2020

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Why Data Science Matters And How It Powers Business Value | Simplilearn

Simplilearn

Without the expertise of professionals who turn cutting-edge technology into actionable insights, Big Data is nothing. Today, more and more organizations are opening up their doors to big data and unlocking its power—increasing the value of a data scientist who knows how to tease actionable insights out of gigabytes of data. It’s become a unive. Read More.

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Will COVID-19 Show the Adaptability of Machine Learning in Loan Underwriting?

Smart Data Collective

Machine learning is transforming the financial sector more than anybody could have ever predicted. This technology might be more important than ever during the pandemic, as financial institutions discover that many traditional protocols aren’t nearly as effective. One of the most significant changes brought by advances in machine learning is with the loan underwriting process.

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Power BI Governance, Good Practices: Setting up Azure Purview for Power BI

BI Insight

Microsoft newly announced a piece of very exciting news that Azure Purview now supports Power BI. This is massive news from a data governance point of view. Azure Purview is the next generation of Azure Data Catalog with more metadata discovery power and the ability to use sensitivity labels. After reading the news, I immediately … Continue reading Power BI Governance, Good Practices: Setting up Azure Purview for Power BI.

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An Equipment List For Virtual Presentations In An Office Or Home Studio

Timo Elliott

I have had several requests from people who want to set up some equipment for professional presentations at virtual events—a home or office studio that enables you to present live as if you were a TV weather person: Here’s a list of most of what I use (with some links, mostly to the French Amazon site where I purchased most of it — I live in Paris).

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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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Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired

280 Group

Congratulations! You’re on the verge of one of the most exciting and fastest-growing careers today. Over the past several decades, I’ve interviewed hundreds and hired dozens of Product Managers at companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and burgeoning startups.

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New Scrum Master email course

Growing Agile

Back by popular demand is the New Scrum Master Email Course. Here are the topics we will cover: What should I be doing all day as a ScrumMaster? How can I make our Scrum meetings valuable? Can I improve the Daily Scrum? How can I be more proactive? Am I learning enough of the right stuff? The content is just as relevant today as when it was first created.

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The Product Strategy Cycle

Roman Pichler

Enter the Cycle. Traditionally, strategy and execution are often viewed as separate, sequential pieces of work that are carried out by different people. For example, a product manager might determine the product strategy and one or more development teams might be tasked with executing it. But as long as innovation, change, and risk are present, this approach is ineffective.

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The Right Way to Think About Cost Savings with Agile

Leading Agile

Cost savings is a tricky subject with Agile. But it’s not because Agile can’t impact cost savings. It’s because Agile has very little impact on direct and immediate cost savings. The problem is, most people think the wrong way about how to save on cost with Agile. They usually say Scrum is how they realize cost savings—but they’re missing something. .

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Maker Tools for Information Workers

Juice Analytics

We are makers in our work. Whether designing a marketing campaign, creating a presentation, or building a spreadsheet, information workers spend a lot of time creating stuff. And we want better tools to do all that making. How far have these tools come? In some cases, the complex desktop tools have been replaced by nimble, web-based (and often less feature-rich) options.

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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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BI Is Dead; Long Live BI

Forrester - Business Intelligence

The perception of legacy enterprise business intelligence (BI) platforms comes with some legitimate stigma and baggage. It’s technology first, not business-led; the graphical user interface (GUI)-based user experience (UX) doesn’t address ease of use for all business decision-makers; there are too many underutilized reports and dashboards floating around in the enterprise; and signals produced by […].

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Understanding The Difference Between Kubernetes Vs. Openshift | Simplilearn

Simplilearn

You may hear the word containerization when people talk about OpenShift and Kubernetes. But have you ever thought about what it means and how it's used? Commonly defined as the bundling of different applications as a way to more effectively develop, manage, and deploy them across various infrastructures. Containerization enables companies to b. Read More.

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How Leading Businesses Organize and Make Sense of Data

Smart Data Collective

Two or three decades ago, gathering data was the biggest challenge businesses faced. Leaders craved more information and access. Today, these same companies are drowning in data. The challenge of today is organizing and making sense of the data. 4 Tips to Help You Make Sense of Your Data. With so much emphasis on collecting and accessing data, it’s easy to become so paralyzed by information that you fail to do anything with it.

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Quick Tips: Registering SQL Server Profiler as an External Tool in Power BI Desktop

BI Insight

It has been a long time that I use SQL Server Profiler to diagnose my data models in the Power BI Desktop. I wrote a blog post in June 2016 about connecting to the underlying Power BI Desktop model from different tools, including SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), Excel and SQL Server Profiler. In this … Continue reading Quick Tips: Registering SQL Server Profiler as an External Tool in Power BI Desktop.

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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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How to Easily Record a Remote Video Interview

Timo Elliott

I’ve been interviewing customers recently on how digital technologies have helped their organizations be resilient in the current environment. Here’s a short recap of what I’ve so far found works best for non-professionals like myself who still want to be able to put together a polished, edited result. Arrange a Zoom call. There are alternatives, but Zoom seems to have the best quality, for now.

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Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 4

280 Group

“Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things.” — Peter Drucker. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the concepts around how to step up and become a leader to your product team and organization. Product Management is a unique role because Product Managers have all the responsibility for a product’s success yet no formal authority.

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Article: Meeting the Challenges of Disrupted Operations: Sustained Adaptability for Organizational Resilience

InfoQ Articles

The first article in a series on how software companies adapted and continue to adapt to enhance their resilience starts by laying a foundation for thinking about organizational resilience. It looks at what organizations can do structurally during surprising and disruptive events to establishes conditions that help engineering teams adapt in practice and real time as disruptive events occur.

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If the Shu fits?

Growing Agile

Blogging doesn’t come naturally for me, I find it hard to find topics to write about that I think other people will find interesting. Why would anyone read something I wrote? Imposter Syndrome hits us all in different ways I guess. So I am following the advice of a dear friend who said ‘just do it’…. Now you may have stopped reading already, but for those that haven’t, I’d like to take you on a journey of Shu-Ha-Ri.

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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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OKRs in Product Management

Roman Pichler

OKRs in a Nutshell. OKRs are a method for setting and tracking goals. An objective describes what is to be achieved. The key results state how we accomplish the objective. Let’s say, for example, that the objective is to “increase engagement.” The key results might then be “simplify user journey A” and “enhance feature alpha.”. OKRs can be used to create cascading goals—goals that are systematically linked.

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Agile Infrastructure Transformation and TBM

Leading Agile

When I first thought of writing this article, I struggled with how best to talk to these perceived different approaches. Questions of how does Agile apply to infrastructure and what does TBM have to do with Agile were in my mind. A simple google search reveals just a slim number of articles and these are mainly based on the theory of how these concepts come together vs. real-life learnings.

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How to manage user research priorities when you have limited resources

Userzoom

When your organization has bought into the idea of running user research throughout the entire design process , there’s one side effect you may not have expected to be an issue – the sheer volume of requests from multiple teams asking for your UX expertise. Now it’s obviously a nice problem to have, and democratizing UX through training and education can help, but how else can you prioritise research requests in the most stakeholder-pleasing way that’s ultimately also best for the user?

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Choosing the Right Testing Metrics

Stickyminds

Testing always looks to provide more information in order to have less uncertainty and better control over risk, but that information has to be analyzed carefully. .

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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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What Ethical Hacking Skills Do Professionals Need? | Simplilearn

Simplilearn

The term “hacker” is broadly used to describe anyone with advanced computer technology skills who’s able to deceive organizations or bypass security and infiltrate networks without proper authorization. Some hackers use their skills to commit fraud, theft, or other nefarious acts, while some simply enjoy the challenge. Whatever the motivation. Read More.

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4 Incredible Benefits Of IoT-Based Indoor Mapping

Smart Data Collective

The IoT is becoming increasingly commercialized. IDC estimates that there will be 41.6 billion IoT devices online by 2025. As the IoT continues to expand, companies across the world are looking for new ways to embrace its potential. One of the most overlooked benefits of the IoT is with indoor mapping. Companies can find a number of useful IoT approaches to achieve this goal.

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Metrics Are The Characters of Data Stories

Juice Analytics

I like to think that the hero in your data story is your audience. The hero is the person who starts with conflict and, through the narrative journey, is transformed to resolve this conflict. That’s what you want the data story to accomplish for your audience — start with a question and move your audience (hero) to actions that will resolve the question.

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Handling uncertainty: panic vs. precautions…

Timo Elliott

It’s always hard to make the right decisions when the data is uncertain. And that’s currently more important than ever, faced with the rise of the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes. For example, there are currently many discussions about the “true” mortality rate of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Some people insist that the currently reported mortality rates are wildly overestimated because of the “missing denominator” problem—the abs

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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.