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iO Java Virtual Meetup - Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned

Posted on April 2021 By Inness Law

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iO Associates are delighted to bring you the next in our series of Java Virtual Meetups! This next meetup featured Ying Zhou, Senior Director at Oracle.

Ying presented a fascinating talk on ‘Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned When Building AI SaaS Solutions’. They started building their first AI SaaS solution in 2016, there are countless things they learned on this journey. In this talk, Ying shared with us the mistakes they made. How they almost failed? What lessons they learned? Why they made the current design decisions?

About the speaker

Ying is head of the OCI AI framework in Oracle. She works with the senior leadership teams to deliver Oracle AI SaaS solutions. Before Oracle, Ying has worked in both financial and telecom sectors to transform legacy systems with modern big data architecture.

You can watch the full video here:

iO Associates, tech and digital recruitment specialists, have always been a very active member of multiple Meetup groups across the UK. We’re really keen to help keep our community positive and engaged hearing from the best speakers on the topics of your choice so encourage you to share this with your team and the wider community.

We hope you can join us and please get in touch at with any questions or suggestions on future virtual meetups.

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