Cyber Monday 2017, largest online sales day in history, with a whooping 6.59 billion dollars spent in 24 hours

  Adobe released the 2017 online shopping data report for the holiday season and Cyber Monday, and the results are staggering. This year marks a new all-time high record, with Cyber Monday being the largest online sales day in history: 6,59 billion dollars spent online by the end of the day.   That’s over $1 billion…Continue Reading “Cyber Monday 2017, largest online sales day in history, with a whooping 6.59 billion dollars spent in 24 hours”

The e-Commerce Odyssey: The Holiday Season this year is set to hit a new record high. Thanksgiving online sales went up 18% from last year, and the forecast for the Season is skyrocketing

  E–commerce is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, and this year it seems more determined than ever to eclipse traditional commerce.   The Holiday Season started with a bang this time around: If a few years back, people would build up their expectations regarding Black Friday and would keep holding on…Continue Reading “The e-Commerce Odyssey: The Holiday Season this year is set to hit a new record high. Thanksgiving online sales went up 18% from last year, and the forecast for the Season is skyrocketing”

Adobe DTM Launch: Improvements for Single Page Apps

It’s finally here! Adobe released the newest version of DTM, known as “Launch”. There are already some great resources out there going over some of the new features (presumably including plenty of “Launchey Launch” puns), which includes: Extensions/Integrations Better Environment Controls/Publishing Flow New, Streamlined Interface But there is one thing I’ve been far more excited about than…Continue Reading “Adobe DTM Launch: Improvements for Single Page Apps”

Daniel Herdean, our CEO and co-founder, will be among the 25 leaders in digital marketing and analytics to speak at ObservePoint’s Analytics Summit!

  Register here to attend the conference and improve your understanding of the analytics industry   We’re hyped and incredibly honored to announce that Daniel, our very own CEO and co-founder, will be a speaker at this year’s ObservePoint Analytics Summit, where top leaders in the digital marketing and analytics industry will discuss innovative and…Continue Reading “Daniel Herdean, our CEO and co-founder, will be among the 25 leaders in digital marketing and analytics to speak at ObservePoint’s Analytics Summit!”

Understanding Machine Learning using real life examples: How to repair images with broken or missing pixels by using ML? A step-by-step guide

  There are many great articles that can get you started on Machine Learning but so many of them focus on a handful examples that have little relevance to the real world. After all, there are only so many cases where one would need to determine the kind of iris based on its petals…  …Continue Reading “Understanding Machine Learning using real life examples: How to repair images with broken or missing pixels by using ML? A step-by-step guide”

Case Study – Honeywell’s use of Tableau: From 0 to 18,000 users in 2 years, $10 million incremental sales increase. Sherri Benzelock, VP Business Analytics: “Sponsorship within the organization is the absolute key to transformation!”

  Sherri Benzelock, VP of Business Analytics at Honeywell, shared her insights on implementing Tableau in the organization, an operation that she described as both difficult and fulfilling. Honeywell is a Fortune 100 conglomerate, with 40 billion dollars sales in 2016, and over 131.000 employees in around 70 countries.   Sherri focused on Honeywell’s oil refinery…Continue Reading “Case Study – Honeywell’s use of Tableau: From 0 to 18,000 users in 2 years, $10 million incremental sales increase. Sherri Benzelock, VP Business Analytics: “Sponsorship within the organization is the absolute key to transformation!””

Nissan Case Study, live from TC17: The challenges and solutions of implementing Tableau from scratch. “In one year we went from 0 to 1,500 users”

  David Bobrow, Nissan, senior Domain Applicant Architect at Nissan North America, shared his experience with transitioning Nissan to Tableau and he presented the stages he and his team had to go through in order to get from 0 to more than 1,500 users in just a year.   When Nissan first started with Tableau,…Continue Reading “Nissan Case Study, live from TC17: The challenges and solutions of implementing Tableau from scratch. “In one year we went from 0 to 1,500 users””

TC17 update: A freakish talk from ‘Freakonomics’ authors. “The world is so unbelievably complex, that best you can hope to do is to have really stylized fake versions of the world”

  Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt, the authors of Freakonomics, one of the world’s bestsellers, had an incendiary talk at the Tableau Conference 2017. They both opened up and talked about real life experiences and how they got to be the thought leaders they are today.   While they both kept joking about being antisocial,…Continue Reading “TC17 update: A freakish talk from ‘Freakonomics’ authors. “The world is so unbelievably complex, that best you can hope to do is to have really stylized fake versions of the world””

Emotional Intelligence Tableau Edition – A Dashboard for Your Soul

Since I am at the Tableau Conference right now, I thought I would write my next emotional intelligence blog post through the lens of a dashboard. You might not be aware of this, but dashboards have use outside of the field of analytics and reporting. The concept of a dashboard can act as a mental…Continue Reading “Emotional Intelligence Tableau Edition – A Dashboard for Your Soul”

One person, four different roles. How can a visual analyst be a consumer, vizzer, analyst and author

  Jock Mackinlay, the VP for Research & Design at Tableau, describes the four roles in visual analysis during his talk at Tableau Conference 2017. The roles are not mutually exclusive and they are represented by consumer, vizzer, analyst & author.   Consumer   We’re all data consumers most of the time. It’s only when…Continue Reading “One person, four different roles. How can a visual analyst be a consumer, vizzer, analyst and author”