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3 Ways IoT is Transforming the Logistics & Transportation Industry

May 5, 2016 by Annie Bustos

We’ve covered both IoT implementation and how IoT is revolutionizing the retail customer experience, now it’s time to look at the impacts of IoT for logistics and transportation, an industry that is already implementing connected systems and will continue to do so at a rapid pace over the next few years.IoT for...[read more]

Retail Data Monetization: Are you sitting on top of a retail goldmine?

May 4, 2016 by Ajith Nayar

The majority of sales generated in the 4.5 trillion dollar US retail market is in-store and the volume of transaction data collected at various points in the trading process is immense. This data is a treasure trove of customer insight as well as product performance. While many retailers mine this data to gain specific insights...[read more]

How to Create Effective B2B Retargeting Campaigns

May 4, 2016 by Erin Polka

Does your sales team wish that they could create some sort of relationship with prospects before reaching out to them for the first time?  Thankfully, with the emergence of marketing tools, insight data, and flexible platforms, it is possible: you can warm-up your leads before your sales team makes the cold-call. Website...[read more]

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5 Ways to Improve Organizational Learning with Big Data Analytics

May 3, 2016 by Anand Srivastava
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Some things can never change when the concept of internet boom is taken into account. Since the dawn of human civilization, data has been at the forefront — dominating every piece of innovation. Over the period of centuries, we have evolved and so has the information sources— resulting in the emergence of ecommerce boon. Organizations...[read more]

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Enhancing Personalization Through Explicit User Feedback

May 3, 2016 by Huba Gaspar

A brief account of technologies, practices, and ongoing research that aim to employ "explicit user feedback" in creating enhanced personalized online experiences for users.[read more]

How Technology Can Strengthen the Relationship between CFOs and CEOs

April 28, 2016 by Emanuela Cecchetti

The relationship between a CEO and CFO is one of the most vital partnerships in any company. In the almost two-years since assuming my co-CEO role, I have come to even more deeply appreciate the value a CFO brings to a business and the immense complexity of the job.Technology Provides the Finance EssentialsI depend on our CFO for three...[read more]

Enriching Your Account Universe: Turn Data into Revenue

April 27, 2016 by Daniel Casarin

There is an 8x increase in ROI on personalized campaigns, according to Forrester Research. While B2C marketers have been doing this forever, it has taken longer to catch on in the B2B world. But smart teams understand that better segmentation is the key to B2B sales and marketing success.Because of that, I’m really excited to announce...[read more]

Encryption is the key to the data kingdom

April 22, 2016 by April Sage
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Encryption is becoming more and more a part of our personal and professional lives. One could even argue that we can’t live without it. In fact, it’s become so standardized that Amazon recently announced it was bringing back encryption to its Kindle Fire tablet afterremoving it in a previous version and hearing ...[read more]

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Can Big Data Help Bridge the Workplace Skills Gap?

April 20, 2016 by Joe Peters

Rapid technological advancement has led to a significant growth of demand for highly skilled workers, which is resulting in expansion of the skills gap across industries. Businesses have to leverage the commercial benefits of data-driven decisions in this area to bridge the gap and stay competitive.[read more]

Smart analytics: unlocking the true value of big data

April 19, 2016 by Jagadish Thaker
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Data is an organization’s most valuable resource. Data never sleeps. Every second massive amount of data is created from every website, phone, sensor, and whatnot. Whether data are useful or not, more often than not, we store them for future references. If we look at numbers, we generate more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day...[read more]

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Big Data Trends For 2016 - Predictions by Biggies

April 18, 2016 by Rehan Sheikh

It has become imperative for companies across all industries, small or large to join the big data movement. Volumes of data (both structured and unstructured) continue to rise in manifolds as we see there is an exponential increase in the number of handheld devices and other systems that are connected to internet. It is true that this...[read more]

Approach Big Data Analytics Like A Lego Kit

April 15, 2016 by Bill Franks

A few months back I was having a conversation with a colleague of mine, Brad Elo. We were discussing the importance of operationalizing analytic processes and the need for the use of repeatable and standardized components to enable success. As part of the discussion, Brad brought up a terrific parallel between Legos and analytics...[read more]

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How Business Intelligence is Making Real Estate Easier

April 13, 2016 by Sean Mallon

 Real estate markets are prone to change at a moment's notice. Nothing is certain, and prevailing trends ultimately determine the success or failure of sales and deals. In many cases, small local deals are irrevocably impacted by the status of international economies. For real estate brokers and developers, this poses unique...[read more]

How to Increase the Amount of Text Data for Analysis

April 7, 2016 by Tom Anderson

How to Increase the Amount of Text Data for Analysis – Text Analytics Tips by GosiaIf you find yourself slightly disappointed by the quantity or quality of text comments provided by your respondents you are definitely not alone. This is a common problem especially when survey respondents are not compensated for their answers and...[read more]

Does the Future Lie with Embedded BI?

April 6, 2016 by Eran Levy

As of today, March 2016, it seems that Business Intelligence software has become a nearly consensual part of any data-driven organization. Today companies large and small are realizing, more than ever, that “data is power”, and that harnessing this power requires the right tools for the job.[read more]