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Machine Learning, Trust and Stephen Covey

Decision Management Solutions

Trust is a big deal when it comes to machine learning. Black box” algorithms, concerns about bias and a sense that data scientists may know everything about the data but nothing about the business all undermine trust in machine learning models. Indeed, building machine learning models that can be, will be, trusted is regarded as a critical issue for many data science teams. Stephen Covey once wrote a famous list about trust – The 13 behaviors of a high trust leader.

Are you treating your data as an asset?

Phocas

While most executives understand that their data is an asset, many haven’t harnessed the valuable insights accessible with a data analytics solution. The immense amount of data you generate may seem impossible to understand, but data analytics will transform it into clear, actionable information.

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The Case of Data Democratization

TDAN

All businesses, no matter the industry or focus, are completely inundated by data. After all, we live in a very competitive world and data can help everyone improve their business performance.

Top 5 Data Catalog Benefits: Understanding Your Organization’s Data Lineage

erwin

A data catalog benefits organizations in a myriad of ways.

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Is Self-Service Analytics Sustainable?

Teradata

Self-service analytics are increasingly being implemented by organizations that want to promote a data-driven culture. But how sustainable is it? Read more

11 Important Model Evaluation Metrics for Machine Learning Everyone should know

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Evaluating a model is a core part of building an effective machine learning model There are several evaluation metrics, like confusion matrix, cross-validation, The post 11 Important Model Evaluation Metrics for Machine Learning Everyone should know appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Data Ethics: Contesting Truth and Rearranging Power

Domino Data Lab

This Domino Data Science Field Note covers Chris Wiggins ‘s recent data ethics seminar at Berkeley.

The 5 Feature Selection Algorithms every Data Scientist should know

MLWhiz

Data Science is the study of algorithms. I grapple through with many algorithms on a day to day basis, so I thought of listing some of the most common and most used algorithms one will end up using in this new DS Algorithm series.

The first are the last, its technology’s turn for digital transformation

Mark McDonald

It’s a paradox that technology service providers are among the last companies going through digital transformation. The firms that gave us the technology to create the digital world are facing the need to transform themselves.

A Friendly Introduction to Real-Time Object Detection using the Powerful SlimYOLOv3 Framework

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Real-time object detection is taking the computer vision industry by storm Here’s a step-by-step introduction to SlimYOLOv3, the latest real-time object detection framework.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

A Layman’s Guide to Data Science: How to Become a (Good) Data Scientist

DataFloq

How simple is Data Science? Sometimes when you hear data scientists shoot a dozen of algorithms while discussing their experiments or go into details of Tensorflow usage you might think that there is no way a layman can master Data Science.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Risks Leaving Women Behind

Corinium

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is, ostensibly, upon us. The term was coined in 2016 by Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Form. Data Science Africa

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SaaS Dashboard Examples For Modern Business Management Practices

datapine

In the Age of Information, digital technologies have evolved to such an extent that a wealth of tools, applications, and platforms exists to enhance the way businesses operate in a number of areas.

A Comprehensive Guide to Build your own Language Model in Python!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Language models are a crucial component in the Natural Language Processing (NLP) journey These language models power all the popular NLP applications we. The post A Comprehensive Guide to Build your own Language Model in Python! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Future-Proofing Your Information Governance Strategy

Speaker: Crystal Cao, Lindsey Simon & Lisa Ripley

Join Onna and experts from Quip, Airbnb, and Oracle for this live webinar as they dive into proactive data deletion policies, retention strategies, and legal hold practices that are essential to a modern enterprise information governance strategy.

How Companies Are Using Big Data to Boost Sales

DataFloq

Big data has already revolutionized several businesses across the globe. Big data technologies have been helping marketing and sales professionals better define products and services and managing sales network.

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A matter of chickens and unicorns by Pieter Vorster

Corinium

Joining us at the Chief Data & Analytics Officer Melbourne (9-11 September), we are pleased to welcome Pieter Vorster, Executive General Manager, Customer Solutions & Insights at Bankwest. He shares his insight on the knowledge gap growing between decision-makers and data specialists.

Midway Dental uses data to take advantage of industry growth

Phocas

Midway Dental is a second-generation company and the fastest-growing full-service dental supply company in the United States. This growth has come from the consolidation of the industry and Midway supplying much larger customers.

Master Dimensionality Reduction with these 5 Must-Know Applications of Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) in Data Science

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) is a common dimensionality reduction technique in data science We will discuss 5 must-know applications of SVD here and.

The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Blockchain in Digital Marketing: Transparency, Targeting and Consumer Control

DataFloq

When somebody talks about blockchain, most of us usually think about Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies in general. It is only natural – after all, this technology lies at their foundation.

Knowing Your Neighbours: Machine Learning on Graphs

KDnuggets

Graph Machine Learning uses the network structure of the underlying data to improve predictive outcomes. Learn how to use this modern machine learning method to solve challenges with connected data.

5 important characteristics of an effective KPI

Phocas

For a growing business to remain competitive, it’s important to regularly track how its company-wide goals are progressing. Setting key performance indicators (KPIs) is one of the easiest ways to do this. Strategy, Management and Performance Job Role - Executive

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Big Data Makes Black Hat Hackers More Terrifying Than Ever

Smart Data Collective

Big data is the lynchpin of new advances in cybersecurity. Unfortunately, predictive analytics and machine learning technology is a double-edged sword for cybersecurity.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Self-Driving Cars & Cybersecurity: Will They Be Safe Enough?

DataFloq

Consumers and politicians alike have been watching advancements in autonomous vehicles with bated breath. With cutting-edge technology like blockchain advancements and AI finding its way into vehicles at a rapid pace, safety concerns are at the forefront of public discourse.

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What is Benford’s Law and why is it important for data science?

KDnuggets

Benford’s law is a little-known gem for data analytics. Learn about how this can be used for anomaly or fraud detection in scientific or technical publications. 2019 Aug Tutorials, Overviews Anomaly Detection Benford's Law Fraud Detection

In Oil and Gas, it’s Time to Imagine How to Integrate and Interpret Data to Improve Wells Mastering

Tamr

F inding and producing oil and gas is technically challenging and fundamentally uncertain, from environmental, safety, and economic stand points. But what if every oil and gas company could unify and track a wide array of reservoirs, machinery, vendors, personnel, and competitor performance?

How Data Analytics Tools Eliminate Business Owner Headaches

Smart Data Collective

Big data has the power to transform any small business. However, many small businesses don’t know how to utilize it. One study found that 77% of small businesses don’t even have a big data strategy. If your company lacks a big data strategy, then you need to start developing one today.

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

US Netizens are Vulnerable than Ever - Is It Time to take Cyber Security Serious?

DataFloq

I have been in this career for more than 10 years now, and it seems like we still are at square one. It was back in 1970-1995 when Kevin Mitnick had an advantage since he was a groundbreaking hacker before the little script kids that are now surfacing up the scene.

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25 Tricks for Pandas

KDnuggets

Check out this video (and Jupyter notebook) which outlines a number of Pandas tricks for working with and manipulating data, covering topics such as string manipulations, splitting and filtering DataFrames, combining and aggregating data, and more. 2019 Aug Tutorials, Overviews Pandas Python Tips

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The Growing Role of the Chief Data Officer

Tamr

The MITCDOIQ Symposium is an event designed to help “accelerate the adoption of the role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO)” through the exchange of leading edge ideas and discussions.

Insiders Cite The Wondrous Benefits Of Big Data In Fortnite

Smart Data Collective

Big data in the gaming industry has played a phenomenal role in the field. We have previously talked about the benefits of using big data by gaming providers that offer cash games, such as slots. However, more mainstream games use big data as well.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.