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SIMPLE YET POWERFUL DATA VISUALIZATION

The concept of viewing something via the use of pictures and art has been around since centuries.Be it oil paintings, portraits, wall carvings in ancient historical ruins or the most recent trend in the industry, data visualization.It gives the viewer a feeling of new-found wisdom and knowledge, a Eureka moment!Data visualization helps build a clear picture f read more..
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USE OF BASE SAS CERTIFICATION

When you intend on getting a job or changing jobs, ask yourself: "What would a hiring manager look for in an ideal candidate? Is it just a prerequisite for education?'. It is certainly not only schooling, but also specific skills that is essential to a recruiter. In the event of lateral recruiting, skills become even more relevant. Therefore, certifications in your field are often relevant and read more..
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INFORMATION SECURITY VS CYBER SECURITY

Annie was back to their home from office in early afternoon in Florida, for celebrating her 2nd Marriage Anniversary, She prepared all the best possible dishes that Mike liked, And also decorated the ambiance of the house as much lovable she can make it and went to take some rest. Now tickling the Clock @ 5 pm, she was expecting mike to be at home, but he called her and said that there was torn read more..
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SAS IS GAINING PROMINENCE IN HEALTHCARE -1

SAS is gaining prominence in healthcare: -When the transformation of healthcare into the digital era moves forward, there are resources that play a vital role in promoting the study of the production of the new wave of data. Statistical analysis systems (SAS) are one of the devices that has far-reaching benefits for the healthcare sector, from insurers to physicians read more..
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TOP 7 MISTAKES YOU CAN MAKE DOING BUSINESS WITH MSP'S

I am sure that there are other mistakes that are important that did not make this list. Please feel free to add them in your comments!#7 Not understanding the 'rules of engagement.' Most often the rules of engagement don't allow for on premise or direct selling/marketing. That can be difficult for companies and salespeople who are used to meeting managers. A violation can get you th read more..
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IS THE MSP BUSINESS RIGHT FOR YOU?

At a recent Club VMSA event I learned that there are literally thousands of vendors to MSP's who simply do not perform, they are inactive (by their own choice). It still amazes me that I see senior business development managers and even owners of staffing companies target MSP programs knowing that they will not be successful. If not at the very beginning, close to it, they will stop supporting read more..
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WHAT HAS MADE US SUCCESSFUL PARTNERING WITH MSP'S

Over the last 14 years, we have been supporting large IT integrator's and direct retail clients, not necessarily MSP's. Only in the last 18 months have we made a business decision to focus our efforts on partnering with MSP's.In this relatively short period of time, we have been added to over 13 programs with a healthy pipeline of new opportunities! Here read more..
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WHERE IS THE QUALITY ASSURANCE IN STAFFING?

I recently met with an old client of mine, let's call her 'Sally.' Sally has over 10 years MSP program management experience and is currently the Senior Program Manager for a large manufacturing company doing about $22 million in contingent spend. That includes Information Technology/Engineering, Professional Services and light industrial (assembly technicians, etc. read more..
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WHAT MAKES FOR A SUCCESSFUL MSP PARTNERSHIP?

Now that you are on 'the program,' what makes for a successful MSP Partnership?Congratulations! You targeted a specific MSP program, did your homework, are fully vetted and now you are ready to receive requirements. Great feeling - and reason to celebrate! Now, the hard part.being successful.Here are 4 areas to focus on read more..
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MSP RULES OF ENGAGEMENT....IS IT NECESSARY?

I've been working with MSPs as a supplier for over 20 years. As a partner to some of the largest MSP programs in the country along with smaller more regionally focused ones, I understand the need for Rules of Engagement (ROE). At the end of the day, it benefits the client, the MSP and the suppliers.Why ROE are important and how they benefit all of us.
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CALCULATING BOR FROM LESION SIZE USING RECIST CRITERIA: A BRIEF GUIDE TO SAS PROGRAMMER

Background:RECIST stands for Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors and serves guidance for assessing tumor shrinkage and disease progression, an important endpoint in many Oncology Clinical Trials. Currently, the revised version is RECIST v1.1, published in 2008 (Eisenhauer E.A. et al) and is used by Physicians, Statisticians, and Clinical Scientists to asses read more..
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MACHINE LEARNING AND CONTINUOUS AUTHENTICATION

Securing the information and data using authentication has evolved immensely over time. From simple passwords to complex patterns and now in today,s digital world, with mechanisms like biometric verification, the data is sure to secure. Having said that, the skills and adaptions of fraudulent minded individuals have also increased multifold. This brings us to the question: What Next? How can th read more..
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APPLICATIONS OF ANALYTICS IN CYBERSECURITY

We live in a world where technology and the use of technology is growing and changing at anunimaginable pace. The number of users for Internet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth devices, smart devices likesmartphones, televisions and wearables are increasing with the minute. Just to have a small idea of theamount of data being generated, lets look at the Data produced every minute in 2017:
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How Telecom Industry is Shaping up for the next generation using Data Science

Telecom industry, probably, would be one of the highest, data producing industry in today's world. The amount of unstructured data produced and captured by the telecom service providers are humungous. And the size of data will keep increasing with time, as the number of individuals not using the services of telecom industry, directly or indirectly, is diminishing by the day.Also, va read more..
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Market Segmentation Techniques & Strategies

Market segmentation is the process of dividing a broad consumer or business market, normally consisting of existing and potential customers, into sub-groups of consumers (known as segments) based on some type of shared characteristics. In dividing or segmenting markets, researchers typically look for common characteristics such as shared needs, common interests, similar li read more..
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Random Forest Classification using lending club data

1. What is Lending Club?2. Data used3. What is Random Forest Classification4. Evaluation1. What is Lending Club?Lending club is a peer to peer lending company which is headquartered in San Francisco.The company connects people who need money (Borrowers) with people who have money (Investors) through its online marketplace. Investo read more..
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IOT IN HEALTHCARE: PRIVACY & SECURITY

E-health frameworks and applications, which are characterized as remote systems connecting to healthcare services gadgets, are often subjected to security issues. Particularly, patient's sensitive health information prone to data security and privacy. Possible attacks include denial of service (DoS) attacks, Sybil attacks, and desynchronization attacks occurring in the network and transport lay read more..
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Classification of Amazon Articles using NLP techniques

In this article, we discuss a state of the art NLP pipeline that enables the grouping of randomly selected articles from www.amazon.com into relevant topics. We use webhose.io for data ingestion, IBM Watson developer cloud for named entity recognition, MongoDB for storage and a Flask app to display the results.The following diagram depicts the various components of the NLP pipeline read more..
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SUPERVISED LEARNING USING KNN 1

We have seen K-Means algorithm using R & Python before, now let me explain very basic classification algorithm with R. Briefly, I will introduce to K - Nearest Neighbour concept with various steps involved in it and how to implement those steps in R.K — NN algorithm:K-NN is one of the simplest supervised learning algorithm based on similarity functio read more..
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INTRODUCTION TO SALESFORCE AND CRM FOR BEGINNERS

What is salesforce?It is a software as a service company that basically started with customer relationship managements (CRM) applications. It is now, however, a platform and is used for several purposes such as sales and service automation, custom applications, partner applications etcetera. Marc Benioff, the creator of salesforce, once said ''One idea alone is a tactic, read more..
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CYBER SECURITY: WHAT IS IT AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW?

Cyber Security is a protection offered to an automated information system in order to attain the applicable objectives of preserving the integrity, availability and confidentiality of information system resources (includes hardware, software, firmware, information/data, and telecommunications).WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?Hackers read more..
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CLOUD COMPUTING: A CONCEPT OF NEW ERA FOR DATA SCIENCE

Cloud Computing is the most interesting and evolving topic in computing in the recent decade. The concept of storing data or accessing software from another computer that you are not aware of seems to be confusing to many users. Most the people/organizations that use cloud computing on their daily basis claim that they do not understand the subject of cloud computing. But the concept of cloud c read more..
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, MACHINE LEARNING AND DEEP LEARNING

In this 21st century with the development of sophisticated technology in all fields life has become easier compared to the previous decades. One such result obtained by the development of the sophisticated technology is Artificial intelligence, which we are all well familiar with, as it has been a popular focus in the movies like The Matrix, The terminator, Avengers etc. Lately we have been hea read more..
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WHAT IS THE FUZZ ABOUT BIG DATA?

With the exponential growth in the usage of social networking, internet of things and devices like sensors, there has been a huge increase in demand for technologies which can store complex volumes of data and scale horizontally with minimum cost and flexibility to store unstructured data. Here, speed and scalability are important rather than consistency and structure. Traditional databases can read more..