Tue.Nov 23, 2021

Why You Should Care About Data Drift

Dataiku

Data drift is more important than ever. The COVID-19 health crisis has brutally reminded us that, to paraphrase French chemist Antoine Lavoisier: nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed.

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Loan Risk Analysis with Supervised Machine Learning Classification

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction to Classification Algorithms In this article, we shall analyze loan risk using 2 different supervised learning classification algorithms. These algorithms are decision trees and random forests.

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Consortium of Japanese firms to test launch digital currency - Nikkei

DataFloq

By Leika Kihara. TOKYO (Reuters) - A consortium of roughly 70 Japanese firms, including the country's three mega-banks, will begin experiments to launch a digital currency as early as the latter half of 2022, the Nikkei newspaper said on Wednesday.

Building an end-to-end Polynomial Regression Model in R

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Overview. Regression analysis is used to solve problems of prediction based on data statistical parameters. In this article, we will look at the use of a polynomial regression model on a simple example using real statistic data.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Real-World Applications Of Machine Learning In Healthcare

DataFloq

The healthcare industry has always benefited from technological advances and their offerings. From pacemakers and X-Rays to electronic CPRs and more, healthcare has been able to add value to society and its evolution immensely due to the role of technology.

Top Stories, Nov 15-21: 19 Data Science Project Ideas for Beginners

KDnuggets

Also: How I Redesigned over 100 ETL into ELT Data Pipelines; Where NLP is heading; Don’t Waste Time Building Your Data Science Network; Data Scientists: How to Sell Your Project and Yourself. 2021 Nov Top Stories Top stories

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Most Common SQL Mistakes on Data Science Interviews

KDnuggets

Sure, we all make mistakes -- which can be a bit more painful when we are trying to get hired -- so check out these typical errors applicants make while answering SQL questions during data science interviews. 2021 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Interview Questions Mistakes SQL

China Oct smartphone shipments up 30.6% y/y, likely driven by iPhone

DataFloq

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shipments of smartphones within China rose 30.6% year-on-year to 32.7 million handsets in October, the China Academy of Information and Communications (CAICT) reported late on Tuesday.

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5 Advanced Tips on Python Sequences

KDnuggets

Notes from Fluent Python by Luciano Ramalho. 2021 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Programming Python

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Explainer-What we know so far about El Salvador's volcano-powered bitcoin bond

DataFloq

MIZATA, El Salvador/LONDON (Reuters) - El Salvador plans to build the world's first "Bitcoin City" with money from a $1 billion bitcoin-backed bond the country's President Nayib Bukele said on Saturday.

Put Your Data to Work: The Complete Playbook

Turn your data into a competitive advantage. This playbook contains: Exclusive stats, research & insights on how the pandemic affected businesses. A comprehensive “Request For Proposal” (RFP) checklist and an interactive quiz to test your data knowledge.

Getting Started with Cloudera Data Platform Operational Database (COD)

Cloudera

Concepts. What is Cloudera Operational Database (COD)? Operational Database is a relational and non-relational database built on Apache HBase and is designed to support OLTP applications, which use big data. The operational database in Cloudera Data Platform has the following components: .

Spotify launches 'Netflix Hub' on its app to attract fans

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Music streaming platform Spotify Technology said on Tuesday it has introduced a new hub where fans can listen to all the official soundtracks, playlists and podcasts related to Netflix Inc's shows.

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Help Your CFO Double Their Strategic Value

Insight Software

Over the past two decades, and even more so because of the pandemic, CFOs have become one of business’ most prized assets.

U.S. banking regulators to clarify banks' crypto role in 2022 - statement

DataFloq

By Pete Schroeder. WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. banking regulators intend to clarify in 2022 what role traditional banks can legally play in the cryptocurrency market, they said on Tuesday.

The Engineering Leader's Guide to Empowering Excellence With Data

A software engineering team is measured by its outputs — the quality of the code delivered and the speed at which it was shipped. The first step to achieving success is the inputs; leaders need to create an environment that enables developers to excel.

The Third Pillar of Data Culture: Data Governance

Alation

There’s an old saying that if you ask ten economists a question, you’ll get eleven opinions. The same could be said about data governance : ask ten experts to define the term, and you’ll get eleven definitions and perhaps twelve frameworks.

Vivendi says to hold onto Telecom Italia stake

DataFloq

MILAN (Reuters) - Vivendi has no plans to sell its stake in Telecom Italia, the French group said on Tuesday, reiterating it was a long-term investor in Italy's biggest phone group and wanted to work with all stakeholders for its success. The comments came after U.S.

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Why is manufacturing analytics so… meh?

3AG Systems

Why does manufacturing analytics not live up to expectations? We think there are two driving forces here. The first is lowered expectations. The granddaddy of manufacturing analytics was SCADA, and SCADA is ancient. The second factor is that getting insights from complex systems is hard. Really hard, like self-driving car hard. Your job as a plant supervisor is not an easy one, and completely automating that process with all your know-how is not something easily done.

T-Mobile to settle U.S. probe into 2020 outage for $19.5 million

DataFloq

By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - T-Mobile USA agreed to settle a U.S. probe for $19.5 million after a massive 2020 outage led to more than 20,000 failed 911 emergency calls.

Building Product to Enhance Customer Support: The Key to Customer Retention in an E-commerce Business

Speaker: Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch (Demand & Growth) | Former Product Manager at Bigbasket

Join Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch, as she details the best way to increase customer retention.

5-step Optimization Approach Towards Sustainable S&OP Success

Jedox

The last blog post from our guest authors at smartPM.solutions was about S&OP maturity and the classification of your current S&OP situation according to the 5-stage Gartner S&OP Maturity Model.

Singapore's DBS suffers second day of online banking disruption

DataFloq

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's largest bank, is facing disruptions in its online banking services for the second consecutive day on Wednesday after service outages began on Tuesday morning, leading to complaints from customers. Services were restored early this morning.

High Five, Nutanix Named a Five-Time Leader in HCI

Nutanix

This week, Gartner, Inc. recognized Nutanix’s vision and execution with the 2021 Magic Quadrant™ for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software, designating Nutanix as a Leader for the fifth year in a row

Moscow tells 13 mostly U.S. tech firms they must set up in Russia by 2022

DataFloq

By Alexander Marrow and Gleb Stolyarov. MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia has demanded that 13 foreign and mostly U.S. technology companies be officially represented on Russian soil by the end of 2021 or face possible restrictions or outright bans.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Swan-Feeding and Organisational Status Junkies

Adrian Reed's Blog

At a park near where I live there’s a large pond which is inhabited by many swans. The swan population varies depending on the time of year, but at the moment there’s somewhere between 40-80 there, including some juvenile (grey) swans.

Taiwan talks chips, Chinese 'coercion' in U.S. meeting

DataFloq

By Sarah Wu. TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan and the United States discussed chip shortages and how to respond to China's economic "coercion" during the second session of an economic dialogue launched last year, Taiwan Economy Minister Wang Mei-hua said on Tuesday.

Musk chides Binance CEO on dogecoin glitch

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Tesla founder Elon Musk on Tuesday delivered a stinging rebuke to Binance Chief Executive Changpeng Zhao on Twitter after the cryptocurrency exchange limited withdrawals of meme-based digital currency dogecoin.

Apple files lawsuit against NSO Group, saying U.S. citizens were targets

DataFloq

By Stephen Nellis. Reuters) -Apple Inc said on Tuesday it has filed a lawsuit against Israeli cyber firm NSO Group and its parent company OSY Technologies for alleged surveillance and targeting of U.S. Apple users with its Pegasus spyware.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.

France's Orange aims to add Belgian fixed line through VOO deal

DataFloq

By Mathieu Rosemain and Sudip Kar-Gupta. PARIS (Reuters) -Orange, France's largest telecoms operator, set out a shift into Belgium's fixed line business on Tuesday, with plans to buy a majority stake in VOO SA in a deal valuing the firm at 1.8 billion euros ($2 billion).

Dell forecasts upbeat revenue on strong PC demand

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Laptop maker Dell Technologies Inc on Tuesday forecast current-quarter revenue above estimates, highlighting strong demand for its personal computers and servers from companies moving toward a hybrid work model.

Indonesia mulls media bill seeking fairer share from big tech

DataFloq

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Stanley Widianto.

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Tesla's Musk exercises more options, sells shares worth $1.05 billion

DataFloq

(Reuters) -Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk sold another 934,091 shares of the electric vehicle maker worth $1.05 billion after exercising options to buy 2.15 million shares, U.S. securities filings showed on Tuesday. The world's richest person had on Nov.

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The Retailer’s Guide to Marketing Data

Retailers are faced with extraordinary challenges – from changing consumer needs to unpredictable twists & turns in the economy. Learn how innovative retailers use zero-, first-, second-, and third-party data to find their best customers and drive repeat purchases.