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.

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.

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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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Microsoft, Elon Musk's SpaceX partner to target space customers: WSJ

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is partnering with Elon Musk-led SpaceX and others as it targets space customers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

This paper will discuss why organizations frequently end up with multiple data copies and how a secure "no-copy" data strategy enabled by the Dremio data lake service can help reduce complexity, boost efficiency, and dramatically reduce costs.

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.

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

DataFloq

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.

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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.

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

Data Pine

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.

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

DataFloq

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.

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.

4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Netflix turns to telecoms tie-ups in challenging African markets

DataFloq

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.

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.

Sweden bans Huawei, ZTE from upcoming 5G networks

DataFloq

By Supantha Mukherjee and Helena Soderpalm.

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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.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

'Genshin Impact' revenues soar as China gaming goes global

DataFloq

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.

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.

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

DataFloq

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.

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

Depict Data Studio

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.

Use It, Save It, Or Lose It: Spring Cleaning for Information Governance

Speaker: Speakers Michelle Kirk of Georgia Pacific, Darla White of Sanofi, & Scott McVeigh of Onna

As an organization’s most valuable asset, data should be cared for and integrated, managed, archived, and deleted as appropriate. Join Onna, Georgia Pacific, and Sanofi for this on-demand webinar as they discuss proactive, practical steps for kicking off your organization's own digital cleanup.

Microsoft disables most of cybercriminals' control over massive computer network

DataFloq

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.

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.

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

DataFloq

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

#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. .

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

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.

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 […].

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.

How to Foster Data Culture (with Data Intelligence Technology!)

Speaker: Aaron Kalb, Co-Founder and CDAO at Alation

Watch Aaron Kalb, co-founder and CDAO at Alation, dive into the role of technology in shaping culture and show how a modern data catalog is helping innovative enterprises create thriving data cultures. Register for the webinar today!

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.

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.

'It's a Powerpoint killer' - Berlin startup Pitch goes live

DataFloq

BERLIN (Reuters) - Take a Powerpoint slide deck, embed it in an online teamworking tool and add video conferencing and you have Pitch: a collaborative presentation application that launched on Tuesday.

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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.

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.