Whether you unconsciously appreciate the reliable atmosphere of Starbucks or you consciously find yourself choosing Apple over Microsoft we all make decisions based on brand loyalty. But as companies have expanded, it has not been enough to simply exchange goods and services — in this day and age, a relationship must be formed in order […]
The key to the future of consumer financial services is data…but not in the way most industry veterans think. New technology is allowing companies to capture more data about customers and their transactions than ever before. As an industry, we are starting to put that data to use in smarter products and more data-driven processes. […]
More than ever, businesses need to take full advantage of automation, data, and analytics to run their business more productively and competitively. Yet, in my role as a small business advisor, I still see many founders and executives who see data and analytics primarily as a measurement device on current results, rather than using it […]
While at CES, representing my company 12 Labs, I noticed two very clear patterns. The first: The virtual/augmented reality economy is going to be as big as the app economy, if not larger.
With the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) and American Health Act (Trump Care) adding thousands of pages to healthcare legislation, it’s difficult to keep up with the changes and policies and most people are simply lost when it comes to securing health coverage. Vericred understands this struggle and wants to simplify the task of finding a insurance provider that matches your preferred doctors.
The world of healthcare analytics is vast and can encompass a wide range of data that has the incredible potential to tell stories about health and healthcare delivery: right from individual patients to entire populations. Having numbers and an easy-to-use visualization at hand gives providers and caregivers the power to not only look into the […]
Neither people nor computers can really help you as a personal assistant unless you are willing to share data about what you like, what you feel and who and what you value. Even the best technology cannot read your mind, which is why a simple Google search often gives frustrating and irrelevant results while online […]
According to Buckminster Fuller’s “Knowledge Doubling Curve” human knowledge doubled approximately every century. Today, it is estimated that human knowledge is doubling every 12 to 13 months. IBM is estimating that with the build out out of the “internet of things,” knowledge will double every 12 hours. The explosion of information is clearly accelerating. Data […]
With nearly 2 billion active Facebook users and every marketer vying for these eye balls, you can’t slack on your social media presence and expect results. You need a strategic and memorable marketing mix that can engage users in unique and innovative ways especialy at in-person events. M-ND creates experiential moments on social media through interactive displays. […]
How many times have you found a great concert or game to attend, only to find out that the event was sold out? While this has happened countless times, what you may not know is that live events are never truly sold out, and Seaters exists so that you can claim those open seats. With […]
Natural language processing (NLP) has gained traction and seems to be the future of communications with our data. If you need straight forward apps to communicate with your data, check out FriendlyData. The company is integrating human voice and text into your queries to simplify sorting through your data. AlleyWatch chatted with founder and CEO […]