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Ten technology trends that are impacting society today

Timo Elliott

I recently did an Innovation Evangelist podcast with Tom Raftery , covering the top innovation trends that I find interesting in business and society today. Here’s a summary of some of the points we covered in the video above: 1. We have a golden opportunity to make the world a better place. Technology is accelerating, and it’s amazing opportunity for win-win-win opportunities.

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Why I’m Breaking Up with Facebook

Tim Mitchell

I have been in a serious relationship for more than 12 years. My partner in this relationship has brought me joy through the years, but lately, I feel like I’m giving to this relationship far more than I’m getting out of it. The relationship no longer brings me the joy that it once did, and has suffered from several breaches. The post Why I’m Breaking Up with Facebook appeared first on Tim Mitchell. Data Privacy Data Security

Top 10 Analytics And Business Intelligence Trends For 2020

Datapine Blog

Over the past decade, business intelligence has been revolutionized. Data exploded and became big. We all gained access to the cloud. Spreadsheets finally took a backseat to actionable and insightful data visualizations and interactive business dashboards.

How Collecting and Managing the Voice of the Customer Will Strengthen Your Product

Product teams strive to incorporate customers’ needs in everything they build, but this can’t be done without clear strategy, processes, and feedback loops in place. In this eBook, you'll learn how to build a robust voice of the customer program.

Product validation: making the case for internal evaluations

Userzoom

Working in a UX agency means that sometimes you’ll get limited budget for an entire project or for certain parts of a project. In my time at Grapefruit I am proved time and time again that most clients will choose to reduce costs in the validation phase of a project. As designers we need to educate our clients about our desired process on a daily basis. Still, it’s often difficult for them to understand the value of usability tests.

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Women in Product Management: Irina Farooq, Chief Product Officer at Kinetica

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For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series, I interviewed Irina Farooq, Chief Product Officer at Kinetica. To read the entire series on Women in Product Management make sure to? sign up for our newsletter. How did you get into Product Management? I switched into product management by a stroke of luck four months out of college. I received some good advice from someone who thought product management would be a good career for me. I didn’t even know what that was.

Listen to Understand: Listening Practices for Product People

Roman Pichler

Listen to Understand, not to Answer. Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply,” wrote Steve Covey in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It’s true: We often listen with a specific goal in mind, with the intention to reply, to share our perspective, or to convince the other person. As a consequence, we don’t pay full attention to what the other person is saying or filter what is being said; we only hear what supports our view.

Querying with Hive and Impala Tutorial | Simplilearn

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Querying with Hive and Impala Hello and welcome to the second lesson of the Impala—An Open Source SQL Engine for Hadoop course offered by Simplilearn. This lesson provides an overview of querying with Hive and Impala. Let us explore the objectives of this lesson in the next screen.

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8 Ways to Fine-tune your SQL Queries (for production databases)

Sisense

In organizations that operate without a data warehouse or separate analytical database for reporting, the only source of the latest and up-to-date data may be in the live production database. When querying a production database, optimization is key. An inefficient query may pose a burden on the production database’s resources, and cause slow performance or loss of service for other users if the query contains errors.

Going Beyond Gut Instinct: The Do’s and Don’ts of Strategic In-App Guides

In-app guides are powerful tools for delivering exceptional product experiences, but it’s all too easy to use them improperly or get too carried away. In this eBook, we’ll show you eight essential dos and don’ts for building impactful in-app guides.

Waterfall to Agile: A Necessary Mindset Shift For Business Analysts

Business Analyst 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”.

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Podcast: The Future of Analytics is Now!

Timo Elliott

I was recently interviewed on the future of analytics by Tamara McCleary, CEO of Thulium, a social media analytics and consulting agency, for her new “Tech Unknown” podcast. You can read her blog post summary or listen to the podcast directly below. We explored the current state of the art for AI/ML-driven analytics and talked about what business leaders can do prepare for what’s to come: Ways AI and ML-driven analytics drive better business outcomes.

Using the JOIN Function in Reporting Services

Tim Mitchell

The JOIN() function in SQL Server Reporting Services is a handy tool that allows you to turn a list into a delimited string value.

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The 10 KPIs Every Product Leader Needs to Know

Product teams have access to tons of data these days, but just because you're tracking product metrics doesn't mean you're tracking the right product metrics. In this eBook, we walk through the ten KPIs every product leader should have on their radar.

14 Dashboard Design Principles & Best Practices To Enhance Your Data Analysis

Datapine Blog

The rise of innovative, interactive, data-driven dashboard tools has made creating effective dashboards – like the one featured above – swift, simple, and accessible to today’s forward-thinking businesses.

How to get stakeholder buy-in for user research: 31 expert tips

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7 Ways To Use Big Data To Your Advantage On Social Media

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Businesses can use big data in many capacities, but those who use it for social media are at a huge advantage. It enables you as a social media marketer to get a closer look at your customer base, understand what drives purchasing decisions , and encourage consumers to pull the trigger.

Whole Product Concept – A Quick Guide for the Expert PM

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Whole Product Concept is discussed in this article and will help guide you through the holistic experience of your product – and might just help your product and career succeed. Join our upcoming webinar: Becoming Expert: Delivering Superior Value with Whole Product Thinking. When a Product Manager truly understands how their “Whole Product” delivers value to their customers, they can deliver products that are superior to the competition and keep customers coming back for more. Shifting Focus.

Are You Tracking The Right Product KPIs?

We’ve all got loads of data at our fingertips. Which metrics are the most valuable to keep an eye on? In this eBook, we share the top 10 KPIs every product pro should know. Some of them might already be familiar to you, but others will be brand new.

Five strategic benefits of business analytics

Phocas

Business analytics can provide companies with an accurate and holistic view of their business.

Spark GraphX Programming Tutorial | Simplilearn

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7.001 Introduction Hello and welcome to the last lesson, Lesson 7, of the Apache Spark and Scala course offered by Simplilearn. This lesson will introduce and explain the concepts of Spark GraphX programming.

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6 Tips for Data Teams to Improve Collaboration

Sisense

Everyone wants to get more out of their data, but how exactly to do that can leave you scratching your head. Our BI Best Practices demystify the analytics world and empower you with actionable how-to guidance. In the right hands, data is the ultimate means to answer important business questions.

Should Product Roadmaps Have Dates?

Roman Pichler

What Product Roadmaps Are (in a Nutshell). To start with, let’s briefly recap what a product roadmap is. I view a roadmap as a high-level plan that states specific benefits a product should provide over a certain timeframe, which may range from six to 12 months. I find it helpful to use the product roadmap so that it connects the overall product strategy with the product backlog, as shown in the picture below.

The State of Product Leadership Report 2021

Delivery is the top success metric for product leaders. But should it be? This is just one of the findings in this year’s State of Product Leadership report. Download the report to discover more ways product management is changing in 2021.

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Top 10 Analytics Trends for 2019

Timo Elliott

2019 is the year that analytics technology starts delivering what users have been dreaming about for over forty years — easy, natural access to reliable business information. Machine learning everywhere. We’ve reached the third great wave of analytics, after semantic-layer business intelligence platforms in the 90s and data discovery in the 2000s.

Using the JOIN Function in Reporting Services

Tim Mitchell

The JOIN() function in SQL Server Reporting Services is a handy tool that allows you to turn a list into a delimited string value.

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An Introduction To Data Dashboards: Meaning, Definition & Industry Examples

Datapine Blog

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.”– Arthur Conan Doyle. Data is all around us. According to the EMC Digital Universe study, by 2020, around 40 trillion megabytes – or 40 zettabytes – will exist in our digital landscape. That’s an unfathomable amount of information.

Drive in the Express Lane to Product Growth

Speaker: John Mansour - President, Product Management University

In this webinar, we’ll discuss the common element that gives us the fastest route to growth and which product metrics matter most.