Demystifying Data Engineering & Infrastructure

Event Title: Demystifying Data Engineering & Infrastructure
Event Date: Wednesday, March 29 · 7:30 - 8:30pm IST
Type of Event: Online

Are you a social impact professional looking for some practical guidance on how to use data concepts or technologies? Do you want to connect with a data technologist to discuss your challenges? Are you looking for educational materials tailored to your work in the social impact space?

Through Nonprofit Data 101, DataKind provides webinars on various data science topics, followed by the option to participate in free 30-minute one-on-one consultations with DataKind volunteer experts.

To get started with using data science, you often need to set up your data infrastructure with data engineering. In this webinar, we’ll walk you through the basics of data engineering and infrastructure, sharing real nonprofit project examples. We will explain what data engineering is, how it can be used in the social sector, and discuss opportunities and challenges that social impact organizations should consider.

L earning objectives:

  1. Understand what people are talking about when they say things like “ETL”, “data models”, “data pipeline”, and more
  2. Interpret a data architecture diagram
  3. See examples of how other nonprofits have set up their data infrastructure to enhance their mission
  4. Play with a hands-on example of a data engineering project
  5. Have ideas to think about how you might want data to flow at your organization
  6. Be ready to talk to a data engineer about your specific requirements in office hours!

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