November, 2019

Making Data-Driven Business Practices ‘Sticky’

Corinium

Cultural change does not happen overnight. Data Strategy

3 Reasons Your “Little” Data is a Big Deal

DataFloq

Big data is no longer some nascent trend riding a cycle of media hype. It’s here to stay, and it’s transforming how businesses make decisions, build products, and engage customers.

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Top 10 Analytics And Business Intelligence Trends For 2020

datapine

Over the past decade, business intelligence has been revolutionized. Data exploded and became big. We all gained access to the cloud. Spreadsheets finally took a backseat to actionable and insightful data visualizations and interactive business dashboards.

Want to Build Machine Learning Pipelines? A Quick Introduction using PySpark

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Here’s a quick introduction to building machine learning pipelines using PySpark The ability to build these machine learning pipelines is a must-have skill. The post Want to Build Machine Learning Pipelines? A Quick Introduction using PySpark appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

One-size-doesn’t-fit-all as BI solution helps shoe retailer measure performance

Phocas

Allegro Funds, an Australian private equity firm, acquired Number One Shoes and Hannah’s retailers in 2017.

Markov Chains: How to Train Text Generation to Write Like George R. R. Martin

KDnuggets

Read this article on training Markov chains to generate George R. Martin style text. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Generative Models Markov Chains NLP Text Analytics

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The Top Seven Technology Trends for 2020

DataFloq

We have reached the end of 2019 and just like in previous years, I am looking ahead to see what organisations can expect next year.

Top 10 IT & Technology Buzzwords You Won’t Be Able To Avoid In 2020

datapine

The modern world is changing more and more quickly with each passing year. If you don’t pay attention to new changes or keep up the pace, it’s easy to fall behind the times (and the market) while other companies beat you to the punch. The solution?

Game (Theory) for AI? An Illustrated Guide for Everyone

Analytics Vidhya

Overview What is Game Theory? And how does it apply to artificial intelligence (AI)? Game theory for AI is a fascinating concept that we. The post Game (Theory) for AI? An Illustrated Guide for Everyone appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

How DIFOT helps prepare retailers for Cyber Monday?

Phocas

Next Monday following Thanksgiving is ‘Cyber Monday’. This day has quickly become one of the largest online shopping days of the year. With a 17.9% year-over-year increase in sales, this year’s Cyber Monday is expected to be the largest online shopping day in history.

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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?"

A Doomed Marriage of Machine Learning and Agile

KDnuggets

Sebastian Thrun, the founder of Udacity, ruined my machine learning project and wedding. 2019 Nov Opinions Agile Machine Learning Udacity

Data Ethics, Culture and Advanced Analytics Top the Agenda at CDAO Fall

Corinium

Data ethics, data culture and the future of advanced analytics were the three themes that dominated CDAO Fall in Boston, MA last week.

How Blockchain and IoT Can Defeat Counterfeiting in the Fashion Industry

DataFloq

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But brands that lose billions to counterfeit products don’t feel it that way. . Cambridge dictionary defines counterfeiting as “something that is made to look like the original of something else, usually for dishonest or illegal purposes”.

Get Started With Business Performance Dashboards – Examples & Templates

datapine

To succeed in today’s competitive business world, the ability to make the right decisions at the right time based on water-tight insights is essential.

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.

A Comprehensive Guide to Attention Mechanism in Deep Learning for Everyone

Analytics Vidhya

Overview The attention mechanism has changed the way we work with deep learning algorithms Fields like Natural Language Processing (NLP) and even Computer Vision. The post A Comprehensive Guide to Attention Mechanism in Deep Learning for Everyone appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Five strategic benefits of business analytics

Phocas

Business analytics can provide companies with an accurate and holistic view of their business.

7 Ways To Use Big Data To Your Advantage On Social Media

Smart Data Collective

Businesses can use big data in many capacities, but those who use it for social media are at a huge advantage. It enables you as a social media marketer to get a closer look at your customer base, understand what drives purchasing decisions , and encourage consumers to pull the trigger.

Speaker Spotlight Day Manuet, Data Analyst – Analytics, Epworth HealthCare

Corinium

Joining us at the Data and Analytics in Healthcare (4-5 March | Melbourne), we are pleased to welcome Day Manuet, Data Analyst – Analytics at Epworth HealthCare.

Buyer’s Guide for Embedded Analytics

Selecting the right embedded analytics technology in a crowded market filled with sub-categories can be a daunting task. This eBook discusses the top evaluation criteria buyers of embedded analytics need to consider.

4 Steps to Digitally Transform Your Business

DataFloq

According to McKinsey, data-driven organisations are 23x more likely to acquire customers, 6x more likely to retain customers and 19x more likely to be profitable. Being data-driven is good for business.

Understanding Social And Collaborative Business Intelligence

datapine

In this day and age, we’re all constantly hearing the terms “big data”, “data scientist”, and “in-memory analytics” being thrown around.

6 Exciting Open Source Data Science Projects you Should Start Working on Today

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Here are six open-source data science projects to enhance your skillset These projects cover a diverse set of domains, from computer vision to. The post 6 Exciting Open Source Data Science Projects you Should Start Working on Today appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Phocas BI vs. Microsoft Excel

Phocas

For some business people, the only data analysis tool they use is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Discovering industry-specific business intelligence software like Phocas means flexible reporting, analyzing more data sets and customized dashboards.

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.

Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 20-26: How to Speed up Pandas by 4x with one line of code

KDnuggets

Also: Deep Learning for Image Classification with Less Data; How to Speed up Pandas by 4x with one line of code; 25 Useful #Python Snippets to Help in Your Day-to-Day Work; Automated Machine Learning Project Implementation Complexities. 2019 Nov Top Stories, Tweets Top tweets

Getting to know Gasbene Mahlangu

Corinium

Gasbene Mahlangu will be presenting at the CISO Africa 2020 event. Find out more about him below. CISO Africa 2020

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Big Data in the Cloud – 5 Ways Your Business Can Benefit

DataFloq

Big data and cloud computing are one of the fastest-growing sectors today, the demand for these two technologies are everywhere and in every business in the world. .

Your Definitive Guide To Modern & Professional Procurement Reports

datapine

It doesn’t matter how innovative your brand is or how groundbreaking your business model might be; if your business is ridden with glaring inefficiencies, your potential for growth is eventually going to get stunted.

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.

Learn How to Perform Feature Extraction from Graphs using DeepWalk

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Extracting features from tabular or image data is a well-known concept – but what about graph data? Learn how to extract features from. The post Learn How to Perform Feature Extraction from Graphs using DeepWalk appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

3 steps to successful data analysis with business intelligence

Phocas

So, your business intelligence tool is in place. Quality data is starting to flow from databases and resources into the central database. The next critical process for business intelligence success is analysis.

Open Source Projects by Google, Uber and Facebook for Data Science and AI

KDnuggets

Open source is becoming the standard for sharing and improving technology. Some of the largest organizations in the world namely: Google, Facebook and Uber are open sourcing their own technologies that they use in their workflow to the public.

Interview with Henry Denner, IT Security Officer, Gautrain Management Agency

Corinium

Is fostering an enterprise-wide security culture a top priority for you? One of the main objectives in our security programme is building human firewalls. We have an elaborate awareness campaign that focusses on engraining “security mentality” amongst our staff.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!