dbt Office Hours: Building out an entity resolution pipeline with Python and dbt
Thursday, October 1 5 pm BST / 12 pm EDT / 9 am PDT

Topic: dbt Office Hours: Building out an entity resolution pipeline with Python and dbt
Speaker: Pedram Navid, Data Engineer, Vouch.us

You’d probably expect a table named companies to have one record per company, right?

But what happens when your organization uses a number of different tools to collect customer information, all with different ways to track a company? Or when two people fill in slightly different names for their company? That companies table is likely going to end up with different records representing the same real-life company.

That’s where entity resolution comes in — the practice of mapping different identifiers to a single entity.

In this Office Hours, Pedram from Vouch Insurance will share how they solved this problem, using a combination of both dbt and python!

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About dbt Office Hours:
dbt Office hours are a place for the makers in our community to share something they've worked on that they're proud of. Typically, office hours are pretty informal — the guest speaker presents a couple of slides to set up the problem they are solving and shares their screen to highlight some code. We always leave room for questions at the end.

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