Wed.Nov 13, 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?"

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.

Transfer Learning Made Easy: Coding a Powerful Technique


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

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.

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

You know what they say: what's measured improves. As product managers we're in a golden age of being able to get all sorts of metrics and run all sorts of experiments. But what are your measurements and analytics focused on? Are they really truly objective? Do they contribute to the ultimate vision of your product? And is everybody clear on that vision? Join Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, as he takes you through a two-part measurement audit. First, you'll learn how to make sure your measurements actually align with your product strategy. And second, you'll learn how to evaluate your culture of using measurements, so future experiments will more consistently provide high-value results.

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.


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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.

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

How AI Is Transforming the Wealth Management Industry


Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

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.