In Chapter 8 of my new book “The Economics of Data, Analytics, and Digitalization Transformation”, I discuss the 8 Laws of Digital Transformation. My goal for chapter 8 was to push folks out of their comfort zones, especially with respect to how they are defining Digital Transformation success. Why?…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on July 26, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments
In my previous post, I explored how to use Pandas to work with data frames and similar structures. In this post, I want to go to the next level and discuss the magical operations available with…Continue
Hallelujah brother, I’ve seen the light!
I’m a HUGE believer in the liberating mindset of Design Thinking. For example, Design Thinking not only makes Data Science more effectively, but it helps avoid the devastating unintended consequences of an AI capability that can continuously-learn and adapt at speeds exponentially…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on July 22, 2021 at 6:00am — No Comments
Okay, this is on me. I own it. My blog “Why Data Monetization is a Waste of Time” created quite a stir. I loved it. I’d like to take this “data monetization” conversation one step further:
Most organizations should not be…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on July 11, 2021 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I recently conducted a 3-day, remote “Data Monetization: Thinking Like a Data Scientist” workshop for a transportation agency in the Middle East. Doing this training remotely is a personal challenge as I miss the face-to-face interaction in ideating, validating, and prioritizing the business areas that can benefit from data and analytics. However,…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on July 5, 2021 at 12:00pm — No Comments
How much money is your organization leaving on the table by not being more effective at leveraging data and analytics to power your business?
This question is becoming more and more relevant for all organizations of all sizes in all industries as AI / ML capabilities become more widely available. And nothing highlights the…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on June 28, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments
Here, let’s start this blog with some controversy:
“For most organizations, data monetization is a total waste of time”
I've been having lots of conversations recently about where the Data and Analytics organization should report. Good anecdotal insights, but I wanted to complement those conversations with some raw data. So, I…Continue
Figure 1: The movie Big: “I don’t get it”
In the blog “What Movies Can Teach Us About Prospering in an AI World – Part 1”, I laid out the challenge that us humans will face surviving in a world dominated by AI. I discussed the…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on June 13, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments
In his book “Outliers”, Malcom Gladwell unveils the "10,000-Hour Rule" which postulates that the key to…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on June 6, 2021 at 6:00am — No Comments
I’m starting to see the big consultancies and advisory services coming out with their lists of “what’s hot” from a data and analytics perspective. While I may not have the wide purview of these organizations, I certainly do work with some interesting organizations who are at various points in their data and analytics journey.
Added by Bill Schmarzo on May 30, 2021 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Senior executives trained in accounting continue to struggle to understand how to determine the value of their data. The article “Why Your Company Doesn’t Measure The Value Of Its Data Assets” written by Doug Laney (by the way, why does the Forbes web site absolutely bury the reader in ads?) contains a telling comment from a senior accounting firm…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on May 24, 2021 at 5:31am — No Comments
“If you make decisions based upon averages, at best, you’ll get average results”
During the 1950s, United States Air Force pilots were having trouble controlling their planes. The problem turned out to be the cockpit, or more specifically, the fact that the cockpit…Continue
Learn More On Advance Pandas and NumPy for Data Science (Part -II) Cont.......
Welcome Back to Part II article. Hope you all enjoyed the content coverage there, here will continue with the same rhythm and learn more in that space.
Added by Shanthababu P on May 9, 2021 at 11:42am — No Comments
Figure 1: How Data and Analytics Mastery is Transforming The S&P 500
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has proven its ability to re-invent key business processes, dis-intermediate customer relationships, and transform industry value chains. We only need to check out the market…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on May 9, 2021 at 8:30am — No Comments
We are now ready to wrap up the four-part series on how technology vendors – especially data and analytic technology vendors (and what technology vendors are not involved in data and analytics nowadays) – can help their customers to “unleash the business value of their technology investments.”
I wrote this four-part series because in my…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on May 2, 2021 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Hello! I like to share my interesting experience While I was working as a junior Data Scientist, I can even say I was a beginner during that time in this data science domain.
One of the customers came to us for machine learning implementation for their problem statement in either way unsupervised and supervised forms, I thought it was going to be as usual mode of execution and process because based on my experience for small scale implementation or during my…Continue
In part 1 of the 4-part blog series, “Unleashing the Business Value of Technology Part 1: Framing the Challenge”, I introduced the 3 stages of “unleashing business value”: 1) Connecting to Value, 2) Envisioning Value and 3)…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on April 18, 2021 at 5:30am — No Comments
I’m overjoyed to announce the release of my latest book “The Economics of Data, Analytics, and Digital Transformation.” The book takes many of the concepts discussed in this blog to the next level of pragmatic, actionable detail. Thanks for your support!
I recently read…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on April 11, 2021 at 11:30am — No Comments
“Data Monetization. Data Monetization. Data Monetization.”
Every business executive chants this mantra like it’s a magical incantation for driving an organization’s digital transformation. Heck, it reminds me of the “Shame. Shame. Shame” chant from the Game of…Continue
Added by Bill Schmarzo on March 29, 2021 at 7:00am — No Comments