Sat.Aug 10, 2019 - Fri.Aug 16, 2019

Why Sports Analytics Matters


A few weeks ago, one of my favorite webcomics, Math with Bad Drawings , posted a comic in response to his other post, “ Why Baseball Statistics Matter”. I really enjoyed Ben Orlin’s explanation because it combines my passion for both baseball and data science.

Explaining Data Teams to HR

Juice Analytics

The importance of a good team to build data solutions can’t be underemphasized.

The Power of Prioritization in Data Management


Find out how the early architectural decisions surrounding the Teradata Database are still making a critical contribution to performance today. Read more

Data Visualisation according to a Four-year-old

Peter James Thomas

Click to view a larger version in a new window. When I recently published the latest edition of The Data & Analytics Dictionary , I included an entry on Charts which briefly covered a number of the most frequently used ones.

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.

Statistical Modelling vs Machine Learning


At times it may seem Machine Learning can be done these days without a sound statistical background but those people are not really understanding the different nuances. Code written to make it easier does not negate the need for an in-depth understanding of the problem.

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A Detailed Guide to 7 Loss Functions for Machine Learning Algorithms with Python Code

Analytics Vidhya

Overview What are loss functions? And how do they work in machine learning algorithms? Find out in this article Loss functions are actually at. The post A Detailed Guide to 7 Loss Functions for Machine Learning Algorithms with Python Code appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Five Ways AI is Changing Customer Service


AI is transforming the customer service profession. Gartner predicts that 15% of all customer service interactions will be handled using AI by 2021. That means half of all enterprises could be spending more on AI than traditional mobile within two years. Artificial Intelligence

Top Data Science Tools That Will Empower Your Data Exploration Processes


Data science has become an extremely rewarding career choice for people interested in extracting, manipulating, and generating insights out of large volumes of data.

Serverless Computing?—?a New Business’ Little Helper


Several years ago commercial development of applications was an expensive process that required capital investment in hardware and software before a single line of code was generated.

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?"

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Setting up Python on Windows, Linux and Mac

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Facing issues trying to install Python on your Linux, Mac or Windows machine? This article is for you! Step-by-step walkthrough on how to. The post Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Setting up Python on Windows, Linux and Mac appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

What is the difference between Shared Services today and Shared Services in 2007?


In 2007 I was asked to produce an event around shared services. I was awe struck at how many developments there were in the industry at that time. There was all this talk about significant cost benefits, enhanced service quality and manageable challenges. This was an exciting time.

Increase data visibility into your business


Business leaders want to make decisions faster and with more efficiency. Without visible data that is accessible and organized, it’s nearly impossible to make well-informed decisions.

Repair your Data Weakness and see your Profits Rise


Possibly the only thing everyone in business agrees on is that money talks. Whether you’re looking at turnover or profit, the end game is the same – to make the numbers better.

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.

Innoplexus Sentiment Analysis Hackathon: Top 3 Out-of-the-Box Winning Approaches

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Hackathons are a wonderful opportunity to gauge your data science knowledge and compete to win lucrative prizes and job opportunities Here are the. The post Innoplexus Sentiment Analysis Hackathon: Top 3 Out-of-the-Box Winning Approaches appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Top 5 use cases for an open CRM platform


Customer relationship management (CRM) is about knowing every critical piece of information about your customers. It’s absolutely necessary to have a CRM platform that can harness and manage data about your customers, no matter where it comes from.

Loeb Electric spots trends using data analytics


As Loeb Electric grew and data inquiries increased, the company needed better technology. The company was ready to try a different approach to Excel and CRM for analysis and reporting.

DATAx: Data Science in the Real World


Argyle Group is pleased to announce an exciting reimagined program for DATAx New York.

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.

Historical Databases: Becoming a Thing of the Past?

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Organizations’ use of data and information is evolving as the amount of data and the frequency with which that data is collected increase. Data now streams into organizations from myriad sources, among them social media feeds and internet-of-things devices.

How to Become More Marketable as a Data Scientist


As a data scientist, you are in high demand. So, how can you increase your marketability even more? Check out these current trends in skills most desired by employers in 2019. 2019 Aug Opinions Advice Andriy Burkov Carla Gentry Data Science Skills Data Scientist

Established BI solutions vs. in-house development


Management teams are no longer questioning whether or not to dig into the data; rather it’s which is the best tool to use for their businesses: an established, dedicated data analytics solution or software developed in-house.

The School of Tomorrow Will Revolve Around AI


We live in exponential times, and merely having a digital strategy focused on continuous innovation is no longer enough to thrive in a constantly changing world.

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.

Labeling, transforming, and structuring training data sets for machine learning

O'Reilly on Data

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Alex Ratner on how to build and manage training data with Snorkel.

Understanding Cancer using Machine Learning


Use of Machine Learning (ML) in Medicine is becoming more and more important. One application example can be Cancer Detection and Analysis. 2019 Aug Tutorials, Overviews Cancer Detection Healthcare Machine Learning Medical

Enterprise Architecture Tools Are Key to Managing Ideation and Innovation


Organizations largely recognize the need for enterprise architecture tools, yet some still struggle to communicate their value and prioritize such initiatives.

From DevOps to DevSecOps: The Security Challenges of DevOps


DevOps has positively changed how modern software development works. DevOps unifies development (Dev) and operations (Ops) workflows and tools into a single pipeline. Automation is heavily emphasized, and the development cycle is shortened.

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.

The rise of AI in the digital era kicks into high gear

Smart Data Collective

We are no strangers to technological advancement. We are positively immersed and surrounded in it. It seems that no matter where one looks, there is the prominent force of technology and rapid digitalisation present in some way.

Command Line Basics Every Data Scientist Should Know


Check out this introductory guide to completing simple tasks with the command line. 2019 Aug Tutorials, Overviews Data Science Data Science Tools

Geospatial Mapping: The New Frontier of Data Unification


Historically, it was nearly impossible for a large enterprise to optimize the use of geospatial data and specifically in relation to other datasets and attributes.