July, 2019

Data Veracity: a New Key to Big Data

DataFloq

In his speech at Web Summit 2018, Yves Bernaert, the Senior Managing Director at Accenture, declared the quest for data veracity that will become increasingly important for making sense of Big Data. In short, Data Science is about to turn from data quantity to data quality.

DataOps as a Discipline

Tamr

DataOps is an automated, process-oriented methodology, used by analytic and data teams, to improve the quality and reduce the cycle time of data analytics. What does that mean in terms of benefits? Data-driven aspects of the business can respond rapidly to changing business needs.

Big Data Is Already A Thing Of The Past: Welcome To Big Data AI

Smart Data Collective

Not long ago, big data was one of the most talked about tech trends , as was artificial intelligence (AI). But, in case people need a reminder of how fast technology evolves , they only need to consider something newer — big data AI. It combines elements of both technologies.

Responsible Citizen Data Science. Yes, it is Possible.

Jen Underwood

by Jen Underwood. To retain market leadership in the algorithm economy, enterprises require new ways to maximize the value of data and AI with citizen data scientists. Don’t think citizen data science is. Read More.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

7 Fundamental Steps to Complete a Data Project

Dataiku

It's hard to know where to start once you’ve decided that yes, you want to dive into the fascinating world of data and AI. Just looking at all the technologies you have to understand and all the tools you’re supposed to master is enough to make your dizzy.

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Data Lakes: What Are They and Who Needs Them?

Jet Global

The sheer scale of data being captured by the modern enterprise has necessitated a monumental shift in how that data is stored.

Descriptive Statistics and Data Visualization

TDAN

Turn Your Statistics Into Something More Interesting Data is quickly becoming a defining thing in the business world. It is the lifeblood of every company decision and thus, it defines what companies do.

Why are so many businesses still doing a poor job of managing data in 2019?

Peter James Thomas

I was asked the question appearing in the title of this short article recently and penned a reply, which I thought merited sharing with a wider audience.

Business Intelligence vs. Automated Reporting: Which Do You Need?

Sisense

Both automated reporting and business intelligence can help businesses perform better but in different ways. With automated reporting, organizations can simply produce reports faster and with less effort from business data without further analysis.

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

A Data Science Leader’s Guide to Managing Stakeholders

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Managing the various stakeholders in a data science project is a must-have aspect for a leader Delivering an end-to-end data science project is. The post A Data Science Leader’s Guide to Managing Stakeholders appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Career Data Science data science data science leaders data science projects data science stakeholders managing data science

Your Ultimate Guide To Modern KPI Reports In The Digital Age – Examples & Templates

datapine

Experts predict that by 2025, around 175 Zettabytes of data will be generated annually, according to research from Seagate.

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4 Trends Defining the Future of DataOps

Tamr

As the challenges associated with Big Data continue to increase along with enterprises’ demands for easily accessible, unified data, what does the future of DataOps look like? I’ve outlined four important trends you should expect to see: 1. The need for smart, automated data analysis.

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AI and the Future of Business Intelligence

DataFloq

From its presence in our daily apps to larger business applications, AI impacts our everyday lives in varying degrees — even if we’re not always aware of it. In the field of business intelligence, however, AI has a more visible impact.

Dresner Advisory Services’ 2019 Wisdom of Crowds Data Catalog Market Study

The 3rd annual Dresner 2019 Wisdom of Crowds® Data Catalog Market Study explores the strong link between data catalogs and successful BI usage. Learn about the core set of capabilities that make data catalogs critical for self-service analytics.

4 Data Goldmines Your Company Should Not Ignore

Smart Data Collective

In an earlier age, perhaps as little as a decade ago, businesses had to rely on intuition and educated guesses to guide their spending.

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The Power of Integrated Data and Analytics

Teradata

Integrated data and analytics has a proven track record of helping organize operations, enhance customer experience and improve revenue and market growth

5 Questions you should be asking your data analysts.

Data Insight

What happens if we run that campaign? Who’s going to be affected if we make this change? How do we know what good looks like? Data can be a valuable asset, helping drive business effectiveness and decision-making.

Predictive Analytics in Finance Can Accelerate Data-Driven Enterprise Transformation

Cloudera

Fintech for financial services is far-reaching. A deep pool of vendors, solutions and technologies promises to help with nearly any pain point, but while many of these offerings work well on their own, they often don’t integrate with other systems.

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.

Using Business Intelligence in Demand Forecasting

Jet Global

With major advances being made in artificial intelligence and machine learning, businesses are investing heavily in advanced analytics to get ahead of the competition and increase their bottom line.

Introduction to PyTorch-Transformers: An Incredible Library for State-of-the-Art NLP (with Python code)

Analytics Vidhya

Overview We look at the latest state-of-the-art NLP library in this article called PyTorch-Transformers We will also implement PyTorch-Transformers in Python using popular NLP.

Strategy, Leadership, Culture & Innovation: Interview with Cary Correia, GE USA: Part 1

Corinium

Drawing on over 30 years of experience, we caught up with our international keynote, Cary Correia, Chief Commercial Data Scientist, GE USA to share some golden nuggets on how to truly achieve a data-driven culture and become an intelligent enterprise.

More datasets for teaching data science: The expanded dslabs package

Simply Statistics

Introduction. We have expanded the dslabs package , which we previously introduced as a package containing realistic, interesting and approachable datasets that can be used in introductory data science courses.

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.

How to determine who owes you money

Phocas

The ability to determine how much outstanding money is owed to your company is vital to the ongoing management and sometimes survival of a business.

Machine learning: Changing the Beauty Industry

DataFloq

Several years ago a friend of mine, who was a biologist, was talking about their weird experiments. They were shaving mice and if this was done this in a particular way, the mice remained bald for the rest of their short lives.

Top 18 Social Media KPIs & Metrics You Should Use For A Complete SM Strategy

datapine

In a hyper-connected digital world driven by data, there has never been a better time for businesses to gather meaningful insights on their target prospects, in addition to measuring ongoing levels of commercial growth and performance.

Building a Recommendation System using Word2vec: A Unique Tutorial with Case Study in Python

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Recommendation engines are ubiquitous nowadays and data scientists are expected to know how to build one Word2vec is an ultra-popular word embeddings used.

Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

African Customer Experiences With Theory U

Corinium

Africa is at the centre of a global development crisis and customer experience professionals have the opportunity to influence economic growth and increase shareholder value with meaningful impact.

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Big Data, Machine Learning and Alteryx Inspires 2019

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Alteryx Inspire 2019, this year's user conference for Alteryx, drew around 4500 customers, partners, and prospects to Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Tennessee last month.

Phocas teams up with Acumatica Cloud ERP to integrate solutions

Phocas

Phocas has a new partnership with Acumatica, provider of an award-winning cloud-based ERP system, that will extend our data analytics solution to Acumatica customers globally. The new deal helps Acumatica customers turn raw data into insights. Company Updates