Tue.Oct 20, 2020

Walmart cranks up advertising drive, with or without TikTok

DataFloq

By Sheila Dang, Richa Naidu, Melissa Fares and Kenneth Li. Reuters) - Walmart Inc is aggressively expanding its advertising business after years of stuttering progress, even as a proposed deal to buy a stake in video-sharing app TikTok remains stuck in limbo.

18 Examples Of Big Data Analytics In Healthcare That Can Save People

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Big data has changed the way we manage, analyze, and leverage data across industries. One of the most notable areas where data analytics is making big changes is healthcare.

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Forrester Report: Choosing the right CX solution for your business - Partnered content with Zendesk

Corinium

Evaluating new customer service technologies can be overwhelming. With new platforms, deployment methods, and rising customer expectations, the customer service tech ecosystem has grown more and more complex.

Data Science Blogathon Winners are Here and Announcing Blogathon 2!

Analytics Vidhya

The Data Science Blogathon is Over! Long Live the Data Science Blogathon II! Take a deep breath. The first Data Science Blogathon was an. The post Data Science Blogathon Winners are Here and Announcing Blogathon 2! 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.

How to find sales revenue in your data

Phocas

When leading a sales team, all roads must lead to revenue-generating opportunities. And with data considered the most important business asset, you need to consolidate and aggregate your data so you can analyze it accurately.

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Examining the Simple Linear Regression method for forecasting stock prices using Excel

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction Even though there are myriad complex methods and systems aimed at. The post Examining the Simple Linear Regression method for forecasting stock prices using Excel appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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New Multithreading Model for Apache Impala

Cloudera

Introduction. Today we are introducing a new series of blog posts that will take a look at recent enhancements to Apache Impala.

Pandemic speeds labour shift from humans to robots, WEF survey finds

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ZURICH (Reuters) - Robots will destroy 85 million jobs at mid-sized to large businesses over the next five years as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates changes in the workplace likely to exaggerate inequalities, a World Economic Forum (WEF) study has found.

4 Data Analytics Tools That Will Revolutionize Marketing In 2021

Smart Data Collective

Data analytics is at the forefront of the modern marketing movement. Companies need to use big data technology to effectively identify their target audience and reliably reach them.

Texas Instruments posts rare revenue rise as consumers splurge on electronics

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(Reuters) - Texas Instruments Inc reported its first quarterly revenue growth in nearly two years on Tuesday, a rebound the chipmaker credited to people stuck at home splurging on electronic gadgets for remote work and entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Freelancers Use Big Data To Streamline Cryptocurrency

Smart Data Collective

Big data is changing the nature of cryptocurrency trading in unanticipated ways. A number of cryptocurrency experts have discovered new ways to use big data to improve the scalability of their networks. Freelancers and other small businesses need to find creative ways to embrace big data.

Latin American payment giant rises amid pandemic, with an eye on China's Ant

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By Cassandra Garrison. BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Latin America's top e-commerce firm is revving up its digital payments engine as shops shift online amid the coronavirus pandemic, and is looking toward China for inspiration to bring the region's un-banked and cash-loving savers online.

Why Spreadsheets Are Detrimental to Business in 2020 and Beyond

Dataiku

Excel gained a significant amount of traction and became immensely popular among organizations for its ease of use and ability to perform lightweight data preparation functions, paving the way as a pioneering tool for data democratization within the enterprise.

Netflix turns to telecoms tie-ups in challenging African markets

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By Duncan Miriri. NAIROBI (Reuters) - Netflix Inc is showing more African-made content and working with telecoms operators to make it easier for potential subscribers to make payments, a senior executive told Reuters ahead of its third-quarter results on Tuesday.

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.

5 Crucial Database Practices For Overseeing Sound Big Data Strategies

Smart Data Collective

Big data has led to some major breakthroughs for businesses all over the world. Last year, global organizations spent $180 billion on big data analytics. However, the benefits of big data can only be realized if data sets are properly organized.

Sweden bans Huawei, ZTE from upcoming 5G networks

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By Supantha Mukherjee and Helena Soderpalm.

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Re-envisioning a University’s Monthly Report: Two Reports with Two Different Purposes

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A million years ago, I was invited to be the keynote speaker for the Southeastern Library Assessment Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. As part of that process, we redesigned several of their existing reports and dashboards. Before.

'Genshin Impact' revenues soar as China gaming goes global

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By Sam Nussey and Pei Li. TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Free-to-play fantasy game "Genshin Impact" from Shanghai-based developer Mihoyo is proving a hit beyond its home market, raking in money with a controversial payment system and creating a potential breakout moment for China's gaming industry.

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.

#ClouderaLife Spotlight: Otho Lyon, Director of Support, Public Sector 

Cloudera

There are some people who will tell you, “you can do anything you want to do in life”, and then there are some people who can show you that’s true. Otho Lyon – Director of Support, Public Sector – is one of those people. .

Meet the lawyers behind the U.S. versus Google antitrust showdown

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By Jan Wolfe. WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department and 11 states have filed an antitrust lawsuit accusing Alphabet Inc's Google of maintaining an illegal monopoly over internet search and search advertising.

Data Professional Introspective: EDM Education – Part 2 When & How

TDAN

In our last column, ‘EDM Education – Why, What & Who – Part 1,’ we addressed why EDM Education is needed, what learning objectives it should deliver, and who needs it.

Microsoft disables most of cybercriminals' control over massive computer network

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By Joseph Menn. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it had disabled more than 90% of the machines used by a gang of Russian-speaking cyber criminals to control a massive network of computers with a potential to disrupt the U.S. election. Aided by a series of U.S.

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.

Keys to Successful Data Governance

TDAN

Unfortunately a lot of data governance programs fail and there are many reasons why. The silver lining is that there are great lessons from these failures that we can learn from and make sure that we will avoid them in our data governance program.

Analysis: Google antitrust case to turn on how search engine grew dominant - experts

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By Paresh Dave and Jonathan Stempel. OAKLAND, Calif./NEW NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S.

Everything is Big Data

TDAN

The term “big data” has been bandied about for a number of years now, and it has gotten to the point where it has been used so much that it is a part of IT culture. It’s hard to specifically define, yet everyone seems to have a good idea what is meant by it; big […].

Ericsson third-quarter core profit beats forecasts as margins rise

DataFloq

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Ericsson on Wednesday reported quarterly core earnings that beat market estimates, helped by higher margins across its businesses, and said it was "more confident" in meeting its 2020 targets.

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.

Practical Points from the DGPO: Exciting New Changes for the DGPO

TDAN

The DGPO is thrilled to announce we are expanding our monthly webinar series to focus on our best practices, practical tips and immediate takeaways, supporting case studies given by successful data governance practitioners and presentations by industry experts.

Amazon extends work from home option till June

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By Kanishka Singh. Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday told employees whose work can be done from home that they can do so until June, extending the timeline on a return to office due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Knowledge Graphs vs Property Graphs – Part III

TDAN

Part 3 completes this article series by discussing some important topics beyond the critical differentiators in the terminology and capabilities of Property Graphs and Knowledge Graphs covered in Parts 1 and 2.

Can Tesla hit 2020 delivery goal? Investors watch for Musk steer

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By Tina Bellon and Akanksha Rana. Reuters) - When Tesla Inc reports results for the third quarter after the bell on Wednesday, it will be the next three months, and whether Chief Executive Elon Musk can achieve the company's ambitious year-end goal, that analysts will be interested in.

Rethinking Information Governance In The Age of Unstructured Enterprise Data

Today’s organizations are faced with the overwhelming challenge of managing, finding, and leveraging their information. This eBook discusses a newly discovered information discipline and is filled to the brim with helpful information.