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Gaining Insights On Your Competitors With Competitive Intelligence

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDkhNXx14ok] In order to be successful in business, companies generally need to study what their competitors are doing.  But how many companies use competitive intelligence? Bruno recently sat down with Michael Sandman to discuss what competitive intelligence is.  During this interview, we learn that competitive intelligence isn’t just measuring competitors’ revenues, investments, etc.  Competitive intelligence…

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Predictive Modeling Competitions Can Solve Complex Real-World Problems

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QDm7Ypw5w4] Kaggle is one of a number of companies attracting money in the Big Data space.  They recently secured an $11 million round of institutional funding, a significant amount for a first round of money. Kaggle lets organizations post problems they wish to have solved to the Kaggle website and get user insight from the…

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Using Big Data To Save Consumers Money

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xso6BFN87NI] Have you ever asked a fellow passenger how much they paid for their airline ticket, only to find out they paid less money and bought it after you did?  Oren Etzioni did, and he was less than pleased with the answers he received.  Instead of getting mad however, he got even and started Farecast…

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Using Social Media To Customize The Consumer Experience

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6uENG-JVdE] This week Bruno sits down with Bernie Brennan, co-author of Branded!  How Retailers Engage Consumers with Social Media and Mobility, and discusses how the customer has been put in the driver’s seat when it comes to retail shopping because of their unprecedented access to vast amounts of data.  Bernie’s mission when he wrote the…

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Developing Relationships Across Consumer Channels Using Business Analytics

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp6G9np_Ah0] The recent explosion of social media and mobile has introduced two more channels into the marketing mix, reinforcing the concept known as cross-channel marketing.  Lori Schaffer, co-author of Branded! How Retailers Engage Consumers with Social Media and Mobility, discusses with Bruno how consumer oriented industries are leveraging social media and mobility with existing channels;…

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Using Data To Make Us Better Humans

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WpxEF7HioI] Berkeley Bionics has a mission. They want to help people become better humans. Through great advances in bionics, Berkeley Bionics is using data to help people walk again and carry heavy loads with ease. Catch the latest BITV interview with CEO Eythor Bender as he discusses with Bruno how data and bionics are powering…

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Studying Analytics In Your Sleep

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KiTHR4uv6c] When you wake up in the morning, do you feel refreshed or are you constantly tired?  There are a number of companies working on analyzing sleep quality, and this week we talk with Ben Rubin, CTO and Co-Founder of Zeo.  Because Zeo has been tackling this problem for some time, they have amassed the…

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Tracking Personal Data And Applying It To The Enterprise

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOC7mwOZomg] Self-tracking and personal analytics are areas of data collection that have seen tremendous growth over the past few years.  This growth has spurred new companies such as Quantter that seek to aid individuals in the data collection process.  Bruno sat down recently with Denis Harscoat, the Co-Founder of Quantter, to get his take on…

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Bill Gates Vision Realized: Total Data Recall

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBSzpvSuNQU] We’ve all had that memory from our past that we can’t quite recall all the details of no matter how hard we try. This week, we talk with Jim Gemmell, co-author of Your Life, Uploaded, who tells us why this won’t continue to be a problem in the near future. With data storage getting…

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