Barry has spent over 25 years in the tech industry; from developer to solution architect, business transformation manager to IT Director, and CTO of a £100m FinTech company. In 2020 Barry's passion for data and analytics led him to gain an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. He is happiest when he's at a whiteboard sketching out a process, architecture, roadmap or solving a problem. He's got a gift for taking complex ideas and presenting them in a way that technical and non-technical audiences can grok. He has a passion for simplifying the complex, and helping organisations use technology to transform and amplify their impact.
Barry Smart's Training Days
DataOps: How to Deliver Data Faster and Better with Microsoft CloudSQLBits 2024
Explore the practical methods of implementing a DataOps-driven modern data platform in the Microsoft Cloud, mastering the art of delivering high-quality data products.
Barry Smart's Sessions
Microsoft Fabric and Data Mesh - a perfect fit?SQLBits 2024
Unlock the full potential of Microsoft Fabric by establishing domain-orientated ownership and federated computational governance to deliver high impact data products in your organisation.
Turbo charge your Data Science workflow with Micrsoft FabricSQLBits 2024
Microsoft Fabric brings a range of powerful capabilities into one SaaS platform, empowering "full stack" data scientists to achieve more. Learn how new tools such as MLflow, Semantic Link can be leveraged to transform the way that we develop machine learning models.
How to create a high performance data team: lessons learned from the fieldSQLBits 2023
Barry will describe the key factors in establishing a high performance data and analytics team within an organisation.