Wed.Feb 12, 2020

4 Boosting Algorithms You Should Know – GBM, XGBM, XGBoost & CatBoost

Analytics Vidhya

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The Data Literacy Blueprint


How Asia Pacific’s Business Leaders Can Unlock the Full Potential of Data & Analytics.

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Proptech is the Next Big Industry to be Disrupted by Big Data


Through the capacity to make more accurate appraisals on a massive scale, to more personalised real estate marketing, better risk mitigation and quicker processing times for applications, big data is in the process of completely upending the real estate industry - in a good way.

Evaluating Ray: Distributed Python for Massive Scalability

Domino Data Lab

Dean Wampler provides a distilled overview of Ray, an open source system for scaling Python systems from single machines to large clusters. If you are interested in additional insights, register for the upcoming Ray Summit. Introduction.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

AI, Internet of Things, and Cybersecurity in 2020


If you’ve been paying any attention at all to recent tech news, you’ve definitely heard the terms “Artificial Intelligence,” “Internet of Things,” and “Cybersecurity.” These are undoubtedly the hottest topics in the tech and business world and moving into 2020, they seem to be at a boiling point.

All Data Drift is Not Created Equal.


Predictive models learn patterns in training data and use that information to predict target values for new data. There are two data sets at play in this process, the training data and the scoring or inference data. The model will work well in production (i.e.,

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Using Data Science to Monitor Plant Health


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Psychology of Online Fraud: Why We Fall for Scams and How to Prevent It


It's regularly said that humans are the weakest link in cybersecurity. I find it difficult to differ with this announcement given what number of individuals succumb to different tricks every year. More money down the drain. According to the FBI, misfortunes to online frauds came to $2.7

Paula Curtis: Helping a school system discover business insights and serve students

IBM Big Data Hub

This story is part of Analytics Heroes , a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of business analytics

8 Easy Ways to Incorporate Social Media on Your Website


Having your site and social media profiles set up is only just the beginning. You still have to ensure that these various platforms are effectively integrated. That way, people could engage with your brand no matter the time, place, and purpose.

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?"

The Great British Plug and Industry Standards

Andrew White

I was somewhat intrigued to read an article in this week’s Economist titled, ‘ The Parable of the Plug ’. The article looks at the success of the British electric plug via a vis the alternatives.

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Effective Report Design: a step-by-step guide


The design of reports can be considered from two aspects: layout and system. You may have seen many articles emphasize how to improve the layout of the report. Today, let’s learn the report designing from the perspective of the report system.

Tackle data privacy with an intelligent data catalog

IBM Big Data Hub

Data breaches have far reaching consequences. They pose a significant financial cost in lost business, fines, and remediation, often averaging 3.92 million USD according to a study by the Ponemon Institute


Benefits of Data Dictionary Tools for Enterprise Metadata Management


Like any good puzzle, metadata management comes with a lot of complex variables. If not defined in a consistent manner, these variables can be as scattered and misleading as a large dataset is on its own.

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.

Try Frame for Free: A quick 2-hour Test Drive or a comprehensive 30-day Trial


There are two ways to try Xi Frame for free. Yes, you heard that right. Try Xi Frame for no cost

Introducing Nutanix Karbon 2.0: Kubernetes Simplicity, Upgraded!


Kubernetes-- along with its growing ecosystem of cloud-native technologies-- is evolving at breakneck pace