Wed.Nov 06, 2019

An Eight-Step Checklist for An Analytics Project


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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AI in Data Journalism: Pros and Cons


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.

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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.

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


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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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


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.

How Healthcare Organizations can Adapt to Data Challenges in 2020


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.

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


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.

The 5 Classification Evaluation metrics every Data Scientist must know


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.

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


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

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

7 Ways Big Data Is Pushing CBD Marketing Into The 21st Century

Smart Data Collective

Big data and cannabis are two seemingly different concepts. However, the two industries tie in very well with each other. CBD companies are relying more on big data than ever before.

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.

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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The Last Defense Against Another AI Winter


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

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

The New Improved and Open GraphDB


The release of a new full version always comes with an exciting list of new functionalities. Version 9.0 of Ontotext’s GraphDB has lots of new bells and whistles that will ensure that it remains the market leader for semantic databases.

Business Intelligence & Analytics Examples, Insights, and Dashboards


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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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.

Digital Transformation and Augmented Analytics Go Hand in Hand!


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 Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

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


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

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


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

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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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

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


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

What are Different Kinds of Data Visualization?


What is Data Visualization? Data visualization provides clear, fast and effective communication according to graphical means. From the user’s point of view, data visualization allows users to quickly grasp the key points of information, which can help them make better and wiser decisions.