Yesterday’s Pricing Processes are Not For Tomorrow 

In this contributed article, Barrett Thompson, General Manager of Commercial Excellence at Zilliant, discusses how most companies are still falling behind the curve when it comes to managing valuable business data, and are often trying to combat costs of working in disparate systems. Why are so many leaders resisting positive change when it comes to managing and evaluating valuable business information?

Heard on the Street – 5/9/2024

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Avoid these 8 Data-related Mistakes on Data Projects

This article is excerpted from the book, “Winning with Data Science: A Handbook for Business Leaders,” by Howard Friedman and Akshay Swaminathan with permission from the publisher, Columbia Business School Publishing. The article covers how to avoid 8 data-related mistakes on data projects

Heard on the Street – 4/25/2024

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Heard on the Street – 4/18/2024

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Video Highlights: Deep Reinforcement Learning for Maximizing Profits — with Prof. Barrett Thomas

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, is joined by Dr. Barrett Thomas, an esteemed Research Professor in at the University of Iowa’s College of Business, to delve deep into Markov decision processes and how they relate to Deep Reinforcement Learning.

Heard on the Street – 4/11/2024

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Video Highlights: Gradient Boosting: XGBoost, LightGBM and CatBoost — with Kirill Eremenko

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, is joined by Kirill Eremenko to walk listeners through why decision trees and random forests are fruitful for businesses, and he offers hands-on walkthroughs for the three leading gradient-boosting algorithms today: XGBoost, LightGBM, and CatBoost.

Heard on the Street – 4/4/2024

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Heard on the Street – 3/28/2024

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