How A Quick Win Can Be An Integral Part Of The Roll-Out Strategies For Larger Data Initiatives?

When most sprint events are decided by milliseconds, it’s essential that a sprinter hones his or her reaction time and start technique. A fast start enables an athlete to reach her top speed before her competitors, putting her in a better position to win the race. In various sports such

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Big Data Visualization: Photography As A Creative Research Tool

What can we learn about the societies from analyzing and visualizing billions of photographs and video shared on social networks? Can we use visualization to explore massive visual data sets without using predefined research questions? Can we analyze big data without using numbers? In this presentation, Dr. Manovich will discuss

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New Proposed Rules Of European Commission About Targeted Political Advertising

The European Commission has today released new rules on targeted political advertising, restricting how internet users’ personal information can be used. Organisations using targeting and amplification techniques would need to explain them clearly and in detail, and would be banned from using sensitive personal data without the explicit consent of

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Connect 2021: Our Vision For The Metaverse By Mark Zuckerberg

At Connect 2021, Mark Zuckerberg laid out our vision of the metaverse as the successor to the mobile internet – a set of interconnected digital spaces that lets you do things you can’t do in the physical world. Importantly, it’ll be characterized by social presence, the feeling that you’re right

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Data Privacy, Security, And Transparency: Delivering All The Greater Benefits To Businesses, Customers, And Society & What Does It Mean For The Digital Society?

Data has never been more valuable – or more fraught. In a time of turmoil and uncertainty, how can businesses and people come together to create shared principles for society and a better data-driven future for everyone? Billions Of Digital Footprints The COVID-19 crisis has cast the data dilemma into

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The Best Way To Manage No-Code Analytics Reports: An Old School Approach – 80:20 Rule

No-code tools can be helpful in democratizing data science and providing fast results for users, but IT’s old school 80:20 rule definitely applies. No-code applications are expanding because users are frustrated with IT bottlenecks and they want to get their reports and apps faster. It’s also worth noting that most

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Three Lessons To Consider When Getting Started With Automating Data Analysis For Midsize Businesses

Midsize company leaders are right to be excited about the opportunities for harnessing the value in their large datasets. But the data in midsize companies tends to be messy – spreadsheets and plain-text files, many in different formats, are difficult (if not impossible) to integrate. It takes a lot of

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Creating XaaS Business (Anything As A Service): Building Scalable Lead-To-Cash Operations For Industry 4.0 With Sales And Back-Office Capabilities

In an XaaS environment, leaders are looking to meet changing customer needs by transforming their lead-to-cash value chain. In the 16th article in our series on digital industrial transformation, we examine how to institute a scalable yet flexible omnichannel sales process. Introduction Shifting to an as-a-service purchasing model can present

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Algorithmic Biases: How An Algorithmic Tool Will Be Perceived And Create A Targeted Plan To Build Trust Among Targeted Users

While companies may spend a lot of time testing models before launch, many spend too little time considering how they will work in wild. In particular, they fail to fully consider how rates of adoption can warp developers’ intent. For instance, Airbnb launched a pricing algorithm to close the earnings

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The Facebook Dilemma | Interview Of Alex Stamos: Former Facebook Chief Security Officer

Alex Stamos was the chief security officer at Facebook from 2015-2018. He is currently an adjunct professor at Stanford’s Freeman-Spogli Institute, a William J. Perry Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, and a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution. This is the transcript of an interview with

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The Facebook Dilemma | Interview Of Guy Rosen: Facebook VP Of Product Management

Guy Rosen has served as the vice president of product management at Facebook since 2013. This is the transcript of an interview with Frontline’s James Jacoby conducted on September 5, 2018. It has been edited in parts for clarity and length. Bring me back to the moment when you’re basically

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