Wed.Nov 27, 2019

The Age of the Customer: How companies transform their customer experience

Corinium

Time and time again, we hear from our contacts asking to hear about real use cases. We have partnered with Zendesk to share their customer stories. The customer is always right" is a phrase that Zendesk takes very seriously. What a customer needs and wants?

Top 10 Analytics And Business Intelligence Trends For 2020

datapine

Over the past decade, business intelligence has been revolutionized. Data exploded and became big. We all gained access to the cloud. Spreadsheets finally took a backseat to actionable and insightful data visualizations and interactive business dashboards.

Data Ethics, Culture and Advanced Analytics Top the Agenda at CDAO Fall

Corinium

Data ethics, data culture and the future of advanced analytics were the three themes that dominated CDAO Fall in Boston, MA last week.

The Top Seven Technology Trends for 2020

DataFloq

We have reached the end of 2019 and just like in previous years, I am looking ahead to see what organisations can expect next year.

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?"

Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 20-26: How to Speed up Pandas by 4x with one line of code

KDnuggets

Also: Deep Learning for Image Classification with Less Data; How to Speed up Pandas by 4x with one line of code; 25 Useful #Python Snippets to Help in Your Day-to-Day Work; Automated Machine Learning Project Implementation Complexities. 2019 Nov Top Stories, Tweets Top tweets

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Spark NLP 101: LightPipeline

KDnuggets

A Pipeline is specified as a sequence of stages, and each stage is either a Transformer or an Estimator. These stages are run in order, and the input DataFrame is transformed as it passes through each stage. Now let’s see how this can be done in Spark NLP using Annotators and Transformers.

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What’s New in Modern Data Warehousing for 2020?

Cloudera

Over several decades we have been using data warehouses to help us gain a better understanding of our business. We started with just trying to capture the essential data, centralizing and managing everything with governance, security, integrity and more.

The Future of Careers in Data Science & Analysis

KDnuggets

As the fields of data science and analysis continue to expand, the next crop of bright minds is always needed. Learn more about the nuances of these jobs and find where you can fit in for a rewarding and interesting career. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Careers Data Analyst Data Science Data Scientist

Hiring Data Scientists: What and Where to Look For and How to Assess

ScienceSoft

We answer 3 burning questions about hiring data scientists. Give a minute to each and become a pro in hunting for data science talent

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.

Task-based effectiveness of basic visualizations

KDnuggets

This is a summary of a recent paper on an age-old topic: what visualisation should I use? No prizes for guessing “it depends!” Is this the paper to finally settle the age-old debate surrounding pie-charts?? 2019 Nov Opinions Charts Data Visualization Visualization

4 Ways Atradius Enhanced Reporting in Oracle HFM

Jet Global

With 300 entities distributed across 50 countries, credit insurance specialist, Atradius, struggled to present a consolidated set of accounts, in a timely manner, that everyone could agree on and trust.

How Tamr is Helping the Exploration & Production Industry Master Decades of Messy Data

Tamr

If you are not on the IT side of the energy industry, you may not have heard of the concept of data mastering (often referred to as master data management, or MDM ), but those of us who work in other departments have unknowingly been complaining about the lack of it for years.

KDnuggets™ News 19:n45, Nov 27: Interpretable vs black box models; Advice for New and Junior Data Scientists

KDnuggets

This week: Stop explaining black box machine learning models for high stakes decisions and use interpretable models instead; Advice for New and Junior Data Scientists; Python Tuples and Tuple Methods; Can Neural Networks Develop Attention? Google Thinks they Can; Three Methods of Data Pre-Processing for Text Classification. KDnuggets 2019 Issues Advice Attention Data Scientist Machine Learning Modeling Neural Networks NLP Programming Python Text Classification

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.

Data Visualization for The Unknown and the Unknowable

Juice Analytics

Confession time. I hope you’ll forgive me as I make my way to a larger point. Here goes: I love Crossfit. Yes, the fitness cult that you’ve heard too much about from your Facebook friends — the ones who spout off about WODs, AMRAPs, burpees, and Keto diets.

5 Ways to Get Wise on Business Email Compromise (BEC)

Sirius Computer Solutions

NPR’s All Things Considered recently ran a story about the persistence of email cybercrimes and the techniques used by cybercriminals to steal money from their victims. This year alone, the U.S. Department of Justice , in collaboration with other government departments, seized nearly $3.7

DSAT – First Ever Adaptive Learning Platform for Data Science Professionals

Analytics Vidhya

“Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything.” ” – Steve Jobs We are thrilled to announce the launch of. The post DSAT – First Ever Adaptive Learning Platform for Data Science Professionals appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Analytics Vidhya Announcement data science adaptive test data science assessment data science hiring data science test DSAT

How-Tos For Gurus: Common Questions on Data Modeling for Big Data

Cloudera

I recently presented a How-tos for Gurus series session on data modeling for big data systems. During the presentation, a number of attendees asked some very interesting questions.

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.

Kickstart your Google Cloud integration with the Denodo Platform

Data Virtualization

For Google Cloud fans, the wait is over. You can now take advantage of the Denodo Platform’s data virtualization capabilities via offerings on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace. With Denodo’s connector for Google BigQuery, you can experience a whole.