2020

What Data Analysts Need from Their Leadership

Corinium

Ahead of his appearance at this year’s Chief Data & Analytics Officer Africa conference, Michiel van Staden, Data Analytics Lead: Everyday Banking Growth at Absa, shares three things his experiences to date have taught him about data leadership. The value of data analytics rests on communication.

What Are Business Reports And Why They Are Important: Examples & Templates

datapine

In your daily business, many different aspects and ‘activities’ are constantly changing – sales trends and volume, marketing performance metrics, warehouse operational shifts, or inventory management changes.

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Diving Deeper into the Data Lake

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

A data lake is a centralized repository designed to house big data in structured, semi-structured and unstructured form. I have been covering the data lake topic for several years and encourage you to check out an earlier perspective called Data Lakes: Safe Way to Swim in Big Data? for background.

10 Data Science Projects Every Beginner should add to their Portfolio

Analytics Vidhya

ArticleVideos Overview The projects are a way to enhance and improve your knowledge in the data science domain. To boost your resume, here we. The post 10 Data Science Projects Every Beginner should add to their Portfolio appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Demand for Data and Analytics Soars in the Wake of COVID-19

Corinium

Faced with unprecedented global disruption, organizations are hungry for reliable insights to guide them through the global COVID-19 pandemic. In times of crisis, organizations often need to make tough decisions fast.

The Four Jobs of the Data Scientist

Simply Statistics

In 2019 I wrote a post about The Tentpoles of Data Science that tried to distill the key skills of the data scientist. In the post I wrote: When I ask myself the question “What is data science?” I tend to think of the following five components.

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Top 14 Artificial Intelligence Startups to watch out for in 2021!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Reducing company costs, generating customer insights & intelligence, and improving customer experiences are the three most popular ML and AI use cases Here. The post Top 14 Artificial Intelligence Startups to watch out for in 2021! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

AI Cyber-Attacks: What Is It and How to Protect Against Them

DataFloq

Experts forecast a drastic increase in AI-orchestrated cybercrimes over the next few years. Here is what you need to know about this type of attacks and how you should protect yourself against them.Artificial intelligence is a dangerous power that can be used both for good and bad purposes.

Take Advantage Of Operational Metrics & KPI Examples – A Comprehensive Guide

datapine

Using data in today’s businesses is crucial to evaluate success and gather insights needed for a sustainable company.

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Amplifying people I trust on COVID-19

Simply Statistics

Like a lot of people, I’ve been glued to various media channels trying to learn about the latest with what is going on with COVID-19. I have also been frustrated - like a lot of people - with misinformation and the deluge of preprints and peer reviewed material. Some of this information is critically important and some is hard to trust.

Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

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 Top Five Strategic Technology Trends for 2021 The Year of Digitalism

DataFloq

If there is one thing that 2020 taught us, forecasting which trends would define the next year remains a challenge. Very few would have believed me if I had written that by mid-2020, the majority of organisations would work from home.

Data Quality in Financial Institutions

Corinium

In the last decade regulatory requirements in financial services increased significantly. Datacon Africa DataCon Africa Insights Data and Analytics

8 Data Visualization Tips to Improve Data Stories

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Get to know the essential data visualization tips and techniques to improve your data stories Understand the effects of these data visualization tips. The post 8 Data Visualization Tips to Improve Data Stories appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Why AI as a service is poised to take off

CIO

Remember when software as a service (SaaS) was the future of computing? To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

You Can’t Plan on AI and ML

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are all the rage right now. Our Machine Learning Dynamic Insights research shows that organizations are using these techniques to achieve a competitive advantage and improve both customer experiences and their bottom line.

Don't drop the data: Why business intelligence software matters

Phocas

Business intelligence has become this wonderful blanket term to cover a variety of elements. These include the collection, analysis, and reporting of information that relates to all of your business’ activities and operations.

Writing Business Cases: 6 Things You Should Know About Identifying Project Benefits

BA Learnings

Business cases are often required to justify the need to launch new products/services, initiate projects or invest funds on business initiatives.

Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

A Brief History of Our Future

Corinium

Paul Morley. Datacon Africa DataCon Africa Insights Data and Analytics

Accomplish Agile Business Intelligence & Analytics For Your Business

datapine

When it comes to implementing and managing a successful BI strategy we have always proclaimed: start small, use the right BI tools , and involve your team. We know that the best approach is an iterative and flexible approach, no matter the size of your company, industry or simply a department.

Asymptotics of Reproducibility

Simply Statistics

Every once in a while, I see a tweet or post that asks whether one should use tool X or software Y in order to “make their data analysis reproducible”. I think this is a reasonable question because, in part, there are so many good tools out there!

Insight everywhere: The state of analytics in 2020

CIO

The world bought into the idea of continual improvement ever since Japanese car companies embraced it in the ‘70s and ate Detroit's lunch.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

Business Intelligence: How it Enhances Logistics

DataFloq

With the amount of data generated everyday growing by the second quite literally, it is understandable that the world was quick to find the appropriate means to make use of this data.

Tips for Advancing Analytics Capabilities from Data Champions Online, US

Corinium

The importance of company-wide buy-in and cross-functional collaboration emerged as key themes at this months Data Champions Online, US digital event.

14 Free Data Science Books to Add your list in 2020 to Upgrade Your Data Science Journey!

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Here are 14 free data science books to get started and upgrade yourself on various fronts By no means is this an exhaustive. The post 14 Free Data Science Books to Add your list in 2020 to Upgrade Your Data Science Journey! appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Farfetch CDO Kshitij Kumar: Data Availability has Never Been More Important

Corinium

With data and analytics leaders across the globe transforming the way their businesses operate to meet the challenges of COVID-19, we caught up with Farfetch CDO Kshitij Kumar to get his take on what the future has in store. As a fashion retailer, Farfetch must have been affected by COVID-19.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

DataOps: Managing the Process and Technology

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

For decades, data integration was a rigid process. Data was processed in batches once a month, once a week or once a day. Organizations needed to make sure those processes were completed successfully—and reliably—so they had the data necessary to make informed business decisions.

Building the case for data analytics in the aged care sector

Phocas

The pace of change in the aged care sector, combined with processes that are out of alignment with the role and importance of analytics, may threaten operator's ability to meet patient demand and impact the overall quality of care provided.

The Business Analyst's Guide To Running Virtual Workshops

BA Learnings

The new normal of online working is bound to introduce new habits and learning opportunities for business analysts looking to navigate the tides of the post-pandemic workplace.

Tips for Operationalizing AI from DCO Financial Services EU

Corinium

Conversations at this two-day digital event centered around how to extract maximum value from financial services AI and analytics initiatives.

The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

This paper will discuss why organizations frequently end up with multiple data copies and how a secure "no-copy" data strategy enabled by the Dremio data lake service can help reduce complexity, boost efficiency, and dramatically reduce costs.