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5 Rules for Successful Success Metrics

Juice Analytics

Here’s an analytics truism: everyone wants a dashboard (a.k.a. key performance indicators (a.k.a KPIs), success metrics, scorecards). Managers want a barometer of performance, a hammer to use on their subordinates, and a straightforward quantification of their business.

Deep Learning 101: Beginners Guide to Neural Network

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideo Book Introduction If there is one area in data science that has led to the growth of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in. The post Deep Learning 101: Beginners Guide to Neural Network appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Advanced Deep Learning Maths Videos Neural network

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How Third-party Data Can Enable Better Business Insights

DataFloq

Analytics leaders are leveraging third-party data to transform the way they innovate, improve customer experiences, and advance research. Learn how data can be used by CPG companies to optimize vending machine placement, publishers, to market to commuters, and retailers to optimize delivery routes.

Create Dual Axis Charts in Tableau

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideo Book Note: If you are more interested in learning concepts in an Audio-Visual format, we have this entire article explained in the video. The post Create Dual Axis Charts in Tableau appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Beginner Data Visualization Structured Data Tableau dual axis chart

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

Twitter tackles COVID-19 vaccine misinformation with labels, strike policy

DataFloq

By Paul Sandle. LONDON (Reuters) - Twitter said it would apply warnings to tweets that contain misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and implement a strike system of enforcement that could see users permanently banned for repeat violations.

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International Women’s Day 2021: Challenging what’s possible

Cloudera

This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8th comes at a time when global communities, businesses, and governments find themselves continuing to pirouette, pivot, and adapt in the face of a relentless, global pandemic. . COVID-19 has touched every aspect of our lives.

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What Makes an Intelligent Organization? Insights From Morgan Stanley’s Chief Analytics and Data Officer

Dataiku

Organizations often say they want to be data-driven, analytically empowered, or even an AI organization. But what does it actually mean to be an “AI organization?” Have you ever heard anyone say they wanted to be a fax-driven organization or a phone-driven organization? Probably not.

China's furtive bitcoin trade heats up again, worrying regulators

DataFloq

By Samuel Shen and Andrew Galbraith. SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Bitcoin's 300% price surge since October has revived China's grey market in cryptocurrency trading, putting regulators on alert over financial risks and capital outflows as volatility spikes.

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The End of the One-Page Analytics Dashboard

Juice Analytics

Any viewer with a passing interest will (or should) want to know more, drill deeper, and ask “why?”. The one-page dashboard was once the predominant form of visualizing data. It was the standard and the expectation.

SoftBank's internet business to invest $5 billion to resist overseas tech giants

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By Sam Nussey. TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank's internet subsidiary Z Holdings outlined plans on Monday to invest 500 billion yen ($4.7 billion) in technology over five years to resist an onslaught from larger overseas rivals.

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Use It, Save It, Or Lose It: Spring Cleaning for Information Governance

Speaker: Speakers Michelle Kirk of Georgia Pacific, Darla White of Sanofi, & Scott McVeigh of Onna

As an organization’s most valuable asset, data should be cared for and integrated, managed, archived, and deleted as appropriate. Join Onna, Georgia Pacific, and Sanofi for this on-demand webinar as they discuss proactive, practical steps for kicking off your organization's own digital cleanup.

Force 3 is Now Sirius Federal

Sirius Computer Solutions

Force 3, a leading national IT solutions integrator for the federal government, has completed its rebranding in an effort to help it collaborate more extensively and holistically with its parent company, Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc. Sirius).

U.S. panel recommends export 'choke points' to prevent Chinese dominance in semiconductors

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By Stephen Nellis. Reuters) - A U.S. national security commission on Monday recommended Congress tighten up "choke points" on chipmaking technology to prevent China from overtaking the United States in semiconductors in the coming years.

Bitcoin rises 8% to $48,861.48

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Bitcoin rose 8 % to $48,861.48 on Monday, adding $3,620.52 to its previous close. Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, has risen 76.2% from the year's low of $27,734 on Jan. Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, has fallen 16.3%

Congressional delegation to visit Amazon facility in Alabama to support union vote

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By Nandita Bose and David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A congressional delegation will visit an Amazon.com Inc facility in Alabama on Friday to show their support for workers who will vote on whether to unionize.

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

Zoom shares rise on strong current-quarter forecast, upbeat results

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Zoom Video Communications Inc forecast current-quarter revenue above expectations, as the company expects millions of people to continue using its video-conferencing platform to work remotely and attend online classes, sending its shares up 10%.

Lawsuit accuses Amazon of 'systemic' racism in corporate offices

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By Jonathan Stempel and Jeffrey Dastin. Reuters) - A manager at Amazon.com Inc sued the online retailer for discrimination on Monday, saying it hires Black people for lower positions and promotes them more slowly than white workers, and that she was subjected to harassment.

Betting on death of petrol cars, Volvo to go all electric by 2030

DataFloq

By Nick Carey and Helena Soderpalm. LONDON (Reuters) - Volvo's entire car line-up will be fully electric by 2030, the Chinese-owned company said on Tuesday, joining a growing number of carmakers planning to phase out fossil-fuel engines by the end of this decade. "I

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Boeing, Australian air force say pilotless, fighter-like jet completed first test flight

DataFloq

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Boeing Co and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) said on Tuesday they had completed the first flight test on a pilotless fighter-like jet designed to operate in conjunction with crewed aircraft.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Chinese fintech platforms expected to meet capital requirements within 2 years-regulator

DataFloq

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's financial technology companies are expected to meet capital adequacy requirements within a maximum of two years, said Guo Shuqing, head of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) on Tuesday.

Disney CEO says households without kids have boosted streaming success

DataFloq

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Surprisingly strong interest from adults who do not have kids at home has helped increase subscriptions to Walt Disney Co's Disney+ streaming service beyond initial projections, Chief Executive Bob Chapek said on Monday.

To go electric, America needs more mines. Can it build them?

DataFloq

By Ernest Scheyder. Reuters) - Last September, in the arid hills of northern Nevada, a cluster of flowers found nowhere else on earth died mysteriously overnight.

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Exclusive: Goldman Sachs restarts cryptocurrency desk amid bitcoin boom

DataFloq

By Anna Irrera, Iain Withers and Lawrence White. LONDON (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has restarted its cryptocurrency trading desk and will begin dealing bitcoin futures and non-deliverable forwards for clients from next week, a person familiar with the matter said.

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Facebook signs up partners for German news product, but Springer baulks

DataFloq

By Nadine Schimroszik and Klaus Lauer. BERLIN (Reuters) - Facebook signed up a string of German media partners on Monday to provide content for a local news product, but the publisher of the country's best-selling newspaper said it would not take part on terms it dismissed as derisory.

Apple's 270 U.S. stores all open for first time since pandemic began

DataFloq

(Reuters) - Apple said on Monday all its 270 U.S. stores have been opened, the first time in almost a year after it was forced to shutter several outlets because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Huawei CFO back in court fighting U.S. extradition

DataFloq

By Moira Warburton and Sarah Berman. VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will return to a Canadian court Monday for the final phase of the arguments in her U.S.

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China's Tencent Cloud to open datacentre in Bahrain

DataFloq

DUBAI (Reuters) - Tencent Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings, will launch an internet data centre in Bahrain by the end of 2021, Bahrain said on Monday.

How to Foster Data Culture (with Data Intelligence Technology!)

Speaker: Aaron Kalb, Co-Founder and CDAO at Alation

Watch Aaron Kalb, co-founder and CDAO at Alation, dive into the role of technology in shaping culture and show how a modern data catalog is helping innovative enterprises create thriving data cultures. Register for the webinar today!