2019

7 Innovative Machine Learning GitHub Projects you Should Try Out in Python

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Looking for machine learning projects to do right now? Here are 7 wide-ranging GitHub projects to try out These projects cover multiple machine. The post 7 Innovative Machine Learning GitHub Projects you Should Try Out in Python appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

The quest for high-quality data

O'Reilly on Data

Machine learning solutions for data integration, cleaning, and data generation are beginning to emerge. “AI AI starts with ‘good’ data” is a statement that receives wide agreement from data scientists, analysts, and business owners.

Interview with: Sankar Narayanan, Chief Practice Officer at Fractal Analytics

Corinium

Will you please describe your role at Fractal Analytics? I am the Chief Practice Officer for Insurance, Healthcare, and Hi-Tech verticals at Fractal.

Glossaries of Data Science Terminology

Rocket-Powered Data Science

Here is a compilation of glossaries of terminology used in data science, big data analytics, machine learning, AI, and related fields: Glossary of common Machine Learning, Statistics and Data Science terms. Data Science Glossary on DataScienceCentral. Data Science Glossary.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Tukey, Design Thinking, and Better Questions

Simply Statistics

Roughly once a year, I read John Tukey’s paper “The Future of Data Analysis” , originally published in 1962 in the Annals of Mathematical Statistics. I’ve been doing this for the past 17 years, each time hoping to really understand what it was he was talking about.

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Top 5 Tips For Conducting Successful BI Projects With Examples & Templates

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How to overcome reporting challenges in your business

Phocas

The ability to generate accurate, relevant and timely reports is critical if a company is to remain competitive in today's marketplace. However, as many executives know, traditional (static) reporting methods have a range of shortcomings.

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data are Helping to Make Smart Cities

DataFloq

A smart city uses big data and artificial intelligence to build an infrastructure that enhances the living conditions of people. It is all about using advanced technology creatively so that the residents can live in the best possible conditions. .

Waterfall to Agile: A Necessary Mindset Shift For Business Analysts

BA Learnings

I tend to describe the agile approach as a way of working; A targeted way of working that allows us to make changes, respond to customers’ needs and manage uncertainty with minimal delays, and without needing to wade through “red tape”.

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

How to Become More Marketable as a Data Scientist

KDnuggets

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

6 Powerful Open Source Machine Learning GitHub Repositories for Data Scientists

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Check out the top 6 machine learning GitHub repositories created in June There’s a heavy focus on NLP again, with XLNet outperforming Google’s. The post 6 Powerful Open Source Machine Learning GitHub Repositories for Data Scientists appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

Why a data scientist is not a data engineer

O'Reilly on Data

Or, why science and engineering are still different disciplines. "A A scientist can discover a new star, but he cannot make one. He would have to ask an engineer to do it for him.". Gordon Lindsay Glegg, The Design of Design (1969).

Strategy, Leadership, Culture & Innovation: Interview with Cary Correia, GE USA: Part 1

Corinium

Drawing on over 30 years of experience, we caught up with our international keynote, Cary Correia, Chief Commercial Data Scientist, GE USA to share some golden nuggets on how to truly achieve a data-driven culture and become an intelligent enterprise.

Dresner Advisory Services’ 2019 Wisdom of Crowds Data Catalog Market Study

The 3rd annual Dresner 2019 Wisdom of Crowds® Data Catalog Market Study explores the strong link between data catalogs and successful BI usage. Learn about the core set of capabilities that make data catalogs critical for self-service analytics.

Bias-Busting with Diversity in Data

Rocket-Powered Data Science

Diversity in data is one of the three defining characteristics of big data — high data variety — along with high data volume and high velocity.

Open letter to journal editors: dynamite plots must die

Simply Statistics

Statisticians have been pointing out the problem with dynamite plots, also known as bar and line graphs, for years. Karl Broman lists them as one of the top ten worst graphs. The problem has even been documented in the peer reviewed literature.

Analytics and Business Intelligence for a Data-Driven World

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

Ventana Research provides unique insight into the analytics and business intelligence (BI) industry.

Top 14 Must-Read Data Science Books You Need On Your Desk

datapine

“Big data is at the foundation of all the megatrends that are happening.” – Chris Lynch, big data expert. We live in a world saturated with data. At present, around 2.7

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.

How to determine who owes you money

Phocas

The ability to determine how much outstanding money is owed to your company is vital to the ongoing management and sometimes survival of a business.

Top AI algorithms for Healthcare

DataFloq

The benefits of AI for healthcare have been extensively discussed in recent years up to the point of the possibility to replace human physicians with AI in the future.

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6 Useful Programming Languages for Data Science You Should Learn (that are not R and Python)

Analytics Vidhya

Overview Which programming language should you pick for data science? Here’s a list of 6 powerful ones that are not Python or R These. The post 6 Useful Programming Languages for Data Science You Should Learn (that are not R and Python) appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

The Easy Way to Do Advanced Data Visualisation for Data Scientists

KDnuggets

Creating effective data visualisations is a core skill for data scientists. This tutorial will guide you through how to easily develop interactive visualisations using the Python library plotly. 2019 Aug Opinions D3.js Data Visualization Jupyter Plotly

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.

Introduction to PyTorch-Transformers: An Incredible Library for State-of-the-Art NLP (with Python code)

Analytics Vidhya

Overview We look at the latest state-of-the-art NLP library in this article called PyTorch-Transformers We will also implement PyTorch-Transformers in Python using popular NLP.

Becoming a machine learning company means investing in foundational technologies

O'Reilly on Data

Companies successfully adopt machine learning either by building on existing data products and services, or by modernizing existing models and algorithms. In this post, I share slides and notes from a keynote I gave at the Strata Data Conference in London earlier this year.

Five Ways AI is Changing Customer Service

Corinium

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

Analytics By Design, For The Analytics Win

Rocket-Powered Data Science

We hear a lot of hype that says organizations should be “ Data – first ”, or “AI- first , or “ Data – driven ”, or “ Technology – driven ”.

Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

More datasets for teaching data science: The expanded dslabs package

Simply Statistics

Introduction. We have expanded the dslabs package , which we previously introduced as a package containing realistic, interesting and approachable datasets that can be used in introductory data science courses.

How Do Analytics and Business Intelligence Vendors Stack Up?

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

I am happy to share some insights gleaned from our latest Value Index research, which provides an analytic representation of our assessment of how well vendors’ offerings meet buyers’ requirements.

Introduction To The Basic Business Intelligence Concepts

datapine

“Without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.” – Geoffrey Moore, management consultant, and author.