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Innovating in Data Science and Machine Learning: Modeling Better Together

This article is by Alan Jacobson and originally appeared on the Alteryx Analytics Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Analytics-Blog/Innovating-in-Data-Science-and-Machine-Learning-Modeling-Better/ba-p/472421

 
What is Feature Engineering?
First, before we go too far into all the reasons why we are excited, let’s talk a bit about what Feature Engineering is all about.

“Being in the Zone” with Augmented Intelligence

This article is by Elif Tutuk and originally appeared on the Qlik Blog here: https://blog.qlik.com/being-in-the-zone-with-augmented-intelligence

 

According to positive psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, what I described with this skiing experience is known as flow state, defined as an “optimal state of consciousness where we feel our best and perform our best.

How Pepper Spain Optimizes Consumer Finance Through Machine Learning

This article is by Gareth Goh and originally appeared on the DataRobot Blog here: https://blog.datarobot.com/how-pepper-spain-optimizes-consumer-finance-through-machine-learning

 

Pepper Spain is one of the leading providers of consumer finance services in Spain, working with point-of-sale retailers across all industries to give them the best financing options for their business needs.

Citizen Data Science: Buzzword or Big Deal?

This article is by Sydney Firmin and originally appeared on the Alteryx Nation Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Data-Science-Blog/Citizen-Data-Science-Buzzword-or-Big-Deal/ba-p/454195

 
Drivers of Citizen (Data) Science
Citizen science has become more and more widespread in academic research because of a few different phenomena; both social and technological.

The Qlik Sense November 2019 Release

This article is by James Fisher and originally appeared on the Qlik Blog here: https://blog.qlik.com/the-qlik-sense-november-2019-release

Qlik has released 'Qlik Sense' November 2019 that introduces expanded cloud connectivity, SOC 2 Type 2 certification, new visualization capabilities, mobile offline support for Android, reporting improvements and more.

Parquet, will it Alteryx?

This article is by David Hare and originally appeared on the Alteryx Engine Works Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Engine-Works-Blog/Parquet-will-it-Alteryx/ba-p/423156

 

Interest in Parquet has rapidly surpassed both ORC and Avro formats.

Qlik (Attunity) Recognized Again in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration

This article is by Dan Potter and originally appeared on the Qlik Blog here: https://blog.qlik.com/qlik-attunity-recognized-again-in-gartner-magic-quadrant-for-data-integration

 

The Gartner MQ is a really useful publication for helping to frame the data integration market at a high level and understand who are the vendors that are shaping and driving the market.

The Journey to Intelligent Automation with RPA & DataRobot

This article is by Andrew Pellegrino and originally appeared on the DataRobot Blog here: https://blog.datarobot.com/journey-to-intelligent-automation-with-rpa-and-datarobot

 
Background on Robotic Process Automation

The term “robotic process automation” (RPA) emerged as a marketing term around 2010. RPA focuses on the user interface (UI) levels of applications to automate processes and is highly dependent on both screen scraping and workflow automation.