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How Banks Are Improving Customer Service with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Likhit Wagle of IBM recently wrote in Forbes, “Although 80 percent of CEOs believe they offer customers superior service, only 8 percent of their customers agree. Banks and financial services firms cannot afford to have such a discrepancy. With today’s hyper competition, market volatility, and scramble to return to pre-recession profit margins, the…

MetLife Turns to NoSQL for Better Customer Service

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Developing an integrated customer view has been on the wish list at insurance giant MetLife for at least 10 years, but it recently took a fresh approach to the challenge by choosing a NoSQL database as the platform for bringing together data from more than 70…

Big Data, Better Customer Service

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by Angela Guess Sean Madden of FastCo has written an article regarding how Big Data is improving customer service. Madden writes, “Last month, I talked to Amazon customer service about my malfunctioning Kindle, and it was great. Thirty seconds after putting in a service request on Amazon’s website, my phone rang, and the woman on…

Beyond Sentiment

[Editor’s Note: This guest post is by Tom Reamy, Chief Knowledge Architect and founder of KAPS Group, a group of knowledge architecture, taxonomy, and eLearning consultants. Tom has 20 years of experience in information architecture, intranet management and consulting, and education and training software.  Tom will be presenting a tutorial, Text Analytics for Semantic Applications…

#SemTechBiz Keynote: Semantics – the B2C Game Changer (Video)

Bill Guinn, CTO Product Enablers, Amdocs Product Business Unit, delivered a keynote at the 2011 Semantic Technology Conference in San Francisco. His talk was one of the highlights for anyone interested in how Semantic Technology can be used in enterprise systems. “I truly believe that semantics can be a game changer in just about any…

Social Media Tidal Wave Demands Desktop-Side Text Analytics, Attensity Says

With the Text Analytics Summit about to get underway, we’re seeing a wave of vendor announcements hit, such as Clarabridge’s news earlier this week. SAS also said today that it’s introduced Industry Taxonomy Rules starter kits, prebuilt add-ons to SAS Enterprise Content Categorization for speeding text analytics implementation efforts. Also on the agenda: Attensity’s announcement of…