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Posted by Glenn on 12.09.2014
: a complete or major change in someone's or something's appearance, form, etc. :  the operation of changing (as by rotation or mapping) one configuration or expression into another in accordance with a mathematical rule :  a change of variables or coordinates in which a function of new variables or coordinates is substituted for each original variable or coordinate If anyone thinks true transformation is something that comes and goes, reread the definitions posted above.  Transformation requires a complete change, across all variables.  It’s adopting a completely new way of thinking,... Read More »
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Posted by Carrie on 11.24.2014
Recently, Seattle Business asked our Chief Data Scientist, Olly Downs, to shed some light on what he believes 2015 will bring for the analytics space.  For someone who’s using, tracking, and evaluating a host of cutting-edge technologies every day, his answer was quite simple – it’s all about pairing together the right data management tools with the right analytics tools.  This has been a major crutch to broader adoption and application of data insights but he’s predicting to see a major step forward in the coming year. He also had a few thoughts on how the demands of Seattle’s analytical... Read More »
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Posted by John on 11.12.2014
One of the key learnings from Sibos that stuck with me is the dramatic increase – a 16% rise – in customers switching banks last year. An obvious fix is to increase customer engagement. Piece of cake, right? Even if your bank has a CRM system in place, typically the information you get is too little, too late. By the time you realize a customer is unhappy, they’re already gone. Streamlining your data systems to get information in real-time can put you in a stronger position to reach out to customers before they ever start thinking of leaving. Here are a few ways we’ve worked with clients to... Read More »
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Posted by Carrie on 11.03.2014
Recently, in an article published on Forbes, our Chief Data Scientist highlighted the core elements that are being used to help marketers move to a scientific approach.  Here’s a quick snap shot of what they are, how they work, and the benefits they provide. 1. Scalable data architecture – Enable exploration Big data technologies play a key role in establishing a framework that is capable of scaling horizontally – consider a petabyte of data for a hundred million mobile subscribers, flowing at 5 billion transactions a day, and thousands of machines – and capable of supporting the interactive... Read More »
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Posted by Craig on 10.27.2014
Seattle is no stranger to innovative companies who have achieved unprecedented success.  Amazon, Microsoft, or Groupon ring a bell?  The fast-paced, highly entrepreneurial spirit of this city has attracted some really talented people who have established some really impressive companies.  And we’re proud to say that Globys continues to be recognized as one of those stand out companies. This week, we were happy to rank #6 on Puget Sound Business Journal’s list of Big Data Software Companies.  We were among good company with some of the Big Data industry’s market leaders, as well as some new... Read More »