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4 Employee Experience Metrics Your Business Should Track

Smart Data Collective

How do your employees experience their professional lives? It’s a worthwhile question, yet one that can seem frustratingly vague or hard to measure – but it doesn’t have to be.

All about business intelligence (BI): the basics


When I started at Phocas and was asked what I did, I said I worked in ‘business intelligence software’. I found many people were thinking ‘what the hell is that?’ so now I explain business intelligence software helps people make better ‘data-driven’ decisions.


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Tips to Achieve Tax Agility in 2021

Insight Software

By any measure, 2020 has been a difficult year for organizations to navigate. Changing tax laws, global regulatory scrutiny, and rigid reporting deadlines have already contributed to a challenging environment for corporate tax teams.

A Review of 2020 and Trends in 2021 – A Technical Overview of Machine Learning and Deep Learning!

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Data science is not a choice anymore. It is a necessity. 2020 is almost in the books now. What a crazy year from. The post A Review of 2020 and Trends in 2021 – A Technical Overview of Machine Learning and Deep Learning! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

The Best Data Retention Policy & Template To Get You Started

In this whitepaper from Onna, we will walk you through data retention best practices and provide you with a downloadable template to help you get organized and gain better visibility into your data’s lifecycle.

Top 5 Articles of 2020 to progress your CX journey


With 2020 coming to a close, and the continued impact COVID has had on businesses, we have collated the 5 best must read articles to progress your CX journey into 2021. Zendesk CCO customer success CCO Melbourne 2020 Customer Experience and Management

Artificial Intelligence Leads to Massive Disruption in Aviation Sector


Artificial intelligence has become a powerful game changer in every technology sector. The demand for AI in the aviation industry is projected to grow even faster than most other industries.Research and Markets found that the market for AI in the aviation sector is expected to reach $2.2

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Top 15 Open-Source Datasets of 2020 that every Data Scientist Should add to their Portfolio!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Here is a list of Top 15 Datasets for 2020 that we feel every data scientist should practice on The article contains 5. The post Top 15 Open-Source Datasets of 2020 that every Data Scientist Should add to their Portfolio! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

How does Apache Spark 3.0 increase the performance of your SQL workloads


Across nearly every sector working with complex data, Spark has quickly become the de-facto distributed computing framework for teams across the data and analytics lifecycle. One of most awaited features of Spark 3.0

QUA and Silq – The Two Most Viable Quantum Computing Languages


Quantum computing is a new, but futuristic technology, in terms of bettering the existing computing speeds. However, it’s still in the development phase, but in the next few years to come, it is going to overtake classical computing.

How to Start, Nurture, and Grow a Business with Big Data

Smart Data Collective

At any given moment, a single person creates roughly 1.7 MB of data. We’re creating and putting more information out there than at any other point in human history. At this rate, by the end of the year, we can expect the Big Data market to reach 40 trillion gigabytes.

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Feature Engineering Using Pandas for Beginners

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Overview: Feature engineering is one of the most critical steps of the. The post Feature Engineering Using Pandas for Beginners appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Cloudera Replication Plugin enables x-platform replication for Apache HBase


The Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) is the latest Big Data offering from Cloudera. It includes Apache HBase and Phoenix as part of the platform.

Apple starts applying new data privacy labels to apps


(Reuters) - Apple Inc on Monday said it had begun the rollout of new labels about the privacy practices of apps for users to see before they are downloaded from its App Store.

Benevolence of Assistive AI in Decreasing Natural Disaster Damage

Smart Data Collective

A few years ago, we talked about the benefits of using AI and big data in disaster relief. We have recently seen how important these applications are, as the damage of natural disasters is worse than ever.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Machine Learning Model – Serverless Deployment

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction Read this article on machine learning model deployment using serverless deployment. Serverless compute abstracts away provisioning, managing severs and configuring software, simplifying model.

The Business Case for a Common Language – Not “If,” but “What and When?”

The Data Administration Newsletter

Weinberg’s Second Law: If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.[1] 1] Introduction Opportunity While most people don’t think about it very often, common language is essential to day-in, day-out commerce.

Cyber technology shares soar as security attacks pile up


By Sinéad Carew. Reuters) - Shares in cyber security companies climbed rapidly on Friday as investors bet that a spate of cyber attack disclosures from entities such as Microsoft Corp would boost demand for security technology.

Big Data Proves Invaluable to Retail Supply Chain Management

Smart Data Collective

Retailers are struggling to keep up with a growing demand for online purchases. They have found that the pandemic has completely upended their business models, as customers shift towards online commerce. This has driven many companies to find more innovative ecommerce marketing models that rely on big data. As such, retailers have an even tougher job of keeping on top of supply and demand. However, thankfully, technological tools can make a big difference in this arena.

Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

Top Female AI Influencers in 2020 Who Rocked the Data Science World!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Have a look at the list of Top 11 Female AI influencers of 2020. We have attached their respective social media handles so. The post Top Female AI Influencers in 2020 Who Rocked the Data Science World! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Fostering inclusion with servant leadership


It is crucial for organizations to focus on supporting the new way of work, enhancing productivity, and improving cost efficiency to ensure business survival in the post-pandemic world. However, those that are overly focused on these short-term goals risk losing sight of what’s truly important.

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Australian regulator sues Facebook over now-ended app's use of data


(Reuters) - Australia's competition regulator said on Wednesday it filed a court case against Facebook Inc for misleading consumers over the use of data collected by a now-discontinued mobile analytic app.

Hackers Steal Credit Cards Using Google Analytics: How to Protect Your Business From Cyber Threats

Smart Data Collective

Hackers have turned to exploiting website optimization platform Google Analytics to steal credit cards, passwords, IP addresses and a whole host of compromising information that can be shared by hacked sites.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Top 10 Data Science Webinars of 2020!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Here is a list of Top 10 Data Science Webinars Organized by Analytics Vidhya in 2020 These Data Science Webinars are ranked on. The post Top 10 Data Science Webinars of 2020! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Moving up the FP&A Maturity Curve: A Podcast


As businesses around the world look to move past the uncertainty and unprecedented change of 2020 and toward a fresh start in 2021, the discussion around FP&A maturity has been renewed.

Exclusive-Facebook to move UK users to California terms, avoiding EU privacy rules


By Joseph Menn. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will shift all its users in the United Kingdom into user agreements with the corporate headquarters in California, moving them out of their current relationship with Facebook's Irish unit and out of reach of Europe's privacy laws.

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Data-Driven EHR Systems Are Invaluable to the Patient Experience

Smart Data Collective

Big data is disrupting the healthcare sector in incredible ways. The market for data solutions in healthcare is expected to be worth $67.8 billion by 2025 , which is a remarkable 303% increase from 2017.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

An Approach towards Neural Network based Image Clustering

Analytics Vidhya

This article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction: Hi everyone, recently while participating in a Deep Learning competition, I. The post An Approach towards Neural Network based Image Clustering appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Data’s Gender Gap: How to Address Data’s Gender Gap

The Data Administration Newsletter

In past months, we’ve looked at how our data gathering and analyzing processes skew our cars, medical systems, and many more things to work primarily for men. Following all of this talk about data’s gender gap, what can we do to begin righting its wrongs?

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White House: U.S. taking any necessary steps in wake of cyber attack


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is taking any steps necessary to remedy the situation after a widespread cyber attack, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said on Tuesday. Reporting by Steve Holland, Editing by Franklin Paul). Read More on Datafloq.

How Can Blockchain Technology Improve VoIP Security?

Smart Data Collective

We have talked in depth about the benefits of big data with VoIP. One benefit that has been overlooked is the use of big data and blockchain to improve VoIP security. VoIP has become a leading choice for business communications.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.