Category: Industry News

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Business Insights in Real Time

Big data’s next step towards providing deeper business insights is real-time data analytics. Companies that have access to daily sets of big…

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The Newest “Hot” Job In America Is Actually 40 Years Old

“Data Scientists” have been the unsung heroes behind corporations since the 60’s, but suddenly, they hold the title of “America’s Hottest Job.”…

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Digital Marketing and Reaching the Next Generation of Shoppers

The digital generation is here: they have graduated school, earned jobs and become stronger consumers than ever before. With this newly found…

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How Are Online Retailers Really Affecting the CPG Industry?

When you hear the phrase “online retailer,” one of the first websites to come to mind is usually Amazon.com. There is validity…

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Predicting the Demand Forecast Can Be Tougher than Estimating the Weather

Some people make it their job to try and predict the future, but we aren’t talking about psychics. Demand forecasting is an…

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Bridging the Gap Between IT and BI

A CPG business in which communication is out of sync is a business heading towards trouble. Two important corporate components that need…

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Trials and Tribulations of a Big Data Consultant

Big Data is doing great things in fighting cancer, fighting crime, winning (and losing) elections but in the corporate world, not so…

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After 30 Years of Big Data, the CPG Industry Still Doesn’t Know What to Do with It

The Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry relies heavily on “Big Data” to maintain efficiency and keep profits going up. While retailers like…

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