Stephanie May

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The Harvard Business Review Manager's Handbook: The 17 Skills Leaders Need to Stand Out

Publication Date: <b>January 03, 2017</b><p>The one primer you need to develop your managerial and leadership skills. Whether you're a new manager or looking to have more influence in your current management role, the challenges you face come in all shapes and sizes--a direct report's anxious questions, your …

Management

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

Bots That Can Talk Will Help Us Get More Value from Analytics

Over the past few years, much has been made of the rise of big data. And yet research from TDWI states that at organizations where 50% of employees have access to business intelligence tools, only 20% of that group actually use them. Part of the problem is that systems are often hard to use. …

Artificial Intelligence

Association Rule Mining – Not Your Typical Data Science Algorithm

Many machine learning algorithms that are used for data mining and data science work with numeric data. And many algorithms tend to be very …

Data Science

What I learnt from creating The Data Visualisation Catalogue

Before I started working on The Data Visualisation Catalogue, my chart toolbox was limited. I knew of only simple charts like a Bar Graph, Pie Chart, …

Top 8 Big Data Tools for Enterprise Developers

This guest column is by technology enthusiast & writer, Chris Bateson<p>The term ‘Big Data‘ can no longer be considered a buzzword. As more and more …

25+ websites to find datasets for data science projects

Introduction<p>If there is <b>one</b> sentence, which summarizes the essence of learning data science, it is this:<p><i>The best way to learn data science is to apply</i> …

Salesforce Einstein Makes Bold Claims With First AI Technologies

Company’s new artificial intelligence branch says it’s changing how computers understand language—and it only took two months.<p>It’s been a busy few months for the new crew of data scientists at Salesforce’s artificial intelligence division, Salesforce Einstein, who have already published four …

Data-Driven Everything

1940 US Census. Source: Census.gov<p>My boyfriend wears a Fitbit so regularly that once, scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I mistook a friend for him--all I had seen, with half the picture cut off, was an arm and the grey, Flex-model Fitbit on the wrist.<p>I view the thing as half object of …

Why self-service analytics is replacing traditional business intelligence

In modern business, it is typical for organisations to use several diverse IT tools to monitor their applications, networks, and other IT components …

5 Ways to Hone Your Management Style (If You're New to Managing)

Remember, it's okay to make mistakes. That's how you learn.<p>When you become a manager, you're suddenly navigating unfamiliar territory. The key to success in your new role is treating everything as a learning opportunity, especially any mistakes you may make along the way. Learning as you go is what …

Leadership

The 9 household chores you only need to do once a year revealed by Good Housekeeping Institute

If you hate spending your weekends doing housework then listen up, because experts have revealed the nine chores that only need to be done once a …

5 Big Data And Analytics Learning Resources That Most People Miss (But Shouldn't)

It’s 2016, and pretty much everybody who’s interested in analytics (or politics or sports) has read a bit of FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver and other bloggers write compelling posts that explain the thinking behind the predictions, so that’s a good educational resource for budding data analysts. …

Big Data

Big Data Analytics Tools,Big data Analytics Solutions

Big Data Analytics and its Significance<p>Data is the lifeblood of any business irrespective of its size. It holds the greater potential to unlock new …

Big Data

Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an …

Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

If you’re not using deep learning already, you should be. That was the message from legendary Google engineer Jeff Dean at the end of his keynote earlier this year at a conference on web search and data mining. Dean was referring to the rapid increase in machine learning algorithms’ accuracy, …

Machine Learning

Help sculpt the future of tech with machine learning skills

From self-driving cars to stock market predicting software to the recommendations you get on Amazon and Netflix, machine learning is at the core of …

Machine Learning

The Analytics Tool You Don't Learn At School: Listening

Academic training in analytics emphasizes mathematical and programming skills, and with good reason. The trouble is that many people who have outstanding mathematical and programming skills end up producing lackluster results in the working world. One reason: lousy listening skills.<p>Technical skills …

How To Become A Data Scientist In 2017

Yesterday LinkedIn released its list of top skills for 2017.<p>Statistical analysis and data mining retained the second spot they held last year while data presentation entered the top 10 for the first time.<p>Both of these skill categories fall under the heading of data science, a term coined in 2001 by …

Data Science

Productivity is contagious!

<i>“First we form habits, then they form us”.</i> And just like everything else, productivity is also a habit — a habit that’s highly contagious.<p>If you look …

Procrastination

Machine Learning, Simply Explained

<i>How do you explain machine learning to a child? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Daniel Tunkelang, data scientist, search/discovery expert, led teams at LinkedIn and Google, on Quora.</b><p>I'd …

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn't Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss's listening skills?<p>Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.<p>While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing …

Leadership

The 10 skills in demand around the world that can get you hired in 2017

According to LinkedIn data, this is the month job applications spike on the social networking site.<p>To find out what exactly employers are looking for, and what it takes to successfully land a job, LinkedIn looked at billions of data points and analyzed all of the hiring and recruiting activity that …

Designing the Shyp Web Experience

Our process from customer need to product launch<p><i>On October 6 we released our</i> <b>first</b> <b>web product</b> <i>as a part of Shyp’s new service offering. 🚀</i><p><i>I’m extremely</i> …

Breaking the Black Box: How Machines Learn to Be Racist

• Episode 1 <i>Facebook</i><br>• Episode 2 <i>Prices</i><br>• Episode 3 <i>Machine Learning</i><br>• Episode 4 <i>Artificial Intelligence</i> <br>by Jeff Larson, Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr., …

16 New Must Watch Tutorials, Courses on Machine Learning

Introduction<p>Most of us fail to acknowledge that Youtube has a massive resource center of machine learning tutorials which are free to access. You no …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Employment

The Best Data Visualizations: What Makes Them The Best? | Articles | Chief Data Officer

Every company wants to make the best data visualizations but it is not something that is as easy as just making data or graphs look nice. They need …

Dan Roam’s Top 4 Secrets for Creating Extraordinary Presentations

Bad presentations – we’ve all seen them. Over-ridden with bullet points full of industry-speak. A hodge-podge of extraneous content. No structure, …

Facebook

<b>Current Situation:</b><p>EverString™, a leading predictive analytics marketing company, recently engaged TopRank Marketing for assistance with their Digital …

Marketing