2019

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

Smart Data Collective

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. Using big data to augment your social media strategy provides a wealth of opportunities simply because social media is such an integral part of people’s lives.

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Data Lakes on Cloud & it’s Usage in Healthcare

BizAcuity

Data lakes are centralized repositories that can store all structured and unstructured data at any desired scale. Data can be stored as-is, without first structuring it, and different types of analytics can be run on it, from dashboards and visualizations to big data processing, real-time analytics, and machine learning to improve decision making. The power of the data lake lies in the fact that it often is a cost-effective way to store data.

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Empower Your Story Telling Data Visualisation in Power BI with Colour Coding

BI Insight

This post has been waiting in my blogging list for a while and now this is my last post in 2019. I wish you all have a wonderful year ahead. In this post I discuss a very important aspect of data visualisation; Colour Coding. I believe, colour coding is one the most powerful and efficient … Continue reading Empower Your Story Telling Data Visualisation in Power BI with Colour Coding.

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Most Popular Webinars of 2019 | Analyst Catalyst Blog

Analyst Catalyst Blog

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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

Data Pine

“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 Zettabytes of data are floating around in our digital universe, just waiting to be analyzed and explored, according to AnalyticsWeek. By gaining the ability to understand, quantify, and leverage the power of online data analysis to your advantage, you will gain a wealth of invaluable insights that will help your business flourish

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

280 Group

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.

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Maximizing the Amount of Work Not Done

Leading Agile

One of the principles of the Agile Manifesto reads: “Simplicity – the art of maximizing the amount of work not done – is essential.” Okay. What does that mean? Does it mean we should avoid doing our work to the extent possible? Well, not exactly. Consistency Between Lean and Agile Principles. Without coming at the question from that angle (as far as I know), the authors of the Manifesto arrived at an idea from Lean Thinking – the idea of reducing process waste.

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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.

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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.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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“If you are explaining, you are losing”

Juice Analytics

The title comes from Ronald Reagan, sometimes known as “The Great Communicator.” If he knew anything, he knew that simplicity was foundational when reaching a broad audience. That doesn’t stop people from finding ways to overcomplicate their data visualizations. Take this example from The Data Viz Catalogue. It is called a Radial Bar Chart. Radial Bar Chart.

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Is Big Data Creating A Competitive Edge For Small Businesses?

Smart Data Collective

Big data is transforming the daily realities of running a business. Companies can use big data to handle certain tasks more quickly and cost-effectively than ever. Vince Campisi, CIO of GE Software, Ash Gupta, an executive with American Express, and many other companies use big data to get a competitive advantage. Of course, big data also raises some new challenges.

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AI – The online gaming industry’s new game-changer

BizAcuity

Artificial intelligence – We’ve all heard about it. It’s everywhere, in your cell phone, your social media apps, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant – you name it. Let’s just agree that it’s become a norm in the technology space and is destined to make an appearance in almost every area of our lives in the coming years.

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Waterfall vs agile or knowledge vs values

Agilemania

People often compare waterfall vs agile and argue one is better than other. Discussions also happen around simple requirement vs complex requirement and if simple then. The post Waterfall vs agile or knowledge vs values appeared first on Agilemania.

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Maximize Productivity and Simplify IT Management with Conversational AI

ChatGPT has dominated boardroom conversations for months now. From drafting a stock trading program, to creating a SQL query to model data, there are practically no limits to the applications of the AI language model assistant. At ManageEngine, we have been working on our own AI-assistant, Zia. Zia is a fully-trained analytics assistant that can perform a range of functions such as creating and adding reports to dashboards, providing conversational support to data analysis, insight discovery, bu

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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”. Agile manifesto encourages: - Customer collaboration over contract negotiation - Individuals and interactions over processes and tools - Responding to change over following a plan - Working software over full documentation This does not however imply that the agi

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

Data Pine

“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. Data has changed our lives in many ways, helping to improve the processes, initiatives, and innovations of organizations across sectors through the power of insight.

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

Userzoom

Getting stakeholder buy-in for user research can be like talking to a brick wall, except the brick wall isn’t just ignoring you, it’s telling your colleagues you don’t know what you’re talking about, sends texts from their phone while you’re trying to explain something, accuses you of inventing the term “UX” and is somehow in charge of how much money you have on a daily basis.

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Product Manager vs. Project Manager: Tackling the Differences

280 Group

One of the questions I frequently get asked when training our Optimal Product Management and Product Marketing Training (OPM) course is, “What’s the difference between a Product Manager and a Project Manager?” Today I want to tackle this question, but also talk more about the vital relationship between Product Managers and Project Managers that can make both successful in their roles.

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Data-Backed Secrets for Minimizing Discounts & Maximizing ROI Post-Holiday

Use data to turn one-off holiday shoppers into repeat buyers and effortlessly drive more sales throughout the year. Our guide will give you an in-depth understanding of what triggers your customers to buy and breaks down campaign examples from leading B2C brands.

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What are Systems of Delivery and Systems of Transformation—And Why Do You Need Both?

Leading Agile

To become Agile, your organization needs a way to become an ecosystem where Agile operating models can even work in the first place. The hypothesis amongst many practitioners is,” If I implement Scrum, I will get the Agility on the other side of it.” Usually, it doesn’t happen that fast or easy. It took time and effort to get this way, so it’s going to take time and effort to change. .

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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.

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6 Tips for Data Teams to Improve Collaboration

Sisense

Blog. 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. The problem is that when data is used incorrectly, it still provides answers (just bad ones).

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Five strategic benefits of business analytics

Phocas

Business analytics can provide companies with an accurate and holistic view of their business. Executives and managers now have the ability to use data for real-time, actionable insights into everything from customer buying patterns to inventory management without having to rely on IT for outdated, static reports. In this blog, we discuss five strategic benefits of business analytics.

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The Young BA

This article focuses on my experience starting as a customer service representative and working myself up to become a lead analyst in my organization. I did not start with many special skills or talents but I wanted to reflect on what did help me.

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4 Data Goldmines Your Company Should Not Ignore

Smart Data Collective

In an earlier age, perhaps as little as a decade ago, businesses had to rely on intuition and educated guesses to guide their spending. The situation was famously captured by John Wanamaker, who said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.” Today, data is everywhere. Phones track our locations and our social media usage.

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Transforming Credit and Collection with Predictive Analytics

BizAcuity

According to a Federal Bank report, more than $600 billion of household debt in the U.S. is delinquent as of June 30th, 2017. Out of which, $400 billion is delinquent for more than 90 days. This shows the need to rectify this issue before it becomes a crisis. A crisis that not only poses a serious threat to consumers, as debt accumulates interest, but may also cause trouble for businesses, as there is a chance that it may eat into their revenues.

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The difference between visualization and data storytelling

Juice Analytics

Preet Bharara, former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, shared some thoughts on writing his new book "Doing Justice" (from the New York Times Book Review podcast — starts at 21:30). These lessons mirror the challenges we see when we think about the distinction between making good visualizations and crafting data stories. Anything of length is difficult in a different way.

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Difference Between Agile and Scrum

Agilemania

To comprehend the difference between Agile and Scrum, first, we must have a better understanding of- What is Agile? What is Scrum? The post Difference Between Agile and Scrum appeared first on Agilemania.

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Facilitate Risk Management for Medical Devices within Azure DevOps

In this whitepaper, we will describe how to facilitate risk management for medical devices directly in Azure DevOps. In particular, we will focus on how manufacturers can achieve ISO 14971 compliance and overcome key challenges in the process.