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How to Challenge Business Assumptions with Data

Corinium

The notion that businesses should be making data-driven decisions may seem obvious to a CDAO. But the fact is, people in other business functions don’t always see things that way. CDAO UK 2020

Zen and the Art of Data Maintenance: People Silos Cause Data Silos

TDAN

With the exponential growth of data from so many different sources, data silos (or in other words, separate unintegrated data stores) are more prevalent than ever. However, what is the root cause of data silos? People silos!

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ISPs Use Holistic Big Data Strategy To Shed Customer Cynicism

Smart Data Collective

ISPs are using data analytics in a variety of ways. Many consumers may be concerned about this, because they are known to exploit customer data. However, they use data in a number of benevolent ways, which many people will be okay with.

Get Started With Business Performance Dashboards – Examples & Templates

datapine

To succeed in today’s competitive business world, the ability to make the right decisions at the right time based on water-tight insights is essential.

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.

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation

erwin

Can the 80/20 Rule Be Reversed? erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect.

An Eight-Step Checklist for An Analytics Project

KDnuggets

Follow these eight headings of an audit sheet that business analysts should address before submitting the results of their analytics project. One recommended approach is to rewrite each step as a question, answer it, and then attach it to your project.

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Tectonic Shifts in Data and Analytics

TDAN

As more companies invest in data and apply analytical insights, they start to demand better products and services from their vendors. Why should a business use one data service when another startup has launched a competing product with better features?

6 Exciting Open Source Data Science Projects you Should Start Working on Today

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Here are six open-source data science projects to enhance your skillset These projects cover a diverse set of domains, from computer vision to. The post 6 Exciting Open Source Data Science Projects you Should Start Working on Today appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

The World Needs Bold Customer Experience Leaders

Corinium

Customer experiences are stagnating in the US. Customer Experience

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AI in Data Journalism: Pros and Cons

DataFloq

We produce more data than ever. Every day, individuals send over 500 million tweets, create four petabytes of Facebook data and generate four terabytes of location data.

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!

Prochem stays ahead of the game with data analytics

Phocas

Prochem delivers quality stainless-steel pipe, fittings and valving products to the gas, aerospace, marine and industrial sectors across the Asia Pacific. The company uses data analytics to drive efficiencies and stay competitive.

Learn How to Perform Feature Extraction from Graphs using DeepWalk

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Extracting features from tabular or image data is a well-known concept – but what about graph data? Learn how to extract features from. The post Learn How to Perform Feature Extraction from Graphs using DeepWalk appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

The Challenges of Cloud Security

Corinium

CISO Africa Insights

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AI Hardware and the Battle for More Computational Power

DataFloq

We write a lot about Artificial Intelligence and its algorithms, approaches and techniques. As a software developing company, we have a keen interest in such innovations that we can immediately put to practice in our projects.

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.

What is data-driven decision making?

Phocas

Every day, we use data to make decisions in our personal lives. We may use the data collected in product reviews to drive our purchasing choices. We may review crime statistics in a new neighbourhood to help us decide whether to buy a home in the area.

Master Data Engineering with these 6 Sessions at DataHack Summit 2019

Analytics Vidhya

Data engineers are a rare breed. Without them, a machine learning project would crumble before it starts. Their knowledge and understanding of software and. The post Master Data Engineering with these 6 Sessions at DataHack Summit 2019 appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Designing Your Neural Networks

KDnuggets

Check out this step-by-step walk through of some of the more confusing aspects of neural nets to guide you to making smart decisions about your neural network architecture. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Beginners Neural Networks

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Say No to Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse with Big Data

DataFloq

The healthcare industry has undergone major transformations over the past few years and has adopted numerous new techniques - remote patient care, online health records, and data-driven care, to name a few.

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.

Phocas vs IBM Planning Analytics (BI tools comparison based on BARC 19)

Phocas

Phocas and IBM Planning Analytics went head-to-head in the world's largest business intelligence user survey, BARC's The BI Survey 19. Customers of both products respond to detailed questions across criteria such as business value, ease of use and functionality.

4 Proven Tricks to Improve your Deep Learning Model’s Performance

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Deep learning is a vast field but there are a few common challenges most of us face when building models Here, we talk. The post 4 Proven Tricks to Improve your Deep Learning Model’s Performance appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Understanding Boxplots

KDnuggets

A boxplot. It can tell you about your outliers and what their values are. It can also tell you if your data is symmetrical, how tightly your data is grouped, and if and how your data is skewed. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Data Visualization Matplotlib Pandas Python Seaborn

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The Dramatic Impact of AI and Chatbots on the Customer Service Sector

DataFloq

We’ve seen many changes in various industries already as a result of the tight integration of AI technology in them.

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.

Every Enterprise Is Full of Data Silos. Here’s Why.

Tamr

In a recent blog post published by Mike Stonebraker, our CTO & Co-Founder at Tamr, Inc , he sheds light on the analytical method that supports decision-making known as data mastering. This practice, often referred to as Master Data Management (MDM), turned 15 years old this year.

What’s New in Excel for Financial Professionals?

Jet Global

Microsoft has announced several new calculation functions for Excel, from a better XLOOKUP function to new dynamic array functions SORT , FILTER , UNIQUE , and SEQUENCE , to a new geography and stock function FIELDVALUE.

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Orchestrating Dynamic Reports in Python and R with Rmd Files

KDnuggets

Do you want to extract csv files with Python and visualize them in R? How does preparing everything in R and make conclusions with Python sound? Both are possible if you know the right libraries and techniques. Here, we’ll walk through a use-case using both languages in one analysis.

Robust Image Classification with a Small Data Set

DataFloq

One of the biggest myths about AI is that you need to have a large amount of data to obtain sufficient accuracy?—?and and the rapid development of Big Data analytics seems to prove this intuition. It is true, that deep learning methods require model training on a huge number of labeled images.

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?

How Can Beginners Create a Great Dashboard?

FineReport

In the current trend of big data, data visualization has become an interactive display mode that everyone admires. And dashboards are widely used to display business performance in enterprises. If we can understand and master this technology earlier, I believe it will be very helpful for our career.

The Inefficiencies in JD Edwards ERW and How to Address Them

Jet Global

According to the most recent estimates, about 12,000 companies worldwide rely on JD Edwards ERP. The largest percentage of those companies has between 10 and 50 employees. Given their small staff, you might assume their reporting woes result from a lack of resources.

10 Free Must-read Books on AI

KDnuggets

Artificial Intelligence continues to fill the media headlines while scientists and engineers rapidly expand its capabilities and applications. With such explosive growth in the field, there is a great deal to learn. Dive into these 10 free books that are must-reads to support your AI study and work. 2019 Nov Tutorials, Overviews Uncategorized AI Books ebook Free ebook

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Beyond Data: 10 Principles of Business Analytics for Start-ups

DataFloq

As a start-up business, the first thing you need to do is to come up with a strong strategy that will fire up the engine of your business. A car with zero fuel will get you nowhere and will remain stagnant. Cars also run on specific fuels assigned to them.

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.