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The Future of Retail 2015. PSFK Report

The Future of Retail 2015. PSFK Report

Nov 17, 2014

In the fifth volume of the Future of Retail report the PSFK Labs team explores the dynamic social, technological, and physical forces influencing consumer behavior and driving next-generation shopping experiences. With a refocus on the importance of the physical store, the analysis below includes 10 in-store actions supported by 13 key trends that retailers can...

IBM Big Data Education: Big Data Technology, Infographics & Animations

IBM Big Data Education: Big Data Technology, Infographics & Animations

Aug 5, 2013

IBM data scientists break big data into four dimensions: volume, variety, velocity and veracity. This infographic explains and gives examples of each.

Dummies.com: Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for Big Data Projects

Dummies.com: Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for Big Data Projects

Aug 5, 2013

Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for Big Data Projects The Hadoop Distributed File System is a versatile, resilient, clustered approach to managing files in a big data environment. HDFS is not the final destination for files. Rather, it is a data service that offers a unique set of capabilities needed when data volumes and velocity are high. Because the...

Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase

Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase

Jun 30, 2013

via retailcustomerexperience.com Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase Synqera, a Saint Petersburg, Russia-based technology firm, announced its joint pilot program with Ulybka Radugi, a large Russian retail chain. Ulybka will integrate Synqera technology to incentivize the consumer’s path to purchase and foster loyalty. The piloted...

For retail, ‘Big Data’ means big benefits- interviewing Pursway’s Ran Shaul

For retail, ‘Big Data’ means big benefits- interviewing Pursway’s Ran Shaul

Jun 26, 2013

In a recent Q&A with Ran Shaul — co-founder of Pursway, a company that specializes in data analytics for retail — we asked about the benefits of Big Data, and whether the recent NSA controversy could cause a backlash from those consumers who deem the process a breach of privacy.