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How to Challenge Business Assumptions with Data

Corinium

The notion that businesses should be making data-driven decisions may seem obvious to a CDAO. But the fact is, people in other business functions don’t always see things that way. CDAO UK 2020

AI Hardware and the Battle for More Computational Power

DataFloq

We write a lot about Artificial Intelligence and its algorithms, approaches and techniques. As a software developing company, we have a keen interest in such innovations that we can immediately put to practice in our projects.

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The Challenges of Cloud Security

Corinium

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Prochem stays ahead of the game with data analytics

Phocas

Prochem delivers quality stainless-steel pipe, fittings and valving products to the gas, aerospace, marine and industrial sectors across the Asia Pacific. The company uses data analytics to drive efficiencies and stay competitive.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How to Create a Vocabulary for NLP Tasks in Python

KDnuggets

This post will walkthrough a Python implementation of a vocabulary class for storing processed text data and related metadata in a manner useful for subsequently performing NLP tasks. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Data Preparation Data Preprocessing NLP Python

Building a Future for Life Sciences Data

Tamr

After a successful early career in R&D in Silicon Valley, I spent 12 years working as a carpenter. This may sound like a big U-turn. But, while I loved the intellectual piece of science, I really loved the people aspect of construction.

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A New Hope: The Rise of the Knowledge Graph

Ontotext

It is a period of civil war. Rebel GraphQL developers strike from a hidden base and have won their first victory against the evil SPARQL empire.

Finding a Holistic Predictive Analytics Approach to Boost Employee Retention

Smart Data Collective

The benefits of predictive analytics for businesses are numerous. Most case studies and industry advice columns focus on improved cost effectiveness, the propensity for innovation and the ability to reach new customers.

Data Science News from Microsoft Ignite 2019

Data Science 101

Microsoft just held one of its largest conferences of the year, and a few major announcements were made which pertain to the cloud data science world. Here they are in my order of importance (based upon my opinion). Azure Synapse. I think this announcement will have a very large and immediate impact. Azure Synapse Analytics can be seen as a merge of Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Azure Data Lake.

Set Operations Applied to Pandas DataFrames

KDnuggets

In this tutorial, we show how to apply mathematical set operations (union, intersection, and difference) to Pandas DataFrames with the goal of easing the task of comparing the rows of two datasets. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Data Preparation Data Science Pandas Python

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.

Embed Fully-Integrated Analytic Apps Fast with Embed SDK

Sisense

Imagine this scenario: you are trying to improve the stickiness and adoption of your application by delivering additional value with embedded analytics.

Data Cleaning and Preprocessing for Beginners

KDnuggets

Careful preprocessing of data for your machine learning project is crucial. This overview describes the process of data cleaning and dealing with noise and missing data. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Beginners Data Cleaning Data Preprocessing Sciforce

Adding Interpretability to Multiclass Text Classification models

MLWhiz

Explain Like I am 5. It is the basic tenets of learning for me where I try to distill any concept in a more palatable form. As Feynman said: I couldn’t do it. I couldn’t reduce it to the freshman level. That means we don’t really understand it.

The Vital Elements of a Big Data Branding Strategy

Smart Data Collective

Big data is playing a very important role in the future of branding. Last year, Samantha Bhargav wrote a great article on ways big data can help with branding strategies. There are a number of benefits, as Bhargav points out. One of the biggest is customer-centric marketing.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

What to consider when choosing financial consolidation software

Jedox

Manual financial consolidation is time consuming and labor intensive. With modern technology offering new digital solutions to automate complex processes, you can not only streamline your consolidation processes, but also accelerate them.

Machine Learning Drastically Curtails Mobile App Development Mistakes

Smart Data Collective

Machine learning is disrupting the mobile app development industry. Although mobile app developers have used machine learning in some way or another for years, they are finding new applications for it.

Predictive Model Ensembles: Pros and Cons

Perficient Data & Analytics

Many recent machine learning challenges winners are predictive model ensembles. We have seen this in the news. Data science challenges are hosted on many platforms. Techniques included decision trees, regression, and neural networks. And, winning ensembles used these in concert.

ISPs Use Holistic Big Data Strategy To Shed Customer Cynicism

Smart Data Collective

ISPs are using data analytics in a variety of ways. Many consumers may be concerned about this, because they are known to exploit customer data. However, they use data in a number of benevolent ways, which many people will be okay with.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

‘We want to be agile and not just do agile.’ Alex Tran shares key leadership insights at DI Day

Data Insight

Analytics in an agile organisation Data Insight’s very first DI Day welcomed an array of inspiring speakers. One of the members of our ‘Leaders in Data Transformation’ panel, Alex Tran, shared the lessons learnt on working Agile, a hot topic in organisations today.

How to Extend the Value of Your JD Edwards Investment

Jet Global

JD Edwards users are loyal for a number of reasons, including its flexibility and ease-of-use. But with the never-ending push toward other ERP systems, you may be wondering how soon before new features and value make your organization consider moving from JD Edwards to a new ERP.

Monitoring Models at Scale

KDnuggets

Catch this Domino webinar on monitoring models at scale, Dec 11 @ 10am PT, covering detecting changes in pattern of real-world data your models are seeing in production, tracking how model accuracy and other quality metrics are changing over time, and getting alerted when health checks fail so that resolution workflows can be triggered. 2019 Nov Webcasts & Webinars Domino Monitoring Scalability

Protected: Episode IV

Ontotext

Password Protected. To view this protected post, enter the password below: Password: Submit. The post Protected: Episode IV appeared first on Ontotext. Uncategorized GraphDB GraphQL knowledge graphs Linked Data RDF SPARQL

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Have you heard 'Stranger Things' than these datacenter stories?

Nutanix

What exactly is there to fear in the datacenter, you may ask? Here are some of the strangest stories we’ve heard

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AI Simplified: Model Interpretability

DataRobot

What good is a machine learning model if you don’t understand what it is, how it works, or how to leverage it? Bill Surrette, Data Scientist at DataRobot, explains the importance of model interpretability in this AI Simplified video. AI Simplified

Nutanix Disk Self-Healing: Laser Surgery vs The Scalpel

Nutanix

Nutanix being a converged distributed solution is designed for failure. It’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when. Distributed systems are extremely complex for some of the following reasons

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Protect the Business from Edge to AI with Cloudera Cybersecurity

Cloudera

Gartner estimates 30x connected device growth by 2020. Faster 5G networks bringing an explosion of inexpensive, connected devices. This enables new and more innovative applications and capabilities to improve customer experience. .

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Nutanix OS 4.0 Brings Web-scale Infrastructure to the Enterprise

Nutanix

It’s an exciting day for Nutanix, one that marks a significant milestone in the company’s journey to disrupt the traditional enterprise IT market. Today, we announced the fourth major release of the Nutanix Operating System, the intelligent software powering the Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform

Web-scale Wednesday: This is What IT Transformation Looks Like

Nutanix

Web-scale IT, a radically new approach to datacenter infrastructure design and management conceived by web companies and cloud providers is increasingly becoming relevant to enterprise datacenters

Nutanix – High Availability and Data Protection

Nutanix

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind

How Nutanix and VSAN EVO: RAIL differ on management and your designs

Nutanix

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?