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Check out our top 6 posts this week!

  1. Learning Elastic’s Machine Learning Story at Elastic{ON} in Boston
  2. AMALGAM INSIGHTS ISSUES “VENDOR SMARTLIST” OF SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS THAT HELP BUILD BETTER LEADERSHIP BRAINS
  3. Microsoft “Early Adopts” New ASC 606 Revenue Recognition Standard
  4. 4 Key Executive ASC 606 Lessons Microsoft Is Teaching Us
  5. The “Unlearning” Dilemma in Learning and Development
  6. EPM at a Crossroads: Big Data Solutions

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Learning Elastic’s Machine Learning Story at Elastic{ON} in Boston

Why is a Data Science and Machine Learning Analyst at Elastic’s road show when they’re best known for search? In early September, Amalgam Insights attended Elastic{ON} in Boston, MA. Prior to the show, my understanding of Elastic was that they were primarily a search engine company. Still, the inclusion of a deep dive into machine …

EPM at a Crossroads: Big Data Solutions

Key Stakeholders: Chief Information Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Digital Officers, Chief Technology Officer, Accounting Directors and Managers, Sales Operations Directors and Managers, Controllers, Finance Directors and Managers, Corporate Planning Directors and Managers Analyst-Recommended Solutions: Adaptive Insights, a Workday Company, Anaplan, Board, Domo, IBM Planning Analytics, OneStream, Oracle Planning and Budgeting, SAP Analytics Cloud In 2018, the Enterprise …

The “Unlearning” Dilemma in Learning and Development

Key Stakeholders: IT Managers, IT Directors, Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Digital Officers, IT Governance Managers, and IT Project and Portfolio Managers. Top Takeaways: One critical barrier to full adoption is the poorly addressed problem of unlearning. Anytime a new piece of software achieves some goal with a set of motor behaviors that …