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12 Ways You Can Celebrate Global Business Analysis Day | Analyst Catalyst Blog

Analyst Catalyst Blog

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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.

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BA Productivity Tip: Manage Those IFRAs

BA Times

As a business analyst, it often feels like we spend our lives spinning plates. We have to balance a whole range of tasks, meetings and other stakeholder interactions often in very tight timelines. Articles

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Real-time Campaign Management: An Out-of-the-box Approach To Improve In-Play Betting

BizAcuity

The global sports betting market is huge. As per the Gartner report, it is estimated to be worth around $400 billion per year. Comprising 37% of the annual online gambling market share in Europe, it has become a rapidly growing sector of the global economy.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Cybersecurity Isn’t Going Anywhere in 2021: Expert Predictions Part One

Dataversity

Click to learn more about author Samantha Humphries. When reflecting on 2020, the effects of COVID-19 have touched nearly every corner of the globe, spanning continents, age groups and industries.

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ETL Antipattern: Performing Full Loads Instead of Incremental Loads

Tim Mitchell

In my last post in the ETL Antipatterns series, I wrote about the common antipattern of ingesting or loading more data than necessary. This brief post covers one specific case of loading more data than necessary by performing a full data load rather than using a smaller incremental load.

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How To Write Good User Stories – An Aggregate of User Story Articles

BA Squared

Hint: Start with Pathway 9 to become an expert on Writing Good User Stories. Struggling project? Maybe it’s your user stories! Are you on a sinking ship? If your agile project is struggling to stay above water, it’s possible you have holes in your user stories! Do a quick user story inspection.

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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.

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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.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired

Ken Kranseler

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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How Business Analysis is Advancing Cybersecurity | Analyst Catalyst Blog

Analyst Catalyst Blog

Cybersecurity Certification

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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.

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5 Ways To Stay Connected To The Global BA Community When Working From Home

BA Times

Well, it’s been a strange few months hasn’t it? Articles

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Building the Foundations of the Future: Digital Construction in 2022 and Beyond

FlowForma surveyed 100+ construction executives. This eBook details their opinions and delves into their drivers for workflow and process automation, reliance on manual processes, digital capabilities and goals for process automation, and digital transformation initiatives in 2022 and beyond.

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Casinos Post COVID-19: Preparing For The Reopening

BizAcuity

With the news of the development of promising vaccines making the rounds and the infection curve seemingly stabilizing, the world has progressed into ideating strategies and action plans to safely transition into a post COVID 19 working environment. It’s time casinos too did the same.

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How Big Data Enables One-to-One Marketing

Dataversity

Click here to learn more about Gilad David Maayan. What Is One-to-One Marketing A one-to-one marketing strategy strives to create an experience that fits the individual customer. Rather than segment customers into groups, one-to-one marketing strategies treat each customer individually.

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The Power of Human Intelligence via Experience Management

Timo Elliott

As Picasso once said: “Computers are useless: they can only give you answers!”. Success in business isn’t about answering questions, it’s about asking the right questions in the first place. Or to put it another way: the most important thing in business is… knowing what’s important!

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Comparing SSIS and Azure Data Factory

Tim Mitchell

For the better part of 15 years, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) has been the go-to enterprise extract-transform-load (ETL) tool for shops running on Microsoft SQL Server. More recently, Microsoft added Azure Data Factory (ADF) to its stable of enterprise ETL tools.

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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.

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BAs and POs: Are You Asking the Right Questions? 

BA Squared

Note: This blog post is an update to a previous blog post Five High-Impact Questions Every BA Should Be Using. It’s been updated to address how we are working right now. The Current Situation.

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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?

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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.

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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?

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Feedback Management: A PM's Key for Continuous and Impactful Product Growth

Speaker: Hannah Chaplin - Product Marketing Principal at Pendo & Steve Cheshire - Product Manager at Pendo

Join Hannah Chaplin and Steve Cheshire as they discuss how you can utilize customer feedback to help your business stay competitive in an increasingly challenging global market.

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10 Steps to Transition from Your Current Job to an Amazing BA Career | Analyst Catalyst Blog

Analyst Catalyst Blog

Careers Industry

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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.

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5 Trusted Tips to Move Your Business Analyst Career to a C-Suite Role

BA Times

I am sure you have come across those corner offices, those suave personalities, and aspired to be one like them someday. Articles

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How to integrate third party applications with Microsoft Dynamics 365

BizAcuity

Microsoft Dynamics 365 can easily be integrated with other Microsoft solutions as well as a myriad of third-party applications such as web portals, BI applications, and ERP systems.

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Power of the Platform: A PM's Path to a Winning Product Experience

Speaker: Marcus Andrews - Director of Product Marketing & Keren Wexler - Sr. Director of Product

In this webinar, Marcus Andrews and Keren Wexler will explain common challenges faced by product teams, how to use analytics to create better product launches, platform adoption, and how to add feedback into your workflows!