This week, Dez Blanchfield, Strategist and Data Science Practitioner at Gara Guru, and Bob Hayes, Data Scientist and President of Business Over Broadway, debate the role of Clickers versus Coders in the Data Science industry. Is one role more critical than the other? What skills are required to be
In part two of our discussion about data in the retail industry, we continue to explore how the massive disruption in retail industry over the past several years. Data, machine learning and AI are set to change the industry yet again. Join Patrick Pitre, Analytics Client Architect IBM Cloud, and
The retail industry has experienced massive disruption over the past several years. Buyer behavior has radically changed with the continued expansion of online shopping. Now, data, machine learning and AI are set to change the industry yet again. Listen to the first in a two-part episode with
Nearly every company wants to acquire more customers and keep them longer. Yet in some ways, that’s more challenging now than ever with so many options available to consumers. But there is also tremendous opportunity for companies that are using data and analytics in creative and innovative ways.
We just came out of the biggest retail season of the year. Holiday sales were reportedly softer than expected. Is this an indication that future retail growth will come from digital channels? Swanie Tolentino, Retail Solutions Leader at IBM, explains why she thinks digital growth will actually help
Some companies in the media and entertainment industry are monitoring social media and integrating social data with other data to form elaborate predictive analytics models. Graeme Noseworthy (Twitter: @graemeknows) describes how they are doing this and what they've learned along the way, including
Swanie Tolentino, retail big data solutions & marketing leader at IBM, discusses key points from a research study titled, "The Real-world use of Big Data in Retail: How Innovative Retailers Extract Value from Uncertain Data." She also relates examples of how retailers are using big data and
Doug Stephens (@RetailProphet) is one of the world’s foremost retail industry futurists and author of the groundbreaking book, The Retail Revival: Re-Imagining Business for the New Age of Consumerism. His work and thinking have influenced many of North America’s best-known retailers, agencies and