WorkWave®, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that support every stage of a service business’s life cycle, today announced that David F. Giannetto has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of WorkWave.Read Full Story
Free SaaS solution enables every data professional to quickly and easily load data into the most popular cloud data warehouses
AWS re:Invent 2019 Booth #2804 – Matillion, a leading provider of data transformation software for cloud data warehouses (CDWs), announced Matillion Data Loader, a free Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) data integration solution that empowers data analytics professionals and
As marketers, we’re making important decisions on behalf of our company and team every day. In addition to using our best judgment when it comes to making these decisions, it’s ideal to also utilize data and metrics when we can.Read Full Story
Black Friday is one of the biggest days in the retail calendar, and for good reason. Every year, the post-thanksgiving sale brings in more and more attention, and with that, revenue. However, with the ever-growing reliance on the digital world, we are seeing a significant shift towards online sales.
In 2018, while footfall in shops dropped by 5.
Every summer, I start a vegetable garden. I purchase seeds, plant them in various places in my backyard, tend to them, and with the help of the right weather conditions, help them grow. Why am I talking about gardening on a marketing blog?
Content seeding. But instead of planting zucchini seeds, marketers plant content to grow brand awareness and leads.
With the vast quantities of news content available online about every topic, it can be a challenge to source content about what you are interested in without getting a lot of noise as well.
To help people find the topics they are interested in, publishers organize content into taxonomies.
This holiday season is one of extremes—featuring both amplified challenges and opportunities for every retailer and brand. The challenges are plain to see: A later-than-usual Thanksgiving means fewer post-feast shopper moments, and a heightened omnichannel chess match around an array of expedited, reduced-cost and free delivery models raises the stakes across the board.Read Full Story
Accounting for one out of every fourteen dollars in the UK (click here).Do what is right for your business … not what a pundit being paid by a vendor tells you to do.Read Full Story
Suppose you want to compute the natural logarithms of every floating point number, correctly truncated to a floating point result. Here by floating point number we mean an IEEE standard 64-bit float, what C calls a double. Which logarithm is hardest to compute?
We’ll get to the hardest logarithm shortly, but we’ll first start with a warm up problem.
Editor’s Note: Every step in the innovation journey has always been a great challenge. Finding a “big idea” for something new is among the most difficult. We’ve all seen products that have seemed to come out of nowhere and become big sellers.Read Full Story
It’s time for a Twitter book draw again: every month, a random Locke Data Twitter follower wins an excellent data science book! This month’s book was Weapons of Math Destruction : How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy.Read Full Story
While every business owner likely realizes the integral role marketing plays in a business’s overall success, marketing for marketing’s sake isn’t going to get you anywhere — there has to be a clear strategy and focus behind it.Read Full Story
Almost any website has some embedded analytics. You can find usage charts for every public Github repository or any social network today. Cube.js is designed to help developers build such analytical applications.Read Full Story
Editor’s note: Welcome to Throwback Thursdays! Every third Thursday of the month, we feature a classic post from the earlier days of our company, gently updated as appropriate. We still find them helpful, and we think you will, too! You can find the original post here.
If you’re fresh from a machine learning course, chances are most of the datasets you used were fairly easy.
Summary: Dropout is a vital feature in almost every state-of-the-art neural network implementation. This tutorial teaches how to install Dropout into a neural network in only a few lines of Python code. Those who walk through this tutorial will finish with a working Dropout implementation and will be empowered with the intuitions to install it and tune it in any neural network they encounter.Read Full Story
With rapid advances in AI and data science, data has become an essential asset to every enterprise. Setting up a data strategy, therefore, has become every enterprise’s mission, particularly in the C Suite and at Executive levels. What is a data strategy and how do we create the right data strategy? I would like to dedicate this article to answer these 2 questions.
Every year around this time, after the conclusion of the collegiate football season and the height of March Madness the question I always hear posed is, should NCAA athletes be paid? This got me thinking, if student athletes were to be paid how much would they be worth?Read Full Story
Every month, I’m going to build a game. Each one will be small, and in each game I’m going to focus deeply on a single aspect and try and improve myself at it. At the end, I’ll release the game along with a writeup of how it went, what I was thinking, and what we ended up with.
As a key point, the game itself can be anything.
It started with a tweet:
New years resolution: every plot I make during 2018 will contain uncertainty estimates— Erik Bernhardsson (@fulhack) January 7, 2018
Why? Because I’ve been sitting in 100,000,000 meetings where people endlessly debate whether the monthly number of widgets is going up or down, or whether widget method X is more productive than widget method Y.
Every survival analysis method I’ve talked about so far in this series has had one thing in common: we’ve only looked at one event in a customer lifetime (churn). In many cases, that’s a perfectly fine way to go about things… we want our customers to stick with us, so churn is the event of interest.Read Full Story