Tue.Oct 08, 2019

The Rise of Enterprise-Wide AI Adoption


Machine learning (ML) is driving AI adoption in business, with 80% of data and analytics leaders reporting that their organizations have already implemented ML initiatives, according to new Corinium research. AI & Machine Learning

A Detailed Guide to the Powerful SIFT Technique for Image Matching (with Python code)

Analytics Vidhya

Overview A beginner-friendly introduction to the powerful SIFT (Scale Invariant Feature Transform) technique Learn how to perform Feature Matching using SIFT We also showcase.

KPIs for the resilient mid-market CEO


In today’s dynamic marketplace, modern CEOs must operate from a new playbook. Resilience and the ability to quickly adapt to mercurial customer demands is the name of the game. Consequently, the modern CEO must have the tools to maintain a competitive advantage. Job Role - Executive KPIs

How Machine Learning Is Bridging the Gap Between Brands and their Customers?


Ever since technology started blooming in the world, we’ve seen disruptions almost everywhere. Be it healthcare, education, food or business, you can easily spot technology manifest in various forms in different sectors.

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?"

Why the ‘why way’ is the right way to restoring trust in AI


As so many more organizations now rely on AI to deliver services and consumer experiences, establishing a public trust in the AI is crucial as these systems begin to make harder decisions that impact customers. 2019 Oct Opinions AI Explainability GDPR Trust XAI


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Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks


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The Importance of Reinforcement Learning

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Know Your Data: Part 2


To build an effective learning model, it is must to understand the quality issues exist in data & how to detect and deal with it. In general, data quality issues are categories in four major sets. 2019 Oct Tutorials, Overviews Beginners Data Preparation Data Preprocessing Datasets

NLP and Augmented Analytics: A Recipe for Success!


Augmented Analytics Benefits Include NLP for Easy Analysis! Everyone has heard the term ‘natural language processing’ or NLP. So, what is natural language processing, exactly, and how can it help your business?

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.

Top September Stories: I wasn’t getting hired as a Data Scientist. So I sought data on who is.


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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Oct 6)

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.

The countdown is on – 2 weeks to Predictive Analytics World London


At Predictive Analytics World London, 16-17 Oct, you'll discover topics tailored for your needs, whether you're an expert practitioner or a newcomer. Use the code KDNUGGETS for a 15% discount on your Predictive Analytics World ticket. 2019 Oct Meetings London PAW Predictive Analytics World UK

Hurrah for Hoshin

Mark McDonald

Today’s Wall Street Journal article on Larry Culp and his plans to fix GE included this “Now Mr. Culp has begun rolling out Hoshin Kanri , a Japanese strategic planning process that is part of lean manufacturing.

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.

You Can’t Sell Shampoo to a Bald Guy: AI Best Practices for Marketing


Recently, my Facebook feed has become clogged with advertisements. Many of those advertisements are selling products that aren’t a good match for me, including ones for shampoo and hair care products! AI Across Industries

Understanding Transfer Learning and Model Interpretability


Introduction. In this blog, we’re going to look at transfer learning, a technique that enables the transfer of knowledge from one task to another.