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On the sensationalism of artificial intelligence news


With artificial intelligence and machine learning now a mainstay of our daily awareness, news organizations have been seen to overstate the reality behind progress in the field. Learn more about recent examples of media hyperbole and explore why this may be happening.

Game (Theory) for AI? An Illustrated Guide for Everyone

Analytics Vidhya

Overview What is Game Theory? And how does it apply to artificial intelligence (AI)? Game theory for AI is a fascinating concept that we. The post Game (Theory) for AI? An Illustrated Guide for Everyone appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Why the Organisation of Tomorrow comes with Great Responsibility


The organisation of tomorrow will be built around data using emerging technologies. Big data analytics empowers consumers and employees. This will result in real-time decision making and a better understanding of the changing environment.

3 steps to successful data analysis with business intelligence


So, your business intelligence tool is in place. Quality data is starting to flow from databases and resources into the central database. The next critical process for business intelligence success is analysis.

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.

Model Interpretability: The Conversation Continues

Domino Data Lab

This Domino Data Science Field Note covers a proposed definition of interpretability and distilled overview of the PDR framework. Insights are drawn from Bin Yu, W. James Murdoch, Chandan Singh, Karl Kumber, and Reza Abbasi-Asi’s recent paper, “Definitions, methods, and applications in interpretable machine learning” Introduction. Model interpretability continues to spark public discourse among industry.

Monetizing Data: How Much Is Your Company's Data Worth?


Big data is becoming an increasingly important asset to businesses of all sizes.

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Your Definitive Guide To Modern & Professional Procurement Reports


It doesn’t matter how innovative your brand is or how groundbreaking your business model might be; if your business is ridden with glaring inefficiencies, your potential for growth is eventually going to get stunted.

What's new in BI visualizations


Business Intelligence (BI) depicts data visually so users can quickly recognize a trend or spot a variance.

5 Tips for Compressing Big Data


The concept of data compression has been around for nearly 200 years. It has been refined over the years to meet an increasing drive for efficiency. This advancement is fortunate since individuals and organizations now collectively create more digital data than ever before.

Getting to know Shrian Ramsamuj, Cyber Security Professional, Grindrod Bank


Shrian Ramsamuj, Cyber Security Professional, Grindrod Bank will be presenting at the CISO Africa 2020 event in February 2020 and we caught up with him to find out more about himself and his current view of the industry. CISO Africa 2020


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.

How to Speed up Pandas by 4x with one line of code


While Pandas is the library for data processing in Python, it isn't really built for speed. Learn more about the new library, Modin, developed to distribute Pandas' computation to speedup your data prep. 2019 Nov Opinions Data Preparation Data Preprocessing Modin Pandas Python

Data Governance Tools: What Are They? Are They Optional?


Data governance tools used to occupy a niche in an organization’s tech stack, but those days are gone. The rise of data-driven business and the complexities that come with it ushered in a soft mandate for data governance and data governance tools.

An Eye for AI May Leave the Whole World Blind


The artificial intelligence of modern machines, meaning the ability for computer programmes to mimic the conceptual reasoning of the human brain, either as software or through a physical machine, is improving year on year.

AI’s Impact on Cyber Security


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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?"

Research Guide for Depth Estimation with Deep Learning


In this guide, we’ll look at papers aimed at solving the problems of depth estimation using deep learning. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Deep Learning Neural Networks Research

Next Level Power BI – M Language Basics

Paul Turley

This is a series of posts and exercises from a recent full-day workshop called Next Level Power BI. Check back for additional lessons and freely post your questions and feedback in the comments section after this post.

9 Recommendations to Manage Cloud Migration Complexities


Cloud is the new buzz in the town and is all set to disrupt the industry ecosystem. As per Gartner, by 2022, the market size and growth of the cloud services industry will be nearly three times the growth of overall IT services.

A Hitchiker's Guide to CDAO Africa 2019


255 delegates from local and global leading organizations attended the CDAO Africa 2019 event, which delivered as promised. The attendees could be categorized into three main types of people that attended the event. DataCon Africa Insights


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.

The Complete Data Science LinkedIn Profile Guide


With so many Data Scientists showing up on LinkedIn, it's time to make sure your profile is top-notch because your talent is still highly sought after. Recruitment specialists want to find you fast, and this guide will help you create the best profile to feature your expertise.

How Big Data And AI Are Driving The CBD Gummies Industry

Smart Data Collective

The CBD industry is growing at an astounding rate. So fast, in fact, that some companies are struggling to keep up with demand. And new companies are cropping up daily to get in on this brand new billion-dollar industry.

How Machine Learning Will Impact Climate Research


Climate change is only getting worse as time goes on. Thankfully, we've realized what kind of negative effects we have on our planet and have since been taking steps to reverse our actions. While the healing process is much slower than how the damage was caused, we are slowly healing.

Storing Data On a Piece of GLass – Microsoft’s Project Silica

Data Science 101

Last week at Microsoft Ignite 2019, Microsoft Research announced the release of Project Silica. This is an amazing new technology to store data on a piece of glass.

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.

How to Visualize Data in Python (and R)


Producing accessible data visualizations is a key data science skill. The following guidelines will help you create the best representations of your data using R and Python's Pandas library. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Data Visualization Matplotlib Python R SuperDataScience

5 Ways Big Data Fuels SEO For eCommerce Stores

Smart Data Collective

Big data is changing the future of SEO in countless ways. All ecommerce companies need to look for ways to utilize big data to make the most of their SEO strategies, because organic search is essential to their success. The Overwhelming Importance of Big Data in SEO of eCommerce Companies.

Cybersecurity and the Fight Against Time


We’ve all heard of phrases such as “making up for lost time” and “going against the clock,” albeit in a highly different context- far, far away from the realms of technology and cybersecurity.

Data Science Fails: Change is the Only Constant


Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher who lived 2,500 years ago, is credited with saying, “Change is the only constant.” Similarly, in 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

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.

Transfer Learning Made Easy: Coding a Powerful Technique


While the revolution of deep learning now impacts our daily lives, these networks are expensive.

How Using Data For Your Social Media Marketing Campaign Can Help

Smart Data Collective

Did you know there are over 3.5 billion Facebook users? Social media has become the best way to market your brand when you want to reach specific audiences. There are 50,000 or more new posts on Instagram every day, and nearly 500,000 Tweets a day.

How AI Is Transforming the Fight Against Identity Theft and Fraud


Identity theft remains a major problem in our society. In fact, the rise of modern technology and the various improvements it has brought to the table have arguably made the situation even worse in this regard.

P-value Explained Simply for Data Scientists


Recently, I got asked about how to explain p-values in simple terms to a layperson. I found that it is hard to do that. P-Values are always a headache to explain even to someone who knows about them let alone someone who doesn’t understand statistics.

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.