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How Big Data Is Changing Business in 2021


Big data is probably the most important recent development. And, if I may say so, it is what is at the center of the fourth industrial revolution.Big data is changing the business landscape and the way businesses operate in more ways than you know.

EX is the New CX

Rocket-Powered Data Science

(This article is a continuation of my earlier article “ When the Voice of the Customer Actually Talks.”). I recently attended (virtually) CX Summit 2021 , presented by Five9 , which focused on “CX Reimagined.” At first this title for the event seemed a bit grandiose to me – Reimagined! After attending the event, I now think the title was perfect, and it could have gone even further.


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Questioning The Unquestionable

Adrian Reed's Blog

The music video was set on a desert island (Image credit: ©12ee12 — #105027014). One thing you probably don’t know about me is that I was a backing dancer in the video for the 2001 hit ‘Survivor’ by Destiny’s Child.

Hand Pose Estimation based on LiDAR in 30 minutes

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Introduction Hello everyone! While cyberpunk has not yet entered our lives that much, and neuro interfaces are far from ideal, LiDAR can become the first stage on the path to the future of manipulators.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Robotics Will Become the Core of the Dairy Industry


Agriculture is undergoing a technological transformation. Farms today feature far more cutting-edge technologies than many people may realize, including a growing amount of robotic automation.

Make headcount planning integrate with budget and drive business success


Staff related expenses are one of the highest and most complex costs in an organization. So, it’s essential that business leaders, CFOs and human resources (HR) teams align current and future talent costs with strategic goals across an organization.

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Linear Regression and Gradient Descent in PyTorch

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon We are using Jupyter notebook to run our code. We suggest following this tutorial on Google Colaboratory. You can check out this link for more info about its usage.

Check Point Software acquires cloud email security company Avanan


JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Check Point Software Technologies said on Monday it acquired U.S.-Israeli Israeli cyber security company Avanan, which specialises in protecting email, where most cyber attacks begin. Check Point, which is based in Israel, did not disclose financial details.

Ongoing growth at American Golf requires fast, reliable information


When it comes to golf products, no one does it like American Golf in the UK. case study wholesale distribution sales automotive executive BI dashboards

Differences Between Data Management and Data Governance

The Data Administration Newsletter

A common misconception among c-level executives is that governance and management of data is the same thing other than in capital letters. Yet, there are some crucial differences between these two terms that should be understood before working on a project or implementing a program.

5 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Automating Data Science, But Never Asked!

Speaker: Judah Phillips, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Product & Growth at Squark

Automating the sophisticated, complex aspects of data science is now simple with the no-code platform Squark. Judah Phillips, the co-CEO & co-Founder of Squark answers the 5 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Automating Data Science, but Never Asked!

Forecasting Financial Time Series – A Model of MLP in Keras

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Introduction The purpose of this article is to show the process of working with time series from data processing to building neural networks and validating the results.

U.S. DOJ preparing to sue Google over digital ads business -Bloomberg News


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is readying a second monopoly lawsuit against Alphabet Inc-owned Google over the internet search giant's digital advertising business, Bloomberg News reported [link] on Wednesday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Understanding the Differences Between Data Lakes and Data Warehouses

Smart Data Collective

Data lakes and data warehouses are probably the two most widely used structures for storing data. In this article, we will explore both, unfold their key differences and discuss their usage in the context of an organization. Data Warehouses and Data Lakes in a Nutshell.

Speech Emotion Recognition Using Deep Learning


In this rapidly advancing AI world, human computer interactions (HCI) are of extreme importance. We live in a world where Siri and Alexa are physically closer to us than other humans.

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

Searching in Data Structure – Different Search Methods Explained

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Introduction In today’s world, the communication network is expanding at a very fast rate. Businesses are going digital to improve management efficiency.

Researchers, cybersecurity agency urge action by Microsoft cloud database users


By Joseph Menn. Reuters) - Researchers who discovered a massive flaw in the main databases stored in Microsoft Corp's Azure cloud platform on Saturday urged all users to change their digital access keys, not just the 3,300 it notified this week.

The Growing Role of Analytics in Business Knowledge Management

Smart Data Collective

In the current economic turbulent times, showing business stakeholders that your knowledge sharing and reusing brings business value works as a driving force for investing in a knowledge management tool. . But, how do you convince stakeholders about the importance of knowledge management? Simple!

Data Quality Problems Everywhere You Look

The Data Administration Newsletter

Data is everywhere! But can you find the data you need? Can you trust it when you get it? What can be done to ensure the quality of the data? How can you show the value of investing in data? These are not new questions, but many people still do not know how to practically […].

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

Decision Tree Algorithm -A Complete Guide

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Introduction Till now we have learned about linear regression, logistic regression, and they were pretty hard to understand.

Disney to move Hotstar content to Hulu, ESPN+ in U.S


By Chavi Mehta. Reuters) -Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday that content from its streaming service Hotstar — home to India's IPL cricket tournament and original shows like "Aarya" — will migrate to its ESPN+ and Hulu streaming platforms in the United States.

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Key Factors in Choosing Data-Driven Digital Signage Solutions

Smart Data Collective

As we have stated before, big data is becoming vital to modern marketing strategies. We have mentioned that it has been instrumental in virtually all digital marketing strategies in recent years, such as PPC advertising.

Amy D. Grubb: Communication is Key in Digital Transformation


Amy D. Grubb joined Ben Taylor, Chief AI Evangelist at DataRobot, on the More Intelligent Tomorrow podcast to discuss the difficulties of digital transformation and the role of I-O psychology in a large government environment. Trained as an industrial and organizational psychologist, with a Ph.D.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Understanding the Basics of Apache Spark RDD

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon Hello readers! In this article, I am going to discuss one of the most essential parts of Apache Spark called RDD.

Bioinformatics and Brain-Computer Interfaces - The Digital Speaker Series EP14


If a human can use a brain-computer interface, can an AI use a computer-brain interface? Hello everyone and welcome to the Tech Journal. My name is Mark van Rijmenam, and I am The Digital Speaker.

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Investing in Data Solutions To Streamline Your Retail Business

Smart Data Collective

New advances in data analytics and data mining tools have been incredibly important in many organizations. We have talked extensively about the benefits of using data technology in the context of marketing and finance.

Data Science for Oil & Gas


At the end of the day, the mission of many projects in oil and gas companies can be drawn back to one thing: the efficiency of the wells. Specific targets could be upping production, enhancing recovery, or reducing loss, but all of these things lead to increased efficiency.

How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

Essential Text Pre-processing Techniques for NLP!

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon What if you could simply talk or converse with a computer just the way you talk to a human? Sounds impressive, doesn’t it? Natural Language Processing helps us do just that!

Exclusive-Google locks Afghan government accounts as Taliban seek emails -source


By Raphael Satter. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former officials and their international partners.

Big Data Holds the Key to Television and Online Video Production

Smart Data Collective

Hacker Moon published an article talking about the ways that AI and big data are changing the future of the video production industry. Both television and online media outlets are benefiting from these advances. Connectivity and computing power have improved dramatically in recent years.

GraphDB Users Ask: Do I Need to Secure All My Workers When I’m Deploying GraphDB in a Cluster With SSL?


ONTOTEXT ANSWER: This one is up to your own decision. At least partially. Let us explain. In short, Java maintains two SSL stores. There’s a keystore and a trust store. The keystore keeps your own certificates that you deploy applications with.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.