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Aggregate Data to Grasp the Whole Customer Journey

Without a holistic view of the customer experience, conversion funnels are inefficient. Marketers who truly know their customers can better cater to their needs, convert them and then identify opportunities to upsell and cross-sell them.<p>Few companies can connect the dots when managing their massive …

Customer Experience

Internet Of Things Will Revolutionize Retail

• 70% of retail decision makers globally are ready to adopt the Internet of Things to improve customer experiences.<br>• 73% of retailers rate managing big data as important or business-critical to their operations.<br>• 78% of retailers say it is important or business-critical to integrate e-commerce and …

eCommerce

1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider (and It's Free)

This April, a top ranked global accelerator is free for founders.<p>YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can …

Startups

The Complete Beginner's Guide To Big Data Everyone Can Understand

Big Data is a term that has been around for some time now but there is still confusion about what it actually is. The concept is continuing to evolve and to be reconsidered, as it remains the driving force behind many ongoing waves of digital transformation, including artificial intelligence, data …

Big Data

A guide to millennial marketing

Marketing can be a difficult occupation—and marketing to the millennial generation can be even tougher.<p>First and foremost, the younger demographic …

Why Mark Zuckerberg Thinks An Indian EdTech Startup Is Worth Millions

India is currently the fastest growing major economy in the world, and that’s a title that doesn’t come without its own set of challenges. Depending on who you ask, it’s often argued that India’s number one challenge moving forward is the need to transform its current one-size-fits-all approach to …

Education Technology

Why data is the new coal

Deep learning needs to become more efficient if it is going to move from using data to categorise images of cats to diagnosing rare illnesses<p>“Is data the new oil?” asked proponents of big data back in 2012 in Forbes magazine. By 2016, and the rise of big data’s turbo-powered cousin deep learning, …

Deep Learning

How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

Marketing

This Peter Thiel-backed startup just took a major step toward replacing your bank

N26, a mobile banking startup backed by PayPal founder Peter Thiel, just took a major step forward in its mission to replace banks.<p>The year-and-a-half-old startup, based in Berlin, was awarded a full German banking license by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority and the European Central Bank …

The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2016 (So Far)

<b>SAS Viya</b><p>Viya is a new analytics and visualization platform that can run in either private or public cloud environments. The next-generation software, …

Infographic: Consumers Don’t Mind Hearing From Brands on Messaging Apps

With apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Snapchat vying with conventional SMS to be the preferred texting method, the line between social …

Apps

Why Data Is The New Oil

The field of artificial intelligence is red hot thanks in part to big companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft using AI-related techniques to …

How This Startup Is Using Customer Data To Deliver A Personal Touch

FiveStars unique approach to loyalty is helping local businesses turn every transaction into a relationship<p>Over the years, a world full of supermarkets and shopping malls has desensitized our relationship with the environment and each other. We no longer know where our food or clothes come from, …

Customer Experience

Will the Uberization of Business Models Kill the Economy?

Uber and Airbnb have inserted a certain convenience to travel and daily commuting, but listen to the debate to find out whether the business model is good or bad for labor and the economy.<p>In this installment of Serious Business on the Inc. Uncensored podcast, <i>Inc.</i> San Francisco bureau chief Jeff …

San Francisco

Big data, analytics expected to be $187 billion market in 2019

Services will be a big chunk of the spending pie followed by software, according to IDC projections.<p>special feature<p>Today's smartest businesses get …

'Shark Tank' Robert Herjavec's rise, career

Michael Kovac/Getty Images<p>Robert Herjavec is best known today as one of the investors on ABC's "Shark Tank." But he has quite a backstory.<p>Not only is he a millionaire thanks to some successful companies he has founded, but he also maintains a fun social life with truly interesting hobbies.<p>Here are …

App market may hit $100 billion by 2020 with help from big data

Mobile developers who are looking for ways to monetize their apps should consider checking out analytics technologies that can provide customer …

Apps

Big Data is getting even bigger

During a particularly hectic time in my career, a mentor of mine gave me a very sound piece of advice: “Where there is chaos, there is opportunity!” …

New study puts PayPal at the forefront of digital buying

PayPal customers are completing purchases at a higher rate than all other competitors, according to new data from comScore.<p>PayPal customers made 15 million transactions per day on the PayPal platform, according to a company press release. And the firm's completion rate — defined here as any user …

Big Data as a Service Market to Grow at 60.9% CAGR Driven by Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics Demand to 2020

BWW News Desk<p>April 22, 2016<p>PUNE, India, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The global big data as a service market analyst said with the beginning of …

Big Data

How to Grow a Small Startup Business From 0 to 5 Figure Months in 100 Days

Being a CEO for over 10 years and managing couple different companies after getting my MBA definitely taught me a thing or two about the business world, but putting the so called safety of the corporate world and biweekly paycheck behind me and taking on the competitive business arena as an …

26 Keys To Create Killer Infographics

Infographics have exploded in popularity and it seems like every company has at least one. In today’s age of the “information skimmers,” it’s …

The 12 startups selected for Microsoft Ventures eighth accelerator batch

Share72<p>Tweet<p>Share186<p>+13<p>Shares 261<p>Microsoft Ventures has announced the names of 12 startups that have been selected for its 8th Accelerator batch. …

Big Data

Here's the Fastest Way to Get Packages to Your Front Door (No, It's Not Drones)

A new logistics company wants to speed deliveries by easing shipping bottlenecks around the world. And with investment from Google's executive chairman, it just may work.<p>Earlier this month, Google announced a new service, Google Express, aimed at delivering groceries and other household items to …

Enterprise Tech

This Startup Is Making It Incredibly Easy to Start a Business

Silicon Valley payments upstart Stripe said Wednesday it is debuting a new program, called Atlas, to help more entrepreneurs be able to set up U.S. …

Startups

Researcher Finds That the Old and New Testament Are Both More Violent Than the Qur’an

February 20, 2016 by Rachel Ford<p>Which book is more violent: The Qur’an or the Bible?<p>Based on a textual analysis of the documents, software engineer</b> …

New Testament

Predictive analytics help Atlantic Health save $70 million in labor, operational costs

Atlantic Health cut operational costs $70 million in three years by effectively using predictive analytics, according to MaryPat Sullivan, chief …

The One Thing You Should Never Discuss During a Pitch Meeting

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …