Tue.Sep 17, 2019

How Education Apps Can Benefit from Chatbots

DataFloq

Chatbots powered by artificial intelligence (AI) have been driving mobile app development in various segments of the industry. Technology has been driving all industries, and the education field is not an exception. Presently, kids are acquiring skills through tablets and mobile devices.

What the All-Blacks can teach us about making decisions under pressure?

Phocas

Most people feel pressure. The heart races, the body heats up, and you lose your train of thought. You feel pressure when you’re put on the spot in a meeting or playing the final hole in golf - when you are one stroke ahead. In both situations, we often panic and can’t think straight.

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3 Ways AI Is Making The Internet More Accessible

DataFloq

According to a study, 71% of disabled customers with access requirements click away from a website that they find difficult to use. Also, Those customers who click away have an estimated spending power of £11.75 billion in the UK alone. This is approximately 10% of the total UK online spend in 2016.

Which Data Science Skills are core and which are hot/emerging ones?

KDnuggets

We identify two main groups of Data Science skills: A: 13 core, stable skills that most respondents have and B: a group of hot, emerging skills that most do not have (yet) but want to add. See our detailed analysis.

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?"

Where Is Cybersecurity Headed for Autonomous Vehicles?

DataFloq

Giving up control of our automobiles to a potentially fallible computer is a foreign concept to many of us. And yet, that’s what we do each time we climb behind the wheel of a car or truck.

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Can Edge Analytics Become a Game Changer?

DataFloq

One of the major IoT trends for 2019 that are constantly mentioned in ratings and articles is edge analytics. It is considered to be the future of sensor handling and it is already, at least in some cases, preferred over usual clouds. But what is the hype about?

BERT, RoBERTa, DistilBERT, XLNet: Which one to use?

KDnuggets

Lately, varying improvements over BERT have been shown — and here I will contrast the main similarities and differences so you can choose which one to use in your research or application. 2019 Sep Tutorials, Overviews BERT NLP

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Blockchain And Digital Identity - Everything You Must Know

DataFloq

What ties movies like Face Off, The Net, and The Talented Mr. Ripley together? The theme of identity theft. Given the amount of data you share about yourself online, it is far easier today for someone to steal your identity than it was back when these movies were released.

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Join insightsoftware + Jet Global at Directions EMEA 2019!

Jet Global

Directions EMEA is the biggest autumn event for Microsoft Partners and this year’s show is set to be bigger than ever – with 2,200 attendees from Partners and ISV companies meeting in Vienna, Austria October 9th – 11th.

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.

5 Alternative Data Science Tools

KDnuggets

What other creative tools for data science beyond Python and R can you use to make an impression? It's not about the tool -- it's about its impact. 2019 Sep Opinions Data Science Data Science Tools Data Visualization Excel

5 Benefits Of Machine Learning In Enterprise Electrical Systems

Smart Data Collective

Machine learning is creating pivotal change in the energy industry. Towards Data Science wrote about the changes that machine learning is bringing to this field.

How Bad is Multicollinearity?

KDnuggets

For some people anything below 60% is acceptable and for certain others, even a correlation of 30% to 40% is considered too high because it one variable may just end up exaggerating the performance of the model or completely messing up parameter estimates. 2019 Sep Tutorials, Overviews Analytics Regression Statistics

Introducing insightsoftware + Jet Global at the 2019 User Group Summit North America

Jet Global

Are you ready to maximize the performance of your Microsoft Dynamics solution? Whether you are interested in personal development or larger organizational goals, the 2019 User Group Summit North America has the training and networking you are looking for.

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.

Turbo-Charging Data Science with AutoML

KDnuggets

Join this technical webinar on Oct 3, where Domino Chief Data Scientist Josh Poduska will dive into popular open source and proprietary AutoML tools, and walk through hands-on examples of how to install and use these tools, so you can start using these technologies in your work right away. 2019 Sep Webcasts & Webinars AutoML Data Science Domino

Conceptual Modeling Requires Conceptual and Critical Thinking

TDAN

I am surprised to see a lot of people jumping straight into logical or even physical modeling and skipping conceptual modeling. Don’t they understand the value of conceptual modeling? Don’t they understand the difference between the various levels of modeling? Or do they have cognitive limitations?

Smarten Offers 30-day Free Trial of Augmented Analytics Solution on AWS Marketplace

Smarten

The Smarten suite of advanced analytics tools is now available for a free 30-day trial on the AWS Marketplace.

Data is Risky Business: Group Think and the Man Behind the Curtain

TDAN

There have been a couple of different things converged in my media feeds that highlight a key issue that all data management professionals and leaders in information management need to be conscious of – Group Think.

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.

Is Advanced Data Discovery Suitable for Business Users?

Smarten

Is Augmented Data Discovery Easy Enough for My Business Users? A data discovery tool is a crucial tool for every business user in your organization.

Business Glossary and Metadata: Small Teams Data Governance

TDAN

In my last article I suggested that many organizations have approached Data Governance incorrectly using only centralize data governance teams and that approach is not working for many.

Does Governance Outweigh the Art of Insight in the Age of AI?

Birst BI

Data visualization tools, desktop data discovery tools, and visual analytics are examples of traditional self-service BI tools that business analysts embrace because they provide a user-friendly way of quickly turning data into insights.

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Why Local SEO Strategies Require AI Technology – Here’s Why

Smart Data Collective

AI barely played a role in the beginning of online search engines. The earliest search engines accepted payments from companies that wanted to be at the top of the listings. However, AI is becoming more important than ever. Google is using AI to assign SERPs more than ever. Savvy SEO strategists are also using AI too. AI is also important in local SEO, because businesses need to know how to automate essential functions and identify approaches that get the best results.

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.

Convert From Big Data to Smart Data

TDAN

Did you know that 90% of all data has been generated over the last 2 years? Big Data has been an important topic in the marketing scene for quite some time.

The peterjamesthomas.com Data Strategy Hub

Peter James Thomas

Today we launch a new on-line resource, The Data Strategy Hub. This presents some of the most popular Data Strategy articles on this site and will expand in coming weeks to also include links to articles and other resources pertaining to Data Strategy from around the Internet.

How to Take Your Data Visualization Skills to the Next Level

Depict Data Studio

In my sixth year of self-employment, the demand for data visualization skills is stronger than ever. Are you ready to take your organization’s data communications skills to the next level? The once-a-year enrollment period is now open for Great Graphs: Transform Spreadsheets into Stories.

Why Now is the Time to Invest in DataOps

Tamr

This video is the first in a series of videos about DataOps that will cover topics such as the purpose of DataOps, building a DataOps ecosystem, how DataOps improves collaboration and iteration, designing a DataOps infrastructure, and more. To receive the full series directly in your inbox, make sure to sign up for our blog through the form at the end of this post. .

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.

The Unfolding of the Data-Centric Paradigm – Part 1

TDAN

There is a movement to upend traditional thinking about information systems by putting data and meaning at the center of strategy, architecture, and system development sequencing. It is the most recent of a series of data-centric waves which, over several decades, have attempted to remedy the entrenched application-centric paradigm. Past waves have receded, largely because […].

Key insights from the IBM Data and AI Forum: DataOps - NYC

IBM Big Data Hub

The IBM DataOps methodology and practice focuses on bringing agility, speed, and scale to analytics through automation, data quality and governance

The Learning Platform for Data-Driven Companies

DataCamp

DataCamp is the only interactive learning platform designed to prepare your team to better understand the most powerful asset your organization has—data