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Artificial Intelligence Could Create a Tsunami in the Retail World

By   /  March 13, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Matthew Chapman, writing for Retail Week, recently commented, “Speaking at a panel session at Retail Week Live 2015, Straw, Thomas Cook’s digital advisory board chairman, warned that retailers must start planning for the disruption that will caused by artificial intelligence. He said: ‘The next wave, a tsunami, is artificial intelligence and that […]

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Bring On The Apps For New Cognitive Computing Cloud Platform

By   /  November 1, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino October saw the debut of Cognitive Scale’s cognitive cloud platform, which provides sourcing, analyzing and interpreting data of all sorts and context signals on any public cloud infrastructure. The details of the platform for pulling insights out of massive amounts of multi-structured data are covered in a story you can read at our […]

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Smart Search Relies On Getting That Product Data Right

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Supply chain and products standards organization GS1 – which this week joined the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to contribute to work on improving global commerce and logistics – also now has released the GTIN (Global Trade Item Number) Validation Guide. In the states the GTIN, which is the GS1-developed numbering sequence […]

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Twitter Takes Big Data on a Shopping Spree

By   /  March 12, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Clare O’Connor of Forbes recently wrote, “Picture this: you’re scrolling through your Twitter timeline. Your eyes pan across a Promoted Tweet from a well-known apparel retailer. Let’s call it Dap Inc. A week later, you’re browsing at your local mall, where you happen upon a sale at the Dap. You emerge with a […]

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GS1 Explores How Its Systems And Standards Will Fit Into The Semantic Web

By   /  December 23, 2013  /  Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino GS1, the standards organization responsible for barcodes and the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN), among other things, is working to extend the standards used for the identification of goods in the brick and mortar retail world into the web realm. As part of an overall conversation with its retail industry members about […]

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Big Data Startup Ayasdi Launches; Machine Learning Platform Combines Computer Science And Topological Data Analysis

By   /  January 17, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

This week a new Big Data startup company launched, Ayasdi, co-founded by Stanford mathematics professor Gunner Carlsson and based on his DARPA-funded research in the area of applied topology, with $10+million in Series A funding led by Khosla Ventures and Floodgate. The technology, dubbed the Insight Discovery platform, is explained to be the “first machine […]

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IBM Presents Augmented Reality

By   /  July 23, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Chris Nerney of Data Informed has reported on a new “augmented reality” app coming out of IBM.

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How Retailers Can Benefit from Knowledge Graph

By   /  June 13, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Barbara Starr has written an article about how retailers can benefit from Google’s Knowledge Graph.

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The Value of Semantic Markup to Retailers

By   /  August 9, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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A recent article informs online retailers that “Starting now, you’re going to need good structured markup on your X/HTML in addition to your white hat tactics.”

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Top Challenges Facing DG in Retail

By   /  May 23, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Russ Hill recently wrote about the data governance troubles facing retail companies. Hill writes, “When managers think about a business, they do so in terms of data: sales volume, inventory, margin, product turn, operational overhead, and other metrics. Data is the language of business. It’s the basis of functional control and, above […]

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