Building Pipelines to Understand User Behavior

Data Engineering Best Practices  |  June 23rd, 2016 In early March, I spoke at the Hadoop with the Best online conference. I had fun sharing one of my total passions: data pipelines! In particular, I talked about some techniques for catching raw user events, acting on those events, and understanding user activity from the sessionization of such events. Here, I’ll give just a taste of what was covered. For more detail, please check out the video above (courtesy of With the Best).1 First, some background and motivation on my end: Silicon Valley Data Science (SVDS) is a boutique data science consulting firm. We help folks with their hardest data strategy, data science, and/or data engineering problems. In this role, we’re in a unique position to solve different kinds of problems…


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