February, 2020

How Data Leaders Can Become Powerful Agents for Change

Corinium

Promoting data literacy and culture is essential to the success of any digital transformation. Developing analytical skills is like fishing. Giving someone a rod isn’t enough. They must genuinely want to catch a fish if they’re going to learn how to use it.

Why Data Chain of Custody is Essential to Reducing Product Liability Risks

Cloudera

When a market grows as quickly as implantable medical devices , set to top a staggering $153.8 billion by 2026 , the potential risk to patients can rise as well. As implantable medical devices proliferate, so do the number of costly, life-threatening, and reputation-tarnishing recalls.

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Why Data Science is Repairing IT’s Relationship with the Business

Dataiku

This blog post is part of a series of guest publications by Excelion Partners. It’s been growing for years. The rift just keeps getting bigger. There is plenty of blame to go around. Failed projects. Poor requirements. Scope creep. Software product marketing overpromising.

Information Systems Careers Are the New Frontier of Big Data

Smart Data Collective

Are you looking to capitalize off of your knowledge of big data? There are a lot of careers that talented data scientists can pursue. Information systems careers are among the most promising. IBM Big Data and Analytics Hub has talked about some of the biggest changes impacting the world of big data.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Chatbot vs. Intelligent Virtual Assistant: 9 Ways to Tell the Difference

DataFloq

Most businesses today are trying to implement a conversational solution to help improve overall Customer Experience.

7 keys to a successful business intelligence strategy

Phocas

A business intelligence strategy is designed to give you the information you need and in a way that’s actionable on many levels. To be data-driven you’ll need to access, view and collaborate with your data from anywhere.

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Terrifying Big Data Report Shows Anyone Can Get Your Info for $2

Smart Data Collective

Big data is a great asset for countless people all over the world. A growing number of companies are relying on data to deliver more value for their customers. One report shows the market for big data could reach $103 billion in the next seven years. Unfortunately, big data comes with a price.

12 Marketing Reports Examples You Can Use For Annual, Monthly, Weekly And Daily Reporting Practice

datapine

Let’s face it: every serious business that wants to generate leads and revenue needs to have a marketing strategy that will help them in their quest for profit.

What is Bootstrap Sampling in Statistics and Machine Learning?

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Have you ever struggled to improve your rank in a machine learning hackathon on DataHack or Kaggle? You’ve tried all your favorite hacks. The post What is Bootstrap Sampling in Statistics and Machine Learning? appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Data in 2020: Ventana Research Agenda

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Ventana Research recently announced its 2020 research agenda for data, continuing the guidance we’ve offered for nearly two decades to help organizations derive optimal value and improve business outcomes. Data volumes continue to grow while data latency requirements continue to shrink.

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.

How to master data analytics without a data science degree

Phocas

Many business people want to improve their understanding of data but don’t know where to start.

Three Takeaways from CDAO UK 2020

Corinium

How the role of the CDAO is changing, data culture is spreading and organisations are scaling data-driven capabilities dominated the agenda at this year’s conference.

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Robotic Process Automation - Digital Transformation through RPA

DataFloq

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are the current wave of technologies that companies are embracing with the goals of eliminating human error, increasing system efficiency and improving human productivity.Enterprises have implemented all kinds of software across the organization to automate business processes.

15 Examples Of Financial Graphs And Charts You Can Use For Your Business

datapine

The financial health, flow, and fluidity of your business will ultimately dictate its long-term success, which is why monitoring your money matters carefully, comprehensively, and accurately is absolutely essential.

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?"

4 Boosting Algorithms You Should Know – GBM, XGBM, XGBoost & CatBoost

Analytics Vidhya

How many boosting algorithms do you know? Can you name at least two boosting algorithms in machine learning? Boosting algorithms have been around for. The post 4 Boosting Algorithms You Should Know – GBM, XGBM, XGBoost & CatBoost appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Analytics in 2020: Ventana Research Agenda

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Ventana Research recently announced its 2020 research agenda for analytics , continuing the guidance we’ve offered for nearly two decades to help organizations derive optimal value from their technology investments and improve business outcomes.

What to expect from BI reporting

Phocas

Gone are the days spending hours generating reports that immediately lead to more questions. Your obsolete reporting software or homegrown tools are leaving your business exposed to a range of critical risks and missed opportunities.

Insurers Under Pressure to Improve Customer Experiences

Corinium

With customers increasingly demanding fast, convenient insurance quotes, the industry’s data leaders are feeling the pressure to develop products, services and experiences fit for the modern age.

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.

Role of Visual Bug Tracking in Transforming Web Development

DataFloq

The web development of today is fast-paced. It requires the rapid deployment and quick collaboration between teams as feedback and issues constantly flows throughout the process. This makes the use of bug tracking tools crucial to keep the project moving forward effectively.Why Visual Bug Tracking?Bug

Cloud And Big Data Technology Are Disrupting Injection Molding

Smart Data Collective

Injection molding is vital to the mass production of plastics and plastic products. Due to the variety of complications with mold design and mold manufacturing, and the combining of plastics and molding machines, there is difficulty in molding products with high quality and precision.

How to use loc and iloc for Selecting Data in Pandas (with Python code!)

Analytics Vidhya

What is the difference between loc and iloc in Pandas? Put this down as one of the most common questions you’ll hear from Python. The post How to use loc and iloc for Selecting Data in Pandas (with Python code!) appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Benchmarking Ozone: Cloudera’s next-generation Storage for CDP

Cloudera

Apache Hadoop Ozone was designed to address the scale limitation of HDFS with respect to small files and the total number of file system objects. On current data center hardware, HDFS has a limit of about 350 million files and 700 million file system objects.

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.

How to stop losing customers to competitors?

Phocas

A business that brings in new customers, but is poor at retaining existing customers, is not likely to be operating at optimal performance. Stop losing customers to competitors by following these three simple rules. Job Role - Sales Strategy, Management and Performance

Solving the Insurance Industry’s Data Quality Problem

Corinium

Using data to inform business decisions only works when the data is correct. Unfortunately for the insurance industry’s data leaders, many data sources are riddled with inaccuracies. Data is the lifeblood of the insurance industry.

A Traditional Manager’s Guide for Modern Leadership Styles

DataFloq

There is no doubt that business organizations and educational institutions are now embracing the millennial evolution.

Big Data Technology Is Crucial To Your Educational Pursuits

Smart Data Collective

I still remember my college days. Technology was more readily available than ever, but big data was not a thing yet. Students were not using big data to assist with their learning goals. Today, big data is vital to the learning process.

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.

A Beginner’s Guide to matplotlib for Data Visualization and Exploration in Python

Analytics Vidhya

matplotlib – The Most Popular Python Library for Data Visualization and Exploration I love working with matplotlib in Python. It was the first visualization. The post A Beginner’s Guide to matplotlib for Data Visualization and Exploration in Python appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Real-time log aggregation with Apache Flink Part 2

Cloudera

Introduction. We are continuing our blog series about implementing real-time log aggregation with the help of Flink. In the first part of the series we reviewed why it is important to gather and analyze logs from long-running distributed jobs in real-time.

Industries using business intelligence

Phocas

Over the last decade, many industries have adopted business intelligence to help them lower costs, improve efficiency, spot trends, and take advantage of new opportunities. Companies who use business intelligence have found that they are better equipped to stay ahead of the competition.

Data Literacy: A Potential $700m Opportunity for Enterprise Businesses

Corinium

With research showing that data literate enterprises are worth AUD $400-700 million more on average than their rivals, it’s time for data leaders to consider how they can release the value ‘trapped’ within their organisations. If a person can’t read or write, simple, everyday tasks become impossible.

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.