Thu.Nov 07, 2019

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

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.

The Challenges of Cloud Security

Corinium

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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.

Using a Machine Learning Data Catalog to Reboot Data Governance

Speaker: David Loshin, President, Knowledge Integrity, Inc, and Sharon Graves, Enterprise Data - BI Tools Evangelist, GoDaddy

Traditional data governance fails to address how data is consumed and how information gets used. As a result, organizations are failing to effectively share and leverage data assets. Join David Loshin and Sharon Graves as they discuss the need to think about data governance with end users in mind, and explore how a machine learning data catalog can help.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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?"

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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 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

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.

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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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 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

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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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.

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

Web-Scale Wish Community Voting Is Live TODAY ONLY – Support Your Favorite Non-Profit!

Nutanix

Through the community-driven Web-Scale Wish Datacenter Makeover Project, Nutanix is gifting over $500,000 in web-scale technology to deserving non-profit organizations

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.

See How Web-Scale Wishes Came True for Winners of the Nutanix Non-Profit Makeover Project

Nutanix

Working in the world of corporate IT it’s not often that we get to see technology actually making a difference to people’s day to day lives

Next-Generation Serviceability: The Four Keys from Nutanix

Nutanix

The serviceability of any product relies on four fundamental actions: (i) observe, (ii) inform, (iii) fix, and (iv) learn. While most products attempt to implement these in some form or another, very few get it right.

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6 Nested Virtualization Resources To Get You Started With Community Edition

Nutanix

We announced the release of community edition on June 8, 2015, and the community response has been tremendous. Enterprise IT professionals and tech enthusiasts are able to deploy the leading hyperconverged technology in their home labs and development/test environments