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Data Lakes Stories of Relevance to Retail

ASOS: http://bit.ly/2ljJSgN The offline recommendations engine is used to batch-process user...

Author: S h i S h Date: 11/04/2017

Digital Transformation in the Retail Store

The fourth industrial revolution is here. The digital world is advancing at amazing speeds, and it...

Author: S h i S h Date: 03/17/2017

Join us at Euroshop 2017

With over 127,000 square metres of exhibition space, 18 halls, 2350 exhibitors from 61 countries,...

Author: S h i S h Date: 03/04/2017

Cortana Intelligence Suite Retail Industry Solution How-to Guides

The Cortana Intelligence Suite is a fully managed big data and advanced analytics suite to transform...

Author: S h i S h Date: 02/28/2017

Webinar: Top 5 Strategies in Retail Data Analytics

Top 5 Strategies in Retail Data Analytics February 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 AM Pacific...

Author: S h i S h Date: 02/17/2017

Webinar: Top 5 Strategies in Retail Data Analytics

Top 5 Strategies in Retail Data Analytics February 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 AM Pacific...

Author: S h i S h Date: 02/17/2017

Retail Sector Datasets and Competitions on Kaggle

Description Details Dataset House Prices: Advanced Regression Techniques Ask a home buyer to...

Author: S h i S h Date: 02/07/2017

Luxury Retail & IoT

A Big THANK YOU to Audrey Piquemal for the collaboration and opportunity to keynote the G9+...

Author: S h i S h Date: 12/17/2016

Convert an FAQ to a Chatbot

One of the exciting announcements this week was the latest addition to Microsoft Cognitive Services:...

Author: S h i S h Date: 12/17/2016

Understanding Advanced Analytics to Build a Stronger Retail Customer Experience

Thank you for those of you that joined by webinar yesterday: I loved the engagement and questions...

Author: S h i S h Date: 10/22/2016

We don’t need yet another App, Conversations are the new App

In my conversations with retailers, we have had discussions on better customer engagement and...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/21/2016

Some Azure Case Studies in the Retail Sector

Company (Click on Logo for Details) Summary Use Case Nobody does it better" than secret agent...

Author: S h i S h Date: 03/11/2016

Data Marketing Conference / Slideshare for IoT & Marketing Session

The Internet of Things will enable us to get data & insights that was not available till now. It...

Author: S h i S h Date: 02/05/2016

I had the opportunity to co-present with Su Doyle from Checkpoint Systems at the NRF Big Show last...

Author: S h i S h Date: 01/28/2016

Examples of Machine Learning Use-Cases of Relevance to Retail

Organization (Click on Logo for Story) Link Description Use Cases http://bit.ly/1QcMS1z Why does one...

Author: S h i S h Date: 01/25/2016

Wind Alerts on Microsoft Band

The Microsoft Band SDK gives developers access to the sensors available on the band, as well as the...

Author: S h i S h Date: 01/23/2016

Visualizing Foursquare Check-In Data using Power BI

The Foursquare API can be used for displaying interesting information for retailers that can include...

Author: S h i S h Date: 11/11/2015

Executive Learning Lounge, Los Angeles

If you are in Los Angeles on Tuesday (Nov 3, 2015), join us for an interesting evening with Kate...

Author: S h i S h Date: 10/31/2015

Interesting Examples of #IoT in the Beverage World

I’ve been seeing some creative ways that IoT has been implemented in the Beverage world. Since its...

Author: S h i S h Date: 10/16/2015

Turning social sentiment into opportunity

The world is changing at an unprecedented pace, and social media is much more than a fad. Today's...

Author: S h i S h Date: 06/03/2015

Beer & BigData at the Seattle Marketing Analytics Meetup

A huge THANK YOU to the eSage Group, Tina Munro and Duane Bedard for organizing the rather unique...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/23/2015

What are the applications of Machine learning in E-commerce ?

  Some of the scenarios for Ecommerce: Fraud Detection: Internet fraud has resulted in billions...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/13/2015

IoT Webinar with VMob

In case you missed the IoT Webinar with VMob last week, here is a link to the on-demand recording:...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/11/2015

Analyzing Alcoholic Beverage Search Data using Power BI

Here is a quick demo that I pulled together using Bing Search Data and Google Trends Data to...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/09/2015

The Microsoft Vision for IoT & What it could mean for Retail

The Internet of Things (IoT) is here today in the devices, sensors, cloud services, and data your...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/06/2015

Microsoft IoT Case Studies in the Retail Sector

  Click on Logo for Case Study Summary Using Microsoft Azure, Mesh Systems designed the system...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/04/2015

Some Microsoft Azure-based Case Studies in the Airline World

Company/Links Summary By taking advantage of the full spectrum of Microsoft cloud software, spanning...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/02/2015

Some Examples of Ecommerce Sites hosted on Microsoft Azure

Company (link) Summary Ecommerce Solution http://bit.ly/2jUrc4o With Azure, Jet has created a cloud...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/01/2015

Some Analytics & Data Platform Case Studies Relevant for the Retail Sector

These are some of the published case studies related to Analytics and Data Management in the Retail...

Author: S h i S h Date: 04/16/2015

Interesting Retail Data Science Challenges on Kaggle

Noticed some interesting Data Science challenges posted on Kaggle related to Retail. Curious if...

Author: S h i S h Date: 04/01/2015

How can #IoT Benefit #Retail

According to Gartner, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a powerful force for business...

Author: S h i S h Date: 03/20/2015

Retail Roundtable’s, Techdays & Convergence

I had an interesting week last week with several events and the opportunity to interact and learn...

Author: S h i S h Date: 02/20/2015

Some resources to get started with Machine Learning using Azure ML

My goal for the week was to get familiar with creating and publishing machine learning experiments...

Author: S h i S h Date: 02/07/2015

NRF 2015 from my perspective

This was my 10th year attending the NRF Big Show and I have been constantly amazed at its rapid...

Author: S h i S h Date: 02/03/2015

Big Data & Machine Learning Scenarios for Retail

In the retail industry, customer-centricity & personalized experiences are a very high priority....

Author: S h i S h Date: 01/26/2015

The YouTube Analytics API lets you retrieve viewing statistics, popularity metrics, and demographic...

Author: S h i S h Date: 12/16/2014

Some Azure Machine Learning Implementations in the Retail Industry

Its been interesting learning about the various implementations and solutions using Machine Learning...

Author: S h i S h Date: 12/07/2014

Big Data, Internet of Things and Airlines

New airplanes like the Boeing 787 and the Airbus 350 XWB are incredibly connected and generate...

Author: S h i S h Date: 11/30/2014

Interactive Visualizations

I was looking at a recent article which provided data visualizations that were rather difficult to...

Author: S h i S h Date: 11/23/2014

Analyzing BestBuy Data with Power BI

The BestBuy Developer APIs provides interesting product, store, category and customer review data...

Author: S h i S h Date: 11/21/2014

Machine Learning API’s for Retail

One of the interesting announcements that came out of Strata+Hadoop World last week was the new...

Author: S h i S h Date: 10/22/2014

Analyzing Data from just about any site using Power BI

I stumbled upon an interesting application called Kimono that lets you convert data available on any...

Author: S h i S h Date: 07/18/2014

Analyzing LinkedIn Data using PowerBI

LinkedIn is another source of data for some interesting data analytics using Power BI. The LinkedIn...

Author: S h i S h Date: 07/18/2014

Visualizing Retailer POS Data using PowerBI

Consumer Goods Companies strive to be more demand driven to improve revenue while reducing...

Author: S h i S h Date: 07/11/2014

80+ Big Data Stories from the Retail Sector

Retailers operate in an environment that demands real-time data to make decisions about churn,...

Author: S h i S h Date: 07/09/2014

Analyzing Shopping via Social Channels

Omni-Channel Retailing evolved from multi-channel retailing, with a specific focus on a seamless...

Author: S h i S h Date: 07/06/2014

Data Visualization for Salesforce using PowerBI

TL;DR: Democratizing Analytics capabilities for Line of Business (LOB) applications is a powerful...

Author: S h i S h Date: 06/23/2014

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Service and what it means to the Retail Industry

Retailers, today, have access to a variety of data sources that include social media, opendata, data...

Author: S h i S h Date: 06/19/2014

Machine Learning Resources

Machine learning not only is big in Microsoft Research, but it is pervasive throughout all Microsoft...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/30/2014

Here is a visualization that I pulled together comparing search data for Netflix vs Redbox using...

Author: S h i S h Date: 05/13/2014

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