Sat.Nov 23, 2019 - Fri.Nov 29, 2019

The Four Types of Chief Data Officers

Teradata

Every organization, in every industry, needs a Chief Data Officer. Use these guidelines to choose the one with the optimal skills and background for success

A Doomed Marriage of Machine Learning and Agile

KDnuggets

Sebastian Thrun, the founder of Udacity, ruined my machine learning project and wedding. 2019 Nov Opinions Agile Machine Learning Udacity

Need a New Topic for Thanksgiving Dinner? How to Explain Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Anyone.and Make it Fun!

Bruno Aziza

Need a New Topic for Thanksgiving Dinner? How to Explain Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Anyone.and Make it Fun

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Top 10 Analytics And Business Intelligence Trends For 2020

datapine

Over the past decade, business intelligence has been revolutionized. Data exploded and became big. We all gained access to the cloud. Spreadsheets finally took a backseat to actionable and insightful data visualizations and interactive business dashboards.

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.

3 Reasons Your “Little” Data is a Big Deal

DataFloq

Big data is no longer some nascent trend riding a cycle of media hype. It’s here to stay, and it’s transforming how businesses make decisions, build products, and engage customers.

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Challenges of Data Science Projects

Data Science 101

It is no secret that data science is difficult. Companies struggle to succeed with data science projects. Even Gartner predicts that by 2022 only 20% of analytics projects will deliver business value. That means about 80% will fail to deliver value. Thus, companies need to be very careful about running data analytics projects. There are many reasons for the failure of data science projects.

3 Ways Big Data Is Bringing SEO Out of The Stone Age

Smart Data Collective

Anybody that was online in the 1990s knows how different search engines are in the field of SEO. Big data has drastically improved the functionality of search engines. Big data has had a two-pronged effect on the search engine industry.

How to Gain Real Business Value from the Internet of Events

DataFloq

Most companies today rely heavily on analytics, and those that can effectively understand massive amounts of data can stay on top of their industry. In just a few years, our society shifted from “analog” to “digital.”

The Age of the Customer: How companies transform their customer experience

Corinium

Time and time again, we hear from our contacts asking to hear about real use cases. We have partnered with Zendesk to share their customer stories. The customer is always right" is a phrase that Zendesk takes very seriously. What a customer needs and wants?

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?"

One-size-doesn’t-fit-all as BI solution helps shoe retailer measure performance

Phocas

Allegro Funds, an Australian private equity firm, acquired Number One Shoes and Hannah’s retailers in 2017.

What is the Chi-Square Test and How Does it Work? An Intuitive Explanation with R Code

Analytics Vidhya

Overview What is the chi-square test? How does it work? Learn about the different types of Chi-Square tests and where and when you should. The post What is the Chi-Square Test and How Does it Work? An Intuitive Explanation with R Code appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

How Blockchain and IoT Can Defeat Counterfeiting in the Fashion Industry

DataFloq

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But brands that lose billions to counterfeit products don’t feel it that way. . Cambridge dictionary defines counterfeiting as “something that is made to look like the original of something else, usually for dishonest or illegal purposes”.

MEA Data Leaders Focused On Advanced Analytics

Corinium

The role of a CDAO will naturally evolve with their company’s data maturity, and our research shows that this evolution is well underway in organisations across the Middle East and Africa.

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.

How DIFOT helps prepare retailers for Cyber Monday?

Phocas

Next Monday following Thanksgiving is ‘Cyber Monday’. This day has quickly become one of the largest online shopping days of the year. With a 17.9% year-over-year increase in sales, this year’s Cyber Monday is expected to be the largest online shopping day in history.

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A Unique Method for Machine Learning Interpretability: Game Theory & Shapley Values!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Learn how to use Shapley values in game theory for machine learning interpretability It’s a unique and different perspective to interpret black-box machine. The post A Unique Method for Machine Learning Interpretability: Game Theory & Shapley Values! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Machine Learning Python Technique Game Theory machine learning interpretability python shapley value

The Top Seven Technology Trends for 2020

DataFloq

We have reached the end of 2019 and just like in previous years, I am looking ahead to see what organisations can expect next year.

Speaker Spotlight Day Manuet, Data Analyst – Analytics, Epworth HealthCare

Corinium

Joining us at the Data and Analytics in Healthcare (4-5 March | Melbourne), we are pleased to welcome Day Manuet, Data Analyst – Analytics at Epworth HealthCare.

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.

Markov Chains: How to Train Text Generation to Write Like George R. R. Martin

KDnuggets

Read this article on training Markov chains to generate George R. Martin style text. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Generative Models Markov Chains NLP Text Analytics

7 Ways To Use Big Data To Your Advantage On Social Media

Smart Data Collective

Businesses can use big data in many capacities, but those who use it for social media are at a huge advantage. It enables you as a social media marketer to get a closer look at your customer base, understand what drives purchasing decisions , and encourage consumers to pull the trigger.

What You Need to Know Before You Implement ETL in Your Company

DataFloq

Data is the new oil -- pretty sure you have heard that like a million times by now. But it's true -- the information is, indeed, among the most precious commodities in the world.

What’s New in Modern Data Warehousing for 2020?

Cloudera

Over several decades we have been using data warehouses to help us gain a better understanding of our business. We started with just trying to capture the essential data, centralizing and managing everything with governance, security, integrity and more.

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.

Open Source Projects by Google, Uber and Facebook for Data Science and AI

KDnuggets

Open source is becoming the standard for sharing and improving technology. Some of the largest organizations in the world namely: Google, Facebook and Uber are open sourcing their own technologies that they use in their workflow to the public.

Is AI Disrupting the Field of Behavioral Change Marketing?

Smart Data Collective

Artificial intelligence is intended to mimic the behavior of humans. However, AI technology can be applied in reverse – it can be used to change human behavior. There are a number of reasons AI can be great for social engineering, especially in the field of marketing.

ScyllaDB Trends – How Users Deploy The Real-Time Big Data Database

DataFloq

ScyllaDB is an open-source distributed NoSQL data store, reimplemented from the popular Apache Cassandra database. Released just four years ago in 2015, Scylla has averaged over 220% year-over-year growth in popularity according to DB-Engines.

IADSS Talk – Who can be a Data Scientist?

Data Science 101

Initiative for Analytics and Data Science Standards (IADSS) is an organization working to develop standards around the roles in data science. They did a large survey earlier this year and they are starting to role out some of their results. Below is a video with some early results. Great Stuff!

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.

Getting Started with Automated Text Summarization

KDnuggets

This article will walk through an extractive text summarization process, using a simple word frequency approach, implemented in Python. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews NLP Python Text Analytics Text Summarization

Get Ready For These Six 2020 Business Intelligence Trends

Smart Data Collective

More and more often, businesses are using data to drive their decisions — which makes cutting-edge analytics and business intelligence strategies one of the best advantages a company can have.

How to Teach your Anomaly Detection System to Correlate Abnormal Behavior

DataFloq

Abnormal data trends rarely occur on their own. Influencing or related metrics are usually involved. For example, let’s say that a remote data center goes offline and doesn’t come back up.