Tue.Sep 22, 2020

Time Series in Excel! Learn Exponential Smoothing Models for Time Series Forecasting in Excel

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Excel is the perfect fit for building your time series forecasting models We’ll discuss exponential smoothing models for time series forecasting, including the. The post Time Series in Excel!

Exception reporting is one of the reasons Savona selected Phocas BI


Savona, an independent British food distributor, wanted a BI tool that reviews sales information includes human resources data and brings together online and offline orders into one version of the truth.

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Shopify says customer data likely exposed as employees accessed records


(Reuters) - Shopify Inc said on Tuesday data of customers who shopped at fewer than 200 merchants listed on the company's e-commerce platform was likely exposed after two employees tried to steal transaction records.

How to Rank Entities with Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods(MCDM)

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Ranking with MCDM You can’t rest on your #1 ranking-because the guy at #2 isn’t resting. He’s still improving his site — Ryan. The post How to Rank Entities with Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods(MCDM) 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.

Ways in Which Organizations are Using Blockchain and AI to Save Endangered Species


Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a household term for most, even if said household may not have a deep grasp on what it is.

Looking for a Software Partner to Support Your Operational Transfer Pricing? Here Are the Questions to Ask

Jet Global

Failure to manage operational transfer pricing effectively creates huge risks for organizations, especially in today’s highly unpredictable markets. Trying to keep track of the many moving parts involved using spreadsheets may still be the norm in many multinational companies.

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How to Use Big Data to Cash in on the Firearms Market

Smart Data Collective

If you’ve never been aware of big data in the firearms industry, you’re in for a treat. Statistics over time have proven that the firearms industry does exceptionally well under two conditions: right before a presidential election and during a national crisis. Currently, the U.S.

Tesla warns on challenges of scaling up production


By Edward Taylor. FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk warned on Tuesday about the difficulties of speeding up production as an expert cautioned the carmaker's increased reliance on large-scale aluminium parts could bring new manufacturing challenges.

Alation + Snowflake: Driving Data Culture


The post Alation + Snowflake: Driving Data Culture appeared first on Alation. Partner News Alation data catalog data collaboration data culture


Facebook vows to restrict users if U.S. election descends into chaos: FT


(Reuters) - Facebook Inc will take aggressive measures to "restrict the circulation of content" on its platform if November's presidential election descends into chaos or violent civic unrest, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday citing a company executive.

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.

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

Andrew White

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Rita Sallam’s long running “number 1” hit of the year did it again! It has clawed its way back up to top spot.

TikTok proposes social media coalition to curb harmful content


(Reuters) - TikTok has proposed a global coalition of social media firms for early identification and removal of harmful content, the company said on Tuesday, as networking apps face a barrage of criticism over issues ranging from misinformation to data privacy.

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Podcast Interview: Sales, Meet Data.

Juice Analytics

I had the pleasure of being a guest on John Livesay’s ‘ The Successful Pitch ’ podcast recently. John brings great passion to storytelling in sales. We discussed how Juice’s particular form of data storytelling can transform sales conversations.

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China's Ant takes another step towards $35 billion IPO with registration move


SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Ant Group submitted documents to the securities regulator for registration of the Shanghai portion of its IPO, the city's bourse said late on Tuesday, moving a step closer to a planned dual-listing expected to be worth about $35 billion.

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.

Customer Journey Analytics & Real-Time Marketing: Lessons Learned from Those That Got it Right


Learn about the early adopters for both Customer Journey Analytics and Real-Time Marketing who overcame initial hurdles and realized superior business outcomes

Huawei's supply chain has been 'attacked', says chairman


SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies will do everything it can to strengthen its supply chain which has been "attacked", its rotating Chairman Guo Ping said on Wednesday.

How to Power Up a Security Technology Trial

Sirius Computer Solutions

Given the opportunity, “try before you buy” is almost always the path to better purchasing decisions.

EV maker Polestar plans to double showrooms and move into new markets: CEO


By Yilei Sun and Brenda Goh. BEIJING (Reuters) - Polestar, the performance electric vehicle maker based in Sweden and owned by China's Geely, plans to double the number of showrooms in existing markets this year and expand to new countries in Asia and the Middle East, its CEO said on Tuesday.

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.

Ending Dusty Shelf Reports: Interview on James Pann’s YouTube Show

Depict Data Studio

I recently had the opportunity to be a guest on James Pann’s YouTube show to talk about reports. James is an Associate Professor, program evaluator, and psychologist who specializes in evaluating health, human service, and educational programs. Watch Our Conversation.

Sony slides 2% as Microsoft flashes cash to boost games lineup


By Sam Nussey. TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp's shares slid as much as 2% in Tokyo trade on Wednesday after Microsoft Corp said it would buy the parent of games publisher Bethesda Softworks, in a deal to bolster its games slate as it eyes cloud gaming expansion.

Why Alternative Data Is on Pace to Disrupt Investment Management [Infographic]


As organizations face uncertainty in the wake of the global health crisis, many are seeking unique ways to understand the new dynamics of the economic landscape and monitor their recovery process.

5 Compelling Reasons Why Small Businesses Opt for Cloud Computing


Cloud technology has been the leading technology that has brought new opportunities for small businesses to compete on a global level.

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.

Muddy Waters' Carson Block to roll out internet TV channel for short selling


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Muddy Waters Research founder Carson Block on Wednesday will launch Zer0es TV, an internet video channel dedicated to informing investors about the mechanics and processes of short-selling.

Apple says some users facing issues with App Store, Music, TV+


(Reuters) - Apple Inc said [link] on Tuesday some of its users were experiencing problems while accessing certain services, including the App Store, Apple Music and TV+ streaming service. It was unclear how many users and which countries were impacted.

Walmart to test drone delivery of COVID-19 test kits


(Reuters) - Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it would run a pilot project to deliver self-collection test kits for coronavirus through automated drones at customers' doorsteps. The U.S.

Mediaset, Vivendi seek compromise to revive European growth plan: sources


By Elvira Pollina. MILAN (Reuters) - Mediaset and its second largest investor Vivendi are working on a potential deal to end a long-running legal row and revive the Italian broadcaster's European growth strategy, two sources close to the matter said.

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.

Elon Musk expected to use Tesla 'Battery Day' to argue for the end of combustion engines


By Tina Bellon. Reuters) - Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday is scheduled to showcase the company's advanced battery technology, with investors expecting he will outline how the company's electric vehicles will surpass the cost and convenience of internal combustion engines.

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Facebook removes Chinese accounts active in Philippines and U.S. politics


By Joseph Menn. Reuters) - Facebook Inc said Tuesday it had removed a network of inauthentic Chinese accounts that were interfering in Asian and American politics, including some that posted material supporting and opposing U.S. President Donald Trump.

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U.S. warns 'foreign actors' aim to sow doubts over mail-in voting


By Jason Lange. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. federal law enforcement and cybersecurity agencies on Tuesday warned that "foreign actors" will likely try to discredit the November presidential election by taking advantage of the slow counting of mail-in ballots.


TikTok's promise of 25,000 new U.S. jobs sets lofty goal


By Sheila Dang.


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.