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AI-Driven Employee Monitoring Software Solves the Most Pressing Organizational Challenges

Smart Data Collective

Artificial intelligence is helping solve a number of problems that modern businesses encounter. They spent $39.9 billion last year. We typically think about the merits of AI in the context of marketing, manufacturing, financial reporting and customer service management.

Machine Learning in Microservices

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideos This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. HIGHLIGHTS The increasing speed of data means the use of machine. The post Machine Learning in Microservices appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Beginner Machine Learning Use Cases blogathon microservices


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Why spreadsheet reporting is killing your business


Microsoft Excel is frequently referred to as the number one business intelligence (BI) tool because it is one of the most commonly used applications. For smaller businesses, Excel is a useful tool for simple calculations and analysis.

Kaggle Grandmaster Series – Exclusive Interview with Kaggle Competitions Grandmaster Peiyuan Liao (Rank 28!)

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideos Welcome back to the Kaggle Grandmaster Series! There is no age to learn and master something. The general perception that data scientists take. The post Kaggle Grandmaster Series – Exclusive Interview with Kaggle Competitions Grandmaster Peiyuan Liao (Rank 28!)

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

How IoT Is Transforming the Future of Food


Interconnected technologies have slowly permeated each aspect of human life. From health, fitness and home security to large-scale industries, the Internet of Things (IoT) makes it possible to automate nearly anything.

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EBay explores strategic alternatives for S. Korean business


(Reuters) - EBay Inc said on Tuesday it has started a process to explore a range of strategic alternatives for its South Korean business, which includes Gmarket, one of the largest online marketplaces in the country.

WEBCAST: Analytics Through the Lens of Conversational AI


WEBCAST: Analytics Through the Lens of Conversational AI. Business Intelligence (BI) has always been a valuable aid for decision making. But now, with the advances in AI, it is possible to make the insights from BI and analytics easier to consume, through a conversational interface.

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Netflix says borrowing to end as global membership tops 200 million


By Lisa Richwine and Eva Mathews. Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Tuesday its global subscriber rolls crossed 200 million at the end of 2020 and projected it will no longer need to borrow billions to finance its broad slate of TV shows and movies.

Doing Power BI the Right Way: 4. Power Query in Dataflows or Power BI Desktop

Paul Turley

Part of the the series: Doing Power BI the Right Way Power BI, more that any other Microsoft product in my recollection, offers more options and choices to architect and deliver a solution.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

Exclusive: India plans foreign investment rule changes that could hit Amazon


By Aditya Kalra and Krishna N. NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is considering revising its foreign investment rules for e-commerce, three sources and a government spokesman told Reuters, a move that could compel players, including Amazon.com Inc, to restructure their ties with some major sellers.

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Eliminate Manual Data Dumps From Your SAP Reporting Process

Insight Software

Webinar Date: February 18, 2021 at 1 PM Local Time. Americas. Register Now. PST/EST). Europe, Middle East, Africa. Register Now. Asia Pacific. Register Now. AEDT).

S.Korea's Kia says looking at electric car projects with multiple firms after Apple report


SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean automaker Kia Corp said on Wednesday it's reviewing cooperation on self-driving electric cars with multiple foreign firms, making no mention of a report linking it to a project with tech giant Apple Inc.

Stress Free Goal Setting with Deb Eckerling

Data Science 101

Stress-free Goal Setting with Deb Eckerling. Debra Eckerling is a goal-setting expert. She offers coaching, workshops, and online support for people looking to achieve goals in any aspect of life. She has organized conferences, served as an editor for numerous publications, and authored 3 books.

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

FCC rejects request by U.S. agencies to halt Ligado network approval


By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission late Tuesday voted 3-2 to reject a bid by U.S. government agencies to freeze its decision to allow Ligado Networks to deploy a nationwide mobile broadband network. In May, the U.S.

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The Current Explosion of Data Catalogs

The Data Administration Newsletter

About 540 million years ago most of the animal body plans we see today suddenly appeared in a “relatively brief” period of about 20 million years or so. This was the “Cambrian Explosion.” A good number of strange forms that subsequently went extinct were also part of this strange episode.

Electric vehicle startup Rivian adds $2.65 billion investment led by T. Rowe Price


DETROIT (Reuters) - Rivian, an electric vehicle startup backed by Amazon.com Inc and Ford Motor Co that aims to put an electric pickup and SUV in production this year, on Tuesday announced a $2.65-billion investment round led by T. Rowe Price.

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Cloudera Flow Management Continuous Delivery while Minimizing Downtime


Cloudera Flow Management , based on Apache NiFi and part of the Cloudera DataFlow platform , is used by some of the largest organizations in the world to facilitate an easy-to-use, powerful, and reliable way to distribute and process data at high velocity in the modern big data ecosystem.

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Google backs Indian courier startup Dunzo in $40 million fundraising


BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian hyperlocal courier startup Dunzo has raised $40 million from existing investor Google and others, it said on Tuesday, after seeing a surge in usage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Practical Points from the DGPO: Three Key Aspects of Data Governance

The Data Administration Newsletter

In October 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced a $400 million civil monetary penalty against Citibank for deficiencies in enterprise-wide risk management, compliance risk management, data governance, and internal controls.

TikTok owner ByteDance launches Douyin Pay, its mobile payment service for China


BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing-based ByteDance launched on Tuesday its third-party payment service for the Chinese version of its hit short video app TikTok, "Douyin Pay", as it presses to expand into the e-commerce business in China.

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Data Professionals Use of Analytics and Business Intelligence Tools

Business Over Broadway

Data professionals prefer analytics tools over business intelligence tools when getting insights from their data. Nearly half of data professionals surveyed in Kaggle’s 2020 Data Science and Machine Learning Survey said they do not use BI tools.

Brand Health Report: Tech Talent Ranks the Most Innovative Companies They'd Love to Work for and Why

Hired surveyed more than 4,000 tech workers to find out which companies rank as their most desirable employers and how other organizations can compete for their attention. Download this report to learn what tech talent values most in a potential employer and how to improve your employer brand.

India asks Facebook's WhatsApp to withdraw privacy policy update


By Sankalp Phartiyal. NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's technology ministry has asked WhatsApp to withdraw changes to its privacy policy the messenger announced this month, saying the new terms take away choice from Indian users. The demand creates a new headache for WhatsApp and its U.S.

Are Your Data Skills Up to Date?

The Data Administration Newsletter

The information age has been upon us for most of the new millennium. But as technology becomes more complex, the data that it mines and uses becomes more plentiful. Emergent technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are becoming increasingly popular.

Cruise, GM partner with Microsoft to commercialize self-driving vehicles


(Reuters) - Self-driving car maker Cruise and majority shareholder General Motors Co said on Tuesday they would partner with Microsoft Corp to commercialize driverless autonomous vehicles.

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Data Professional Introspective: Enterprise Data & EDM Strategy Pt 1

The Data Administration Newsletter

It’s been a while since I’ve written about the goals and objectives of an Enterprise Data Management (EDM) Program and how organizations achieve and sustain significant improvements in fundamental data management disciplines in their journey to Great Data.

The Best Data Retention Policy & Template To Get You Started

In this whitepaper from Onna, we will walk you through data retention best practices and provide you with a downloadable template to help you get organized and gain better visibility into your data’s lifecycle.

Logitech says company can grow after COVID-19 boom


By John Revill. ZURICH (Reuters) - Logitech International will grow in a post-coronavirus world, Chief Executive Bracken Darrell said on Tuesday, as the rise in home working and playing during the pandemic pushed the computer peripherals maker to its best-ever quarterly results.

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Partly Cloudy with a Scattered IT Environment

The Data Administration Newsletter

How many times, when you were a kid, did a thunderstorm cause an immediate mix of emotions: the fear of the continuous boom of the thunder as the clouds rolled in, the calming sensation of the smell of freshwater in the breeze and wind, and the awe and wonder as the lighting streaked through the […].

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Bitcoin overtakes 'long tech' as most crowded trade: BofA survey


By Elizabeth Howcroft. LONDON (Reuters) - A long position on bitcoin overtook "long tech" as the trade fund managers said was the most crowded in January, Bank of America's monthly fund manager survey showed on Tuesday.