Analytics has been the “next big thing” in the world of IT for a long time now. Every few months a new technology comes along that experts promise will revolutionise the world of data. From Hadoop and Apache Spark to more futuristic ideas such as the predictive technologies of the “Internet of Things”, it’s hard to know what’s just hype and what will really deliver.
If there’s one company that has definitely led the way when it comes to analytics and retail, it is Amazon. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, once said that what is dangerous is to “not evolve”, and you can see this in everything that Amazon does, from their retail business to their media dealings and their technology services.
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Sorting the data within CANDDi is a brilliant way of segmenting data, organising it, and separating out exactly what you want to see. But when you’ve got millions of streams, it’s really difficult to keep on top of them all.
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If you work in marketing or run a small business, the chances are you think about visitor analytics on an almost daily basis.
According to a recent study conducted by Venturebeat, major brand owners plan to increase their analytics spend by up to 73 per cent over the last three years. In fact, the owners of some of the world’s biggest B2C companies are planning to double their analytics spend over that time.
Bing is planning to make several improvements to its Merchant Center, including improvements to the tracking and analytics features. The Bing Merchant Center is used to create stores and catalog feeds which can provide information for Shopping Campaigns as well as Product Ads.
According to some research conducted by Adobe and published in their latest Digital Advertising Report, CPC growth on desktops has declined over the last year. However, smartphone growth appears stable.
Today, almost every device that you can imagine can be connected to the internet, and this presents some interesting opportunities for all kinds of business. From wearable tech to Wi-Fi-enabled fridges, the Internet of Things spans all industries and offers business owners the chance to learn about customer behaviour, predict customer demand and engage with consumers in a range of new and innovative ways.