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Manufacturing, the Smile Curve and Digital Transformation

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the perfect prescription for revitalizing the political poster child for the Manufacturing industry. I mean, what could be more exciting than to couple IoT (e.g., sensors, beacons, geographical positioning) with artificial intelligence to create manufacturing capabilities with lower costs, higher quality and more agile, than human-bound, manufacturing practices. The …Read More

Best Practices for Analytics Profiles

In our Big Data engagements, we talk about the importance of building detailed “profiles” of our most important entities, such as customers, products, devices, machines, employees, partners, stores, wind turbines, cars, ATMs, etc. As part of our data science process, we build a profile on each individual entity that: 1)    Captures that entity’s tendencies, propensities, patterns, …Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Suffering in the Over-hype Tornado

“AI is more important than fire or electricity to humans” – Google CEO Sundar Pichai Google CEO Sundar Pichai says artificial intelligence (AI) is going to have a bigger impact on the world than the most ubiquitous innovations in history. Pichai stays “AI is one of the most important things humanity is working on. It is …Read More

Why Analytics makes people nervous?

The reasons behind, and some hints to help you during difficult conversations and challenging situations related to Analytics! By Presidion     One of the best things, when working as a Consultant or an Advisor, is that you work with people from different organisations and industries around the world. Usually, they are  coming from different educational …Read More

Big Data, Big Rubbish?

“Answers and Tips to prevent your Big Data Deployments from becoming Big Rubbish” By Presidion     Big Data has been trending in social media for years now. The concept is not a new one and it includes a set of different technologies that provide different applications for different industries. Leveraging from diverse Big Data sets …Read More

Jason Burns IBM on GDPR Readiness

Jason Burns from IBM shares the international tech company’s five-part framework for GDPR, which has evolved from valuable lessons learned in privacy and security. At IBM, we’ve established a global readiness programme tasked with identifying the key impacts of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) across IBM’s business, and preparing IBM’s internal processes and commercial …Read More

Spinning up a better Market Segmentation

“The Brompton (folding bike) is a personal transport solution, allowing people to rethink and vary and adapt their journeys at will; their Brompton sets them free from the constraints imposed by the combustion engine, city planners, the weather, public transport administrators, bike thieves and countless other layers of complexity” (Brompton Bikes website) A common problem …Read More

Machine Learning

From Analyst to Machine Learning Specialist

About one and a half years ago I ventured into the wonderful world of data science. Today I’m working full time with Machine Learning (ML) at Google. Here’s a brief story of my journey of going from a traditional analyst to an analyst working with ML and some learnings I made along the way. I …Read More

Your next predictive analytics venture will fail

Here at Presidion we have been providing consultancy services to help organisations implement predictive analytics projects for more than 20 years. As a core part of our business, we’ve seen how people and projects work in a wide variety of industries, with applications in both B2C and B2B markets. What we’ve seen and learned over …Read More