BrandPost: Cloud-based SCM services provide cross supply-chain connectivity and visibility

During the past two decades, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems became the big dog in many corporate data centers. By providing integrated suites encompassing everything from financial operations to sales and marketing to manufacturing—with all the elements sharing a common database and a consistent user interface—ERP suites managed to displace many best-of-breed point solutions.

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12 Best Screen Recorders to Use for Collaboration

During my HubSpot on-boarding, marketing new hires had to watch recorded product demonstrations to learn the platform. These videos typically included a screen recording, webcam footage, and narrated audio to go along with it.
Those training videos were recorded using screen recording software, which can be used to record a portion or the entirety of your computer screen.

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Salesforce Reveals 2019 Holiday Digital Sales Grew 8 Percent to $723 Billion Globally

10 Percent of Digital Orders During the Holiday Season Were Powered by Artificial Intelligence Brands and Retailers Offering Click and Collect Saw 56 Percent More Active Shoppers in the Last Five Days Leading up to Christmas and 18 Percent More Digital Revenue Share After the Shipping Cutoff
Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, released its 2019 Holiday Shopping Report, revealing the trends, data

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MoneyGram Achieves Record Online Transaction Growth Over the Holidays

MoneyGram-branded online transactions increased over 70% during the holidays on a year-over-year basis as digital transformation accelerates
MoneyGram announced record-breaking online transaction growth during the holiday shopping season from its MoneyGram-branded online platforms.

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Rakuten Marketing Data Breaks down Consumer Habits During the First Holiday Shopping Events of the Season

Larger Purchases Made on Single’s Day and a Higher Frequency of Orders During Click Frenzy
Rakuten Marketing have released findings from data collected on Single’s Day and Click Frenzy which for the first time ever, fell over three consecutive days (Nov 11 – 13).

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What is the difference between Segmentation and Personalization?

What is the difference between segmentation and personalization? This is the question that came up during one of the webinar on personalization by Optimizely. This blog post is for those who have the same question.Basic definition of Segmentation is  – division into separate parts or sections.

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Thoughts on reviewing

During ICML reviews I noticed that my personal take on reviewing is becoming increasingly distinct from my peers. Personally, I want to go to a conference and come away with renewed creativity and productivity. Thus, I like works that are thought provoking, groundbreaking, or particularly innovative; even if the execution is a bit off.

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What No One Tells You About Real-Time Machine Learning

During this year, I heard and read a lot about real-time machine learning. People usually provide this appealing business scenario when discussing credit card fraud detection systems. They say that they can continuously update credit card fraud detection model in real-time (See “What is Apache Spark?”, “…real-time use cases…” and “Real time machine learning”).

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The hacker’s guide to uncertainty estimates

It started with a tweet:
New years resolution: every plot I make during 2018 will contain uncertainty estimates— Erik Bernhardsson (@fulhack) January 7, 2018
Why? Because I’ve been sitting in 100,000,000 meetings where people endlessly debate whether the monthly number of widgets is going up or down, or whether widget method X is more productive than widget method Y.

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ICML has 3(!) Real World Reinforcement Learning Workshops

The first is Sunday afternon during the Industry Expo day. This one is meant to be quite practical, starting with an overview of Contextual Bandits and leading into how to apply the new Personalizer service, the first service in the world functionally supporting general contextual bandit learning.
The second is Friday morning. This one is more academic with many topics.

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