Amazon recently announced the 20 finalists in their search for a location to house their new 2nd headquarters (nicknamed 'hq2'). They showed a map on their web page, but I wanted to create my own map, with a few improvements ... Here's their official map. It's not terrible, but it
What's stopping you from being a data-driven business? Phil Simon points to four common stumbling blocks.
The most highly anticipated business announcement this fall is probably the location for Amazon's second headquarters (dubbed HQ2). Amazon plans to spend $5 billion on their HQ2, and employ about 50,000 people in high-tech jobs. They received 238 proposals before their October 19 deadline, but haven't announced a winner yet.
It's easier said than done to be a data-driven business, but the squeeze is worth the juice.
Todo lo digital es rastreable, medible, identificable y por ende, potenciable. El hecho de que los usuarios dejen huella en cada una de sus interacciones y que las empresas puedan tener en cuenta todos esos micromomentos para tomar mejores decisiones, es lo que ha llevado a que la transformación digital
Phil Simon chimes in on the last five years of Hadoop with an eye toward the future.
.@philsimon chimes in with trust- and privacy-related recommendations
.@philsimon says that, once again, there's quite a bit to learn from Amazon.
.@philsimon says don't treat data self-service as a binary.
.@philsimon says that it's never too early to think about the IoT and data management.
.@philsimon provides insights on whether a data strategy can result in competitive advantage.
Alguna vez se ha preguntado ¿cómo una empresa como Amazon puede publicar ofertas instantáneas que le pueden interesar, al mismo tiempo que está viendo otro producto?, ¿cómo hace Netflix para recomendarle películas y acertar en sus gustos?, ¿cómo una entidad financiera es capaz de hacer una proyección y darle respuesta
.@philsimon on the soft skills that Big Data requires.
When asked what his movement wanted around a century ago, the iconic American labor leader Samuel Gompers famously gave a one-word answer: "More." This annoyed his opponents at the negotiating table and many in the business community. He was not demanding a specific wage increase or fighting for a distinct cause like
With Amazon Prime's 2-day shipping, I seldom go to physical stores any more. How do they deliver items so quickly? Let's analyze some data to find out... There are very few services/memberships that I truly feel like I'm getting "a good deal" for my money - and Amazon Prime is
Do you order things online, to avoid paying sales tax? Those "good old days" might be coming to an end soon... Here's a snapshot of my latest purchase from Amazon.com (a little something for the Talk Like a Pirate party I had on Sept 19): In the US, each of
I vividly remember the process of changing TV channels when I was a kid. Turn the channel select knob, turn a dial to rotate the antenna, then make fine adjustments to tune in the channel. This process usually resulted in an adequate picture, but it required considerable effort, the quality