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What New Data Scientists Need to Know for Their First Job

I’m a lead data scientist at the consulting firm and federal contracting giant Booz Allen Hamilton—a leader in the analytics services space. I oversee a small team of data scientists—some of whom are fresh out of masters and undergrad programs—in a variety of analytics platform development and algorithm development projects, from text mining, to document… Read the full article…





A YouTube Playlist for an Intro to the Cloud, Virtualized Networks, and DevOps

I selected these videos because they cover and introduce many of the key concepts and technologies that are treated throughout several of the Enterprise Data Systems (EDS) courses. Topics related to cloud, software defined networks, network virtualization, network programmability, etc. are mentioned. They also emphasize how networking has changed and evolved from traditional network management… Read the full article…





It Girls Overnight Retreat Recap

Getting to volunteer at the It Girls Overnight Retreat has always been fun for me, especially after seeing how different it is since I was an It Girl my senior year of high school, way back in 2015. Coming into this year’s It Girls Retreat as a peer advisor really gave me a different perspective…. Read the full article…


Enterprise Data Systems Students Explore Ansible at AnsibleFest

In the course IST 651 – Scripting for Enterprise Data Systems, iSchool Professor Carlos Caicedo introduced us to system and network infrastructure automation concepts and a tool called Ansible. This was the first time we became familiar with Ansible and how powerful it can be for automating system and network configuration management tasks. During the… Read the full article…