Fri.Aug 09, 2019

Data Science Workflow: From Research Experiments to Business Use-Cases

Progress

A Fast, Efficient, Reusable and Scalable approach to apply Data Science and Machine Learning to a problem statement of interest ranging from experiments to production.

FASTER Fridays – Retrospectives

Cory Foy

Happy Friday! This week’s #fasterfridays is a good chance to reflect on our work and our process through the use of retrospectives. Specifically we are using it to help teams develop a mechanism for inspecting, experimenting with, changing and owning their process. If you’re interested in finding out how to apply this to your organization, […]. Faster Fridays Agile fasterfridays Process Retrospectives Scrum

The soft skills that enterprises desperately need

DXC

By definition, disruption is an inherent component of digital transformation. Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, automation, mobile devices, and other technologies have dramatically impacted how organizations do business and how employees do their jobs. For many organizations, however, digital transformation efforts are being undermined by a widening talent shortage and skills gap. In a study […].

3 New Techniques for Data-Dimensionality Reduction in Machine Learning

The New Stack

Maarit Widmann. Maarit Widmann is a junior data scientist at KNIME. She started with quantitative sociology and holds her bachelor’s degree in social sciences. The University of Konstanz made her drop the “social” as a Master of Science.

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Hang 10: Spotfire Cited as a Leader in Forrester Enterprise BI Wave

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

In The Forrester Wave : Enterprise BI Platforms (Vendor-Managed), Q3 2019, TIBCO Spotfire ® is positioned as a Leader following an extensive evaluation of vendors across several key measures. Given its placement, Spotfire ® will continue to ride a strong tide of market momentum.

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Hadoop Security Basics (In Under 5 Minutes)

Dataiku

Between growing data and analytics teams, more collaborative projects, and GDPR , security and governance are becoming bigger issues. As organizations' analytical maturity improves, it's increasingly critical that business and technical users alike understand data best practices.

Context: An Interview with Observability Pioneer Charity Majors

The New Stack

Subscribe: SoundCloud | Fireside.fm | Pocket Casts | Stitcher | Apple Podcasts | Overcast | Spotify | TuneIn. Welcome to The New Stack Context , a podcast where we discuss the latest news and views from the cloud native community.

Stepping in without Stepping in it

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

When things go wrong, you might have to step in. I did this most often when failure was going to be a BigProblem. And things often improved. The project got back on track, the client didn’t fire us, or we hit the big deadline. As you might expect, this made me feel pretty darn good. After all, I’d saved the day (at least in my eyes.). The trick, I learned, was not stepping in it. At the time, I didn’t consider the impact it had on my team.

This Week in Programming: Open Source is Better and Worse Than Ever

The New Stack

This week brings us two tech news stories so diametrically opposed it’s hard to see them both occupying the same reality.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Tips For Planning A Successful Business Event

Strategy Driven

Organizing a successful business event takes time and careful planning, whether you’re holding a small event for 20 people, or arranging a huge company-wide conference for hundreds of attendees.

Your message couldn't be delivered

Spiceworks

Hi experts A user from external domain( user@extdomain.com ) has sent an email to one of my office365 user( myuser@contoso.com ). user@extdomain.com got the below NDR. Experts help me in troubleshooting this issue.

How the Internet Could Significantly Narrow the Gender Gap

Strategy Driven

We are all aware that the business gender gap has existed for centuries. However, it was not until recently that this alarming disparity has taken centre stage within the global economy.

Migrating to AWS Cloud Services

iTexico

Let’s be real with each other for a second: you’re a smart person, and the reason you’re electing to migrate to the cloud is because you know you need to stay in the competition.

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

Protecting Your Personal Finances When Starting a Tech Business

Strategy Driven

Are you finally ready to build your dream of starting your own tech business? If so, you may be concerned about how your business will impact on the personal and family finances that you are responsible for.

10 Reasons Why You Should Prototype Before Developing

Invid Group

10 Reasons Why You Should Prototype Before Developing. BY: NEISHA SANTIAGO. Prototypes have been models of many famous technological improvements. For designs developed on software that have many changes variables and unknown logistics, prototypes are essential.

Relocating Your Business Internationally: A Guide

Strategy Driven

Deciding to relocate your business can come down to a number of factors. Perhaps your service or goods would find more success in a different country. Maybe you’re ready for a new challenge, or a family reason has prompted the move.

Why Open Source Freedom Leads Technology Adoption In the Enterprise

The New Stack

Cloud Foundry sponsored this post. A modern enterprise is a business focused on the future. It’s aware of the past (and may even derive a good amount of its revenue from a legacy product) — but its long-term survival depends on building for tomorrow.

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.

The Perfect Implementation of Ideas to Boost Your Startup Ventures

Strategy Driven

When we talk about initiating a start-up, there are two thoughts that one must always keep in mind.

What is much better G Suite or Office 365

Spiceworks

Both the Services are from leading Company, Google and Microsoft Which company's technology is best fits to users (Personal and Business) and which one is more productive and the most preferred by users. Productivity Ease of use Secure Database Management (Data-Space) Finest with Technology. office 365

A Guide To Starting A Home Mechanic Business

Strategy Driven

Anyone that knows their way around under the hood of a car and is looking for a rewarding way to earn money from home should consider starting their own mechanic business.

IIS Rules

Spiceworks

Hi all. In my company we have a site www.xyz.contoso.com , and this one is allocated on a spanish domain/isp by an Iframe with the link www.abc.es /page.aspx mentioned on web.config of that site. Now it work on this: if we type www.xzy.contoso.com outside network it opens very well, but on internal doesnt work, or ping. My question is: It is necessary to create a rule on IIS site xyz to open it on inside network as whished. So how can I create that. I already try but no luck. Thanks in advance.

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. This phrase blur is dangerous, as it can pull our attention from what should be our real focus: our our customers' and users' needs. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want. You'll come away understanding: How being customer focused gives you a competitive advantage. Tactics for developing empathy for your users. How to encourage innovation through better customer understanding. September 11th, 2019 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT, 7:00PM BST

7 Tips for Organizing Your Business Projects

Strategy Driven

If your life is a jumbled mess at work, you’re not alone. Many people feel like they’re running a circus when they walk into their office. Too many business projects can negatively affect your performance unless you learn how to manage them properly.

Public folder Calendar Purging

Spiceworks

Our public folder is routinely purging all content older than one month on a daily basis (the time changes but it usually always between 3-4pm) - I've checked public folder age settings and this has not been configured. I've removed all delete permissions from all users with access to try and rule out this being an issue with a particular user's profile - no change I've checked for mail rules across the company and none exist. Any other ideas of what I can check? office 365

GitHub Actions Advances Automation Strategy

DevOps.com

GitHub Actions, a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) through which DevOps tools can automate workflows, is now available in beta.

Report of external emails sent to internal distro

Spiceworks

Management randomly asked me to find how many emails were sent from a. customers email address to an internal emails distribution group. don't actually need the emails, just a count. I can't find anything that would help with this and the reports section of admin center only goes. back 180 days - we need 1 year. All of our email is hosted with office 365 - no on prem. office 365

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.