Source Code Repository SourceHut Is Discontinuing Cryptocurrencies And Blockchain-Related Software Initiatives

Open-source repository SourceHut is pulling the plug on software projects that tap into cryptocurrency and blockchain. In a post published on Monday, Oct. 31, SourceHut founder and creator Drew DeVault said he would ban projects associated with these technologies, citing their use in “get-rich-quick” schemes and other types of scams.

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What Is A Data Quality Management Framework, How Does It Operate, And Why You Need One?

While companies may share common ground when it comes to their data quality problems, data quality tools and strategies are not one-size-fits-all solutions to the problem. Each company should approach data quality management through its unique lens. The June 2022 Great Expectations Study surveyed 500 data engineers, analysts and scientists,

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Fundamentals Of Consumer Values To Boost Sales, Enhance Product Design, And Assess Customers’ Strengths And Weaknesses

What consumers truly value can be difficult to pin down and psychologically complicated. But universal building blocks of value do exist, creating opportunities for companies to improve their performance in existing markets or break into new markets. In the right combinations, the authors’ analysis shows, those elements will pay off

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Large Companies Need To Understand Their Strengths And Act Like Strategic Incumbents

For most of the 20th century, size, longevity, and a large market share were seen as assets in business. Then they began to be viewed as vulnerabilities, putting many companies in a defensive stance. Successful incumbents, however, convert these traits into market power, lasting relationships, and deep insights and use

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A Six-Step Approach To Evaluate And Manage Algorithmic Performance

Understanding how to evaluate and manage algorithmic performance could be the difference between success and failure. This article outlines a six-step approach for defining what to measure and monitor. Central to this approach is to work out where the waste is by measuring failure states. These are critical to monitoring

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Social AI: The Potential To Improve Human-To-Human Relationships Among The Workforce Or With Customers

You’re frustrated. Two functional leaders are pulling you into a nasty turf war when you need them to collaborate. You’re writing a frustrated reply, when a friend stops you. They recommend more appropriate wording, and that you ask the functional leaders to schedule a meeting to discuss conflicting priorities and

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Data-Product Manager: A New Distinct Role Requires The Ability To Manage A Cross-Functional Product Development And Deployment Process

As companies have struggled to make use of datasets and AI, many have started to create data products – reusable datasets that can be analyzed in different ways by different users over time to solve a particular business problem. Data products can be a powerful tool, especially for large, legacy

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Data Analysis And Data Modelling: Two Different Concepts That Work Best When Used Together

While the terms data analysis and data modeling are often intertwined, they are two different concepts. Simply put, data analysis is about using data and information to drive business decisions, while data modeling refers to the architecture that makes analysis possible. In other words, data modeling and data analysis work

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2022: Four Ransomware Groups Who Create Chaos And Cyberthreats In Cyberspace

2022 marked another year in which ransomware proved to be one of the most pernicious cyberthreats around the world. Targeting victims both large and small, ransomware gangs showed that they could still wreak havoc despite efforts by law enforcement and governments to crack down on them. Though a variety of

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Four Types Of Brand Platforms: Platform As Instrument, As Guide, As Canvas, And As Companion And Their Relationship Style, Risks, And Opportunities

Some branded product companies are sidestepping digital aggregators like Amazon and Google Shopping and instead building their own brand flagship platforms. These platforms are more than just a direct sales channel. They provide a mix of specialized products, services, and content by involving participants – consumers and third-party businesses –

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Customer Journey: Believe That Customers’ Experiences Should Be Effortless And Predictable Is Overly Simplistic – And Can Even Backfire

Companies often believe they should make their customers’ experiences as effortless and predictable as possible. But the authors’ research shows that this approach is overly simplistic – and can even backfire. While in some instances (say, watching movies on Netflix) customers want their journeys to be easy and familiar, in

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Cloud Security: User Must Understand The Risks Involved And Implement Adequate Security Controls

Protecting data and applications in the cloud involves managing people, processes and technology with stringent policies. There has been a tremendous increase in the number of organizations migrating to the cloud due to its excellent reliability, scalability and reduced costs. Cloud security plays a key role in this transition and

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