Wed.Nov 06, 2019

An Eight-Step Checklist for An Analytics Project

KDnuggets

Follow these eight headings of an audit sheet that business analysts should address before submitting the results of their analytics project. One recommended approach is to rewrite each step as a question, answer it, and then attach it to your project.

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4 Proven Tricks to Improve your Deep Learning Model’s Performance

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Deep learning is a vast field but there are a few common challenges most of us face when building models Here, we talk. The post 4 Proven Tricks to Improve your Deep Learning Model’s Performance appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

How Healthcare Organizations can Adapt to Data Challenges in 2020

DataFloq

Organizational leaders must work together to find better ways to use data to overcome the most pressing issues that affect public health outcomes. Big data technology is revolutionizing the medical field. However, with progress comes challenges.

Business Intelligence & Analytics Examples, Insights, and Dashboards

ScienceSoft

Explore business intelligence & analytics examples for the retail, healthcare, and real estate development industries. Grab the best ideas and be among the companies whose BI initiative brings an above-the-average ROI

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Using a Machine Learning Data Catalog to Reboot Data Governance

Speaker: David Loshin, President, Knowledge Integrity, Inc, and Sharon Graves, Enterprise Data - BI Tools Evangelist, GoDaddy

Traditional data governance fails to address how data is consumed and how information gets used. As a result, organizations are failing to effectively share and leverage data assets. Join David Loshin and Sharon Graves as they discuss the need to think about data governance with end users in mind, and explore how a machine learning data catalog can help.

Beyond Data: 10 Principles of Business Analytics for Start-ups

DataFloq

As a start-up business, the first thing you need to do is to come up with a strong strategy that will fire up the engine of your business. A car with zero fuel will get you nowhere and will remain stagnant. Cars also run on specific fuels assigned to them.

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AI in Data Journalism: Pros and Cons

DataFloq

We produce more data than ever. Every day, individuals send over 500 million tweets, create four petabytes of Facebook data and generate four terabytes of location data.

The 5 Classification Evaluation metrics every Data Scientist must know

MLWhiz

What do we want to optimize for? Most of the businesses fail to answer this simple question. Every business problem is a little different, and it should be optimized differently. We all have created classification models. A lot of time we try to increase evaluate our models on accuracy.

AI and the Next Generation of Energy Workers: A Perfect Match

DataFloq

In the energy industry, AI will function as a “supercharged insights advisor,” enabling the transfer of knowledge and supporting better decision-making for all users. Automating work through digital transformation will allow engineers to focus on more strategic and value-adding analyses.

Next Level Power BI – SVG Databars

Paul Turley

Power BI table and matrix visuals can render SVG object elements in a column or measure to display in-line web content. You can build dynamic content like KPI indicators, databars and sparklines by altering SVG element content using DAX expressions.

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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?"

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Nov 3)

Andrew White

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the most read data and analytics research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc.

Every Enterprise Is Full of Data Silos. Here’s Why.

Tamr

In a recent blog post published by Mike Stonebraker, our CTO & Co-Founder at Tamr, Inc , he sheds light on the analytical method that supports decision-making known as data mastering. This practice, often referred to as Master Data Management (MDM), turned 15 years old this year.

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation

erwin

Can the 80/20 Rule Be Reversed? erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect.

Digital Transformation and Augmented Analytics Go Hand in Hand!

Smarten

How Can My Business Begin Digital Transformation? How About Augmented Analytics? If you read industry and technology journals, you have probably seen the term, ‘digital transformation’.

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.

3 Ways Atlas for Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O Addresses Data Integrity Issues

Jet Global

Bad data can look identical to good data. When a fact or figure is off by little (or a lot), it’s not surrounded by red flags.

Top KDnuggets tweets, Oct 30 – Nov 05: Everything a Data Scientist Should Know About Data Management

KDnuggets

Which Data Science Skills are core and which are hot/emerging ones?; The 4 Quadrants of Data Science Skills and 7 Principles for Creating a Viral DataViz; Microsoft open sources #SandDance, a visual data exploration tool. 2019 Nov Top Stories, Tweets Data Management Data Visualization Microsoft Top tweets

PASS Summit 2019 – Day 1 Keynote

Tim Mitchell

Today is the first full day of the PASS Summit, and this morning we kicked things off with a 2-hour opening ceremony and keynote. Networking and Growth PASS president Grant Fritchey starts things off appropriately by focusing on networking and career growth. We say it every year, but it bears repeating: the most important thing you’ll get out of being. The post PASS Summit 2019 – Day 1 Keynote appeared first on Tim Mitchell.

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Meet Neebo: The Virtual Analytics Hub

KDnuggets

Neebo is a SaaS solution that enables analytics teams to connect to, find, combine and collaborate on trusted data assets in hybrid cloud landscapes, and provides a unified access point where they can more effectively leverage all their analytics assets and knowledge. In this blog, we will highlight some of the features of Neebo and how they can completely transform the way analytics teams operate. 2019 Nov News Analytics Neebo

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.

What Type Of Data Storage Do Smart Cities Need?

Smart Data Collective

Smart cities are gaining popularity across the world thanks to the convenience and efficiency they bring to citizens, visitors, and government leadership. Smart city technology can use data to revolutionize what it means to live and work in a city. First, however, we need the right kind of storage solutions to make all these proposed features functional. What Kind of Data Do Smart Cities Store?

Research Guide: Advanced Loss Functions for Machine Learning Models

KDnuggets

This guide explores research centered on a variety of advanced loss functions for machine learning models. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Machine Learning Research

Is It Live or Is It Flape?

Sirius Computer Solutions

How are you storing your data? How much of it do you need to access at a moment’s notice? And what is it costing you to store it? If questions like these leave you shrugging your shoulders, you’re not alone.

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KDnuggets™ News 19:n42, Nov 6: 5 Statistical Traps Data Scientists Should Avoid; 10 Free Must-Read Books on AI

KDnuggets

Learn about statistical fallacies Data Scientists should avoid; New and quite amazing Deep Learning capabilities FB has been quietly open-sourcing; Top Machine Learning tools for Developers; How to build a Neural Network from scratch and more. KDnuggets 2019 Issues AI Free ebook Mistakes Statistics

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.

The Last Defense Against Another AI Winter

KDnuggets

My short answer is this: Yes, another AI Winter will be here if you don’t deploy more ML solutions. You and your Data Science teams are the last line of defense against the AI Winter. You need to solve five key challenges to keep the momentum up. 2019 Nov Opinions AI Machine Learning