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Confess Now, Or The Taxman And Big Data Analytics Will Come After You

Check out the Tax Big Data Analytics Maturity Model that describes high-impact tax business cases that will bring in serious returns for the government - like GST fraud identification, anti-money laundering and real-time fraud detection. They require the deployment of advanced analytics such as text mining, path analysis, connections, affinity and visualization.

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AIRVOLUTION 2017: World’s first hackathon by AirAsia

The world’s first hackathon by AirAsia aimed at spearheading innovation in the Asean region. The challenge will be open to 100 selected individuals to help improve customer experience based on their digital footprints, reduce wait times at airports, from check-in to boarding, and craft the best itineraries, the best flights and the best tours for AirAsia customers.

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Wrangle Malaysia Interviews: How Data Science Impacts Us All

We managed to interview a couple of Wrangle Malaysia attendees - from a variety of ICT and non-ICT backgrounds - on what their thoughts were on a plethora of topics such as how big data and data science applied to their organizations and individuals, the types of skill sets required to be a data scientists and how attending Wrangle Malaysia would help them think about their big data strategies and projects.

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2017 Predictions for Big Data, AI and IoT

Will these 2017 big data, AI and IoT predictions ring true? Among them: AI will be hot and will be used in conversations between buyers and suppliers in the form of chatbots and digital assistants; deep learning will finally become a reality; and, early adopters of machine learning will have a huge advantage because the system would have begun learning about the business sooner.

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Advanced Analytics in Talent Management Strategy and Operation

A leading Malaysian telco with more than 3000 personnel employed big data analytics to find out why there was a sharp increase in human resources cost in recent years despite it maintaining a tight control over headcount and salary increments. Turned out that structural change was the culprit. Read on...

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Diamonds are not forever according to data science

Analytics involving 3,000 couples – married or otherwise – presented a correlation between the price of an engagement ring and the length of marriage. If you are spending a large part of your salary on your other half’s diamond ring, be prepared to split up. But then again, in data science, correlation is not always causation.