Tue.May 17, 2022

Two Sides to Consider in Scaling the Impact of Analytics

DataFloq

When it comes to scaling analytics at a large organization, a lot of focus has been placed historically on successfully creating clean, consistent data that feeds well-defined, consistent analytical processes. This focus was necessary and valuable.

Why the future of finance depends on new skills

Phocas

As many economies emerge from the pandemic, the “Great Resignation” has brought people's issues sharply into focus. finance financial statements HR dynamic reporting

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Hevo’s Guide on MySQL Views for Beginners

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. A MySQL view can be defined as a virtual table based on the result of SQL statements, which helps in simplifying the data for analysis and reporting and offers better security.

Intelligent Automation – Improve STP and Business Agility around Legacy Systems

DataFloq

Straight Through Processing commonly referred to as STP is automated, electronic processing without human intervention. Modern-day applications and systems are quite adept with STP. The issue revolves around legacy systems, which you cannot sunset because of obvious business reasons.

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How to Choose the Right Business Intelligence Vendor

How does your current BI vendor stack up against the competition? Who’s the perfect vendor for your business needs? Find out by downloading your complimentary copy today!

Getting Started with NoSQL Database Called HBase

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. HBase is an open-source non-relational, scalable, distributed database written in Java. It is developed as a part of the Hadoop ecosystem and runs on top of HDFS. It provides random real-time read and write access to the given data.

Zen and the Art of Data Maintenance: All Data is Suffering (Part 1)

The Data Administration Newsletter

Our reactions to the data we receive can cause a great deal of suffering. For example, there was a hospital with an outstanding reputation for being trusted at a deep level by many families. They used data to alert people about various medical actions that they recommended.

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There is Only One Data Governance

The Data Administration Newsletter

There is… but one… Data Governance. I know that some people will disagree with me.

6 business risks of shortchanging AI ethics and governance

CIO Business Intelligence

Depending on which Terminator movies you watch, the evil artificial intelligence Skynet has either already taken over humanity or is about to do so. But it’s not just science fiction writers who are worried about the dangers of uncontrolled AI.

6 Soft Skills for Data Scientists Working Remotely

KDnuggets

As a data scientist, you might have a great portfolio of technical skills, but if you can’t communicate effectively, you won’t be able to convey your ideas clearly during virtual meetings. KDnuggets Originals Career Advice

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5 tips for building your innovation ecosystem

CIO Business Intelligence

In their quest for IT innovation, CIOs need to look beyond the typical “most innovative companies” lists. Innovation today is taking place at the platform level, which necessitates thinking more about vendors and partners in terms of how they fit into your ecosystem.

Cyber Security, Change Management and Enterprise Risk Management: Scaling Operations for Growth

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

The Never-Ending To-Do List of the DBA

The Data Administration Newsletter

If you are currently a DBA, I bet you can relate to the title of this article. Doesn’t it seem like there are always more things to do at the end of any given day? The sad truth, though, is that many people do not know what a DBA is, does, or why they are […].

What Is Exploratory Data Analysis?

Dataiku

Before building a model, an investigation of the data at hand is not only an ideal practice but a crucial phase of the data science lifecycle.

Should The Data Warehouse Be Immutable?

KDnuggets

Is the data warehouse broken? Is the "immutable data warehouse" the right path for your data team? Learn more here. KDnuggets Originals Data Science

Ciena takes aim at the ‘ticket-less’ call center

CIO Business Intelligence

Ciena CIO Craig Williams has an ambitious mission: to deliver a ticket-less help desk experience to the networking systems, services, and software company’s 11,000 customers, employees, and contractors.

Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!

A Complete Guide to Data Access Governance

The Data Administration Newsletter

Imagine a coworker logs onto the company’s HR portal to see his benefits and can see your salary!! Don’t worry. That won’t happen as these applications are built with the expertise of years of business processes. These processes determine who can see and edit what data there.

Regulatory tech, aiming to streamline compliance, makes inroads in Africa

CIO Business Intelligence

Regulatory technology, also known as regtech, is starting to make inroads among African businesses and government entities that are adopting a new generation of digital tools designed to streamline the process of compliance with regulations such as data protection laws.

Driving AI ethics for better business and a more just world

IBM Big Data Hub

As AI technology pushes past limits in new real-world applications, regulators, investors, and the public are pushing back, asking what kind of relationship we ultimately want with AI and how to guarantee its responsible use.

Digital Transformation lessons for CIOs from legacy companies

CIO Business Intelligence

Technology transformation is almost never centerpiece for most traditional or legacy organizations, but rather one of many considerations facing business leaders looking to modernize.

The Benefits of Infused Analytics for SaaS Applications and Companies

If you want to be successful, you need the best technologies, and the best technologies come from having the best embedded partners. See how infused analytics can take your SaaS applications to the next level.

HuggingFace Has Launched a Free Deep Reinforcement Learning Course

KDnuggets

Hugging Face has released a free course on Deep RL. It is self-paced and shares a lot of pointers on theory, tutorials, and hands-on guides. KDnuggets Originals Machine Learning

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Tableau adds data storytelling to its revamped cloud platform

CIO Business Intelligence

Tableau wants to make it easier for enterprise users to tell stories using their data with a set of new capabilities being added to Tableau Cloud, the new name for its software-as-a-service (SaaS) analytics platform.

How to Prevent Data Theft and Fraud

The Data Administration Newsletter

As a business, obtaining data is not the only crucial part of data collection; protecting such information is just as important. When your users or customers trust you with their details, it is your responsibility to prevent them from getting into the wrong hands.

Turning boulders into pebbles: behind Westpac’s cloud journey

CIO Business Intelligence

Westpac decided to increase its investment in Microsoft’s Azure cloud services platform earlier in 2022, to underpin the wholesale modernisation of the bank’s technology environment in a five-year deal to help drive the bank’s digital and hybrid multicloud strategy.

Put Your Data to Work: The Complete Playbook

Turn your data into a competitive advantage. This playbook contains: Exclusive stats, research & insights on how the pandemic affected businesses. A comprehensive “Request For Proposal” (RFP) checklist and an interactive quiz to test your data knowledge.

Data Speaks for Itself: Data Speaks as Product

The Data Administration Newsletter

One of the greatest contributions to the understanding of data quality and data quality management happened in the 1980s when Stuart Madnick and Rich Wang at MIT adapted the concept of Total Quality Management (TQM) from manufacturing to Information Systems reframing it as Total Data Quality Management (TDQM).

The Value of True CI/CD – And How to Achieve It

CIO Business Intelligence

By Milan Shetti, CEO Rocket Software. Agile development has served its purpose over the years, but many forward-thinking companies believe its value in their businesses is lessening. It stresses speed, which can be a downfall when it comes to quality.

A Data Analyst’s Guide to the Data Catalog

Alation

The value of an analytics program stems from its ability to answer business questions. As the role in charge of crafting those answers, it should come as no surprise that the most important persona in any analytics program is the analyst. Without the analyst, there’s no analytics.

Digital Identity Friction: How the Move to Passwordless Can Help and Hurt Your Omnichannel Experience

CIO Business Intelligence

Customer loyalty has always started with a positive experience as evidenced by the old saying, “the customer is always right.” Increasingly, customers want digital omnichannel experiences and companies are providing them.

Start Taking Your Embedded Partnerships Seriously

Choosing the right embedded partner matters. See the many reasons why developers love Qrvey (and why you will too!) in this free PDF.

Predictive analytics: opportunities and limits for the future of finance

Jedox Finance

Predictive analytics is a discipline that’s been around in some form since the dawn of measurement. We’ve always been trying to predict the future; go back in history to look at prognosticators like Nostradamus and many other prophets.

CIO Leadership Live with Chief Digital Officer Allan Lightbourne of Tauranga City Council

CIO Business Intelligence

Tauranga City Council’s Chief Digital Officer Allan Lightbourne on having fun at work, dealing with diverse business units and helping the wider organisation “see what possible might look like”. Watch this episode: Careers, CIO, CIO Leadership Live

Top Posts May 9-15: Decision Tree Algorithm, Explained

KDnuggets

Also: 9 Free Harvard Courses to Learn Data Science in 2022; Free University Data Science Resources; Top Programming Languages and Their Uses; Naïve Bayes Algorithm: Everything You Need to Know. KDnuggets News News

Best Practices for Risk Assessment Reporting

CIO Business Intelligence

Managing risk is one of the top responsibilities of any leadership team. However, leaders can manage only the risks they know about. Effective leadership, it turns out, depends on risk reporting. This article focuses on the reporting of risk itself.

The Retailer’s Guide to Marketing Data

Retailers are faced with extraordinary challenges – from changing consumer needs to unpredictable twists & turns in the economy. Learn how innovative retailers use zero-, first-, second-, and third-party data to find their best customers and drive repeat purchases.