Tag: coronavirus

BI Users, IT Team

8 tips for avoiding IT staff burnout during a pandemic

August 21, 2020

Via: CIO

Never before have the pros and cons of working from home become more obvious than in 2020, as the coronavirus initiated a mass exodus from corporate offices worldwide. In the early days, employees reveled in their ability to sleep in […]

Software & Systems

What’s different about hiring data scientists in 2020?

August 12, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

It’s 2020 and the world has changed remarkably, including in how companies screen data science candidates. While many things have changed, there is one change that stands out above the rest. At The Data Incubator, we run a data science […]

BI Categories, BI Users, Business Analysis, Data Analyst

What’s the difference between A.I. veterans and A.I. virgins?

July 14, 2020

Via: Fortune

Professional services firm Deloitte has a new report out this morning about A.I. adoption by corporations, and it is worth reading. (You can view the report here.) The main takeaway is that A.I. is becoming increasingly ubiquitous, and as it […]


Where does the six-foot rule for social distancing come from?

May 20, 2020

Via: Fortune

One of the core disruptions of life during the coronavirus pandemic is the new necessity for social distancing—also and more accurately called “physical distancing.” Because the coronavirus can travel on liquid droplets breathed or coughed out by infected people, an […]

BI Users, Business Users

Startups are transforming global trade in the COVID-19 era

May 13, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Global trade watchers breathed a sigh of relief on January 15, 2020. After two years of threats, tariffs and tweets, there was finally a truce in the trade war between the U.S. and China. The agreement signed by President Trump […]

BI Users, Data Analyst, IT Team

We don’t have data that represents the new normal

May 12, 2020

Via: Fortune

Artificial intelligence can’t keep up with the coronavirus. Many companies are therefore having to rethink the complex models they use for the all-important job of forecasting their sales and budgets. The data and assumptions baked into those statistical or machine-learning […]

Basic Querying, BI Categories, Business Analysis

6 investment trends that could emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic

April 23, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

While some U.S. investors might have taken comfort from China’s rebound, we still find ourselves in the early innings of this period of uncertainty. Some epidemiologists have estimated that COVID-19 cases will peak in April, but PitchBook reports that dealmaking […]

Basic Querying, BI Categories

Workers at America’s largest companies are not covered under coronavirus aid package

March 16, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Workers at America’s largest companies are not covered under a bill passed by the House of Representatives on Friday that is supposed to support American workers impacted by the spread of the novel coronavirus. The bill still has to be […]

Basic Querying, BI Categories, BI Security

Coronavirus: 3 things CIOs need to do now

March 16, 2020

Via: CIO

Gartner has recommended three short-term actions that chief information officers should take to prepare for business disruptions as a result of the coronavirus health crisis. “With such a dyanmic situation like COVID-19, it has the potential to be as disruptive, […]

BI Security

Maintain data security when staff is working from home

March 12, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

The coronavirus pandemic has left governments floundering, businesses unprepared and citizens scrambling for hand sanitizer like it’s worth its weight in gold. The sense of general unpreparedness has a lot of people on edge. Not surprising, since we’re on the […]

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How coronavirus may accelerate the future of work

February 28, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The coronavirus outbreak may speed up the evolution of work and ultimately retool multiple industries as everything from conferences to collaboration to sales and commercial real estate are rethought. China combatted coronavirus with quarantines and school and business closures. The […]