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How to hire a data scientist

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Data science is one of the most sought after jobs of the 21st century. But how do you hire a data scientist who fits the bill? According to Firstround.com , in a competitive field like data science, strong candidates often receive 3 or more offers, so success rates of hiring are commonly below 50%.

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Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT)

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated devices that have unique identifiers and can autonomously transfer data over a network. IoT ecosystems consist of internet-enabled smart devices that have integrated sensors, processors, and communication hardware to capture, analyze, and send data from their immediate environments. IHS Technology predicts that there will be over 30 billion IoT devices in use by 2020 and over 75 billion by 2025.

Embracing open banking and API ecosystem

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If implemented effectively, open banking will unlock innovation that will transform and improve the customer banking experience. David Beardmore. Banking And Finance, Open Standards And Open Apis. Overview of open banking . Third party providers. Potential Impact. Barclays Case Study.

8 innovative business models to navigate the digital era

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If you look at the Apple’s revenue break-up, you will come across a comparatively small segment called “other services”. This small segment of other services, including itunes, App store, Apple pay, etc., generated $8.5 billion for Apple in 2017 and over $110 billion since 2008.

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

6 steps to create a recruiting budget (Template Included)

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As the new year approaches, most of the organizations, before closing their finances, are looking at managers across teams to collaborate and share the most optimized recruiting budget for the coming year.

6 Avenger powers developers need to be ready for their Endgame

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The endgame is finally here. Seeing the heroes train themselves, evolve personalities, grow closer (or farther), and eventually reach where they are after 11 years and 21 movies has been nothing less than inspiring. As a developer, there are plenty of things that we can learn from their stories.

5 Tips to source tech talent without your local staffing agency’s help

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Disclaimer – I LOVE Math. Every morning I take a tuk tuk to work. For those who don’t know what a tuk tuk is, it’s a 3 wheel motorized vehicle used as a taxi.

How to ensure your tech talent pool is poaching proof

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Application of advanced analytics and machine learning in the banking industry

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Banks have always been custodian of customer data, but they lack the technological and analytical capability to derive value from the data. On the other hand, fintech companies have the analytical capabilities and, thanks to payments services directives, they now have access to valuable data.

2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

6 Avenger powers developers need to be ready for their Endgame

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The endgame is finally here. Seeing the heroes train themselves, evolve personalities, grow closer (or farther), and eventually reach where they are after 11 years and 21 movies has been nothing less than inspiring. As a developer, there are plenty of things that we can learn from their stories.

Introduction to Object Detection

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Humans can easily detect and identify objects present in an image. The human visual system is fast and accurate and can perform complex tasks like identifying multiple objects and detect obstacles with little conscious thought.

8 ways to hire a developer [Actionable tips]

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Whether you are an employer or an employee, you need to think beyond résumés to stay ahead of the game. From hackathons to automated evaluation tools, semantic analysis to personality tests, social hiring to web scraping, recruiting is being reinvented and how.

R Algorithms in AI and computing forces working together: A small industry insight

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When it comes to understanding computing processes, especially in today’s front end and backend development world, most of the times everything revolves heavily around analyzing the algorithmic architecture in tools, applications, or more complex pieces of software.

The Definitive Guide to Predictive Analytics

By embedding predictive analytics, you can future-proof your application and give users sophisticated insights. The Definitive Guide to Predictive Analytics has everything you need to get started, including real-world examples, steps to build your models, and solutions to common data challenges.

7 Recruiting Trends That Will Continue Into 2019

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Time flies by in the blink of an eye. Not long ago, we were analyzing the trends unfolding in 2018 and in no time, we are talking about projections for the next year. What amazes us the most is the magnitude of change the industry has gone through in such a short time span. With cloud adoption becoming the norm and machine learning taking the top spot in every organizational agenda, talent leaders are facing challenges like never before. And surprisingly, the year 2019 looks to be no different.

Attracting quality talent through hackathons

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This post was originally published on The HR Agenda Magazine’s blog on March 1st, 2019. Hackathons are a logical solution to addressing the unique challenges of hiring the ever-elusive top tech talent. Talent acquisition has been the biggest concerns for the C-suite year after year.

Blockchain: Distributed Shared Ledger Technology in Banking

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Over 90% of the world’s leading banks are either exploring, experimenting (PoCs), or formulating a strategy for leveraging blockchain technology, says an Accenture survey. Since its inception ten years ago, there has been plenty of hype around blockchain.

The reason India does not have enough awesome developers

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A never-ending debate is that about the quality of Indian software developers. It is said that most developers around the world begin coding at a ridiculously young age. However, it will surprise many to know that in India, only one in ten start coding before the age of 15.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

9 creative recruitment strategies to hire developer on a budget

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Recruiting top-class talent is challenging in itself and doing it on a low budget can be quite a daunting task!

How emerging technologies can improve the hiring and retention process

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When you think about hiring and retention, you often think about the role of the individual conducting the interview, or the person the member of staff reports to once they’ve been hired.

How 3 women technologists built a career of their dreams

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Did you know that women seeking leadership roles often report a lack of good mentors as an obstacle to their career growth. We recently ran a survey for women technologists and almost 47% of the respondents claimed that they had no tech mentors or role models to look up to.

Object Detection for Self Driving Cars

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In the previous blog, Introduction to Object detection , we learned the basics of object detection. We also got an overview of the YOLO (You Look Only Once algorithm). In this blog, we will extend our learning and will dive deeper into the YOLO algorithm.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business

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Businesses that use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related technology to reveal new insights “will steal $1.2 trillion per annum from their less informed peers by 2020.” predicts Forrester Research.

How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

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Problem statements are concise descriptions of an issue that help understand the problems better and come up with effective solutions. They are like navigational compasses – the direction north being your desired outcome.

Top 13 must-read books for HR professionals

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There’s no such thing as finding the right time to catch up on your reading, is there? If you want to, you will. Agreed not everyone is a bibliophile. But there are so many of us who find so many answers we seek in books from wonderful authors.

How we hosted one of the most memorable open source hackathons of 2018

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Small gestures can have a big impact. Create where it matters. We at HackerEarth believe in it and have spent no single day without working toward the same. Early 2018, we promised ourselves to create an environment which would bring a culture of positivity and change in the developer ecosystem.

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

What is change management and why is it essential for digital transformation

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“When it comes to change management, “implementation” isn’t the end—it’s just the beginning.” ” –Beth Banks Cohen. What is change management?

How companies are innovating in the energy sector

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When leaders from 193 countries created a plan labeled the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, it was the beginning of a new era of hope and possibilities. The ambitious goals promised equitable, sustainable growth for today’s and tomorrow’s generations by 2030. Fast forward to 2018.

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How to hire the best developer talent at your next career fair

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For the past nine years, software engineers have been at the top of the ‘hardest to fill jobs’ in the US. Over 120,000 tech jobs open in the US each year, with only close to 60,000 computer science graduates. It’s no different in European countries, where tech talent shortage is hitting the market.

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How to improve candidate experience using developer assessments

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David Heinemeier, the creator of Ruby on Rails tweeted: Several organizations still use whiteboard interviews as a standard process to hire developers. . In a whiteboard interview, developers are given a problem statement for which they have to provide the solution on a whiteboard.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

My Internship at HackerEarth

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Work Environment: I have always dreamt of working for an organization where loads of responsibilities are placed on their employees. And HackerEarth does just that! Obviously, you get hired because of your skills, but founders and managers expect much more.

Should I learn React.js or Vue.js?

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React.js and Vue.js are two of the most popular JavaScript frameworks. The duo are on the list of 10 best JavaScript frameworks to use in 2019 , which says a lot about them. As such, both frameworks are great options to learn while aiming for learning or advancing in JavaScript.

Top 10 IT Recruiters to follow on Social Media in 2019

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As we move to the new year 2019, your organization must have started working towards sourcing and recruiting. At the same time, a large pool of job seekers starts preparing for the upcoming appraisal season wherein they can finally make their move towards a dream job.

5 reasons you should use tech recruitment software

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When used effectively, talent assessment tools can have a major impact on key performance indicators (KPIs), such as cost-to-and time per-hire, hiring managers’ satisfaction, employee retention, performance, and engagement.” Aberdeen Group Study (May 2015). We could not agree more. The same study reveals the following: Businesses that use talent assessment tools are 36% more likely to be satisfied with their new hire.

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.