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.
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Hong Leong bank becomes the first bank in Malaysia to utilize IBM Watson to enable customer self-service. The cognitive technology platform will also assist the bank’s call center consultants. It will scrutinize and analyze customer profiles, reports and product info to recognize a customer’s needs and offer various financial options available to them.
Andrew Ng - Baidu's Chief Scientist, associate professor in Stanford, and Coursera co-founder - has released the first 12 chapters of his new machine learning book called Machine Learning Yearning: Technical Strategy for AI Engineers, In the Era of Deep Learning.
Wrangle Malaysia is a one-day, single-track event about Data Science that cuts across multiple data-rich industries. Come listen to 10 international and renowned data scientists share their toughest problems, and the solutions they found for them. This event is organized by Data Scientists for Data Scientists!
Teeming up with Teradata, MMU will now have access to the Teradata University Network (TUN), an online platform consisting of data science teaching and learning tools used by over 45,000 students worldwide. MMU has also set up a Data Science Institute (DSI) and will offer a Data Science Specialization as part of its Computer Science degree course.
The bank is one of the largest financial institutions in Malaysia with retail branches in numerous Southeast Asia countries. Personalized marketing campaigns - derived from data analytics - saw the bank increase its credit card spend and utilization, resulting in a substantial increase in interchange and interest income.
Big Indonesia is the flagship event of Big Data Week Jakarta 2016 that the Ministry of Communication and Informatics is supporting and participating in. Co-organised by BigCommunity.net and Reed Panorama, and supported by MDEC, Big Indonesia will become Indonesia’s Most Pivotal Annual Big Data Event.
The Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, hosted by Innovation Enterprise, is returning to Singapore on its fifth year! The summit will take place on March 1 & 2, 2017. With the main theme of “Leverage Big Data to Maximize Business Performance”, the summit will take a C-Suite approach to tackling your data challenges.
Shahid Shayaa, CEO and founder of MSC-status Berkshire Media, a big data company specializing in social media analytics, has been featured in Prestige Malaysia’s Top 40 Under 40 2016. Teaching himself programming at a tender age of 15, Shahid’s passion has always been about media transformation using data science techniques and big data technologies.
The Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the Open Data Institute (ODI) are inviting data-driven startups in the ASEAN region to apply for a six-month long data startup program in Kuala Lumpur that will accelerate their growth and lead them to sustainable success in the region.