Last wednesday, 11th of July we have organized in collaboration with the Meetup Communities Data Science Spain and IoT Analytics Spain the conference ‘Data Science as a service in Cloud environments’. An event dedicated to promote and show to the public the recent advances and new solutions of Data Science offered by the big providers specialized in Cloud services.
The session, held at Espacio Fundación Telefónica in Madrid, was attended by representatives of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, the three main Cloud players of the market today, to explain the advantages and facilities offered to their clients to store their data in the Cloud.
In this direction, Daniel Sánchez, Cloud Solutions Architect, Data & AI Domain of Microsoft Azure highlighted the need to adapt technologies to the new needs of users and companies; “we need flexible data architectures and collaborative environments so that Data Scientists can work and cooperate in the same project at the same time “.
Also Israel Olalla, Customer Engineer of Google Cloud Platform, pointed out that “Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and to achieve this, it is committed to the virtuous circle of open innovation and open source projects such as TensorFlow and Kubernetes that make the tasks of the Data Scientists much easier”.
Santiago González, Director of IT and Innovation of Synergic Partners, in charge of conducting the conversation, closed the session highlighting the evolution of Data Science and the maturity that is acquiring in Spain from the business point of view and has extended the invitation to participate in the contest Data Science Awards Spain 2018, in order to give greater visibility and recognition to the data analytics talent in Spain.