Wed.Nov 13, 2019

Your Definitive Guide To Modern & Professional Procurement Reports


It doesn’t matter how innovative your brand is or how groundbreaking your business model might be; if your business is ridden with glaring inefficiencies, your potential for growth is eventually going to get stunted.

An Eye for AI May Leave the Whole World Blind


The artificial intelligence of modern machines, meaning the ability for computer programmes to mimic the conceptual reasoning of the human brain, either as software or through a physical machine, is improving year on year.

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Next Level Power BI – M Language Basics

Paul Turley

This is a series of posts and exercises from a recent full-day workshop called Next Level Power BI. Check back for additional lessons and freely post your questions and feedback in the comments section after this post.

How AI Is Transforming the Fight Against Identity Theft and Fraud


Identity theft remains a major problem in our society. In fact, the rise of modern technology and the various improvements it has brought to the table have arguably made the situation even worse in this regard.

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Transfer Learning Made Easy: Coding a Powerful Technique


While the revolution of deep learning now impacts our daily lives, these networks are expensive.

IBM Machine Learning Education Initiative Hints at Globalization of AI


Machine learning is a fascinating technology that is starting to have a tremendous influence on our economy. It is both penetrating new industries and reaching users in new parts of the world. Arthur Samuel created the first machine learning program nearly 70 years ago.

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Machine learning: the tendency of autonomous vehicles is leaving a generation of workers behind


A report by Goldman Sachs estimates that car sales will reach 20% of total sales between 2025 and 2030. The same report claims that job losses could hit 25,000 a month when it peaks. Those are some scary numbers, mainly if you make a living in an industry likely to be affected by this new technology. The public sentiment reflects this, with a Pew study concluding that public opinion is still very much in the balance.

Sisense at AWS re:Invent — Helping Enterprises Win in the Analytic Apps Economy


AWS re:Invent is the single most important gathering of builders every year. As an AWS Data & Analytics Competency partner , we’re honored to join and power this innovative community. It’s an innovative community because it’s being fueled by a thriving economy — the analytic apps economy.

Beginners Guide to the Three Types of Machine Learning


The following article is an introduction to classification and regression — which are known as supervised learning — and unsupervised learning — which in the context of machine learning applications often refers to clustering — and will include a walkthrough in the popular python library scikit-learn. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Beginner Classification Machine Learning Python Regression scikit-learn Supervised Learning Unsupervised Learning

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Nov 10)

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 Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Top 5 EPM Reporting Templates for 2019

Jet Global

EPM reporting templates may not sound like significant tools, but they’re actually the centerpiece of a refined reporting strategy. Users who rely exclusively on Oracle Hyperion or Oracle PBCS will understand why.

Five Reasons Why You Should Buy Not Build Enterprise Software


In the age of open-source software, it’s tempting to solve your data problems by building your own tools. Here at Tamr our biggest competition is not other software companies but telecoms, multinationals and oil and gas giants who are building their software in-house.

Python Workout / Practices of a Python Pro / Classic Computer Science Problems in Python


Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, there’s always new ways you can improve your Python coding. Save 40% off this trio of Manning Python books today! Just enter the code nlpropython40 at checkout when you buy from 2019 Nov News Book Manning Python


How Can My Business Get the Most Out of Self-Serve Advanced Analytics?


How does an organization help the self-serve advanced analytics model grow and thrive? Responsibility lies in a number of places within the enterprise.

Future-Proofing Your Information Governance Strategy

Speaker: Crystal Cao, Lindsey Simon & Lisa Ripley

Join Onna and experts from Quip, Airbnb, and Oracle for this live webinar as they dive into proactive data deletion policies, retention strategies, and legal hold practices that are essential to a modern enterprise information governance strategy.

KDnuggets™ News 19:n43, Nov 13: Dynamic Reports in Python and R; Creating NLP Vocabularies; What is Data Science?


On KDnuggets this week: Orchestrating Dynamic Reports in Python and R with Rmd Files; How to Create a Vocabulary for NLP Tasks in Python; What is Data Science?; The Complete Data Science LinkedIn Profile Guide; Set Operations Applied to Pandas DataFrames; and much, much more. KDnuggets 2019 Issues Data Science Deep Learning Facebook LinkedIn NLP Pandas Python R Reinforcement Learning Report

BRIDGEi2i Analytics Solutions appoints Laura Mills as new SVP – US Sales & Business Development


FREMONT, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 14, 2019. BRIDGEi2i is pleased to welcome Laura Mills as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development. She will be responsible for leading the BRIDGEi2i sales team, building and executing sales strategy, and focusing on new business growth specifically for the US market. Laura brings over 30 years of experience across a broad range of functions: client service, client satisfaction, business development, operations, recruitment, and talent management.

Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 06-12: 10 FREE must-read ebooks on AI. Things just keep getting more interesting in the field, so use these resources to stay up to speed.


Also: It's time to make your Data Science LinkedIn profile ready for recruiters.; Python Libraries for Interpretable Machine Learning - KDnuggets; Process your data with Pandas up to 4x faster with this new Python library.; How to Extract Google Maps Coordinates. 2019 Nov Top Stories, Tweets Top tweets

Improved customer satisfaction for global financial information provider


Case study: Improved customer satisfaction for global financial information provider. About the Client. A global financial information provider – publisher of one of world’s largest business news and financial information in a variety of media. Business Context. The enterprise has a High volume of Customer interaction data and feedback coming in from many disparate systems in varying formats.

The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Introduction to Apple’s Core ML 3 – Build Deep Learning Models for the iPhone (with code)

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Apple’s Core ML 3 is a perfect segway for developers and programmers to get into the AI ecosystem You can build machine learning. The post Introduction to Apple’s Core ML 3 – Build Deep Learning Models for the iPhone (with code) appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Algorithm Libraries Machine Learning apple core ml Core ML core ml 3 deep learning deep learning apple deep learning core ml deep learning iphone iphone

Sirius Wins Two Partner of the Year Awards at 2019 Cisco Partner Summit

Sirius Computer Solutions

November 11, 2019; Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc. Sirius) received two highly-regarded awards presented last week during Cisco’s Partner Summit 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

How AI Is Transforming the Wealth Management Industry


The Credit Suisse Global Wealth report just came out, and while some serious efforts to fight inequalities still have to be made - 1 percent of the adults in the world are millionaires and hold 44 percent of the global wealth - this report also confirms the decrease in the gap between the richest and poorest started in 2016.

Building an Interactive Machine Learning Application with CML


A simple but compelling demo will always be beat a complicated but dull one. This blog post will help you build a simple but fun interactive Machine Learning application using the new Applications feature available in CML 1.2.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.