How the Internet of Things Will Change Marketing
An industry that is expected to add $ 19 trillion to the Global GDP will definitely have an impact on all aspects of an organization. As such the Internet of Things will revolutionize marketing. Within a few years, thanks to the Internet of Things, a marketer’s job will look totally different... Read more
3 Powerful Applications of Using Analytics-as-a-Service
Analytics-as-a-Service is the combination of analytics software and cloud technology. Instead of hosting any analytics software on premises using your own servers, you use a ready-to-go solution that is easy to deploy and most of the time has a pay-as-you-go payment system. It is part of a larger ‘as-a-Service’... Read more
Speech Analytics Market is estimated to reach USD 1.59 Billion by 2021 at a CAGR of 18%
What is Speech Analytics? Speech analytics is the method of analyzing call recordings to collect vital customer sentiment and information to thereby enhance communication and further interactions. The process is mainly used by contact centers/call centers to extract information hidden in client interactions with agents. Though speech analytics includes... Read more
What We Talk About When We Talk About AI
What do we call the collection of technologies that make up what we used to call “artificial intelligence?” This conundrum reminds me of a Raymond Carver short story (and book) called What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. Artificial Intelligence (AI) isn’t quite as ambiguous a concept as... Read more
Solve Business Problems with Data Science
A generalized framework to data-driven consulting projects   Overview Here we propose a general framework to solve business problems with data science. This 5-step framework will not only shed light on the subject to someone from the non-technical background, but also allow data enthusiasts to consistently deliver quality results... Read more
When the World is the ad
Data-driven algorithms are effective not because of what they know, but as a function of what they don’t. From a mathematical point of view, Internet advertising isn’t about putting ads on pages or crafting seemingly neutral content. There’s just the input — some change to the world you pay... Read more
Re-thinking Enterprise business processes using Augmented Intelligence
In the 1990s, there was a popular book called Re-engineering the Corporation. Looking back now, Re-engineering certainly has had a mixed success – but it did have an impact over the last two decades. ERP deployments led by SAP and others were a direct result of the Business Process... Read more
How fast does the business landscape change?
Shiny Project contributed by Jiaxu Luo – Data Science Student in the NYC Data Science Academy Bootcamp I. Introduction Do you have any idea how the structure of world economy change over the years? Do you know how the giant companies in the industry you work for evolved and degraded... Read more
The Mathematical Principles of Management
I’ve read about 100 management books by now but if there’s something that always bothered me it’s the lack of first principles thinking. Basically it’s a ton of heuristics. And heuristics are great, but when you present heuristics as true objectives, it kind of clouds the underlying objectives (and... Read more
The following is an excerpt of a lightning talk that I gave at the 2015 Socrata Customer Summit on October 27th, 2015.  The Cellphone!!!!! This is one of the modern miracles of the current age. It is one of the most pervasive and most cherished devices, EVER. Everyone has... Read more