Sat.Jan 25, 2020 - Fri.Jan 31, 2020

The Data of Self-Tracking: What’s the Future of the Quantified Self?


They seem to be everywhere nowadays: sleep trackers and step trackers, mood monitors and heart rhythm recorders.

Quantifying the Jobs of Tomorrow

Jen Underwood

by Jen Underwood. World Economic Forum’s 2020 Future of Jobs report continues to forecast a bright outlook for Data, AI, and Cloud Computing professionals. The Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping Opportunity in the New. Read More.

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Data & The House of Horrors


I remember getting excited when it came time for the carnival coming to town. There was always a positivity and goodwill in the air as families brought their little ones to try out the various rides and share a meal.

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5 Lessons for Launching Data Products

Juice Analytics

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to present to a group of innovation leaders at The Disruption Lab event alongside my friend and Juicebox customer Gene Boerger of Preverity. The topic was a favorite of mine: Unlocking the Value in Your Data: A Case Study in Data Monetization.

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.

Five Ways Big Data is Invaluable to Launching an Online Business


Big data is incredibly valuable for businesses. The market is expected to reach $274 billion in the next two years.

On Ethical Data Science & Dropping the Best Model Approach


If you're a business, do you really want to bend over backwards to get 99 percent accuracy with a machine learning model when a simple linear regression that gets you 94 percent accuracy gets the job done?

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Corinium Meets: Quantum Metric Head of Behavioural Research Marina Shapira


Ahead of her presentation at CDAO UK, we spoke with Quantum Metric’s Marina Shapira about predictive analytics, why companies should embrace a culture of experimentation how and CAOs and CXOs can work together effectively. What is behavioural research?

4 Applications of Regular Expressions that every Data Scientist should know (with Python code)!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Regular Expressions or Regex is a versatile tool that every Data Scientist should know about Regex can automate various mundane data processing tasks. The post 4 Applications of Regular Expressions that every Data Scientist should know (with Python code)! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

What is an effective key performance indicator?


Given today’s disruptive and competitive business environment, the ability to leverage company data has never been more important.

Data Science: Breaking Down The Data Silos


In today’s digitized economy, the capability to utilize data represents a real and indispensable competitive advantage. Organizations are using advanced technologies to unbolt the true value of their data.

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.

The Reinvention of the MSSP


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Build your first Machine Learning pipeline using scikit-learn!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Understand the structure of a Machine Learning Pipeline Build an end-to-end ML pipeline on a real-world data Train a Random Forest Regressor for. The post Build your first Machine Learning pipeline using scikit-learn! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

3 ways advanced data analytics can improve customer service


Quality customer service is the gateway to long-term relationships. By using advanced data analytics you can understand your consumer base, deliver on or exceed expectations and proactively identifying opportunities for improvement.

Understand the fundamentals of Delta Lake Concept


You might be hearing a lot about Delta Lake nowadays. Yes, it is because of it’s introduction of new features which was not there in Apache Spark earlier. Why is Delta Lake?If If you check here, you can understand that Spark writes are not atomic and data consistency is not guaranteed.

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?"

Conversations About Data #1: Data Literacy


Coffee, a great medium for engaging in casual conversation with friends and associates in your network. Meeting up with a James the other day, James is a Chartered Accountant, we got to talking about his field of work. Datacon Africa DataCon Africa Insights Data and Analytics

Build Your First Text Classification model using PyTorch

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Learn how to perform text classification using PyTorch Understand the key points involved while solving text classification Learn to use Pack Padding feature. The post Build Your First Text Classification model using PyTorch appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

5 Incredible Ways Big Data Has Made VPNs Powerful Privacy Tools

Smart Data Collective

Online privacy is more of a concern than ever before. A poll from Pew Research showed that 62% of Americans are worried that they can’t go a single day without their data being collected. Fortunately, big data can also help with protecting privacy.

How Artificial Intelligence in Enhancing Digital KYC?


Artificial Intelligence has many innovative solutions that cover different sectors and transform facilities like Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-money Laundering (AML) standards.

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.

Data Literacy: A Huge Opportunity for the Healthcare Industry


It’s easy to get excited about the many ways AI and advanced analytics will shape the future of healthcare. But the industry has a way to go before these technologies begin having a significant impact on the health of ordinary Americans.

Fundamentals of Deep Learning – Activation Functions and When to Use Them?

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Activation function is one of the building blocks on Neural Network Learn about the different activation functions in deep learning Code activation functions. The post Fundamentals of Deep Learning – Activation Functions and When to Use Them? appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Deep Learning Intermediate Python Technique activation function binary step function leaky relu python relu sigmoid softmax tanh

5 Excellent Big Data Tools for Fostering a Digital Workplace

Smart Data Collective

The future of business relies heavily on big data advancements. One of the biggest strides that the technology sector has made for corporations involves the creation of the digital workplace with AI, machine learning and other big data tools.

How Businesses Are Making Their Sites More Accessible for 2020


If you take a look around, you’ll notice that parts of our world operate in a way to promote inclusivity for people with disabilities. Buildings often have ramp entrances, guide rails, and elevators for visitors that have limited mobility.

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.

Cloud Data Science 5

Data Science 101

Welcome to Cloud Data Science 5. There were not as many announcements as last week in Cloud Data Science 4 , but quantity is not what is important. The first announcement is big! Let’s get started. The Pandas library goes 1.0 Yes, it had not been at version 1.0 Version 1.0

Data-Powered Happy Hour in NYC Blows Minds with Analytic Apps


Every company is becoming a data company. In Data-Powered Businesses , we dive into the ways that companies of all kinds are digitally transforming to make smarter data-driven decisions, monetize their data, and create companies that will thrive in our current era of Big Data.

7 Types Of Virtual Reality That Are Changing The Future

Smart Data Collective

Virtual reality (VR) is one of the most promising of today’s prominent technologies. While many conversations about the concept tend to revolve around the entertainment industry, companies are developing and implementing various types of VR across a range of industries.

What Difference Will 2020 Bring for a Data Scientist


Data science, the term still sounds fancy in today’s tech industry. However, in reality, it has been around this universe for nearly a hundred years now. In the 1970s, Bayern's theorem taught that having an initial belief with the help of newer data would lead toward a path of improved belief.

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.

Handling Trees in Data Science Algorithmic Interview


Algorithms and data structures are an integral part of data science. While most of us data scientists don’t take a proper algorithms course while studying, they are crucial all the same. Many companies ask data structures and algorithms as part of their interview process for hiring data scientists.

SQL Cheat Sheet & Query Syntax


SQL is one of the analyst’s most powerful tools. In SQL Superstar , we give you actionable advice to help you get the most out of this versatile language and create beautiful, effective queries.

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AI And BI Are Vibrantly Sparking New Trends In Affiliate Marketing

Smart Data Collective

The market for affiliate marketing is expected to reach $8.2 billion by 2022. AI is making it easier than ever to succeed in this growing field. The application of Artificial intelligence and Business Intelligence in affiliate marketing has been actively discussed for quite a time.

Machine Learning Can Assist with Five Year Balance Sheet Forecasts


Machine learning is making many business processes much easier.

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.