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Why Data Management remains a challenge in the Data and AI-first era


Data is the fuel of the modern organisation. As it’s proliferated across the enterprise, more people are integrating it into their business and operational decisions. This means that having a robust data management strategy and infrastructure is critical for the success of every data-driven business.

Building an end to end image classification/recognition application

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction In the recent years, face recognition applications have been developed on a much larger scale. Image classification and recognition has evolved and is. The post Building an end to end image classification/recognition application appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Move Beyond Excel, PowerPoint And Static Business Reporting with Powerful Interactive Dashboards


Soon businesses of all sizes will have so much amount of information that dashboard software will be the most invaluable resource a company can have. Visualizing the data and interacting on a single screen is no longer a luxury but a business necessity.

The Power of Azure ML and Power BI: Dataflows and Model Deployment

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Learn about the integration capabilities of Power BI with Azure Machine Learning (ML) Understand how to deploy machine learning models in a production. The post The Power of Azure ML and Power BI: Dataflows and Model Deployment appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

What is Business Intelligence? The ABCs about BI


Business Intelligence (BI) helps decision makers understand how their business is performing. For many years, Phocas customers implemented BI predominately to generate revenue.

The robot dolphin that could replace captive animals at theme parks one day


By Nathan Frandino. HAYWARD, Calif. Reuters) - Darting around the pool as a group of swimmers stands in the shallow end, the dolphin looks much like those that jump through hoops and perform acrobatics at theme parks. But this marine creature is a robot.

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Amazon workers say Prime Day rush breaks virus safety vows: Bloomberg News


(Reuters) - Inc has reinstated warehouse productivity quotas despite telling a judge it was suspending them during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing a court filing by company workers.

Bringing ML to Agriculture: Transforming a Millennia-old Industry

Domino Data Lab

Guest post by Jeff Melching, Distinguished Engineer / Chief Architect Data & Analytics. At The Climate Corporation, we aim to help farmers better understand their operations and make better decisions to increase their crop yields in a sustainable way.

From iPhones to e-axles: how one tech firm is pushing into electric vehicles


By Norihiko Shirouzu. Reuters) - The miniature motors that make iPhones buzz on silent helped power Japan's Nidec to become a 1.5-trillion-yen ($14 billion) company.

Apache Spark on Kubernetes: How Apache YuniKorn (Incubating) helps


Background. Why choose K8s for Apache Spark. Apache Spark unifies batch processing, real-time processing, stream analytics, machine learning, and interactive query in one-platform.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Car-sharing startup Getaround raises $140 million as business recovers from pandemic low


By Tina Bellon. Reuters) - Car-sharing company Getaround Inc on Wednesday said it has raised $140 million in additional venture capital funding at a time when its business is seeing growing demand and recovering from a collapse during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

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How to Avoid Credit Mistakes When Buying a Home

Tre Pryor

Buying a new home and then financing it can be an overwhelming experience. Having good credit becomes critical in order to get the best possible mortgage rate.

Tesla's back-to-back price cuts bring sticker on U.S. Model S below $70,000


By Tina Bellon and C Nivedita. Reuters) - Tesla Inc will further cut the price of its Model S "Long Range" sedan in the United States to $69,420, the electric carmaker's chief executive, Elon Musk, announced in a tweet [link] on Wednesday.

The Rise of the Data Team


Implementing analytics at your company is a multi-team job. Here, we focus on the role of the data team in successfully applying advanced analytics and ensuring that you get the most from your data to make your organization truly data-driven.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Twitter's security fell short before hack targeting celebrities, regulator says


By Jonathan Stempel. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Twitter Inc suffered from cybersecurity shortfalls that enabled a "simple" hack attributed to a Florida teenager to take over the accounts of several of the world's most famous people in July, according to a report released on Wednesday.

Stuck With Server Problems? Here’s How Servers Jam Up Enterprise Printing And What IT Can Help

Smart Data Collective

Your enterprise faces a lot of challenges, but some of the most difficult ones come from right inside your business IT itself. As your business grows, the tools of the trade that once served you well can start to slow you down. The biggest culprit? Print servers.

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YouTube bans coronavirus vaccine misinformation


By Elizabeth Culliford and Paresh Dave. Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos from YouTube containing misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, expanding its current rules against falsehoods and conspiracy theories about the pandemic.

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Benefits of Data Virtualization to Data Scientists

Data Virtualization

The business value of applying data science in organizations is incontestable. Prescriptive and descriptive models can help improve business and decision making processes. Data science work can be divided into analytical and data preparation work. Examples of data preparation activities.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

BlackRock invests $118 million in UK electric vehicle startup Arrival


(Reuters) - British electric vehicle startup Arrival said on Wednesday it has raised $118 million from U.S. funds manager BlackRock Inc. Five-year-old Arrival is focused on development of electric commercial vehicles, including vans and buses.

Using Cloudera Machine Learning to Build a Predictive Maintenance Model for Jet Engines


Introduction. Running a large commercial airline requires the complex management of critical components, including fuel futures contracts, aircraft maintenance and customer expectations. Airlines, in just the U.S.

SoftBank and Nippon Express to launch fleet management service: source


TOKYO (Reuters) - Wireless carrier SoftBank Corp and logistics firm Nippon Express plan to launch a joint venture offering fleet management services for small and medium-sized logistics firms, a source familiar with the matter said.

Smart Data Visualizations: Quality Assessment Algorithm

Occam's Razor

The gap between a bad and good data visualization is small. The gap between a good and great data visualization is a vast chasm! The challenge is that we, and our HiPPOs, bring opinions and feelings and our perceptions of what will go viral to the conversation.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Green hydrogen, electric trucks 'ripe for investment' by EU recovery fund


By Nina Chestney. LONDON (Reuters) - Green hydrogen, low-carbon aviation fuel and electric trucks are among 55 clean technologies that can help the European Union to reach its goal of climate neutrality by mid-century, research by Capgemini Invent, part of Capgemini Group, showed on Wednesday.

Our Omnichannel Commerce Checklist for the Holidays

Sirius Computer Solutions

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we’ve put together a list of things to consider before launching your marketing campaigns and decking the halls with boughs of holly.

EU should press ahead with digital tax plans, France says


PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union should press ahead with plans for a bloc-wide digital tax in case global talks at the OECD to rewrite international tax rules fail, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday.

Aligning the Full Value Chain of AI With the Business [Infographic]


In order for an organization to truly embrace data science, machine learning, and AI, they'll likely need to gain executive buy-in and make a compelling case for AI investment.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Tips for interviewing with Nutanix


We are humbled that you are considering Nutanix for your next career move. Here are a few pointers crowdsourced from our talent acquisition team to help set you up for success as you prepare for your interview


Trump slams Facebook, Twitter for taking down Biden story in NY Post


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized a decision by Facebook and Twitter to limit the distribution of a story in the New York Post about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. "So

Exclusive: Trump administration to consider adding China's Ant Group to trade blacklist - sources


By Humeyra Pamuk, Alexandra Alper, Karen Freifeld and David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.