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For workers, 'digital upskilling' puts tech trends on fast-forward

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By Chris Taylor. NEW YORK - This year has taught us a lot of things, but here is one major 2020 lesson: Tech skills are a virtual necessity. With much of the workforce cooped up at home for eight months or so, many of us have had to get increasingly tech-savvy in a hurry.

10 Questions Every Data Science Beginner Asks (with Answers and Resources)

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Data science beginners tend to ask some common questions about their career and learning path Here are 10 such questions with comprehensive answers. The post 10 Questions Every Data Science Beginner Asks (with Answers and Resources) appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Increasing sales in your wholesale distribution business

Phocas

Wholesale distribution companies make money when other businesses purchase their goods. Yet, in today’s challenging marketplace, this can be easier said than done.

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Introduction and Implementation to Neural Style Transfer – Deep Learning

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. INTRODUCTION What is Deep Learning? Deep Learning is a subset of Machine. The post Introduction and Implementation to Neural Style Transfer – Deep Learning appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Cisco's Webex participants near 600 million as pandemic flares again

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By Supantha Mukherjee and Stephen Nellis.

Is Climbing the Corporate Ladder Still a Thing?

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Thoughts on erwin Insights Day No. 2 Keynote. If you didn’t watch New York Times Best-Selling Author Keith Ferrazzi’s keynote from erwin Insights 2020 , what are you waiting for?

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5 Vital And Helpful Data-Driven Tips To Bolster Cybersecurity

Smart Data Collective

Big data is changing the future of cybersecurity in unanticipated ways. One poll found that 84% of companies felt that big data was critical for preventing cybersecurity attacks. Every organization needs to take all possible precautions to stop cyberattacks.

Huawei ekes out third-quarter revenue growth as U.S. restrictions bite

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By Josh Horwitz and David Kirton. SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd eked out a gain in third-quarter revenue as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic added to supply-chain difficulties brought about by U.S. restrictions on doing business with the Chinese firm.

5 Essential Cybersecurity Tips For Data Centric Businesses In 2021

Smart Data Collective

Businesses in 2021 need to take a more data-driven approach than ever before. This entails utilizing big data for marketing, optimizing finances and addressing countless other purposes. However, big data has also created some concerns for many businesses. Their internal data could be exposed.

WhatsApp to offer in-app purchases, cloud hosting services

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By Katie Paul. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Thursday said its WhatsApp messaging app would start to offer in-app purchases and hosting services, as it moves to boost revenue from the app while knitting together e-commerce infrastructure across the company.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Building a More Diverse and Inclusive Cloudera: Our First Steps

Cloudera

Cloudera recently appointed its first-ever Chief Diversity Officer, Sarah Shin. To maintain transparency about our diversity and inclusion (D&I) progress, we’ve asked her to share her vision for Cloudera’s future, and the initial steps she’s taking to help us get there.

California appeals court rules Uber, Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees

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(Reuters) - A California appeals court on Thursday unanimously ruled against ride-hailing companies Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc , saying they must reclassify their drivers in the state as employees. While the ruling does not take effect before a Nov.

Dataiku (Virtual!) Partner Day 2020: Recap and Awards

Dataiku

Dataiku Partner Day is a yearly opportunity to connect with our dedicated partner ecosystem across the globe, share our company strategy, and provide updates on the product roadmap.

Intel's margins tumble as customers shift to cheaper chips, shares slide 10%

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By Stephen Nellis. Reuters) - Intel Corp on Thursday reported that margins tumbled in the latest quarter as consumers bought cheaper laptops and pandemic-stricken businesses and governments clamped down on data center spending, news that sent its shares down 10%.

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5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

The New Normal for FP&A: Data Analytics

Jedox

The term “data analytics” refers to the process of examining datasets to draw conclusions about the information they contain. Data analysis techniques enhance the ability to take raw data and uncover patterns to extract valuable insights from it.

California drivers sue Uber over in-app messages asking to support ballot measure

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By Tina Bellon. Reuters) - California Uber Technologies Inc drivers on Thursday sued the ride-hailing company over in-app messages regarding an upcoming gig worker ballot measure that the drivers say violate a California law protecting their political rights.

HBase Clusters Data Synchronization with HashTable/SyncTable tool

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Replication ( covered in this previous blog article ) has been released for a while and is among the most used features of Apache HBase.

HK brokers ready war chest for mom-and-pop bidding frenzy in Ant's mega IPO

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By Scott Murdoch and Donny Kwok.

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Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Day in the Life of an Industry Analyst at Gartner’s (Virtual) IT Symposium Xpo 2020 – Day 3

Andrew White

Wednesday October 22 2020. 6.08am Late getting up. Tired. Breakfast. Family. 7.10am At desk. Top 20 most-read research last week across D&A. Mused – looks like my brain activity is a little flatter than earlier in the week.

Starboard's Smith calls ACI Worldwide 'attractive' takeover target

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By Svea Herbst-Bayliss. BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor Starboard Value, which now owns 9% of ACI Worldwide Inc, views the payment systems company as an "attractive" takeover candidate, the hedge fund's chief Jeffrey Smith said at a conference on Thursday.

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Master Your Power BI Environment with Tabular Models

Jet Global

The world of business analytics is evolving rapidly. The size and scope of business databases have grown as ERP functionality has evolved, businesses have increased their adoption of CRM and marketing automation, and collaboration networks have become more common.

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McAfee Corp shares fall 7% in Nasdaq debut

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(Reuters) - Shares of McAfee Corp fell 7% in their market debut on Thursday, marking a disappointing opening for the cyber security firm after it raised about $620 million in its initial public offering. The stock opened at $18.60 per share, compared with its IPO price of $20 per share.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Predictions 2021: The Time Is Now For AI To Shine

Forrester's Customer Insights

In 2021, business and IT leaders will be forced to tackle some long-lingering AI challenges head on to successfully emerge from the pandemic. Read Forrester's AI predictions to learn more. Age of the Customer AI Insights machine learning prediction

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Analysis: Is PayPal's crypto move a game-changer for bitcoin? Probably not, say experts

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By Anna Irrera and Tom Wilson. LONDON (Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc's decision to open its network to bitcoin and its rivals was hailed by virtual coin enthusiasts as a watershed moment for cryptocurrencies and their path towards becoming a widespread means of payment.

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If Data is the New Oil, Data Lineage is the Drill

Octopai

Where did the data in this report come from? You may have heard this question time and time again, no matter the vertical. Whether it be banking, healthcare, education, or SaaS, companies constantly wonder about the validity of their data.

Trial begins in Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee's suspected fraud, stock manipulation case

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By Joyce Lee. SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee's trial, in a case of suspected accounting fraud and stock price manipulation connected to a 2015 merger, began on Thursday as a Seoul court held its first hearing.

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Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

TIBCO’s Acquisition Of Information Builders Signals More BI Market Consolidation

Forrester's Customer Insights

The business intelligence (BI) vendor consolidation trend that started earlier in 2019 continues. Today, TIBCO announced its intent to acquire Information Builders, Inc. IBI) — one of the oldest players in the market. Want to get the real sense of how far back IBI goes?

AT&T takes pandemic hit, but surpasses revenue expectations

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By Sheila Dang.

Saudi Arabia signs MoUs with IBM, Alibaba and Huawei on AI

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(Reuters) - The Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence on Thursday signed three memorandums of understanding with IBM , Alibaba and Huawei at a summit in the kingdom, state news agency SPA said. SPA did not disclose details on the agreements.

LG Display swings to profit on new iPhone, says Huawei impact 'manageable'

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By Heekyong Yang and Hyunjoo Jin. SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Thursday reported a profit for July-September, ending a six-quarter run of loss, helped by shipments for Apple Inc's new iPhone and stay-at-home trends boosting panel demand for TVs and laptops.

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Rethinking Information Governance In The Age of Unstructured Enterprise Data

Today’s organizations are faced with the overwhelming challenge of managing, finding, and leveraging their information. This eBook discusses a newly discovered information discipline and is filled to the brim with helpful information.