitation and collaboration effectively. The problem is, how do we do it? How do we overcome inherent problems such as zoomed-out, stressed out stakeholders who don’t participate? What are the different types of stakeholders and how do we deal with each of them? What are the best techniques for each stakeholder type? Join us to learn the top techniques for effective elicitation and collaboration from Pamela Paterson, an expert and international best-selling author in business analysis. Learning Objectives: In this webinar you will learn how to: -Prepare for and conduct effective elicitation with stakeholders -Manage and optimize stakeholder engagement and communication -Choose correct techniques for effective elicitation and collaboration -Overcome the top issues in elicitation and collaboration
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Managing cloud cost is no longer a "management approves the budget" type of thing. Cloud Engineers need to architecht their solutions in such a way that cost can be kept under control. This is not a one time thing. Monitoring, automatic downsizing, re-factoring are all parts of the yearly tasks of any cloud team. We'll discuss theory, techniques, best practices and lessons learned.
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Travelling through time for ears and accessibility, and giving better talks for everyone!
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In the talk, we'll talk about the different types of depression and how to identify it. We'll also about some of the different ways that you can treat it. I will cover my personal experiences and what has worked for me personally
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Sometimes as leaders it's hard to know how to address the topic of of a an employee's mental health. Come to this session for come practical, straightforward strategies to be used to address a very difficult topic.
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Don't just chuck great techies into management as a "promotion" and expect them to be fine! Learn how (and how not to) build a solid management track that helps you and managers in your org be a better manager.
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Barry will describe the key factors in establishing a high performance data and analytics team within an organisation.
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Are you planning to apply for a data analyst job where you need to use Power BI but don't have any or minimal experience? Let me help you! In this session, I will show you one trick on how to stand out even without experience. The trick is simple but effective. It will help you demonstrate that you can create a Power BI report, and you will catch the eye of the recruiter.
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Struggling to figure out how to learn about new features and pick up new skills in a technology environment that is moving so fast? In this session, Rishi will highlight some key principles of instructional design and how you can use them to become a better learner or teacher!
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In this session, the speaker walks you through their personal experience in overcoming obstacles to grow their career.
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Are you considering a move to a fully remote work lifestyle? Do you work remotely but find it a painful experience? Whether you're the only remote member of your team or you're entire workplace has embraced the WFH in your pyjamas lifestyle.This talk aims to provide you with strategies and techniques to survive and hopefully thrive as a remote worker.
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Writing an abstract is hard, especially for a session you'll probably only be presenting a few months down the road. But have you considered consciously on the words you're writing in there, and what kind of expectations they set to other parties? Having a balanced abstract will help set the expectations for your presentation correctly, before it actually starts. Clearly outlining the goals helps all parties involved, most importantly yourself!
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In this 20 minute session we’ll talk about why it matters that ‘I’m here and I’m Queer’. Representation, both at conferences and in the media, is so important not just for us now, but also for the future generations. If you want to know why all this DEI stuff matters, why we need to keep striving to diversify the attendees and speakers at our conferences and events, then this session is for you.
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Know the game you are in, play by the games’ rules and learn to handle the everyday challenges with the right mindset.
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Humans were never meant to multitask - fact is, the human brain is not even capable of true multitasking. Despite this we keep trying to achieve more in less time, and in the end we achieve less and suffer from more stress. There are ways to stop trying to multitask and instead embrace structure and methods for actually getting things done. Let me show you.
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Choosing freelancing is a journey full of ups and downs but mostly, full of many invaluable lessons. There are a lot of things that keep me on track and motivated every day, a lot of lessons I learned, and in this session I want to share it all with you.
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Everyone has opportunities arise in business that require us to use persuasive communication. In this talk, Catherine will discuss how to communicate your point winsomely so others hear you and respond positively.
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As an experienced people HR Director of a multi-award winning data analytics consultancy, this session will give you an inside look into how to create a people centric and learning culture in your organisation where employees grow and thrive with the business. We will also look at how to encourage and leverage young talent in the tech industry, our latest apprentice won Apprentice of the Year! Finally, we will look at skills gaps and the recruitment challenge facing the tech industry.
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How to make you reports more intuitive, by looking at how you brain processes information in two modes
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Over the years I’ve faced some very difficult situations. Talking down angry customers, de-escalating tense situations, and focusing on the right outcomes. There are a few key books that cover these concepts. In 20 minutes I will tell you what they are, why they are important, and how they saved me more than a few times.
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Stress barges through your door and yells "hey, it's me!", while depression and burnout silently sneak in and gradually make adjustments until one day you turn around and realize that you no longer recognize your house. What are the warning signs you need to be aware of in yourself or your loved ones?
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In this session I will talk about my experience in changing careers, from Online English Teacher to Business Intelligence Developer. I will share my advice on how you too can be self taught and how the tech community really is the best place to be.
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In the fast paced "always plugged in world" we all live in today, getting burned out is something that you will most likely experience. That feeling of emotional and physical exhaustion that leaves you overwhelmed, trapped, defeated and stagnant can be unbearable. Taking the time to learn how to avoid burnout can be game-changer for your mental health, motivation, and productivity. In this 20 minute session, we will discuss ways to help prevent that burn out.
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The talk will be about disability and how so many of our work culture makes the environment toxic for disabled workers in Tech.
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Technical on-boarding of new team members is one thing, integrating the person and its personality in the team is much more important! Join this session if you want to hear about our team on-boarding process, the prearrangements before the new colleague arrives, the welcome experience (we have cake for everyone) and how we try to make the start into our team a very good experience for everyone.
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I have successfully gone from DBA to independent consultant to business owner. Betting on yourself might be one of the best bets you can ever make. My journey had bumps in the road. My ride could have been a lot smoother if I had help with these three things. 1. How do you find gigs? 2. How do you set your rates? 3. Why you should say NO!
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What concrete steps can we take to protect & improve mental health? In this session, I introduce a 5-step process to help us overcome challenges like anxiety, stress and imposter syndrome, based on methods supported by mental health professionals [1]. The objective of this session is not to talk about myself or to speak vaguely, rather to zoom in on concrete tools & techniques to help overcome negative thoughts or experiences... to resist these 'gremlins' that hold us back. You can do this, dammit; I believe in you. More info: https://data-goblins.com/power-bi/mental-health [1] This talk has been audited by a professional psychologist to ensure integrity and avoid misinformation.
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Join Rob and Ben for a fun filled hour from the community for the community as they invite a concatenation of community experts on stage and let them show us what their favorite data platform feature is and why!
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A quick 20 minute discuss about learning how to deal with emotional hurdles when working for a SQL Celebrity.
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You are busy, we are busy, everyone is busy. These are the tools that two busy consultants use to improve their productivity. We want to tell you about the tools that we use; that maximise our time, simplify our life, reduce our key strokes and generally make us appear more amazing. So that you can use them too. We have 20 minutes, so we wont go into much detail but we have some good quick stories to tell.
In this session, I share the top tips I have learned over the years. All it takes is a little preparation and practice.
Asking questions is a very powerful tool, but can be bothersome to wield. By making sure we're supplying the other party with the compact information they need, and making sure we're "forcing" them to give a decent answer, there's a lot more information we can receive. By getting the information we need, we'll be able to proceed quicker, and getting to results faster.
Oh my goodness - the BI Power Hour is back!!
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