Top announcements from Apple event


Launching the products at a virtual event, Apple priced its smartphones at between $399 for iPhone SE, $799 for iPhone 13 and $1,099 for iPhone Pro Max. Here are five key announcements from the event: IPHONE 13.

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Hopin targets hybrid, in-person events with Boomset buy


STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Hopin, a British-based provider of events, said on Wednesday it has bought an in-person event company Boomset to help clients plan, produce and share events whether hybrid, physical or virtual. By Supantha Mukherjee.


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Using Event Data in Manufacturing to Improve Business Processes

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Event data can be used to enhance existing processes, but it can also be used to dramatically impact operations, revenue models and the bottom line for manufacturers. In this perspective I’ll share how manufacturers are working with event data to transform their organizations.

Angry Indian traders counter Amazon summit with own event


NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Thousands of Indian small businesses will organise an event this week in protest at the business practices of foreign e-tailers like Inc, taking a dig at the U.S. group's summit with their own event. By Aditya Kalra.


Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Amazon to hold Prime Day event on Oct. 13-14


(Reuters) - Inc said on Monday it would hold its annual shopping event, Prime Day, on Oct. The company earlier this year postponed the two-day shopping event, started in 2015 to drum up sales during the summer shopping lull, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Using Event Data in Financial Services to Improve Business Processes

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Our research shows that nearly all financial service organizations (97%) consider it important to accelerate the flow of information and improve responsiveness.

Amazon pitches early holiday shopping with fall 'Prime Day' event


(Reuters) - Inc on Tuesday began 48 hours of promotions as part of "Prime Day," a closely watched marketing event the company had postponed due to operational challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.

Apache Kafka: A Metaphorical Introduction to Event Streaming for Data Scientists and Data Engineers

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Learn about viewing data as streams of immutable events in contrast to mutable containers Understand how Apache Kafka captures real-time data through event. Beginner Data Engineering Apache Kafka event streaming streaming data topics

Apple plans special event for September 15, new products anticipated


Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday scheduled a special event for Sept. While Apple uses its September events to showcase its most important products, new versions of iPhone handsets might still take time as the company in July had flagged a delay of a few weeks from the usual timeline.

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Hey Siri, when is Apple's next event? April 20


(Reuters) - Siri, Apple Inc's virtual assistant, might have spilled the beans by telling users on Tuesday that the iPhone maker is going to host a special event on April 20.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

China's Alibaba kicks off final hours of Singles' Day shopping event


SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A virtual appearance by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch and flashy deals kicked off Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's final 24 hours of its Singles' Day shopping event on Thursday, hoping to draw shoppers as it preaches sustainability this year. By Josh Horwitz.

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Data Analytics Assesses Event Impacts on Developing Economies


Data analytics can be most beneficial when it comes to identifying the impact of major socio-political events. Countless experts have discussed the proliferation of big data over the last decade. The global market for big data is projected to reach $229 billion within the next five years.

AMD, P&G join others in opting out of CES event on Omicron fears


(Reuters) - Advanced Micro Devices, Micro-Star International Co and Procter & Gamble Co are the latest companies to withdraw from attending the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in person next month as Omicron cases surge.

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The Events Industry and Blockchain


Like the event planning industry. With improved ticketing mechanisms, smart customer identification programs and other improvements that enhance the overall event experience. Adding a new dimension to event planning. The events industry involves a lot of technicalities.

Europe's largest tech conference to return as in-person event in 2021


LISBON (Reuters) - Europe's biggest technology conference, the Web Summit, will return to Lisbon in full force as a massive in-person event in 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic forced it to go fully online this year. By Catarina Demony.

Up Your Analytics Game: How to Empower People to Take Action

Speaker: Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management, Babson College

Join top-ranked analyst and bestselling author of Competing on Analytics, Tom Davenport, to learn how analytics technology provides Financial Services HR professionals with unique insights that create strategic value.

Going Digital: Pivoting to Virtual Events


In Digitizing Events , we explore how companies have successfully pivoted to virtual events and experiences while continuing to build important business relationships among industry leaders, professionals, and enthusiasts. Truly transform your virtual events.

Internet of Things – the Newest Wrinkle in Event Management


Technology has entirely changed the landscape of every business and organization and event planning and management is no exception. Days of manual registration and paper flyers have long gone and the event management industry is swiftly moving from a simple mobile app for basic event information towards augmented and virtual reality for better event management and enhanced attendees’ engagement. IoT for Event management.

How to Gain Real Business Value from the Internet of Events


Among all this data, probably the most important is event information or what we’ve come to know as the “Internet of Events” (IoE). IoE refers to all available event data. Essentially, these events can be machine or life events or both.

insightsoftware Acquires Event 1 Software

Jet Global

July 16, 2020 – insightsoftware , a global provider of enterprise software solutions for the Office of the CFO, today announced it has acquired Event 1 Software , a provider of intelligent, Excel-based reporting solutions. About Event 1 Software.

Facebook events service gets temporary exemption from Apple App Store fees: blog post


SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Friday that businesses running paid online events on its iOS app would not need to pay a 30% fee to Apple for the remainder of 2020, temporarily defusing a standoff between the two tech giants. The social media company said in a blog post that all businesses except gaming creators would be eligible for Apple's fee exemption and can process payments for the online events they run through Facebook Pay. By Katie Paul and Stephen Nellis.

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Apple to hold Nov. 10 event, analysts expect new Mac computers


Reuters) - Apple Inc on Monday announced a special event for Nov. Analysts expect the new Macs to debut at the November event. By Stephen Nellis. 10 but gave no further details aside from a tag line of "one more thing.".

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Chat app Discord to test ticketing, make audio events easier to find


Reuters) - Chat platform Discord said on Thursday it will start to test paid tickets for audio events, the first feature where creators can make money from the site, and will launch a tool next month to help users more easily find live audio channels. By Elizabeth Culliford.

Can Data Analytics Help with Choosing Reliable Event Organizers?

Smart Data Collective

One of the benefits of data analytics that many people haven’t considered is the opportunity to find the right event organizers. If you are running an event, then you have to make sure everything is properly coordinated and managed professionally.

Using Dashboards to Make a Family Trivia Event Even Better

Depict Data Studio

— When COVID-19 pushed many events online, I decided to host a virtual Christmas trivia event for my family. I’d then show this master score sheet via screen share at half-time and at the end of the event.

Increasing Intersectionality at Tech community events

Jen Stirrup

In 2019, I tried to hold a ‘Diversity in the Cloud’ event and I even had a meeting with the leadership from Microsoft about it. To the Diversity in the Cloud event, I attracted local LGBQTIA+ charities including Stonewall and Support U , who are a stonesthrow away from the Microsoft UK office in Reading. I also attracted a trans keynote speaker, putting a stamp on the event. I could still use the Reactor, but they pulled the food and event security.

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9 Great Reasons to Join the DataRobot AI Experience Virtual Event Jun 7-8

DataRobot Blog

Join DataRobot and leading organizations June 7 and 8 at DataRobot AI Experience 2022 (AIX) , a unique virtual event that will help you rapidly unlock the power of AI for your most strategic business initiatives. Even more DataRobot customer stories will be unveiled at the virtual event.

Automatic Feature Engineering: An Event-Driven Approach


This blog post was originally published in October 2018 on Data From the Trenches. TL;DR : As data science evolves as a discipline, we think that it’s time to have a more systematic approach to feature engineering.

Event: The 2022 CIO50 Middle East Awards now accepting submissions

CIO Business Intelligence

CIO is proud to launch the second CIO50 Awards in the Middle East, recognising the top 50 senior technology executives driving innovation, strengthening resiliency and influencing rapid change.

Join Us at DecisionCAMP 2021: The Annual Event for Business Rules and Decision Management Practitioners

Decision Management Solutions

You’ll learn how different Digital Decisioning Platforms can integrate business processes, business rules, decisions, advanced analytics, and events into modern enterprise architectures for the common goal of better business decisions. The event is organized by the folks at

Put Responsible AI into Practice—attend the digital event on December 7


Join AI experts from Microsoft and BCG at Put Responsible AI into Practice—a free Azure digital event on December 7. Learn best practice guidelines for building AI solutions responsibly.


The greatest gift to community: what virtual events offer that in-person events do not.

Jen Stirrup

I have been reflecting on safety at virtual events versus in-person events. Virtual events offer a level of safety that in-person events do not have, because I am not in a crowd of people. Harassment does happen at events, unfortunately, both virtual and in person. Nobody is going to put me in any physical danger or harass me unless it is online, and it is easier to shut down there than it is in person.

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Data in 2021: Ventana Research Market Agenda

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Data Governance Data Preparation Information Management Data data lakes Streaming Data data operations Event Data Data catalog Event Streams Event Stream Processing

A List Of Business Analysis Events For 2018

BA Learnings

If you’re ready for socializing and networking or just looking for professional development opportunities, here are some business analysis events to get you started in 2018. For other locations and dates relating to this conference, take a look at the IIBA Events Calendar to see which one would work for you. Experts from across the globe will attend the event and you can look forward to learning opportunities. Do you know of any other events that should be on this list?

When Data Warehousing Met the Events Industry


The world’s an eventful place, isn’t it? When we say ‘eventful’, we mean, there are some many things happening around the world, every day, every minute, and they are all happening as glamorous, lavish and big events – be it a phone launch, a mega concert, fairs and so on. The Opportunities That Await Technology in The Events Industry. According to reports, the Business-To-Business (B2B) events industry revenue worldwide amounted to 30.3

Event: The 2022 CIO50 Middle East Awards now accepting submissions

CIO Business Intelligence

CIO is proud to launch the second CIO50 Awards in the Middle East, recognising the top 50 senior technology executives driving innovation, strengthening resiliency and influencing rapid change.

Role of Workforce Analytics in Event Industry


A growing number of organizations especially in the event management industry or sector are using workforce analytics to examine and act upon data about their people in the workplace. For any organization, including the event industry, human capital is the most important asset and as such building an in-depth understanding of the employees/workforce is quite crucial for businesses in giving them a competitive advantage. Workforce Analytics – What is its need for companies.

Acknowledging and discussing the recent, tragic events


In the wake of everything going on in the world, we would like to take a moment to acknowledge the tragic and traumatic events involving people of color, including the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. These events continue to be deeply disturbing, and many of us have been personally overwhelmed with grief these past few weeks.

Handling Streaming Data with Apache Kafka – A First Look

Analytics Vidhya

Big data Intermediate Python Apache Kafka blogathon event streaming streaming dataThis article was published as a part of the Data Science Blogathon. Introduction When we mention BigData, one of the types of data usually talked about is the Streaming Data.

Estimating the prevalence of rare events — theory and practice

The Unofficial Google Data Science Blog

by YI LIU Importance sampling is used to improve precision in estimating the prevalence of some rare event in a population. But importance sampling in statistics is a variance reduction technique to improve the inference of the rate of rare events, and it seems natural to apply it to our prevalence estimation problem. Conclusion In this post, we discussed the theory of importance sampling to improve the precision estimate of the binomial proportion of rare events.

The Intricacies of Financial Analytics in the Event Industry


Financial analytics is becoming an important and inherent part of software applications that are being used by event industry. The emergence of new business models, the changing needs of the traditional financial departments of event industry and advancements in technology have all led to the need for financial analytics. Financial Analytics in Event Management Industry – A summary. In addition, it needs to have powerful analytics technology for its event revenue measurement.

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