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Walmart is Giving Up On Shelf-scanning Robots in Favor of Humans

 Originally published in The Verge, Nov 3, 2020. The retail giant has ended a contract with Bossa Nova Robotics. Retail robots that can scan shelves and update inventory have been one of the most visible faces of automation in recent years, but the success of such machines is far from guaranteed. As first reported by

The Big Data Skills Crisis And Recruiting Analytics Talent

 As the amount of digital information generated by businesses and organizations continues to grow exponentially, a challenge – or as some have put it, a crisis – has developed. There just aren’t enough people with the required...

How data mining can boost your revenue by 300%

 For months, women’s fashion retailer Sway struggled to lure customers to its newly launched website by blasting them with sporadic emails. “It was pretty sad,” said Cheyanne Sequoyia-Mackay, Sway’s marketing manager. “Only about 20% of our customers...