Today I was in Johannesburg, South Africa, to give a keynote speech at the Retail Africa event. The below is an excerpt of my presentation. We live in a world with information overload. Every day so much new data is created that customers feel overwhelmed and they dont know what to do with all that information. In fact, it is estimated that this year we will create almost 8 … [Read more...] about How Big Data is Driving the Next Wave of Mass Customization
Every day hundreds of articles are put online via the New York Times' website. All of these articles are then shared, and commented on, across social media networks. The New York times wanted to know the impact of these social sharing of their articles and therefore they developed a tool called 'Cascade'. This tool illustrates the connections between readers and publishers and … [Read more...] about The New York Times uses Data to Visualize Sharing Activities
Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud (or SMAC for short) is the new enterprise IT model that is disrupting the world. It is a genuine game-changer, and the organisations who are riding this wave most confidently are those which are embracing new technologies for future business. The convergence of Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud will lead business technology for the next … [Read more...] about What is SMAC, and How Is It Reshaping The Enterprise?
Company Spiderbook Address 465 10th St Suite 201 San Francisco, CA 94103 United States of America Founders Aman Naimat & Alan Fletcher Founded February 2013 Funding $ 850k Employees 7 Website www.Spiderbook.com/ Rating 6 bits Spiderbook is a platform to help grow your sales by providing insights in the different relationships that exist between all … [Read more...] about Big Data startup Spiderbook Enables Social Selling
During TEDx at the Rotterdam School of Management Scott Mongeau, manager analytics for Deloitte, gave an interesting talk about how we can be tricked by the analysis done with big data. He explains that models used in big data analytics should be driven bye the data and not the other way around. Essentially all models are wrong, but some are useful and data analytics can help … [Read more...] about Presenting Big Data Analytics In A Social Context