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Accenture to Acquire Gapso to Expand Its Advanced Analytics Capabilities in Brazil

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges, mainly for companies in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors. Through the acquisition, Accenture will…

The Happiest Place on Earth is Getting Happier Thanks to Big Data

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by Angela Guess John Foreman, Chief Data Scientist of MailChimp recently wrote for GigaOM, “Disney World is like a petri dish for advanced analytic techniques because the hotels and parks are all tied together in one large, heavily controlled environment. If you ever wanted to star in The Truman Show, a trip to Disney is the next best…

Capitalizing on Big Data & Analytics: 4 Approaches

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by Angela Guess A team from McKinsey & Company recently shared how companies are successfully leveraging Big Data and advanced analytics. Jonathan Gordon, Manish Goyal, and Tim McGuire wrote in Forbes, “$50 billion. That’s about how much marketers are spending on Big Data and advanced analytics (according to a BMO Capital Markets report) in the hopes…