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Selecting Null when there is empty string

Selecting Null when there is empty string

Many times we have a limited access to the data and views are created by IT departments and we have to select only the null or empty fields in Crystal Reports. I frequently came across this kind of issue and I tackled this by using isnull({Field})=True or {Field}="" in the record selection formula editor. Kaleem Mian Senior Consultant SAP [...]

Strategic Planning with the Balanced Scorecard

Strategic Planning with the Balanced Scorecard

Erica Olsen with http://OnStrategyHQ.comexplains the basic concept of the balanced scorecard and how businesses use it to monitor and guide their performance. Key Performance Indicators (both lagging and leading) are broken into 4 areas of focus: Financial, Customers, Operational and People. These indicators are monitored on a regular basis and [...]

SQL: EXISTS CONDITION

SQL: EXISTS CONDITION

SQL: EXISTS CONDITION This SQL tutorial explains how to use the SQL EXISTS condition with syntax and examples. DESCRIPTION The SQL EXISTS condition is used in combination with a subquery and is considered to be met, if the subquery returns at least one row. It can be used in a SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, or DELETE statement. Read MoreRead [...]

How SVM (Support Vector Machine) algorithm works

How SVM (Support Vector Machine) algorithm works

An excellent resource on this topic.

Machine Learning: Optimizing How Wind Turbines Work

Machine Learning: Optimizing How Wind Turbines Work

Machine learning helps make complex systems more efficient. Regardless of whether the systems in question are steel mills or gas turbines, they can learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. Researchers at Siemens are demonstrating that continuous learning also allows wind turbines to increase their [...]

Alan Turing Institute for Data Science to be based at British Library

Big data research facility, dedicated to the codebreaker, will be at centre of new Knowledge Quarter in central London A new world-class research institute for big data will be dedicated to second world war codebreaker Alan Turing. The new £42m Alan Turing Institute for Data Science, dedicated to the second world war Enigma codebreaker, is to be [...]

Breaking the Code: The Role of Visualization in Security Research

In today's interconnected, data rich IT environments, passive inspection of information is not enough. The human retina can transmit visual information to the brain at roughly the rate of an Ethernet connection, while reading text transmits information at roughly the rate of a dial-up modem. Obviously, relying on text for the presentation of [...]

Banishing the Confusion of Eight Big Data Myths

Myth 1: We Must Hire a Hadoop Expert Hadoop is built on intricate concepts such as MapReduce, YARN, Spark and Hadoop Distributed File Systems (HDFS), and the constant change and announcements of subsystem-level technology further convolute the picture. Plenty of products and tools reduce the complexity and shield users entirely from this. There [...]

Data visualizations need to present conclusions rather than artistic masterpieces

I'm a fan of data visualizations, but most people are not. I like to experience data like an art lover experiences abstract art. I enjoy staring at artfully drafted data visualizations like Charles Joseph Minard's figurative map of the French army's successive losses during its Russian campaign of 1812 - 1813. Edward Tufte, Professor Emeritus [...]

Looking for HTFD (Hard-to-Find-Data)? We Found It!

Data is everywhere. The number of unique data sources out there is larger than any one organization can wrangle. And make no mistake – these big data sets are the source of competitive advantage for companies across all industries. But finding the right information from today’s huge data ecosystem is a hurdle that more than one marketer has [...]

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