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How to Deal with Categorical Data for Machine Learning

KDnuggets

Check out this guide to implementing different types of encoding for categorical data, including a cheat sheet on when to use what type. KDnuggets Originals Machine Learning

6 Crucial Steps For Setting Your Data Team KPIs

DataFloq

As analytics professionals, we deal in data: serving ad-hoc reports on a minute's notice, pulling queries for executives, and generally forecasting company performance across a variety of metrics. But how can we be truly successful if we don't measure our own performance, too?

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Introduction to Requests Library in Python

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction Requests in Python is a module that can be used to send all kinds of HTTP requests. It is straightforward to use and is a human-friendly HTTP Library.

The Problem of Bias in Artificial Intelligence

DataFloq

At present, the best AI tools we have at our disposal are considered weak and narrow – they can only accomplish specific tasks using a specific data set for them by their programmers.

Build Your Open Data Lakehouse on Apache Iceberg

Speaker: Veena Vasudevan and Jason Hughes

In this webinar, Dremio and AWS will discuss the most common challenges in data architecture and how to overcome them with an open data lakehouse architecture on AWS. Sign up now!

Multi-variate Time Series Forecasting using Kats Model

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction Kats model-which is also developed by Facebook Research Team-supports the functionality of multi-variate time-series forecasting in addition to univariate time-series forecasting.

The Right Stuff: The Role of MLOps in AI Success

CIO

Great teams incorporate a variety of skill sets. For example, a football team consisting of 11 quarterbacks would get crushed in a game against talented linemen, running backs and receivers.

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Scaling False Peaks

O'Reilly on Data

Humans are notoriously poor at judging distances. There’s a tendency to underestimate, whether it’s the distance along a straight road with a clear run to the horizon or the distance across a valley. When ascending toward a summit, estimation is further confounded by false summits.

Making a Multipaged Application using Streamlit

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction If we want to make a small application in Streamlit, it’s enough to make a single web page-based application. But when the application is large, we must consider splitting the contents into different web pages.

Legendary CIO Larry Quinlan on lifting as you climb the ladder

CIO

Hall of Fame CIO Larry Quinlan is recognized as one of the most successful IT leaders of all time. As global CIO at Deloitte, he led 10,000 IT professionals across 175 countries and drove significant revenue as the lead client partner for several of Deloitte’s large global clients.

Introduction to Amazon Glacier & it’s Use Cases

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction Amazon Glacier is a cloud storage platform developed and launched by AWS with longer loading times.

A Practical Guide to Business Intelligence Governance

Speaker: Marius Moscovici, CEO Metric Insights & Mike Smitheman, VP Metric Insights

This presentation will provide a practical step-by-step guide for implementing effective BI governance and a toolkit for addressing the three critical aspects of any program.

Top 11 change management certifications to boost your IT career

CIO

Businesses are constantly evolving their use of technology, resulting in almost constant organizational change.

Most In-demand Artificial Intelligence Skills To Learn In 2022

KDnuggets

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the process of programming a computer that can reason and learn like a human being and make decisions for itself. KDnuggets Originals Artificial Intelligence

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Transformational AI: Take Inspiration from Successful Implementers

CIO

For most enterprises, artificial intelligence efforts are no longer science projects or skunkworks distractions. The technology has matured and companies are finding real value in pragmatic use cases that generate actionable insights or unlock new revenue streams.

SQL Server and the Cast Function for Data-Driven Companies

Smart Data Collective

A growing number of businesses are relying on big data technology to improve productivity and address some of their most pressing challenges. Global companies are projected to spend over $297 billion on big data by 2030. Data technology has proven to be remarkably helpful for many businesses.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

How the Retail Industry Can Improve the Customer Experience, Increase Safety and Maximize Margins Through Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence

CIO

Increasing margins is critical to achieving sustained success in the retail industry.To maximize margins, leaders consider how to run the store more efficiently, how to deliver the best services to customers and how to grow new services.

AI for Time Travel? Well, Almost

Dataiku

AI predictions compress time: Reduce credit card refunds from 60 to 30 days or time to detect chip manufacturing problems from 36 hours to zero.

AI Adoption Trends and Lessons Learned: An Expert Q&A

CIO

Over the past six years, NVIDIA DGX Systems have helped power artificial intelligence projects across enterprises both large and small. I recently spoke with Charlie Boyle, the Vice President and General Manager of DGX Systems at NVIDIA, about the big AI trends he has seen and what’s coming next.

Data-Driven Employee Reviews Are Less Biased and Unfair

Smart Data Collective

Data analytics technology has changed many aspects of the modern workplace. A growing number of companies are using data to make more informed hiring decisions , track payroll issues and resolve internal problems.

7 Winning Lead Generation Strategies to Drive Growth

As B2B companies pivot to keep pace with a quickly changing marketplace, a data-centric approach to lead generation can be the difference between remaining competitive or being left behind. Get real-world examples and inspiration from leading B2B businesses in this whitepaper.

Why Purpose-Built Infrastructure is the Best Option for Scaling AI Model Development

CIO

Many companies that begin their AI projects in the cloud often reach a point when cost and time variables become issues. That’s typically due to the exponential growth in dataset size and complexity of AI models. “In

Wi-Fi Connectivity Issues Impede Data-Driven Healthcare Models

Smart Data Collective

Analytics technology has transformed the healthcare industry in recent years. Healthcare organizations are projected to spend over $80 billion on analytics services by 2028. There are many benefits of leveraging analytics in healthcare.

What are the Assumptions of XGBoost?

KDnuggets

In this article, you will learn: how boosting relates to XGBoost; the features of XGBoost; how it reduces the loss function value and overfitting. KDnuggets Originals Machine Learning

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Speeding up Queries With Z-Order

Cloudera

Z-order is an ordering for multi-dimensional data, e.g. rows in a database table. Once data is in Z-order it is possible to efficiently search against more columns. This article reveals how Z-ordering works and how one can use it with Apache Impala.

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Steps Laptop Owners Must Take to Mitigate Risks of Data Loss

Smart Data Collective

Data loss is a growing problem, as companies become more dependent on data than ever. The cost of data loss can be massive for many companies. A data center outage can cost $7,900 in losses every minute. However, the cost of losing data on a regular computer can be significant as well.

Did Big Data Deliver Business Transformation & Improved CX?

Alation

It’s been one decade since the “ Big Data Era ” began (and to much acclaim!). Analysts asked, What if we could manage massive volumes and varieties of data? What insights and new abilities might we unlock? Ten years later, there’s no doubt much progress has been made.

Renaming Tables in SQL Servers is Vital for Data-Driven Entities

Smart Data Collective

A growing number of businesses are discovering the importance of big data. Thirty-two percent of businesses have a formal data strategy and this number is rising year after year. Unfortunately, they often have to deal with a variety of challenges when they manage their data.

Why Emily Ekdahl chose co:rise to level up her job performance as a machine learning engineer

KDnuggets

Find out what one of the first learners to complete the co:rise Machine Learning Foundations track said about her experience in the track and what she’s tackling next when she recently talked to Julia Stiglitz, co:rise co-founder and CEO. Products and Services Partners

Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!

The Secret Sauce of LeasePlan’s Award-Winning Logical Data Fabric

Data Virtualization

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last month, IDC announced that LeasePlan, a car-as-a-service company, was the winner of IDC’s European Data Strategy and Innovation awards, in the category of Data Management Excellence, for LeasePlan’s logical data fabric. This is a testament to the maturity of.

insightsoftware Introduces New Features in Logi Composer 7 Launch, Addressing BI Market Needs

Insight Software

Raleigh, N.C – August 4, 2022 – insightsoftware , a global provider of reporting, analytics, and performance management solutions, today announced the release of Logi Composer 7.

How CFOs Can Drive Better Data Performance

Anmut

Data is underperforming. Our research suggests that 70% of spending on data delivers no discernible improvement in business outcomes and no measurable return on investment.