Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

Can Machine Learning Help Us Avoid Common Email Marketing Mistakes?

Smart Data Collective

Machine learning is being used more extensively in email marketing. A couple months ago, Nathan Sykes of Curatti wrote an article on the benefits of machine learning and other big data tools for email marketing. But how many solutions can machine learning really offer?

Why You (Probably) Don’t Need AI

DataFloq

A new study has found that 88% of brands are now using AI. And yet, 55% are disappointed with the results of their investment. As underwhelming as this satisfaction statistic may be, it doesn’t necessarily mean that AI technology itself is at fault. Rather, misguided adoption of AI is more likely to drive disappointment. The plain fact is that implementing AI is often the workplace equivalent to using a cannon to kill a mosquito.

Why Data Visualization and Dashboards Matter

Dataiku

Data teams spend a majority of their time cleaning and wrangling data in order to extract valuable business insights. The numbers should speak for themselves, so oftentimes data visualization and dashboarding is an afterthought at best or a distraction at worst.

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.

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.

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.

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Stewart’s of Scotland concentrates on profitability with Phocas

Phocas

Phocas data analytics is exhibiting at the UBT Trade Expo 2019 in Warwick this week. This three-day event is for UK business leaders, and you can meet the Phocas team at stand #10.

The Ultimate List of Popular Machine Learning Use Cases in our Day-to-Day Life

Analytics Vidhya

Overview We are the in middle of a golden age of machine learning applications Here’s a comprehensive list of popular and common machine learning. The post The Ultimate List of Popular Machine Learning Use Cases in our Day-to-Day Life appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Waterfall to Agile: A Necessary Mindset Shift For Business Analysts

BA Learnings

I tend to describe the agile approach as a way of working; A targeted way of working that allows us to make changes, respond to customers’ needs and manage uncertainty with minimal delays, and without needing to wade through “red tape”.

Understanding the Value of Good Customer Experience (Landing Page)

Corinium

Tell us a bit about your background and how you ended up in your current role. CCO Melbourne CCO New Zealand CCO CCO Sydney 2019

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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.

The future of e-commerce for growing businesses

Phocas

Whether you work for a retail, distribution or manufacturing organization, selling more product at the highest profit margin is a constant goal.

Heroes of Machine Learning – Top Experts and Researchers you should follow

Analytics Vidhya

Overview The path to democratizing machine learning has been blazed by experts and researchers determined to make the world a better place We celebrate. The post Heroes of Machine Learning – Top Experts and Researchers you should follow appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Career Machine Learning deep learning researchers heroes of deep learning heroes of machine learning machine learning experts machine learning researchers top ML experts

Acquiring and sharing high-quality data

O'Reilly on Data

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Roger Chen on the fair value and decentralized governance of data. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Roger Chen, co-founder and CEO of Computable Labs , a startup focused on building tools for the creation of data networks and data exchanges.

Ethics of AI

Corinium

We’re just at the starting line of AI and already CDAOs are grappling with ethical dilemmas that create risk at all organisational levels. Poor AI governance can lead to significant reputational, market and financial risk.

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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.

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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Learn how to Build your own Speech-to-Text Model (using Python)

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Learn how to build your very own speech-to-text model using Python in this article The ability to weave deep learning skills with NLP. The post Learn how to Build your own Speech-to-Text Model (using Python) appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. NLP Python convert speech to text speech recognition speech recognition model Speech to text speech to text model

The Role of AI in Data Security

DataFloq

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is considered by many to be the present and future of the tech industry. Many industry leaders use AI for various applications to provide valuable services and prepare their businesses for the future. .

The Satisfied Customer - 3 technology trends to get you there

Corinium

The Zendesk Customer Experience Trends Report 2019 found that customer expectations are 46 percent higher than. last year, and 59 percent of agents report that customers’ expectations have risen in the last year.4 Whatever way you look at it, customers want more. But companies are not delivering.

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.

Why not investing in business intelligence is killing your sales

Phocas

In the age of data, choosing not to invest in a quality business intelligence (BI) solution can mean your sales team are losing market share to your competitors. Job Role - Sales

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How to Get Started with NLP – 6 Unique Methods to Perform Tokenization

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Looking to get started with Natural Language Processing (NLP)? Here’s the perfect first step Learn how to perform tokenization – a key aspect. The post How to Get Started with NLP – 6 Unique Methods to Perform Tokenization appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. NLP Python data science gensim get started with NLP keras Natural language processing NLTK RegEx spaCy text preprocessing tokenization

Is the 4th Industrial Revolution Underway?

DataFloq

In 1965, the American engineer Gordon Moore predicted that the number of transistors per silicon chip would double every year. This observation, called Moore’s law, underpinned long-term planning strategies and shaped our ideas of the future for several decades.

The Impact Of Artificial Intelligence In Web Design

Smart Data Collective

When Alan Turing invented the first intelligent machine , few could have predicted that the advanced technology would become as widespread and ubiquitous as it is today. Since then, companies have adopted AI for pretty much everything , from self-driving cars to medical technology to banking.

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.

5 Deception Technologies for Evolving Cyberthreats

Sirius Computer Solutions

Attack, defense, risk, threat. The language of cybersecurity sounds like a glossary of terms for all-out warfare. In many ways, that’s exactly what it is. Cybersecurity is an ongoing, ever-changing battlefront for the protection of your data, your users, your assets and your reputation.

DataOps and Data Science

Tamr

There is a lot of mental energy being put into the topic of FAIR data in the biopharma industry these days. For us here at Tamr, we think of the FAIR data movement in biopharma as very similar to the broader DataOps movement that is playing out across industry writ large.

How to Ensure Your Privacy in a Data-Driven Future

DataFloq

There is a downside to the abundant presence of data in today’s society. Today’s tech giants such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Tencent and Alibaba have long recognised that data is a valuable asset.

Is Big Data the Saviour of the Aging Telecommunications Industry?

Smart Data Collective

The telecommunications industry could benefit from big data more than almost any other business. However, it has been slow to invest in machine learning and other big data tools, until recently.

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.

Too Big for Excel? An Alternative for Analysis

Dataiku

Big data. The term means many things to many people. The best definition I've heard is data that won't fit on your laptop. With 1 terabyte hard drives available by "fit" I mean it's too big to process on your laptop.

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Do you shuffle data or use it?

Perficient Data & Analytics

To be successful with your data, you need to know if your company is focused on reporting the data or analyzing the data for intelligent decisions. I’ll lay out two fictional organizational examples. Think about which one your company resembles and which one you would like it to resemble.

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How to Be Clever, Not Creepy, With Customer Data

Sirius Computer Solutions

For some consumers, just hearing the word “data” is enough to send shivers down their spines. Data controversies such as the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal have made the public wary about how companies collect and use their data. However, data doesn’t have to be creepy, and shouldn’t be.

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