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AI Poised to Disrupt the Insurance Industry


AI is coming to the disrupt the insurance industry. From Ping An in China to Lemonade in the US, companies across the globe are harnessing AI technologies to drag the sector into the 21st century. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Three ways a data analytics solution helps with ERP migration


There are many benefits for companies in manufacturing, distribution and retail to invest in enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology, including enhanced automation for the ability to deal with a complex data landscape.

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Data Quality in Financial Institutions


In the last decade regulatory requirements in financial services increased significantly. Datacon Africa DataCon Africa Insights Data and Analytics

How To Extract Maximum Value Of Your Customer Service Data With Professional Customer Service Reports


“There is only one boss. The customer.” – Sam Walton, Walmart’s founder. Customer experience is slowly but surely exceeding both price and product as the world’s most critical brand differentiator, according to numerous articles over the Internet written by industry experts.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

5 Thoughts on How to Transition into Data Science from Different Backgrounds

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Looking to transition into data science? Here are 5 paths for a non-data science person to land a role in this space The. The post 5 Thoughts on How to Transition into Data Science from Different Backgrounds appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Digital Transformation Must Be a Priority for Learning Leaders in 2020


Digital Transformation Must Be a Priority for Learning Leaders in 2020The beginning of a fiscal year is the ideal time to evaluate transformative ideas, and a potential digital transformation strategy.

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Handling Trees in Data Science Algorithmic Interview


This post is about fast-tracking the study and explanation of tree concepts for the data scientists so that you breeze through the next time you get asked these in an interview. 2020 Jan Tutorials, Overviews Algorithms Data Science Decision Trees Interview questions

Building Machine Learning Pipelines and AI in Retail – A Powerful Interview with Rossella Blatt Vital

Analytics Vidhya

Overview How do machine learning pipelines work? What’s the role of AI in retail? How important is ethics in this field? We are thrilled. The post Building Machine Learning Pipelines and AI in Retail – A Powerful Interview with Rossella Blatt Vital appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Interviews Leadership Retail Stories AI in retail AI project AI thought leader machine learning expert machine learning pipeline machine learning project thought leader

Latest AI Trends You Should Watch Out for This 2020


Artificial Intelligence is new, fast-moving, and least predictable; for the field is still unraveling itself. Accenture report on AI is among the more recent ones to assert AI hold huge promises for businesses and AI professionals. The report shows by 2035, AI will become a $14 trillion economy.

Unicorns Will Power Latin America’s Data Transformation


Data leaders at Latin America’s tech ‘unicorns’ are in a unique position. Young companies often have data in their bones but lack the budget for truly innovative data projects. Meanwhile, established enterprises have the resources for data initiatives, but are stubborn and resistant to change.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

Seasonal stock control trends: Do you have your products ready?


This time of year many businesses are dealing with seasonal demands and stock control.

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Uber Creates Generative Teaching Networks to Better Train Deep Neural Networks


The new technique can really improve how deep learning models are trained at scale. 2020 Jan Tutorials, Overviews Generative Adversarial Network Neural Networks Training Uber

What are Generative Models and GANs? The Magic of Computer Vision

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Generative models and GANs are at the core of recent progress in computer vision applications This article will introduce you to the world. The post What are Generative Models and GANs? The Magic of Computer Vision appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Why Forging a Data Science Career is Still a Brilliant Idea


Is it December already? Where did 2019 go? The data science industry hasn’t gone down though. It is now that we’re experiencing the industry becoming normal and data scientists upskilling with the latest data science skills.

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

A Brief History of Our Future


Paul Morley. Datacon Africa DataCon Africa Insights Data and Analytics

Methods of Study Design – Experiments

Data Science 101

We all are familiar with experiments , we read about them in books or newspapers. Researchers/ scientists perform experiments to validate their hypothesis/ statements or to test a new product.

Top 9 Mobile Apps for Learning and Practicing Data Science


This article will tell you about the top 9 mobile apps that help the user in learning and practicing data science and hence is improving their productivity. 2020 Jan Opinions Apps Data Science Mobile

A Guide to Link Prediction – How to Predict your Future Connections on Facebook

Analytics Vidhya

Overview An introduction to link prediction, how it works, and where you can use it in the real-world Learn about the importance of Link. The post A Guide to Link Prediction – How to Predict your Future Connections on Facebook appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Graphs & Networks Intermediate Machine Learning Project Python Social Media Supervised Technique Unstructured Data Graph theory LightGBM Link Prediction node2vec Social Media Analytics

Embedding Operational Reports: Everything Product Managers Should Know

Speaker: Dean Yao, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Businesses are run with analytics - but companies continue to struggle with interpreting, analyzing, and distributing data. Operational reports help get information to the people who need it most, in formats they understand, and in a timeframe that matters. Join the webinar to learn how embedding operational reports can give your users a precisely formatted, ready-to-analyze view of their operational activities. World-class software teams are embedding operational reports to empower end users with interactive data visualizations, detailed information, and highly precise formats that can be shared via email, PDF, print, or online.

Data Analytics Framework: Helps Entrepreneurs to Discover New Insights


Every entrepreneur these days needs valuable insight and data, which helps them to understand and know their target audience. It is also essential for entrepreneurs to know what are their customer’s preferences and how they can satisfy most of them.

Aussie Data Stories #1 Improving Financial Well-Being with CBA


Bringing together a collection of stories to celebrate success and to further drive and inspire data innovation in Australia. With a unique data story around financial wellbeing, Andrea Nicastro, Data Scientist at Commonwealth Bank took us through their journey.

Increase Searchability and Access in Data Catalogs and Metadata Repositories with Tamr Metadata Enrichment


With the intention of making data more FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Re-usable) , organizations have invested a lot of time and money on software to identify and track datasets across existing data sources in the organization.

Schema Evolution in Data Lakes


Whereas a data warehouse will need rigid data modeling and definitions, a data lake can store different types and shapes of data. In a data lake, the schema of the data can be inferred when it’s read, providing the aforementioned flexibility. However, this flexibility is a double-edged sword.

Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

You know what they say: what's measured improves. As product managers we're in a golden age of being able to get all sorts of metrics and run all sorts of experiments. But what are your measurements and analytics focused on? Are they really truly objective? Do they contribute to the ultimate vision of your product? And is everybody clear on that vision? Join Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, as he takes you through a two-part measurement audit. First, you'll learn how to make sure your measurements actually align with your product strategy. And second, you'll learn how to evaluate your culture of using measurements, so future experiments will more consistently provide high-value results.

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Data Science 101

Some news this week out of Microsoft and Amazon.

5 Ways Big Data Could Impact Solar Power in 2020


There are several “core” technologies available today that are helping to create an efficient, productive and sustainable future for humankind. Solar power and big data are just two of these technologies. Together, they’re changing how energy is bought, sold, delivered and used responsibly.

You’ve Been Asked to Choose a Financial Reporting Tool: Now What?

Jet Global

“Information as an asset is still in the ‘early adoption’ phase, which makes it a competitive differentiator for leading organizations as they focus on digital transformation. In turn, data and analytics become strategic priorities.”

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Jan 12)

Andrew White

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the most read data and analytics research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc. Pieter den Hamer storms into top spot last week with this new note on migrating your data and analytics platform.

Buyer’s Guide for Embedded Analytics

Selecting the right embedded analytics technology in a crowded market filled with sub-categories can be a daunting task. This eBook discusses the top evaluation criteria buyers of embedded analytics need to consider.

Math for Programmers!


Math for Programmers teaches you the math you need to know for a career in programming, concentrating on what you need to know as a developer. 2020 Jan News Book Manning Mathematics Programming


The 12 Rules of DataOps to Avert a DataOops

Kirk Borne

Written by Dr. Kirk Borne. One of my first consulting assignments with my current employer began several years ago. I was part of a team advising a large organization in how to design and implement an enterprise analytics solution group for the organization’s full end-to-end business activities.

Recognizing the “Big Data” Problem


Companies need data scientists to provide them insight and direction of structured dataWe live in a world practically drowning in data. As Co-founder and Co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Andrew MacAfee once said, “The world is one big data problem.”Indeed,

10 Exciting Analytics Trends to Explore

Jen Underwood

by Jen Underwood. New year. New decade. Time to prepare for what comes next. As organizations continue modernizing and moving to the cloud, the analytics world we once knew continues to change. Here’s. Read More. Industry Perspective BI & Analytics

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!