Can Analytics Save Brick and Mortar Retail?

Can Analytics Save Brick and Mortar Retail?

There’s a doomsday scenario you often hear during discussions about how advanced analytics and other new technologies will affect the retail economy. It’s the “machines will take all our jobs” story. In this pessimistic forecast, we live in a society where traditional retail has all but disappeared. [Read more…]

Three Powerful Insights from IBM Think 2018

Three Powerful Insights from IBM Think 2018

IBM Think 2018 took place from March 19-22 this year and was a massive success. It was also just massive in general. Presenters covered everything from high-level philosophical musings about the future of intelligence to the technical nitty-gritty of enterprise modernization. Grave security threats were analyzed, and there was also a cute dancing robot. In short, it was a convergence of ideas and perspectives that indicated where IBM is headed, and therefore where tech is headed. [Read more…]

Don’t Let Social Media Data Spook You

 

The internet is teeming with valuable market data.

It’s where consumers go to share their thoughts, feelings, and opinions about the products they love – or hate. Unfortunately, a lot of actionable data is buried under piles and piles of useless information. When it comes to harnessing that social data, the challenge is separating the treasure from the trash.

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