GDPR: Ignore It at Your Own Risk

If your company does business in the European Union, you are likely to face a major overhaul of the way you handle your customer data. That’s because in 2016, the European Parliament passed the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a sweeping change that will affect all companies doing business with EU residents, regardless of where the companies are based. To understand the GDPR, it helps to understand the European view of privacy. In Europe, unlike in the United States, personal priva

Completing the picture: Integrating IoT into your analytics strategy - IoT Agenda

In just a few short years, the internet of things has revolutionized the way many organizations do business, and the results are starting to show: McKinsey has estimated that by 2025, the economic impact of IoT applications could be as high as $11 trillion per year. Every minute of every day, valuable data from IoT devices — ranging from smartphones to equipment sensors to “smart” shelves in retail stores — zooms its way into our servers to be ingested, warehoused, analyzed and (ideally) levera

AI and Machine Learning: Not just for data scientists anymore

While industry thought leaders are predicting a surge in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning this year, much of that usage is still siloed in the hands of large technology enterprises such as Apple, Google, and Facebook. In fact, your smartphone has a lot more AI in it than your local call center operator terminal. In a recent Forrester survey among technology and business professionals, 58 percent responded that their organizations are researching AI technology; however

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Adaptive Content: Using Big Data to Evaluate the User Experience

Not so very long ago, a website was a website and that was that. No matter who you were, where you logged on from, or whether or not you’d been there before, the experience was the same, visit after visit after visit. Then we started getting better at tracking data and using it to customize the experience — think Amazon’s recommendation engine or the ability to include recipient names in your emails. Enter personalization. Then along came mobile devices, and we started to see the cracks in thi

Press Release: Firehouse Subs and GoodData Win 2017 Nucleus Award for 683 Percent Return-On-Investment

National sandwich chain Firehouse Subs is one of 10 organizations to receive the 2017 Nucleus Research Technology ROI Award, for its implementation of the GoodData Enterprise Insights platform with return on investment of 683 percent. Previous recipients of the award include GoodData customers MediGain in 2016 and Raise in 2015. “This recognition is a true honor, a credit to our partnership and a testament of the value this platform provides to our franchise com

Is unstructured data slowing you down?

How does your organization process and classify unstructured data — data locked away in contracts, leases, emails, customer surveys, and other documents? For years, we've relied on human effort to make sense of it all, but can we afford the time that it takes? Yes, thou noble Dane, human beings are indeed a work of wonder, one that no feat of technology could ever fully replace. However, when it comes to turning unstructured data into a business intelligence asset, they do have their limitation