Thu.Aug 08, 2019

5 important characteristics of an effective KPI

Phocas

For a growing business to remain competitive, it’s important to regularly track how its company-wide goals are progressing. Setting key performance indicators (KPIs) is one of the easiest ways to do this. Strategy, Management and Performance Job Role - Executive

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The Most Important Step Toward Ethical Analytics: Intentionality

DataFloq

Lately, I’ve had a lot of conversations with clients about the intersection of ethics and analytics. I’ve also been presenting on the topic at a number of conferences. The interest in ethics has exploded recently, driven in large part by the rise of artificial intelligence.

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Knowing Your Neighbours: Machine Learning on Graphs

KDnuggets

Graph Machine Learning uses the network structure of the underlying data to improve predictive outcomes. Learn how to use this modern machine learning method to solve challenges with connected data.

Self-Driving Cars & Cybersecurity: Will They Be Safe Enough?

DataFloq

Consumers and politicians alike have been watching advancements in autonomous vehicles with bated breath. With cutting-edge technology like blockchain advancements and AI finding its way into vehicles at a rapid pace, safety concerns are at the forefront of public discourse.

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Big Data Makes Black Hat Hackers More Terrifying Than Ever

Smart Data Collective

Big data is the lynchpin of new advances in cybersecurity. Unfortunately, predictive analytics and machine learning technology is a double-edged sword for cybersecurity.

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The Growing Role of the Chief Data Officer

Tamr

The MITCDOIQ Symposium is an event designed to help “accelerate the adoption of the role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO)” through the exchange of leading edge ideas and discussions.

Inside Pluribus: Facebook’s New AI That Just Mastered the World’s Most Difficult Poker Game

KDnuggets

The reasons why Pluribus represents a major breakthrough in AI systems might result confusing to many readers. After all, in recent years AI researchers have made tremendous progress across different complex games. However, six-player, no-limit Texas Hold’em still remains one of the most elusive challenges for AI systems. 2019 Aug Tutorials, Overviews AI Facebook Poker

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Themes and Conferences per Pacoid, Episode 12

Domino Data Lab

Paco Nathan ‘s latest monthly article covers Sci Foo as well as why data science leaders should rethink hiring and training priorities for their data science teams. Introduction. Welcome back to our monthly burst of themespotting and conference summaries.

Why Python is getting more popular.and how to use it with SQL databases

IBM Big Data Hub

For the past nine years, Stack Overflow , a question-and-answer website for programmers, has polled developers to understand what technologies they are using and to find out what technologies they want to work with next. This year, the nearly 90,000 survey participants revealed that, once again, Python has risen in the ranks of language popularity

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

5 things to know about Insight (spoiler: it’s not a bootcamp!)

Insight

5 things to know about Insight (Spoiler: it’s not a bootcamp!)

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Machine Learning, Trust and Stephen Covey

Decision Management Solutions

Trust is a big deal when it comes to machine learning. Black box” algorithms, concerns about bias and a sense that data scientists may know everything about the data but nothing about the business all undermine trust in machine learning models. Indeed, building machine learning models that can be, will be, trusted is regarded as a critical issue for many data science teams. Stephen Covey once wrote a famous list about trust – The 13 behaviors of a high trust leader.

DataRobot in the Classroom: INSEAD Business School + Queen's University

DataRobot

You can’t appreciate the good without first going through the difficult. AI Education

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