Wed.Sep 23, 2020

IT Architects Are Critical to Bringing Hyper-Agility to Organizations’ AI Strategy


In “Driving ROI Through AI,” a recent benchmarking study with input from over 1,200 executives, 38% of respondents cited making sure their IT architecture and data management system can support AI as the most important lesson learned in implementing advanced AI within their organization.

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The Strategy Behind our Denodo Partner Program

Data Virtualization

Denodo is a very partner-friendly company, and here I’d like to share some thoughts about how Denodo works with our partners.

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5 Must-Know Google Analytics Strategies For SEO Success

Smart Data Collective

Google’s first page is pretty much the promised land for all web-pages. And, why shouldn’t it be? Sure, it takes effort and time to get there. But, once you’re there the traffic basically takes care of itself. You only need a fraction of all the effort you put in earlier to stay there.

6 Key Points you Should Focus on for your Next Data Science Interview

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Preparing for your next data science interview? You need to ensure you’re covering your basics Here are 6 key points we’ve taken from. The post 6 Key Points you Should Focus on for your Next Data Science Interview 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 Do We Make Machine Learning More Aligned with Human Values?


Cutting-edge algorithms and new research will continue to drive the advancement of machine learning. However, there’s a more straightforward way of resolving many challenges in machine learning today, especially when it comes to ethics and better alignment with human values.

What Does Omni Channel Mean For Operations?


True Omni Channel means that the customer has the same experience regardless of where they purchase. It also means that the customer can buy anywhere and have it shipped or picked up anywhere – click and collect, buy in store and send, buy in one store and pick up in another. Speed matters.

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Differentiating Between Data Lakes and Data Warehouses

Smart Data Collective

The market for data warehouses is booming. One study forecasts that the market will be worth $23.8 billion by 2030. Demand is growing at an annual pace of 29%. While there is a lot of discussion about the merits of data warehouses, not enough discussion centers around data lakes.

BMW to expand German production of electric car components


BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW announced plans on Wednesday to expand its production capacity for electric vehicle components in Germany, including investing more than 100 million euros ($117.14 million) by 2022 in electric drive production in Leipzig.

How Cryptocurrency Is Benefiting From Big Data Analytics

Smart Data Collective

The concept of cryptocurrency is still foreign to so many in the United States and around the world. There is a lot more mass appeal of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and others. Generally speaking, though, they are still mysterious in the eyes of the common individual.

KKR to buy online contact lens retailer 1-800 Contacts


(Reuters) - KKR & Co Inc has agreed to acquire 1-800 Contacts from investment firm AEA Investors LP, the online contact lens retailer announced on Wednesday, in a deal that a source said was worth more than $3 billion.

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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.

Operational Database Security – Part 2


In this blogpost, we are going to take a look at some of the OpDB related security features of a CDP Private Cloud Base deployment. We are going to talk about auditing, different security levels, security features of Data Catalog, and Client Considerations. You can find part 1 of this series, here.

COVID-19 smartphone app finally launches in England and Wales


LONDON (Reuters) - England and Wales launch a COVID-19 smartphone app on Thursday, allowing users to trace contacts, check the local level of risk and record visits to venues such as pubs, four months after the technology was promised to the public.

WEBCAST: Automated Business Surveillance for Enterprises with BRIDGEi2i’s Watchtower


WEBCAST: Automated Business Surveillance for Enterprises with BRIDGEi2i’s Watchtower. As businesses grow complex, tracking signals from separate functions becomes difficult; data flows from all domains and verticals.

Tesla could struggle to implement some of its battery advances, experts say


(Reuters) - The advanced battery cell design and new manufacturing processes outlined by Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk are promising, battery experts say, but they questioned how quickly they can be implemented and how much they’ll contribute to reducing overall costs.

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.

WEBCAST: Automated Business Surveillance for Enterprises with BRIDGEi2i’s Watchtower – Video


WEBCAST: Automated Business Surveillance for Enterprises with BRIDGEi2i’s Watchtower.

Geely launches electric vehicle manufacturing platform


BEIJING (Reuters) - Zhejiang Geely Holding Group launched its first electric vehicle-focused platform on Wednesday, aimed at rolling out a variety of models more efficiently for both the Chinese automaker and its partners.

Accelerate Your Path to a Modern Analytics Architecture


A modern analytics architecture means something different to everyone. What does it mean for your organization? Find out more

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Volkswagen's electric SUV opens a new front against Tesla


By Joseph White and Shreyasee Raj. Reuters) - Volkswagen AG's U.S. subsidiary on Wednesday revealed its ID.4 electric sport utility vehicle and a pricing strategy aimed at opening a new front in competition with Tesla Inc and other automakers. The ID.4's

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.

Tesla expects approval for battery cells plant in Berlin


BERLIN (Reuters) - Tesla expects to be able to press ahead with plans to build battery cells and battery packs at its new factory in Brandenburg, near Berlin, a spokesman for the U.S. carmaker said on Wednesday, after assurances it would not use too much water.

Congress will try again in 2021 on self-driving car reform


By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress will try again in 2021 to try to approve long-stalled reforms to speed the adoption of self-driving cars, a key Democratic lawmaker said Wednesday.


Ninebot's IPO highlights Beijing's eagerness to lure home listings


By Samuel Shen and Andrew Galbraith. SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-scooter maker Ninebot Ltd will launch a domestic initial public offering soon with a listing structure that shows how eager Beijing is for Chinese tech companies to list at home amid rising tensions with Washington.

5 Best Hacking apps for Android


Have you ever given up on some awesome game due to in-app purchases? Or maybe you were sick of the number of pop-up ads on your device? In this article, I will show you the top 5 apps for hacking in-app purchases on Android.

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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.

Big Data: A Rising Star in a Digitized Landscape


Big data seems like it’s on everyone’s lips nowadays. Does it really live up to the hype? Only when it’s in the right hands, it seems. The value of big data is very much like gold: less valuable in its raw form, and only able to live up to its highest potential in the hands of a very skilled goldsmith. Similarly, big data might be worth something in an apprentice analyst’s hands, but in the hands of someone who is extremely skilled at extracting data, it can be priceless.

TikTok asks judge to block U.S. from barring app for download


By David Shepardson and Jonathan Stempel. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - TikTok asked a U.S. judge on Wednesday to block a Trump administration order that would require Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to remove the short video-sharing app for new downloads starting on Sunday.

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Caught in China-U.S. trade war, Taiwan offers support to chipmakers


TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen promised on Thursday to help the island's key semiconductor industry overcome difficulties and consolidate its leading position, offering support to a sector increasingly caught up in China-U.S. trade tensions.

Chevron asks employees to delete WeChat after U.S. ban: Bloomberg News


(Reuters) - U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp has asked employees globally to delete Tencent Holdings Ltd's WeChat from their work phones, following the Trump administration's executive order to ban the social media app, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. A U.S.

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.

What's in the law protecting internet companies - and can Trump change it?


By Jonathan Weber, Elizabeth Culliford and Nandita Bose. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday unveiled a proposal to reform a legal immunity for internet companies and follows through on President Donald Trump's bid from earlier this year to crack down on tech giants.