Generally speaking, McKinsey gives good advice — better than Gartner, who have unhelpfully predicted that AI will create $1.2 trillion of “economic value” in 2018. In the case of McKinsey’s “Notes from the AI Frontier”, however, they have combined some useful thinking and case studies with an irresponsible presentation of market projections.Read More
Google Affiliate Location Extensions have huge potential to drive offline sales. They make it possible for a manufacturer to advertise directly to active shoppers near a retail location that carries their product.
But if your product isn’t available at a national chain like Target or Costco, you are out of luck. We have a solution.Read More
The wait is over, Artificial Intelligence is here. If your company isn’t doing it, start looking for a new job. Obsolescence, decline, and/or bankruptcy are around the corner.
The evidence is everywhere. Take for example drinks giant Coca-Cola, which used the mighty power of Artificial Intelligence to come up with a new flavor, Cherry Sprite, based on the mixes we puny humans selected from their make-your-own “Freestyle” machines.Read More
Combining Empathy and Data Mining for Better UX
Empathy has rightfully become predicate to good user experience (UX) design. But the means designers use to achieve empathy — such as Personas — fall short of their intended purpose.Read More
Marketing momentum builds over time and brings many benefits —but it also leads to bloated process and wasted budget built on old assumptions. Basic data science techniques offer a solution.Read More
The principle of the Nirvana Fallacy holds that if perfection can’t be attained, why bother trying?
It’s easy to associate this with business cultures that are intolerant of failure or averse to new ideas. But certainty is also demanded from more forgiving organizational cultures. On the face of it, this expectation of certainty seems reasonable. If you are to invest a great deal of time and effort into a particular venture, shouldn’t you be very certain, or at least very close to it?