Mon.Oct 21, 2019

Most Data Leaders Are Successfully Driving Organizational Change

Corinium

A fundamental assumption of data science is that making business decisions based on facts yields better and more reliable results than those made using instinct or intuition. But as with any major transformation, translating this premise into new business practices takes time. Data Strategy

A Well-Aged Data Story

Juice Analytics

Like a fine wine, the New York Times’ visual storytelling tends to age well (unlike many dashboards that start out like Ripple and mature into a Thunderbird ).

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Oct 20)

Andrew White

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the most read data and analytics research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc.

Text Analytics – Understanding the Voice of Consumers

BizAcuity

Over the decade’s Hospitality Industry wings expand to the new horizon due to the widespread usage of mobiles which allows customers to plan the vacation & visualize the ambiance at their fingertips.

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?"

Anomaly Detection, A Key Task for AI and Machine Learning, Explained

KDnuggets

One way to process data faster and more efficiently is to detect abnormal events, changes or shifts in datasets. Anomaly detection refers to identification of items or events that do not conform to an expected pattern or to other items in a dataset that are usually undetectable by a human expert.

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Gartner IT Symposium XPO 2019 Keynote: More About Business than Technology (decision making rules!)

Andrew White

We kicked off our IT Symposium XPO 2019 here in Orlando today with a keynote that introduced the concept of TechQuilibrium. TechQuilibrium is what Gartner defines as the ideal mix of traditional and digital for your enterprise.

This Microsoft Neural Network can Answer Questions About Scenic Images with Minimum Training

KDnuggets

Recently, a group of AI experts from Microsoft Research published a paper proposing a method for scene understanding that combines two key tasks: image captioning and visual question answering (VQA).

Diversity for Businesses: What happens if Diversity is at odds with the organization?

Jen Stirrup

The foundation of a free society is equal worth of all its citizens. Everyone is entitled, as a right of citizenship, to be able to meet their basic needs. The right to self-respect and personal autonomy demands the widest possible spread of opportunities. Not all inequalities are unjust, but unjust inequalities should be reduced and where possible, eliminated. Source: Social Justice Commission (1993) The Justice Gap, IPPR, London.

How YouTube is Recommending Your Next Video

KDnuggets

If you are interested in learning more about the latest Youtube recommendation algorithm paper, read this post for details on its approach and improvements. 2019 Oct Tutorials, Overviews Recommendation Engine Recommender Systems Video Youtube

IT 40

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.

Enabling Intelligent Edge with NVIDIA EGX powered by Nutanix Xi IoT

Nutanix

The advent of 5G technology, growth of IoT devices and the rise of computer vision and AI algorithms are all catalysts for digital transformation, be it for telco or for enterprises in retail, manufacturing, etc

Top Stories, Oct 14-20: How to Become a (Good) Data Scientist Beginner Guide

KDnuggets

Also: The 5 Classification Evaluation Metrics Every Data Scientist Must Know; Artificial Intelligence: Salaries Heading Skyward; Writing Your First Neural Net in Less Than 30 Lines of Code with Keras; How to select rows and columns in Pandas using [ ],loc, iloc,at and.iat; The Last SQL Guide for Data Analysis You'll Ever Need. 2019 Oct Top Stories, Tweets Top stories

“Holistic” Security for your Data Center Stack

Nutanix

Drones introduce a host of new security concerns that governments aren’t readily prepared for! Remember this visual, whereby the White House perimeter security was breached

5 Automated Machine Learning Solutions for P&C Blog Post

DataRobot

Insurance companies around the world are adopting AI throughout their businesses because they know that they can either lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution or fall behind the competition.

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.

Simply Secure

Nutanix

Our SecDL’s defense in-depth model enables automated testing for security during development as well as threat modeling to assess and mitigate customer risk from code changes