Meetup #42

UN Global Platform

Building an global big data platform for the UN. Streaming 600,000,000+ records / day into the platform. Strategy developed using Wardley Maps and the Platform Design Toolkit.

In this episode

Mark Craddock

Mark Craddock

Co-Founder & CTO, Global Certification and Training Ltd

Mark contributed to the Cloud First policy for the UK Public sector and was one of the founding architects for the UK Governments G-Cloud programme. Mark developed the initial CloudStore which enabled the UK Public Sector to procure cloud services from over 2,500 suppliers. The UK Public Sector has now purchased over £6.3Bn of cloud services, with £3.6Bn from Small to Medium Enterprises in the UK. Mark lead the development of the United Nations Global Platform. A multi-cloud platform for capacity building within the national statistics offices in the use of Big Data and its integration with administrative sources, geospatial information, traditional survey and census data. Mark is now building a non-profit training and certification organisation

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Demetrios Brinkmann

Demetrios Brinkmann

Host

Demetrios is one of the main organizers of the MLOps community and currently resides in a small town outside Frankfurt, Germany. He is an avid traveller who taught English as a second language to see the world and learn about new cultures. Demetrios fell into the Machine Learning Operations world, and since, has interviewed the leading names around MLOps, Data Science, and ML. Since diving into the nitty-gritty of Machine Learning Operations he felt a strong calling to explore the ethical issues surrounding ML. When he is not conducting interviews you can find him making stone stacking with his daughter in the woods or playing the ukulele by the campfire.