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Free Introduction to Data Analytics Workshop for Women – South Africa

26 June @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm SAST

Lack of women in IT

This course is designed for “data beginners” as an introduction to logical thinking behind the data analytics and business intelligence. It aims to provide a good overview of data analytics infrastructure and best practices through a hands-on case study. Participants will get to build their own analytics solution on real data with real business problems. All this with a guidance and support by experienced data analysts and data architects professionals.

There are no formal prerequisites to taking this course, She Loves Data is open to all women and girls. No knowledge of analytics or programming skills is required.


8.45 Registration
9.00 Welcome, team and day introduction
9.10 Introduction to data, programming languages, types of data architecture
9.30 How and why do you work with data? Intro to business case and definition of the business questions
10.30 Coffee break
10.50 Data integration, ETL – hands on
11.30 Data integration, enrichment, automation – hands on and desired outcome definition
12.30 Lunch and mentor sharing
13.30 Intro to best practices for data visualization and data interpretation; and business case questions recapitulation
15.00 Coffee break
15.15 Data insights and visualizations interpreted and hypothesis – hands on session
16.30 What’s next? The types of skills a good data scientist or analytics consultant needs
Closing Remarks


Nick Cadenhead

Originally trained as a software engineer, Nick Cadenhead has spent the past 15 years using his technical expertise to provide specialist consulting services on key accounts. Currently Senior Consultant at 9th BIT Consulting, Nick is responsible for supporting the sales team in the development of new accounts, and the nurturing of current customers and partners by providing pre- and post-sales support including professional services

Nick’s areas of expertise lie in Middleware Integration, Business Rules Management and Business Intelligence (BI), specifically centred around presentations and demonstrations, the delivery of proof of concepts and pilots, as well as technical support. He enjoys strategic relationship building and uses his broad technical knowledge to help customers get the most out of their investment.


Is it free?


What should I bring to the workshop?

You will only need to bring your own laptop and if you do not have one please advise in advance. Don’t forget your charger, it’s going to be a long day. We, together with our tech partners, will provide the necessary technology.

What if something changed and I’m not able to attend the event anymore?

Please let us know if you won’t be able to attend our workshop, so we can give your place to somebody else.
Cancel your ticket on Eventbrite – it is fast and easy. Or contact us and we’ll help you.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?


Is it only for women?


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26 June
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Campus
Cnr Sloane and Main Street, Twickenham Building
Bryanston, 2191 South Africa


She Loves Data