Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

The Promise of AI and 5G Convergence in the Internet of Context

Kirk Borne

Written by Dr. Kirk Borne. In the world of digital transformation, there is no lack of “hot topics” to discuss. Emerging technologies are truly emerging everywhere. What is most exciting — and what demonstrates their greatest promise — is that these new technologies are converging.

IoT 84

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

Data Virtualization: Thinking Outside the Bowl

Data Virtualization

Across all vertical markets, organizations adopt data virtualization as a core part of their IT infrastructure because data is becoming more distributed, more heterogeneous, and larger in volume.

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.

BI 109

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.

Are Employees More Important To Your Business Than Customers?


My key focus area is, and has always been, how the customer experience is founded upon the employee experience because I believe that focussing on your employees ultimately benefits your customers. customer360


More Trending

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data are Helping to Make Smart Cities


A smart city uses big data and artificial intelligence to build an infrastructure that enhances the living conditions of people. It is all about using advanced technology creatively so that the residents can live in the best possible conditions. .

Reduce costs with data analytics


Your seemingly unimportant data can be used to help your company lower costs which increases profits. When companies gain more experience in analyzing data, the real costs to serve become more visible. Instead of cutting costs at random, data analytics provides insight to make strategic adjustments.

Shifting towards a more customer focused culture


What is the biggest challenge you face within your role today and how are you looking to tackle it? I think a challenge faced by many more traditional organisations (including our own) is how to put a financial value on Customer Experience.

IT 195

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.

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.

What Is IoT And How Will It Affect You?


In basic terms, the Internet of Things (IoT) are devices connected to each other via the Internet and sensors that we use in everyday life that respond to what we want. These special gadgets collect all data we make and share it with other gadgets and systems.

IoT 246

CRM +business intelligence =great decision making


A customer relationship management (CRM) system gathers and consolidates raw data from customer interactions into a single database. CRM systems then combine this raw and contextual data to evaluate and classify customers.

Driving value and insight driven decision-making


Tell us a bit about your background and how you ended up in your current role. I have always worked in software, but as technology moved on I spent more and more time in customer facing roles.

OpenAI’s GPT-2: A Simple Guide to Build the World’s Most Advanced Text Generator in Python

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Learn how to build your own text generator in Python using OpenAI’s GPT-2 framework GPT-2 is a state-of-the-art NLP framework – a truly. The post OpenAI’s GPT-2: A Simple Guide to Build the World’s Most Advanced Text Generator in Python appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. NLP Python data science deep learning GPT GPT-2 neural networks OpenAI python text generation

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.

The Top 11 Blockchains for Enterprise Organisations, and Why


Organisations wanting to use blockchain technology to decentralise their data and collaborate with industry partners are now presented with a bewildering range of options.

Beat your competition with the data you already have


In the course of daily operations, companies often generate a great deal of data that can be leveraged to gain a significant advantage over their competition. This data includes information about sales, marketing, inventory, financials, employees and more.

Sales 137

The Biggest Challenges Faced In CX


Tell us a bit about your background and how you ended up in your current role. I have over 15 years’ marketing experience within FMCG, Tourism and Financial Services.

Master Salesforce Reports With Modern Reporting Tools – Examples And Templates


In a data-driven age, modern organizations need access to advanced data analytics solutions to help them improve the business in a wealth of key areas—Salesforce is one of those solutions.

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.

5 Top Industries for Data Science Professionals


If you can work with data in this era, your career is on a lucrative path. The business world is embracing data scientists because of their unparalleled skills.

Today’s Biggest Cyber Security Threat is Inside Your Business

Smart Data Collective

Computer breaches from Russian or Chinese hackers get the headlines, but the reality is you are more likely to be a victim from an insider. It turns out that as much as 60 percent of all attacks were carried out by insiders – either overtly or inadvertently. The High Cost of Breaches.

Risk 111

The 5 Sampling Algorithms every Data Scientist need to know


Data Science is the study of algorithms. I grapple through with many algorithms on a day to day basis so I thought of listing some of the most common and most used algorithms one will end up using in this new DS Algorithm series.

The Top 8 Benefits of Data Lineage


It’s important we recognize the benefits of data lineage. As corporate data governance programs have matured, the inventory of agreed-to data policies has grown rapidly.

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.

Kotlin vs. Groovy: Which Language to Choose


A growing range of fields and general advancements in technologies push programming languages to constant improvement and adaptation to the present-day needs.

Saint Lucia Investors Turn To Big Data For Massive ROIs

Smart Data Collective

Big data is being used by countless investors all over the world. You are going to need to understand the role that predictive analytics and other big data technology plays in investing. This is especially true with investing in emerging markets.

ROI 90

Ten more random useful things in R you may not know about


I had a feeling that R has developed as a language to such a degree that many of us are using it now in completely different ways. This means that there are likely to be numerous tricks, packages, functions, etc that each of us use, but that others are completely unaware of, and would find useful if they knew about them. 2019 Jul Tutorials, Overviews Advice Analytics Data Science R

IT 87

Forrester 2019 Enterprise BI Platform Waves ™ Research Update

Boris Evelson

Forrester has just published 2019 refresh of out Enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) Platforms Waves ™. As the BI market and the technology continue to evolve, so does our research.

BI 84

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.

A Guide to Becoming an AI Expert


The space of AI, short for Artificial Intelligence, is expanding day by day to embrace countless tech experts who are ready to face the future of technology.

Big Data Meets Divorce: How Companies Take Advantage Of Life Changes

Smart Data Collective

Big data is everywhere. Each time you swipe a grocery store card, make a purchase online or buy from a big-box store, your shopping habits are being stored somewhere.

A 2019 Guide to Object Detection


Object detection has been applied widely in video surveillance, self-driving cars, and object/people tracking. In this piece, we’ll look at the basics of object detection and review some of the most commonly-used algorithms and a few brand new approaches, as well. 2019 Aug Tutorials, Overviews Computer Vision Image Recognition Object Detection