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Datapoints Are Like Grains of Sand

Useless Without Their Context

The Data Scientist Lives With His Data

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Jean-Georges Perrin "jgp" is a technology leader focusing on architecting data innovation, president of AIDAUG, and author of Spark in Action, 2nd edition (Manning). He is passionate about software engineering and all things data, small and big data. His latest endeavors bring to more and more data engineering, data governance, and his favorite theme, the industrialization of data science. He is proud to have been recognized as a Lifetime IBM Champion. Jean-Georges shares his more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry as a presenter and participant at conferences and publishing articles in print and online media. When not immersed in IT, which he loves, he enjoys exploring his adopted region of North Carolina with his wife and kids.

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