Big Data could revolutionise UK public sector service delivery, but there are barriers in the way, not least the need to build trust among citizens, says John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service.
Tom Smith, MD of the recently opened ONS Data Science Campus, speaks about the importance of boosting the data skills pipeline in government.
Marketing and sales collaboration sounds lovely – in theory. But what happens when sales gets deluged in marketing leads? Can predictive reduce the time spent qualifying leads, and perhaps uncover new ones? Infer says yes. Barb Mosher Zinck shares her chat with Infer, and evaluates their predictive approach. Are we getting closer to “sales intelligence”?
Off the back of several successful projects in real-time operations, Gatwick Airport’s head of business systems Chris Howell is now looking to explore predictive analytics.
The core diginomica team just came off a retreat where we discussed a bunch of evilplans. How do we do that? Check out this behind the scenes look.
Booking a flight is not what you’d call frictionless. Making sure you get that flight at the best price is worse. Hopper set about to change that. In the process, they’ve learned plenty on push marketing, conversions, and earning customer loyalty. Hopper’s Dakota Smith shared how they’ve become a major player in mobile flight bookings – and how product analytics from Mixpanel paid off.
How do you escape the chaotic tyranny of spreadsheets? If you’re LendKey Technologies, you challenge three cloud ERP vendors to a functionality bake-off. At the recent Acumatica Summit, LendKey’s Stacey Rohrbaugh told me about their Acumatica project, the results, and where this online lending firm is headed next.
I headed to the NRF retail extravaganza with burning questions about how retailers succeed in Amazon’s shadow. Thanks to a slew of meetings and demos with startups, analysts, and assorted industry players, I got some answers. Here’s a five point roundup, complete with graphics and videos.
New Relic CEO Lew Cirne knows exactly what he wants his company to be known for and aims to use AI and public cloud to achieve it.
At Inforum 2016, I nabbed an exclusive sit-down with Mike Boivin of Graybar Canada to learn about his experience with Infor’s Pricing Science for Distribution. Boivin shared their early results, and challenges overcome. We talked about the fear managers have turning over pricing decisions to algorithms – and how to get that balance right.
Last February Tableau Software had a “gruesome” day on Wall Street. Wind forward by twelve months and things seem to be heading in the right direction for new CEO Adam Selipsky.