In most every example of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business, there is a chat bot or robot or algorithm that attempts to replace a human. We surely will see such replacement via AI, but augmentation is also a value approach and is far more attainable and perhaps even more valuable. In augmentation, a AI process […]
Zillow recently announced that it is pulling the plug on its once highly touted house buying machine. Indeed, it was suppose to be a machine, one that used billions of pieces of data to find arbitrage opportunities in the market using algorithms. Buy a house in a surging market, fix it up (quick someone call […]
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With the college football in full swing, it is worth a look to see how the teams stack-up, not based on rankings, but based on fan loyalty. Big Data and Data Visualization help us with this and lead to some interesting insights. College football also offers us a great opportunity to look at the Big […]
Thanks to all of you that read and follow my blog, I am pleased to report that Big Data to Big Profits has been named a top blog in Big Data in and Analytics by Feedspot. This is especially an honor, given the many large, corporate, and multi-author blogs that are also on the list. […]
Are you Netflix or Blockbuster?
A great focus for many startups, investors, and entrepreneurs is creating the next Netflix, Amazon, Uber, or Airbnb – namely to be a digital disruptor. Netflix conquered the analog and physical model of Blockbuster by bringing a digital layer to measure customers, movies, and even brand placements. Before Netflix, Blockbuster was the media channel of preference. It died a rather quick death when media and media consumption became digital.
With the college football season about to begin, it is worth a look to see how the teams stack-up, not based on rankings, but based on fan loyalty. Big Data and Data Visualization help us with this and lead to some interesting insights. College football also offers us a great opportunity to look at the […]
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5 Take Aways from the Amazon Acquisition of Whole Foods
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This course, Big Data to Big Profits: Strategies for Monetizing Social, Mobile, and Digital Data with Data Science, led by professors Russell Walker and Edward Malthouse, will examine how firms can take big data to big profits through data monetization strategies and the best use of data science for growth and innovation across your organization. […]
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The recent 2017 Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting offered some insights into how Warren Buffett thinks about stocks, especially those of large digital companies. I thought it important to explore these, given the rise of Digital Enterprises. When we think of Digital Enterprises, leaders like Google, Apple, Amazon, and even Microsoft come to mind. What do […]
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