Tue.Nov 26, 2019

What is the Chi-Square Test and How Does it Work? An Intuitive Explanation with R Code

Analytics Vidhya

Overview What is the chi-square test? How does it work? Learn about the different types of Chi-Square tests and where and when you should. The post What is the Chi-Square Test and How Does it Work? An Intuitive Explanation with R Code appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Content-based Recommender Using Natural Language Processing (NLP)

KDnuggets

A guide to build a content-based movie recommender model based on NLP. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Movies Netflix NLP Python Recommender Systems

Is AI Disrupting the Field of Behavioral Change Marketing?

Smart Data Collective

Artificial intelligence is intended to mimic the behavior of humans. However, AI technology can be applied in reverse – it can be used to change human behavior. There are a number of reasons AI can be great for social engineering, especially in the field of marketing.

Probability Learning: Naive Bayes

KDnuggets

This post will describe various simplifications of Bayes' Theorem, that make it more practical and applicable to real world problems: these simplifications are known by the name of Naive Bayes.

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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?"

Right sizing your solution and your partner

Perficient Data & Analytics

Stepping up to the plate. To me, one of the most exciting and most frustrating things to do is to find a new solution for a need at your employer. Your job is to make a decision with the best information available to you. Then implement that decision successfully.

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Join this live webinar: Fast, Agile, Service-Driven Insurance: Fuse Innovative Tech to Your Company DNA - AI, Chatbots, Automation and More, Dec 11 at 10:00am EST, to get actionable insight to develop your strategy. 2019 Nov Webcasts & Webinars AXA Chatbots Insurance Insurance Nexus

Winning the Future: Digital Transformation, the Cloud, and AWS

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With data growing at a staggering rate, managing and structuring it is vital to your survival. In our Event Spotlights series, we cover the biggest industry events helping builders learn about the latest tech, trends, and people innovating in the space. We live in a world of data.

Machine Learning 101: The What, Why, and How of Weighting

KDnuggets

Weighting is a technique for improving models. In this article, learn more about what weighting is, why you should (and shouldn’t) use it, and how to choose optimal weights to minimize business costs. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Accuracy Balancing Classes Machine Learning Model Performance Sports

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

Top 6 Data Analytics Tools in 2019

FineReport

When it comes to data analytics tools, we always have questions. What is the difference between so many data analysis tools? Which is better? Which one should I study?

3 Data Visualization “Aha” Moments to Ensure Your Data Has the Impact it Should

Depict Data Studio

Hi, I’m Cheryl D. Davis, a Senior Analyst for the Center for Education Innovation, Evaluation, & Research at the Willamette Education Service District. I work to help school districts turn data into actionable information.

A Few More Ways Machine Learning Can Help You Know Your Customer

Tamr

As promised in my earlier post , I want to continue the conversation around the ways machine learning can help with KYC. In this post, I will explore two examples that are indirect applications of machine learning. I will start with low-latency matching – one of my favorite topics.

Challenges in replacing SSRS with Microsoft Power BI

BizAcuity

There are several reporting tools and platforms available today, and enterprises usually choose the one that is best suited for their business needs. Two popular options for reporting platforms are SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and Microsoft Power BI. SSRS and Microsoft Power BI.

Embedding Operational Reports: Everything Product Managers Should Know

Speaker: Dean Yao, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Businesses are run with analytics - but companies continue to struggle with interpreting, analyzing, and distributing data. Operational reports help get information to the people who need it most, in formats they understand, and in a timeframe that matters. Join the webinar to learn how embedding operational reports can give your users a precisely formatted, ready-to-analyze view of their operational activities. World-class software teams are embedding operational reports to empower end users with interactive data visualizations, detailed information, and highly precise formats that can be shared via email, PDF, print, or online.

Getting to Know Your Speaker Armel Lupapi

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In the next addition of our 'getting to know your speaker', we are proud to bring you Armel Lupapi. CISO Africa 2020

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Unpacking Gartner’s assessment of IBM in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Operational DBMS

IBM Big Data Hub

With the publication of Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Operational Database Management Systems, we were happy to see recognition of some of our key efforts from the past year.

Phocas vs. Tableau: BARC Business Intelligence Tool Comparison

Phocas

In August Salesforce purchased Tableau for $15.3 billion in one of the most significant software acquisitions in recent years. Salesforce, known for its cloud-based CRM software, is treading into turbulent waters as more than two-thirds of Tableau’s customers are on-premise.

Why Cloud-Native Management Tools Aren’t Enough

Nutanix

Keeping track of various and sundry cross-cloud resources has the potential to become mind-numbingly complex as hybrid and multi-cloud deployments heat up

Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

You know what they say: what's measured improves. As product managers we're in a golden age of being able to get all sorts of metrics and run all sorts of experiments. But what are your measurements and analytics focused on? Are they really truly objective? Do they contribute to the ultimate vision of your product? And is everybody clear on that vision? Join Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, as he takes you through a two-part measurement audit. First, you'll learn how to make sure your measurements actually align with your product strategy. And second, you'll learn how to evaluate your culture of using measurements, so future experiments will more consistently provide high-value results.

Operationalizing Enterprise Machine Learning: A Fireside Chat with Forrester and Cloudera

Cloudera

One aspect of machine learning (ML) adoption that we see time and time again as a point of friction for enterprise organizations is how to effectively operationalize and govern ML models, ensuring transparency, continuous learning, and continuous return on investment for the business.

Cost Management Tips for Your Private Cloud

Nutanix

Private clouds offer some very distinct benefits to IT teams. Most notably, security and predictability have become synonymous with private clouds

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Healthfirst: Using Data Science to Improve the Health of New Yorkers

DataRobot

If you’ve got tons of data but haven’t actually deployed models to real-life use cases, then what’s the point? How can your organization grow and make a difference? Organizations around the world want to make better predictions faster but are held back by manual processes and lack of resources.