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How to Use Analytics to Get More E-commerce Sales

If you run an e-commerce store using any of today’s popular platforms, you’ve got access to a tremendous amount of data. Your customer insights, marketing, and merchandising data offer untold opportunities for boosting revenue and growing your business – but only if you’re reading and acting on …

eCommerce

Big Data Industry Predictions for 2017

Wow! What a year 2016 has been. The big data industry has significant inertia moving into 2017. In order to give our valued readers a pulse on …

How Predictive AI Will Change Shopping

Imagine you’re about to leave the house to pick up your kids. As you grab your keys, you hear a voice from the device on your coffee table: “It looks like you’ll use the last of your milk tomorrow, and yogurt is on sale for $1.19. Would you like to pick up an order from Trader Joe’s, for a total of …

Machine Learning

Construction giant Skanska will use drones and big data to improve safety on site

A machine-learning platform will analyze visual and sound data from construction sites<p>Real estate is having its Big Data moment. There’s the new MIT lab experimenting with data-driven cities, Chicago’s rollout of sensors generating block-by-block data, and now one of the world’s biggest …

5 Expensive Traps Of DIY Hadoop Big Data Environments

Some myths are rooted in truth—and myths about Apache Hadoop, the open source software framework for very large data sets, are no exception. Yes, Hadoop runs on cheap commodity computer hardware, and it’s easy for users to add nodes. But the devil is in the very expensive details, especially when …

Big Data

Amazon QuickSight Today

After more than a year in private preview, Amazon QuickSight is finally generally available in three worldwide regions. Amazon QuickSight is a low …

Cloud Computing

I Was a Complete Failure, and Now I'm the U.S. Chief of Data Science

Failure is our only option.<p><i>How can people who have underachieved for years change course and exceed their potential? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by DJ Patil, U.S. Chief Data Scientist, on</b> …

High School

Big Data At Tesco: Real Time Analytics At The UK Grocery Retail Giant

Tesco is the UK’s largest food retailer and has long been a pioneer when it comes to technology and data. It was one of the first supermarket chains to begin tracking customer activity through its loyalty card system and has successfully managed the transition to online retailing.<p>Now it is facing …

Big Data

Data Analytics Top Trends In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

With 2016 drawing to a close, we can look back on what can only be described as a mixed year for data analytics. The polling data in the run-up to …

Big Data

4 Business Risks Preventing Big Data ROI

Evaluating risk vs. return of a big data initiative can be tricky, especially because the open source market is so active and fluid. Financial risk aside, business risk actually plays the bigger spoiler in properly estimating future cash flows and profitability of a big data project. Accounting for …

Big Data

Getting results from big data analytics, without big upfront costs

Small and nimble, rather than bold and bulky, could be a good way to get the right results, according to analytics company Tectonic.<p>When it comes to …

Big Data

The Most Practical Big Data Use Cases Of 2016

Big data is sexy. Data scientists are the unicorns of the job market right now. Some days, it feels as though we are living right on the edge of some science fiction utopian future.<p>But unicorns and sci-fi aside, for businesses, implementing something like a big data strategy has to be more than …

Big Data

How mobile carriers are using big data, artificial intelligence

Argyle Data discusses how mobile operators are using big data and machine learning technologies for real time fraud detection, prevention and …

Roundup Of Analytics, Big Data & BI Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2016

• Big Data & business analytics software worldwide revenues will grow from nearly $122B in 2015 to more than $187B in 2019, an increase of more than 50% over the five-year forecast period.<br>• The market for prescriptive analytics software is estimated to grow from approximately $415M in 2014 to $1.1B in …

Big Data

HDFS: Big data analytics' weakest link

For large-scale analytics, a distributed file system is kind of important. Even if you’re using Spark you need to pull a lot of data into memory very …

Big Data

Farmers get analytics 5x faster, thanks to guerrilla big data software

Find out how "in the-field" guerrilla data collection and analytics apps are being used, and why the early results for this data model look promising.<p>…

How Smart Data Lakes are Revolutionizing Enterprise Analytics

As the quantity and diversity of relevant data grows within and outside of the enterprise, business users and IT are struggling to extract maximum …

Big Data

Demand for AWS and Azure skills on the rise as cloud adoption grows

Demand for engineers with skills relating to Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft's Azure platform has seen the most growth in the IT jobs market …

Amazon Web Services

Big data and open-source cloud technology help Gulf Air pin down customer sentiment

This article can also be found in the Premium Editorial Download: CW Middle East: CW Middle East: July-September 2016<p>Summer is a particularly crucial …

Big Data

Five ways revenue management analytics impress your owner

As the chief financial officer of a revenue technology company, bottom line financial performance always remains at the top of mind.<p>NB This is a …

Ten Ways Big Data Is Revolutionizing Marketing And Sales

• Customer Analytics (48%), Operational Analytics (21%), Fraud and Compliance (12%) New Product & Service Innovation (10%) & Enterprise Data Warehouse Optimization (10%) are among the most popular big data use cases in sales and marketing.<br>• Customer Value Analytics (CVA) based on Big Data is making it …

Big Data

10 Most Successful Big Data Technologies

As the big data analytics market rapidly expands to include mainstream customers, which technologies are most in demand and promise the most growth …

Big Data

Spark, Kafka & machine learning: 10 big data start-ups taking analytics to the next level

List: What start-ups are worth watching as they grow in the big data market?<p>The rise of both structured and unstructured data has created a booming …

Machine Learning

HBase: The database big data left behind

A few years ago, HBase looked set to become one of the dominant databases in big data. The primary pairing for Hadoop, HBase saw adoption skyrocket, …

Databases

It’s all about choice

Deploying your analytics in the cloud<p>You’ve built your analytics in Tableau Desktop. Now you want to share them with colleagues and clients. The …

Big Data

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Hi Sondra, Thank you for sharing and I agree with you. Change is never easy. And process would definitely be a part of the consideration when IT is …

Customers

Why Big Data Analytics in the Cloud's Time Has Come

Organizations need to become data-driven faster, and turning to the cloud will help get them there. Here's why the timing is right for this to occur.

Big Data

6 hidden challenges of using the cloud for big data and how to overcome them

Enterprises have been slow to move big data processing to the cloud, but not for lack of trying.<p>Most companies now use the public cloud in some form, often for SaaS applications. But enterprises have been slow to migrate big data and data warehousing to the cloud, despite cost, scalability and …

Big Data