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The frequent launch of a variety of products across emerging customer segments has led to the proliferation of a number of devices and equipment. With increasing customer expectations and the ease in which complaints can be lodged and enquiries sought online, there is a surge in synchronous and asynchronous conversation. Consequently, we see product manufacturers and OEMs competing to provide higher quality of customer service. The first step in addressing customer needs is to converse,…Continue
Believing in the weather guy to keep the golf course dry ? Forecasting rainfall could be tricky ..
Forecasting rainfall, and at a broader level, forecasting the weather is a problem fraught with challenges. Around the world, various initiatives, such as, Deep Thunder by IBM and Named Peril by Climate Corporation, have been undertaken to address this challenge. In India, the Indian Meteorology Department and the Centre for Mathematical Modeling and Computer…Continue
Do the maverick mavens need managers?
The McKinsey and company report “Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity” (May 2011) is a well publicized and circulated one on the internet .
The report projected that the demand for deep analytical positions in a big data world in the United States could exceed the supply based on the trends seen ( in 2011) , by 140,000 to 190,000 positions. While this was…Continue
Extracting meaningful insights from data to address business needs has benefited immensely from the availability of data visualization tools that have data more approachable. Today the proliferation of off-the-shelf tools, which are easy to learn and are web enabled, have democratized the way data is presented and consumed. Tools like Spotfire, Tableau, Qikview have helped breathe life into data. They provide a professional look and feel and give an inherent feel of fidelity of the data…Continue