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Getting to know Shrian Ramsamuj, Cyber Security Professional, Grindrod Bank


Shrian Ramsamuj, Cyber Security Professional, Grindrod Bank will be presenting at the CISO Africa 2020 event in February 2020 and we caught up with him to find out more about himself and his current view of the industry. CISO Africa 2020


3 steps to successful data analysis with business intelligence


So, your business intelligence tool is in place. Quality data is starting to flow from databases and resources into the central database. The next critical process for business intelligence success is analysis.

Your Definitive Guide To Modern & Professional Procurement Reports


It doesn’t matter how innovative your brand is or how groundbreaking your business model might be; if your business is ridden with glaring inefficiencies, your potential for growth is eventually going to get stunted.

Why the Organisation of Tomorrow comes with Great Responsibility


The organisation of tomorrow will be built around data using emerging technologies. Big data analytics empowers consumers and employees. This will result in real-time decision making and a better understanding of the changing environment.

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 Ways Big Data Fuels SEO For eCommerce Stores

Smart Data Collective

Big data is changing the future of SEO in countless ways. All ecommerce companies need to look for ways to utilize big data to make the most of their SEO strategies, because organic search is essential to their success. The Overwhelming Importance of Big Data in SEO of eCommerce Companies.

AI’s Impact on Cyber Security


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On the sensationalism of artificial intelligence news


With artificial intelligence and machine learning now a mainstay of our daily awareness, news organizations have been seen to overstate the reality behind progress in the field. Learn more about recent examples of media hyperbole and explore why this may be happening.

IBM Machine Learning Education Initiative Hints at Globalization of AI


Machine learning is a fascinating technology that is starting to have a tremendous influence on our economy. It is both penetrating new industries and reaching users in new parts of the world. Arthur Samuel created the first machine learning program nearly 70 years ago.

How to Ensure Single Source of Truth Reporting for PeopleSoft

Jet Global

Single source of truth reporting is exactly what it sounds like: reporting based on a shared repository of facts that includes all information relevant to every user. It’s the ideal approach to reporting, but it’s rarer than people realize. PeopleSoft users are an excellent example.

A Hitchiker's Guide to CDAO Africa 2019


255 delegates from local and global leading organizations attended the CDAO Africa 2019 event, which delivered as promised. The attendees could be categorized into three main types of people that attended the event. DataCon Africa Insights


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?"

Predictive Analytics Is Reshaping UX In The Global Gaming Industry

Smart Data Collective

The digital gaming industry has undergone jolting changes over the past decade, as more organizations are looking towards data driven solutions. Gaming organizations have started to use big data to develop a deeper understanding of target customers.

Python Lists and List Manipulation


In Python, lists store an ordered collection of items which can be of different types. This post is an overview of lists and their manipulation. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Programming Python


An Eye for AI May Leave the Whole World Blind


The artificial intelligence of modern machines, meaning the ability for computer programmes to mimic the conceptual reasoning of the human brain, either as software or through a physical machine, is improving year on year.

Storing Data On a Piece of GLass – Microsoft’s Project Silica

Data Science 101

Last week at Microsoft Ignite 2019, Microsoft Research announced the release of Project Silica. This is an amazing new technology to store data on a piece of glass.

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.

Digitizing Customer Experiences Requires a ‘Human Touch’


Digitization is one of the most popular customer experience (CX) optimization techniques. It involves taking analogue or manual customer interactions and replacing them with digitally assisted or automatic ones. Customer Experience & Customer Management

Why Your Manufacturing Digital Transformation Initiative is Stalled


So what’s the problem? Every manufacturer I have engaged with in the past 10+ years claims to be data-driven and almost all of them are investing in “Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0” initiatives.

How to Visualize Data in Python (and R)


Producing accessible data visualizations is a key data science skill. The following guidelines will help you create the best representations of your data using R and Python's Pandas library. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Data Visualization Matplotlib Python R SuperDataScience

9 Recommendations to Manage Cloud Migration Complexities


Cloud is the new buzz in the town and is all set to disrupt the industry ecosystem. As per Gartner, by 2022, the market size and growth of the cloud services industry will be nearly three times the growth of overall IT services.

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 Governance Tools: What Are They? Are They Optional?


Data governance tools used to occupy a niche in an organization’s tech stack, but those days are gone. The rise of data-driven business and the complexities that come with it ushered in a soft mandate for data governance and data governance tools.

How Can My Business Get the Most Out of Self-Serve Advanced Analytics?


How does an organization help the self-serve advanced analytics model grow and thrive? Responsibility lies in a number of places within the enterprise.

Next Level Power BI – M Language Basics

Paul Turley

This is a series of posts and exercises from a recent full-day workshop called Next Level Power BI. Check back for additional lessons and freely post your questions and feedback in the comments section after this post.

Transfer Learning Made Easy: Coding a Powerful Technique


While the revolution of deep learning now impacts our daily lives, these networks are expensive.

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.

5 Tips for Compressing Big Data


The concept of data compression has been around for nearly 200 years. It has been refined over the years to meet an increasing drive for efficiency. This advancement is fortunate since individuals and organizations now collectively create more digital data than ever before.

Five Reasons Why You Should Buy Not Build Enterprise Software


In the age of open-source software, it’s tempting to solve your data problems by building your own tools. Here at Tamr our biggest competition is not other software companies but telecoms, multinationals and oil and gas giants who are building their software in-house.

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Nov 10)

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.

Top 5 EPM Reporting Templates for 2019

Jet Global

EPM reporting templates may not sound like significant tools, but they’re actually the centerpiece of a refined reporting strategy. Users who rely exclusively on Oracle Hyperion or Oracle PBCS will understand why.

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.

How I Got Better at Machine Learning


Check out this author's collection of tips and tricks that I learned over the years to get better at Machine Learning. 2019 Nov Opinions Advice Machine Learning Tips

How Machine Learning Will Impact Climate Research


Climate change is only getting worse as time goes on. Thankfully, we've realized what kind of negative effects we have on our planet and have since been taking steps to reverse our actions. While the healing process is much slower than how the damage was caused, we are slowly healing.

How Using Data For Your Social Media Marketing Campaign Can Help

Smart Data Collective

Did you know there are over 3.5 billion Facebook users? Social media has become the best way to market your brand when you want to reach specific audiences. There are 50,000 or more new posts on Instagram every day, and nearly 500,000 Tweets a day.

How to Add Dotted Lines to Line Graphs in Microsoft Excel

Depict Data Studio

Here’s a common data visualization challenge: Slides with some, but not all, of the chronological data included. . The Challenge. The challenge is twofold: First, how do you take your bullet points and transform them into a graph? What type of graph should it be? How should it be formatted?

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!