Coveo Hosts International Data Science Challenge for AI and Ecommerce Research

Coveo, a leader in AI-powered relevance platforms that transform search, recommendations, and personalization within digital experiences, announced it will host the 2021 Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) eCom Data Challenge, leading efforts to further ecommerce research. The SIGIR eCom Data Challenge has previously been hosted by industry behemoths including Rakuten and eBay, and is the world’s top venue for industry practitioners and researchers interested in information retrieval and AI applied to…

Alteryx Global Inspire 2021 Conference to Showcase New Products and Innovations in Analytics and Data Science

Luminary Thought Leaders Fareed Zakaria, will.i.am, Billy Beane and DJ Patil Join Alteryx Executives to Headline Inspire 2021 Alteryx, Inc., a leader in analytic process automation (APA™) that automates analytics, data science and processes to accelerate business outcomes, today announced its annual conference, Inspire, will take place May 18-21 and will be broadcasted across the U.S., EMEA and APAC. Virtual Global Inspire 2021, centered around the theme United We Solve, includes participation from thousands of citizen…

Data Science Innovator, Engage3, Receives 2021 “Best of Scottsdale” Award

Engage3, which helps retailers and brands profitably grow revenue and drive store trips by tracking and optimizing their Price Image, has been selected for the 2021 Best of Scottsdale Award in the SaaS & Analytics (Information Technology Services) category by the Scottsdale Award Program. Engage3 has corporate offices in both Davis, CA and Scottsdale, AZ. Each year, the Scottsdale Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.…

Tableau Business Science Brings Powerful Data Science Capabilities To Business People

Tableau 2021.1 delivers AI-generated predictions, insights and automated explanations to help democratize data science Tableau, the world's leading analytics platform, today introduced Business Science, a new class of AI-powered analytics that lowers the barrier to data science techniques, enabling business users and analysts to make smarter decisions faster. In a market where agility is the ultimate competitive advantage, Business Science empowers more people with data, with simplified model creation, predictions,…

App Annie Sets New Bar for Mobile Analytics with Data Science Innovations

App Annie, the leading mobile data and analytics company helping brands and publishers create winning experiences on mobile, announces its newest innovation designed to put data-driven insights in the hands of executives — the App Annie Pulse app. For busy executives, time is of the essence. To keep pace with the ever-changing app economy, it's important to access critical information about trends, markets and the competition in real time. With over USD 143 billion spent on mobile and 218 billion new app downloads in…

Top Data Science Interivew: TechBytes with Eyal Mekler, VP APAC at Sisense

Hi Eyal, from Tealium to Sisense - What inspired you to make the transition?  Helping an organization to harness the power of data to drive business improvement and optimize outcomes has always been a passion of mine. Tealium’s focus was on Customer Data Platforms, which have significant potential for organizations that want to revolutionize the customer experience. It’s an incredibly innovative space, and it was a pleasure to be part of such a growing team. Sisense to me was the next logical step, as it widens the…

Night Market Hires Kimberly Chulis as VP of Data Science

Night Market, Horizon’s recently launched eCommerce data intelligence company, announced it has hired Kimberly Chulis, Ph.D., as VP of Data Science. The move is effective immediately and Chulis will report directly to Randy Browning, President of Night Market. Night Market is designed to provide brands with unique insights into consumer purchase behavior within the walled gardens of Amazon, Google, and Facebook, thus giving brands unprecedented control of the consumer e-purchase journey. The role of VP of Data Science…

PadSquad Deploys the Iguazio Data Science Platform to Predict Ad Performance in Real-Time

Iguazio, the data science platform built for production and real-time machine learning applications, announced it has been deployed by mobile software company PadSquad, to improve the relevance and performance of the digital campaigns they run for their customers worldwide. PadSquad is revolutionizing traditional media with interactive features and innovative technologies that transform the audiences’ experience and engagement with ad creatives. Iguazio was deployed by PadSquad to use AI to improve ad performance and…

The Elusive Holy Grail of Consumer Data Science and Intelligence

Understanding consumer data science is very important in the current context. In today’s marketplace, brands, agencies and organizations must have fast, streamlined access to complex consumer-based data in order to stay competitive. Meanwhile, sensitivity around data collection, responsible use, and legislation has changed the climate in which we operate. External pressures from the global pandemic, widespread natural disasters and societal upheaval are also causing the need for consumer insights to speed up, as people…

GTB Appoints Marc Sanford as New Global Data Science Chief

GTB, a global, industry-leading marketing, and communications agency announced that Marc Sanford has been named global chief data science officer, overseeing a data and analytics team that spans 6 continents and over 50 offices worldwide. Marketing Technology News: Mastercard Launches Frictionless Retail Technology Solutions to Enable Touchless Economy Sanford brings 20 years of data, analytics, and technology experience to the role. Prior to this appointment, Sanford was SVP of consumer insights and analytics at…

Market Planning: A New Data Science Approach for 2020 and Beyond

When conducting an evaluation of markets, competitors, trends and opportunities, strategic business planners have relied heavily on a set of long-established financial measures like “top down” market sizing and trend analysis as a basic component in their market models. This briefing will make the case that traditional analytical methods and tools are missing a level of depth that is critical to understanding today’s complex buyer and competitive environments in a meaningful and actionable way. By the end of this…

Zepl Integrates Snowflake 2.6 Spark Connector to Accelerate and Simplify Data Science at Scale

Integration highlights strengthening of partnership and growing customer momentum Zepl, the data science platform built for your cloud data warehouse, announced that it has deepened its technical integration with Snowflake by utilizing Snowflake's 2.6 Spark Connector in Zepl's SaaS product. This new integration dramatically improves performance when accessing data for analysis and minimizes costs. Marketing Technology News: Talkdesk Propels Palmer Johnson Power Systems Customer Service With Cloud Contact Center…

Data Science Tropes: Cowboys and Sirens

As Abraham Maslow—he of the eponymous hierarchy of needs—said in 1966, "I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." To a fledgling Data Scientist (say, a college sophomore) who has just found out about the wonders of Machine Learning (ML), nothing beats the adrenaline rush of discovering their hammer: the ability to sign up on Kaggle, install xgboost, fire up a Jupyter notebook and, within 10 minutes, submit their first Machine Learning model in a competition. …

NatWest Markets Chooses Dataiku’s Data Science and Machine Learning Platform to Democratise AI

The investment bank accelerates its AI journey with self-service analytics to drive data collaboration Dataiku, one of the world's most advanced Enterprise AI and machine learning platforms, announces a partnership with NatWest Markets, which offers risk management, trading solutions and debt financing to customers of NatWest Group. Under the agreement, Dataiku will provide NatWest Markets with self-service analytics and automated machine learning to join up its technical and front office users. The partnership will improve…

AdColony Opens Data Science Office in Poland, Led By Technology Veteran Hires

Mobile advertising company brings on app UA industry experts Pawel Pawlak and Pawel Godula, brilliant data science and artificial intelligence leaders, to power innovation for AI-powered advertising and monetization solutions AdColony, the mobile performance marketplace, today announced the addition of two user-acquisition technology veterans to the team-- Pawel Pawlak as the Director of User Acquisition (UA) Intelligence and Pawel Godula as the Director of Data Science. The new hires’ primary focus is to lead and develop…

Atos Acquires Data Science Firm Miner & Kasch

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announced its acquisition of Miner & Kasch, an artificial intelligence (AI) and data science consulting firm headquartered in Elkridge, Maryland that specializes in building intelligent end-to-end, data-driven solutions. With this acquisition, Atos will enhance its big data and AI consulting practice of zData experts to accelerate its Data Science-as-a-Service offering and to deploy edge and next generation data science platforms for industry solutions at a global scale.…

TechBytes with David Bloch, Data Science Evangelist at Domino Data Lab

How did you plan your transition through the Dotcom era to the modern AI era? I’ve been strangely fortunate in the sense that my career has coincided with many emerging technologies that now come together under the banner of AI. I started as a Software Engineer connecting medical equipment to medical software; that led to working in diagnostics, decision sciences and analysis of that data once it landed in patient management systems. From there, I started building predictive models in SAS and Matlab. I was one of the…

InMoment VP of Data Science Recognized in Utah’s Forty Under Forty

Utah Business celebrates Levi Roberts as one of the state’s most influential business professionals InMoment, the leading provider of Experience Intelligence (XI), announces Levi Roberts, InMoment’s VP of Data Science, has been included in Utah Business’ 2020 Forty Under Forty. Forty Under Forty honors professionals aiming to help progress Utah’s reaching business impact. For nearly five years, Levi Roberts has worked at InMoment, beginning as Special Projects Manager. Roberts was promoted in rapid succession to a…

Dataiku Named a Leader In the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant For Data Science And Machine-Learning Platforms

Placement marks Dataiku's fourth consecutive year of inclusion in the report and the first year in the Leaders quadrant Dataiku, one of the world's most advanced Enterprise AI platforms, was named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms. Dataiku credits its placement to its completeness of vision and ability to execute. This marks the fourth consecutive year of Dataiku's inclusion in the report and the first year in the Leaders quadrant.…

Databricks Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms

Recognition Acknowledges Databricks’ Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision for Third Year in a Row Databricks, the leader in unified data analytics, has been named by Gartner as a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms. Databricks’ Unified Data Analytics Platform allows organizations access to all of their big data and traditional data for business intelligence and machine learning on one platform. On its journey to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems,…