Fri.Sep 06, 2019

Data Cleaning and Preprocessing for Beginners


When our team’s project scored first in the text subtask of this year’s CALL Shared Task challenge, one of the key components of our success was careful preparation and cleaning of data. Data cleaning and preparation is the most critical first step in any AI project.

I wasn’t getting hired as a Data Scientist. So I sought data on who is.


Instead of focusing on skills thought to be required of data scientists, we can look at what they have actually done before. 2019 Sep Opinions Career Career Advice Data Science Data Scientist

Why Trust Will Be a Big IoT Factor Moving Forward


Advances in technology in the 21st century have been rampant and industry-changing. These changes are perhaps most apparent with how advanced the internet has become and how prevalent it is in everyday life, which has given rise to the internet of things, commonly referred to as IoT.

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Build Your First Voice Assistant


Hone your practical speech recognition application skills with this overview of building a voice assistant using Python. 2019 Sep Tutorials, Overviews Machine Learning NLP Python Speech Recognition

The Evolving Role of the CDO and CAO

Speaker: Ash Dhupar (CAO), Ben Donlon (CAO), Chris Hutchins (CDAO), Larry Shiller (CDO)

What is the point of a Chief Data/Analytics Officer? If you're in one of the many fields currently adopting this role, you've almost certainly heard this question; maybe you're in the process of answering it within your company. Join us and a panel of c-suite data and analytics professionals for hard-earned insights into what the CAO, CDO, and CDAO roles entail - and how you can create and move into these roles within your organization, if they aren't already there.

Intelligent Resilience

Perficient Data & Analytics

The Resilience of your Intelligence. Regardless of what department or area you work in it is critical that your company is set up to handle storms and disasters that may come.

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What is SSDP and Can it Truly Make Analytics Self-Serve?


SSDP (otherwise known as self-serve data preparation) is the logical evolution of business intelligence analytical tools. With self-serve tools, data discovery and analytics tools are accessible to team members and business users across the enterprise. What is SSDP?

Accelerating unstructured data compliance with a new approach: sampling

IBM Big Data Hub

The initial goal of sampling is to assess where the highest compliance risk areas are within your enterprise. Read blog to learn how IBM StoredIQ InstaScan accelerates this

3 Approaches to Business Intelligence as a Service


To show business intelligence as a service from different angles, we provide two examples from our data analytics outsourcing practice, as well as the research findings

How AI picks the most exciting moments at the US Open without bias

IBM Big Data Hub

Note: This blog post was authored by Aaron Baughman with Stephen Hammer, Eythan Holladay, Eduardo Morales and Gary Reiss. Tennis play at the US Open consists of 254 matches in the men’s and women’s singles events totaling tens of thousands of points.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

Designing Dashboards that Users Actually Like – Free Webcast


See how creating a system of purpose-specific displays enables users to quickly get answers to their data-related questions. 2019 Sep Webcasts & Webinars Dashboard Data Visualization JMP

Back to School: The Changing Role of Data in Education


With summer officially over and fall setting in, the back-to-school excitement abounds.