The San Antonio Spurs were recently named "Best Analytics Organization" at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. How has the big data revolution impacted the NBA and how has it helped the Spurs in creating value?
Bonnaroo music festival uses iBeacons to enhance the concert going experience and capture big data
Slice is one of many companies creating value from digital byproducts. Think of them as magic recyclers of the digital world.
DoorDash is both an online ordering and delivery company that’s using data to make delivery better and faster for customers and more efficient for delivery drivers. The company aggregates large volumes of delivery data and analyzes how different factors affect delivery […]
Target has identified 25 products, which when purchased together, predict the likelihood of a woman being pregnant and her associated due date.
Wealthfront has disrupted the financial advisory industry by using analytics and algorithms to automate investment decisions. Will it be able to sustain its success?
The most valuable asset in the Caesar’s Entertainment Corp. isn’t the fabulously-tacky Roman-themed resort on the Las Vegas strip. It’s the company’s big data loyalty program, valued at $1 billion. Loyalty programs are not a novel concept, and are widely […]
Last night, I struggled to find a solid chick flick movie among several friends that none of us had seen. While scrolling through my Netflix account, there were specific recommendations based on other movies I had chosen. There were the […]
Poshly allows beauty brands to access consumers' personal information on beauty habits and tastes
Medallia uses machine learning and regression to help its Fortune 1000 clients collect, analyze, and act on customer feedback – in turn increasing customer loyalty and spend. That value creation made this startup into one of Silicon Valley’s newest Unicorns.