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Why every IT leader should avoid ‘best practices’


The nonsense was tucked away in a PowerPoint slide, as so much nonsense is. “We’ll We’ll help you institute best practices, followed by a program of continuous improvement,” the offending bullet said. Now, I’m willing to shrug at a bit of harmless puffery from time to time.

Embed Analytics for Greater Reach and More Responsiveness

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

When I looked at the state of analytics recently , it was clear that analytics are not as widely deployed within organizations as they should be.


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Top 10 AI Companies in the Education Sector: Influence Of AI in Education


does Artificial Intelligence ( AI ) impact traditional educational practices? The rapid rise of digitalization and technological innovation is transforming almost every industry domain , including healthcare, banking, & finance.

Hybrid Vs. Multi-Cloud: 5 Key Comparisons in Kafka Architectures

Smart Data Collective

Cloud technology is becoming more important to modern businesses than ever. Ninety-four percent of enterprises invest in cloud infrastructures, due to the benefits it offers. An estimated 87% of companies using the cloud rely on hybrid cloud environments.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Building a simple Flask App using Docker vs Code

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction More often than not, developers run into issues of an application running on one machine versus not running on another. Dockers help prevent this by ensuring the application runs on any machine if it works on yours.

Digital twins are primed to revolutionize the infrastructure industry


Elaborating on some points from my previous post on building innovation ecosystems, here’s a look at how digital twins , which serve as a bridge between the physical and digital domains, rely on historical and real-time data, as well as machine learning models, to provide a virtual representation of physical objects, processes, and systems.

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5 Tricky SQL Queries Solved


Explaining the approach to solving a few complex SQL queries. KDnuggets Republished SQL


The DataHour: Your Upcoming Learning Timeline

Analytics Vidhya

Dear Readers, Data Science is a vast subject, and the learning you can get is immense. And we at Analytics Vidhya always try to bring new learning topics and build up your skills. This time, we have not one, not two, but six new DataHour for you to attend. So, keep your notepad handy and […].

The rise of the data lakehouse: A new era of data value


With 65 million vaccine doses to administer at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Luigi Guadagno, CIO of Walgreens, needed to know where to send them. To find out, he queried Walgreens’ data lakehouse, implemented with Databricks technology on Microsoft Azure. “We

Turbocharging the newsroom: How AI Could Revolutionise the Fourth Estate


Machine learning and artificial intelligence are increasingly finding a place in the media industry, yet such tools are still struggling to break into the mainstream.

The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

How Do Data Scientists and Data Engineers Work Together?


If you’re considering a career in data science, it’s important to understand how these two fields differ, and which one might be more appropriate for someone with your skills and interests. KDnuggets Originals Career Advice

AWS Glue for Handling Metadata

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction AWS Glue helps Data Engineers to prepare data for other data consumers through the Extract, Transform & Load (ETL) Process.

Securing the ever-evolving hybrid work environment


Even as many business leaders debate the boundaries of remote work styles and schedules, there is little doubt that hybrid work will persist for most enterprises. Yet, how hybrid work takes shape for any given business will likely evolve as business needs and employee expectations change over time.

Why Using Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Trials Becomes the New Normal


In 1994, Dr. Kevin Hughes and his colleagues wanted to test a treatment for early-stage breast cancer in older women. Even though around 40,000 women in the US could qualify for this trial every year, it took Hughes and his team a whole five years to recruit 636 participants.

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Implementing DBSCAN in Python


Density-based clustering algorithm explained with scikit-learn code example. KDnuggets Originals Machine Learning

Image Contrast Enhancement Using CLAHE

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction Contrast enhancement algorithms have evolved over the last few decades to meet the needs of its objectives.

It’s Time to Transform Banking: How to Build Smarter, Greener Finance Together


Global digital transformation investments are expected to reach US$1.8 trillion in 2022 , and financial institutions are under immense pressure to digitally transform so they can anticipate and prepare for the next new normal.

How to Optimize Data Analytics With the Internet of Things


With 97% of organizations facing data-related challenges with the internet of things (IoT) analysis, it's not hard to figure out why nearly 40% of businesses currently overlook critical data that could improve their operations.

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

What Does ETL Have to Do with Machine Learning?


ETL during the process of producing effective machine learning algorithms is found at the base - the foundation. Let’s go through the steps on how ETL is important to machine learning. KDnuggets Originals Machine Learning

What is Apache Impala- Features and Architecture

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction Impala is an open-source and native analytics database for Hadoop. Vendors such as Cloudera, Oracle, MapReduce, and Amazon have shipped Impala.

Customer-centric CIOs move beyond the SLA


Service level agreements (SLAs) have long been the standard operational metrics for technology services, measuring performance in areas such as systems availability or resolution time.

What is Data Profiling and How To Use It To Understand Financial Data?


Businesses – especially financial and insurance companies – invest a lot of resources in gathering data from a wide variety of sources. They also strategize and implement processes that utilize the collected data for making decisions, calculating risks, and forecasting profits.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Machine Learning Over Encrypted Data


This blog outlines a solution to the Kaggle Titanic challenge that employs Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning (PPML) using the Concrete-ML open-source toolkit. KDnuggets Originals Machine Learning

Basic Introduction to Data Science Pipeline

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction The Data science pipeline is the procedure and equipment used to compile raw data from many sources, evaluate it, and display the findings in a clear and concise manner.

The Blockchain battlefront: Technology, business, and regulation


Comedian John Oliver quipped that cryptocurrency is “everything you don’t understand about money combined with everything you don’t understand about technology.” He missed another area of notorious confusion: the law.

How to Avoid Bad Data in Salesforce


It's no secret that data quality is important in sales. In order to make informed decisions, sales reps need accurate and up-to-date information about their customers, prospects and opportunities.

Modernizing Workloads with the Cloud: How to Improve Performance & Reduce Costs

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to migrate workloads to Azure and optimize performance for your serverless and containerized applications in Azure.

The Complete Collection of Data Science Projects – Part 2


The second part covers the list of Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Data Engineering, and MLOps. KDnuggets Originals Data Science

Database Normalization- A Step-by-Step Guide with Examples

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction As an SQL Developer, you regularly work with enormous amounts of data stored in different tables that are present inside databases. This often becomes difficult to extract the information if it is not organized properly.

Global software spending to grow despite headwinds: Forrester


Global spending on software will continue to grow despite headwinds in the form of inflation, geopolitical risks and labor shortages, a new report from Forrester shows.

As Augmented Reality Rises In Popularity, How Will Digital Marketing Change?


In the early days, augmented reality was a novelty created for fun and enjoyment. The term was coined in 1990, but the technology dates back to the 1960s when a crude headset was developed to insert computer-generated images into the end user's perception of his surroundings.

Secure Your Supply Chain: How to Build Resiliency for the Future

Speaker: Bart Huthwaite, Principal, RSM, Operations and Supply Chain

In this webinar, Bart Huthwaite will explore best practices in building and improving supply chain resilience for a successful and productive future.