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6 Python Libraries to Interpret Machine Learning Models and Build Trust

Analytics Vidhya

The Case for Building Trust in Machine Learning Models There are approximately 1.2 billion vehicles on the roads around the world. Here’s a bamboozling. The post 6 Python Libraries to Interpret Machine Learning Models and Build Trust appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Ethical decision making during COVID-19


This Phocas blog highlights how one of our customers in wholesale distribution is coping with the new challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. The purpose is to outline specific issues, different strategies and to share knowledge. Team Medical Supplies is supporting its loyal customer base, who need its products more than ever to carry out essential health services during the crisis.

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Using Graphs to Identify Social Media Influencers

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Learn how to use graphs to identify social media influencers We will demonstrate several techniques to identify these social media influencers and lay. The post Using Graphs to Identify Social Media Influencers appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Graphs & Networks Intermediate Social Media Graph theory marketing analytics Social Media Analytics Social Network Analysis

5 Ingenious Ways To Use Big Data For Customer Engagement

Smart Data Collective

Big data is changing the direction of our economy in unprecedented ways. Every business should look for ways to monetize big data and use it to optimize your business model. The number of companies using big data is growing at an accelerated rate.

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 Proves to Be a Tremendous Disruptive Technology for Fintech


Fintech is the newest development of the financial industry. It is the integration of technology in finance. Many factors have played a crucial role in the evolution of fintech, but artificial intelligence is arguably the most significant. How is AI Transforming the. Fintech Industry?There’s There’s no doubt that technological breakthroughs have played a key role in the growth of the Fintech market over the course of the last decade.

The Incredibly Important Role Of Big Data In Academia

Smart Data Collective

One of the most important elements in the evolution of the education system is the ability to make informed conclusions about the need to change approaches that are used and the actions that are taken.

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Why BERT Fails in Commercial Environments


The deployment of large transformer-based models in dynamic commercial environments often yields poor results. This is because commercial environments are usually dynamic, and contain continuous domain shifts between inference and training data. 2020 Mar Opinions BERT Business Value Failure

How Edge Computing Can Transform Your Marketing


Few industries have been as beset by tumultuous change as the marketing sector, and that’s not about to change anytime soon. Marketing companies are constantly pivoting to whichever innovation will give them a leg up over the competition, and a slew of recent developments indicates that most of these companies will be making another big change sooner rather than later.

Top AI Resources – Directory for Remote Learning


Whether you are just learning Data Science, a current professional, or just interested, it's crucial to keep the mind stimulated and stay current. With conferences, schools, and travel largely canceled because of #coronavirus, these remote resources will help you stay engaged. 2020 Mar Tutorials, Overviews AI Blogs Courses Online Education Podcast RE.WORK Resources Webinar White Paper Youtube

Apache Hadoop Ozone Security – Authentication


Apache Ozone is a distributed object store built on top of Hadoop Distributed Data Store service. It can manage billions of small and large files that are difficult to handle by other distributed file systems. Ozone supports rich APIs such as Amazon S3, Kubernetes CSI as well as native Hadoop File System APIs.

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?"

Graph Neural Network model calibration for trusted predictions


In this article, we’ll talk about calibration in graph machine learning, and how it can help to build trust in these powerful new models. 2020 Mar Tutorials, Overviews Graph Neural Networks Prediction Trust

Can AI help in fighting against Corona?


Feeling Helpless? I know I am. With the whole shutdown situation, what I thought was once a paradise for my introvert self doesn’t look so good when it is actually happening. I really cannot fathom being at home much longer.

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Why Analytics Are Essential in Times of Crisis


In Navigating Change in Crisis, we explore how individuals and companies are adapting to a “new normal” in order to keep essential services functioning.

Advice for Early-Career Data Visualization Freelancers: Ann’s Interview with Jane Zhang

Depict Data Studio

When Jane Zhang wanted to interview me for her article for the Data Visualization Society, I agreed! We decided to record our conversation so that even more people could benefit from learning about the business behind my business. This conversation might be especially helpful for early-career data visualization freelancers—or those contemplating the switch from a salaried job into a freelancing job. If that’s you, welcome to the dataviz community! And enjoy this video interview. What’s Inside.

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.

Combining Online & Offline Data in Automotive – Part Two

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a previous blog post , I discussed the need and importance of combining online and offline data in the automotive industry. Now, in part two of this blog series, I will discuss some of the basic tools needed for combining online and offline data, as well as give some high-level examples of the types of offline data you may want to ingest and merge with your online data. What tools do I need?

Effective Collaboration Through Dashboards When It Matters Most


In Navigating Change in Crisis, we explore how individuals and companies are adapting to a “new normal” in order to keep essential services functioning. We provide actionable advice around how organizations, and ultimately the builders of data and analytic apps, are adapting to meet these changes. These insights aim to help you and your team navigate these unprecedented times.

Data Science Papers for Spring 2020

Data Science 101

The world of data science is rapidly evolving. Here are a few data science papers I have found interesting. What’s Wrong with Computational Notebooks? Pain Points, Needs, and Design Opportunities This paper is a study done on the usage of notebooks for data science. It cover a bunch of the negative impacts of using notebooks for data science. Deployment, setup, collaboration, and reliablity are a few of the examples.

Why the corona-crisis will accelerate corporate digital transformations

Mark Raskino

Pick any piece of software you have been using today. What version number is it… 3.1, 5,2, 10.1 perhaps? We think contemporary digital change is fast, but it is nothing compared to the pace of innovation during war. Over the six years of World War II an incredible 24 versions, or ‘marks’ of the Supermarine Spitfire aircraft were produced.

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.

Business Process Modeling Use Case: Disaster Recovery


In these challenging times, many of our customers are focused on disaster recovery and business contingency planning. Disaster recovery is not just an event but an entire process defined as identifying, preventing and restoring a loss of technology involving a high-availability, high-value asset in which services and data are in serious jeopardy.

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Updates Report

Paul Turley

After publishing the original daily COVID-19 cases report on March 14, Johns Hopkins University changed the file format. This required us to publish an updated dataset with a new report, which you can access here. Since the original solution was posted, I have received a tremendous amount of feedback, suggestions for enhancements and corrections. I … Continue reading → Microsoft BI Platform

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Mar 22)

Andrew White

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the most read data and analytics research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc. Carlie Idoine , our new Key Initiative leader for Analytics, BI and Data Science solutions, just published a note concerning the market collision taking place across all of data and analytics. This note focuses on the collision taking place in analytics, BI and Data Science side of data and analytics.

How to Use Payroll Headcount Ratios (+ Downloadable Template)

Jet Global

With low unemployment rates and widespread talent shortages in many in-demand fields, employees are one of the most important assets at today’s companies. They’re important because talent helps distinguish one company from another, becoming a key part of a company’s competitive advantage. However, they’re also important because employees are a major expense that requires careful management. For all these reasons, companies need to track their payroll headcount ratio.

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.

Don’t let panic worsen the COVID-19 crisis: Let data run the supply chain


Understanding the supply chain and how panic buying not only worsens the situation but also has long term impact on forecasting and demand models

Healthcare Bot Helps Providers Manage COVID-19 Inquiries

Sirius Computer Solutions

As the COVID-19 pandemic reaches into more communities, many hospitals, clinics and providers are being inundated with inquiries from people who are concerned they may have been exposed and need treatment.

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What is BI Intelligence?


Business Intelligence has a lot depending on it. Every time someone from Marketing or Sales or HR needs a report created or modified, or every time there’s a problem with some data in a report that needs to be sorted ASAP – who do you call? BI, obviously. But, with the amount of time it takes for BI to deliver and the amount of manual data mapping and tracing required to enable accurate delivery, you have to question if maybe BI could be made more intelligent.

Snowflake and DataRobot: No “Cooler” Tech Stack


I recently had the opportunity to speak at a number of Data For Breakfast events as part of DataRobot’s strategic partnership with Snowflake. The event series delivers content and best practices on advancements in cloud data analytics and data science. Since I usually skip breakfast – intermittently fasting in a desperate attempt to be healthy – I was glad to find intellectual nourishment was on the menu too, complementing the generous rashes of bacon and three-egg omelets!

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.