Wed.Nov 18, 2020

With great technology, comes great responsibility


On November 18th, we kicked off our EMEA Influential Women in Data series. As a company, diversity and inclusion is at the very core of our leadership and our company.

Top 13 Python Libraries Every Data science Aspirant Must know! (and their Resources)

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CX Champions: How CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success


Delivering a great CX is among many business leaders' top priorities, but it's hard to know where to devote time and resources to make it happen. To help businesses plan accordingly, Zendesk partnered with ESG Research to build a framework around CX maturity and CX success.

Culture matters as Phocas scales up


Myles Glashier, our co-founder and co-CEO explains the evolution and development of Phocas on the popular podcast,'Scaling Up'. Myles chats with Ed Cowan about the story behind the data analytics business. The genesis for Phocas came when Myles was a backpacker in London and met ERP owner Paul Magee.

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.

BMW moves engine production to Britain as German plants go electric


FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW on Wednesday said it will retool its German factories to build electric cars and components and shift manufacturing of combustion engines to plants in Austria and England as part of a broader shift toward low-emission cars.

A Beginner’s Guide to Spark Streaming For Data Engineers

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Google presses for quicker release of documents in lawsuit


By Diane Bartz. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A lawyer representing Alphabet Inc's Google in the search and advertising giant's legal fight with the government pressed on Wednesday for a faster release of documents used to write the complaint against the company. "We We need to get access to that material.

Digital Trends Report 2020

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Teaching Big Data Analytics During Lockdown

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Life during lockdown has been difficult for everyone, but teachers and students have been significantly affected. Those teaching others about big data analytics, whether in schools or seminars, have been forced to rethink how they manage lessons.

Apple, U.S. states reach $113 million settlement on iPhone throttling


By Paresh Dave and Stephen Nellis. OAKLAND, Calif. Reuters) - Apple Inc will pay $113 million to settle allegations from 33 U.S. states and the District of Columbia that it slowed down iPhones to mask battery issues and get users to purchase new devices, state officials announced on Wednesday.

If Trust is the Main Ingredient of Leadership, Is Trust the Main Ingredient of Successful AI?

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Google redesigns Pay app, opens waitlist for bank accounts with Citi


By Paresh Dave and Anna Irrera. OAKLAND, Calif./LONDON LONDON (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday relaunched its U.S. payments app, introducing paid promotions to the service and opening a waitlist for bank accounts being launched next year with Citigroup Inc and 10 other institutions.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

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10 Spectacular Big Data Sources to Streamline Decision-making

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The market for big data is surging. It is expected to be worth $274 billion within the next two years. The increasing demand for big data is not surprising. We are living at a time when there is heavy reliance on big data, which often comes from online information.

Books for IPO of Russian online retailer Ozon expected to close on November 23: sources


MOSCOW (Reuters) - The books for the IPO of Russian online retailer Ozon are expected to close on Nov. 23, three financial market sources told Reuters on Wednesday. Reporting by Olga Popova; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Andrew Heavens). Read More on Datafloq.

4 Ways that Data Analytics Can Boost Performance by Improving Employee Handbooks

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Big data is helping companies in every industry boost productivity in a number of ways. One way that they can use big data to improve productivity is by creating a set of employee conduct and performance guidelines that will help them keep their employees on track.

Key Cloud SLA Pointers You Should Never Miss


While moving to the Cloud-based solutions, Cloud Service Level Agreements (SLA) play a crucial role. An SLA comprises of entire service level management strategy and is seen as an important and unmissable component.

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.

Fraud Prevention – 3 Data Strategies for Financial Services


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Former Wirecard boss Braun to be quizzed by German lawmakers


BERLIN (Reuters) - Wirecard's former boss Markus Braun is due to appear before a German parliamentary committee on Thursday, temporarily leaving jail to testify over the collapse of what was once hailed as Germany's leading financial technology firm.

Data-Driven Ideas for Implementing Blogger Outreach Strategies

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

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Use Real-Time, Self-Service Financial Reporting to Address 2021 Compliance Issues

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Amazon France CEO says French lockdown boosted sales


PARIS (Reuters) - Online retail giant Amazon, which has been operating during the French lockdown, has seen a boost in activity in the range of 40%-50%, the head of Amazon France said on Wednesday. France entered a second national lockdown on Oct.

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BRIDGEi2i Mentioned as Top 10 Data Science companies in India to work for 2020


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Uber looks to partner with other self-driving companies -CEO


By Tina Bellon. Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's self-driving unit is looking to partner with other companies working on autonomous driving, the company's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

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.

Telecom Operators: The Data Goldmine


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Cash cards for kids: digital banks race to capture the next generation


By Anna Irrera and Iain Withers. LONDON (Reuters) - When John Hibbs' daughter Xanthe received her first bank card in the mail, the six-year-old spent the next week Googling how to buy a horse. .


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By Tom Wilson and Anna Irrera. LONDON (Reuters) - With bitcoin surging to the cusp of its 2017 all-time high, backers are hoping fewer frenzied retail investors means less chance of a crash this time around.

'Better off thanks to China': German companies double down on resurgent giant


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Rethinking Information Governance In The Age of Unstructured Enterprise Data

Today’s organizations are faced with the overwhelming challenge of managing, finding, and leveraging their information. This eBook discusses a newly discovered information discipline and is filled to the brim with helpful information.