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September 19, 2017 | Simon Ball | Announcements

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Lloyds Banking Group Brings Home Data Accolade

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Lloyds Banking Group has been awarded this year’s data accolade for its Digital Analytics System Delivery (DASD) project. The goal was to build a data environment that could be used to derive predictive models for fraud detection. Lloyds Banking Group partnered with Hortonworks to create a data analytics platform and integrated a data science toolkit […]

In business, numerous decisions are made every day with the goal of being as successful as possible. A wrong move could mean unhappy customers and loss of revenue. With so much at stake, what drives these decisions? A cornerstone is the first stone placed when constructing a new building. This stone is used as the […]

Before making important business decisions, it’s crucial for a company to see a complete picture of what’s going on. To do this, they need to gather the necessary data to make the most informed decision possible. One example of a company who is using data to get a complete picture of their business is DHISCO. […]

The world is moving faster than ever before, and companies are finding themselves scrambling to keep up. Our society has become centered on convenience and everything happening in real time. Data insights need to happen in real time as well so that companies can maximize their ability to better serve their customers. Last week I […]

Late last year Amazon made waves when reports surfaced that they were testing out a new retail store location in downtown Seattle. Not only is the fact that Amazon is experimenting with retail locations newsworthy, but their plans will transform grocery stores as we know them. The new stores have no cashiers or checkout lines. […]

Last week I wrote about how mobile data allows companies to gain a better understanding of their customer’s preferences and buying habits. Targeted ads can be better refined, and in turn lead to higher conversion rates. However, gaining insights from mobile data leads to much more than effective advertisements. The first iPhone was released a […]

It had been multiple hours since hearing from my wife. Usually we check in a couple times with each other via texting during the day. I shrugged it off, figuring she was just having an extra busy day at work. A few hours later I received a message, “Sorry, I forgot my phone at home, […]

One famous quote by Steve Jobs alluded to how hard it is to design products by using feedback from focus groups. His point was that people don’t know what they want until you show it to them. These comments were controversial for some people, but the lessons ring true. What Jobs was referring to had […]

A 30-minute pizza delivery window used to be cutting edge, but times have changed. Not only have our attention spans shortened, but as customers, we have higher expectations. We live in the age of right now, “good enough” is no more. Companies must continually evolve to provide excellence to their customers. It seems the efficiency […]