Wed.Dec 04, 2019

Top 10 Analytics And Business Intelligence Buzzwords For 2020


Business intelligence has undergone many changes in the last decade. Each year, we hear about buzzwords that enter the community, language, market and drive businesses and companies forward.

Image Augmentation for Deep Learning using PyTorch – Feature Engineering for Images

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Image augmentation is a super effective concept when we don’t have enough data with us We can use image augmentation for deep learning. The post Image Augmentation for Deep Learning using PyTorch – Feature Engineering for Images appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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5 Ways to Develop an Outstanding Cybersecurity Career


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6 Tips for Data Teams to Improve Collaboration


Everyone wants to get more out of their data, but how exactly to do that can leave you scratching your head. Our BI Best Practices demystify the analytics world and empower you with actionable how-to guidance. In the right hands, data is the ultimate means to answer important business questions.

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?"

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Maximize the Benefits of Automation


Owning a small business is challenging; between the government regulations, your competitors, and dealing with externals like the economy, it’s a wonder anyone manages to survive the experience.

Predictive Analytics Advances Rewrite Rules On Corporate Conferences

Smart Data Collective

In years past, it was quite the cumbersome task to put together corporate conferences for the dissemination of important information and trends among industry stakeholders.

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What To Know About The Essence Of AI In Video Editing In 2020

Smart Data Collective

Artificial intelligence is playing a very important role in the future of video editing. Anybody that works in the profession should learn how to use AI technology to get the most value out of their videos. How can you use AI to benefit as a video editor ?

Big Data is Transforming the Financial Industry at its Core


Earlier this year, Investopedia published a very insightful article on the intersection of big data and the financial industry. Big data is changing every facet of the financial industry, from insurance actuary processes to the management of the stock market.

Demystifying Object Detection and Instance Segmentation for Data Scientists


I like deep learning a lot but Object Detection is something that doesn’t come easily to me. And Object detection is important and does have its uses. Most common of them being self-driving cars, medical imaging and face detection. It is definitely a hard problem to solve.

How to Switch Workspaces in Azure ML

Data Science 101

Azure Machine Learning allows a person to have multiple Workspaces. It is not clearly obvious how to switch to a different Workspace. This video will provide a quick example of how to switch to a different Workspace. Microsoft Cloud Data Science Azure Azure Machine Learning AzureML microsoft video

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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.

Salesforce and the (single source of) Truth about Customer 360

Andrew White

If you read my blog regularly then you know I rarely write about IT vendors. If I am moved to write research about a vendor, I’ll write it and publish it behind our pay wall, in the assumption the advice is valuable.

KDnuggets Poll: How well do current AutoML solutions work?


Take part in our latest poll, asking readers their opinions on the effectiveness of current automated machine learning solutions. 2019 Dec Opinions Automated Machine Learning AutoML Machine Learning Poll

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Dec 1)

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. A raft of new notes published last week but there had to be one top spot!

Explainability: Cracking open the black box, Part 1


What is Explainability in AI and how can we leverage different techniques to open the black box of AI and peek inside? This practical guide offers a review and critique of the various techniques of interpretability. 2019 Dec Opinions Explainability Explainable AI Interpretability XAI


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.

Know-Your-Customer and the Power of Now


You’ve likely invested in Know Your Customer (KYC) programs, whether for a traditional reason (risk assessment and regulatory compliance) or for a strategic growth reason (sell more, serve customers better). And they’re humming along, presumably. Or are they?

The Rise of User-Generated Data Labeling


Let’s say your project is humongous and needs data labeling to be done continuously - while you’re on-the-go, sleeping, or eating. I’m sure you’d appreciate User-generated Data Labeling. I’ve got 6 interesting examples to help you understand this, let’s dive right in!

Expert Speak | Transforming Digital Enterprises


With increasing mainstream acceptance and adoption of AI-led technologies, C-suite executives today have gone beyond committing ‘digital experimentation’ to large scale Digital Transformation, be it pan-enterprise or functional.

Do You Know What’s Going on with Your Business?

Perficient Data & Analytics

Modern and mobile in your personal life. I have a mobile banking app on my phone like a lot of people do. That gives me the option to check out the most current activity of all my bank accounts wherever I am. It’s not a necessity to have a mobile app or even bank online, but it makes things a lot easier and gives me answers quickly. Before banking went mobile, finding the status of a pending transaction was a bit difficult.

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.

Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 27 – Dec 03: Data Science Books you should read in 2020


Also: WTF is a Tensor?!?; A Reality Check on #DataScience Hype; Is Data Science dying?; Indeed Fastest-Rising Tech Skills, 2018-2019; Cartoon: #Thanksgiving, Big Data, and Turkey #DataScience…. 2019 Dec Top Stories, Tweets Top tweets

Create a Value Blizzard with Snowflake and Microsoft Azure

Sirius Computer Solutions

There are many benefits of using a cloud-based data warehouse, and the market for cloud-based data warehouses is growing as organizations realize the value of making the switch from an on-premises data warehouse.

KDnuggets™ News 19:n46, Dec 4: The Future of Data Science Careers; Which Data Visualization Should I Use?


This week: The Future of Careers in Data Science & Analysis; Task-based effectiveness of basic visualizations; Open Source Projects by Google, Uber and Facebook for Data Science and AI; Getting Started with Automated Text Summarization; A Non-Technical Reading List for Data Science; and much more! KDnuggets 2019 Issues Books Careers Data Science Data Visualization NLP Open Source Text Summarization

Humans-in-the-loop forecasting: integrating data science and business planning

The Unofficial Google Data Science Blog

by THOMAS OLAVSON Thomas leads a team at Google called "Operations Data Science" that helps Google scale its infrastructure capacity optimally.

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.

PyTorch in 2019 and where in Europe you can learn about PyTorch in 2020


The Reinforce AI Conference is coming to Budapest again. Join us Apr 6-7 for the conference days, and optionally Apr 8 for workshops. Stefan Otte returns as a speaker, while Francois Chollet joins this time as well. 2019 Dec Events Budapest Francois Chollet Hungary Keras PyTorch Reinforce


Gitgirl Wants to Train 13 Million African Women with DataCamp


How a Nigerian social venture for women integrated world-class education into their curriculum


Six Ways Teradata Vantage is Moving the Cloud Forward


Learn how Teradata Vantage and its modern cloud architecture enables companies to leverage 100% of their data to uncover real-time intelligence, at scale

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5 Key Findings from DataRobot's State of AI Bias Report


As AI adoption increases among all business verticals, executives are seeking ways to mitigate risk and understand how AI bias diminishes AI effectiveness or, worse yet, increases company risk. AI Across Industries

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Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

Adding NiFi and Kafka to Cloudera Data Platform


Following the big launch Cloudera Data Platform (CDP), we are excited about introducing some of the key streaming products on the same platform. Apache NiFi and Apache Kafka will be added to CDP Data Hub shortly.

Dataiku Partners with CapitalG and Becomes a Unicorn


The year 2019 has been an inspiring one at Dataiku, from releasing our very own data science documentary to discussing human-centered AI with more than 3,000 attendees at five EGG conferences around the world, being named to the 2019 Forbes Cloud 100 list to opening new offices around the world.