predictive analytics

  • Why Decision Science Matters Crunch Network

    Why Decision Science Matters

    Nearly everyone is familiar with the DirecTV commercials in which actor Rob Lowe and NFL quarterbacks Eli Manning and Tony Romo appear as unflattering alter-egos of themselves — “peaked in high school” Rob Lowe, “bad comedian” Eli Manning, “artsy craftsy” Tony Romo, etc. The burgeoning adoption of data science in companies like Uber, Netflix and… Read More

  • The Challenges Of Building AI Apps Crunch Network

    The Challenges Of Building AI Apps

    Artificial intelligence has an intellectual lineage stretching back to the greats of computer theory: Turing and, ultimately, Babbage, inventor of the calculating machine. What we now see in London, where leading teams such as DeepMind are working on machine learning, is the movement from the realm of computer science to practical uses and business cases. Read More

  • Is Enterprise Hyper Growth The New Normal? Crunch Network

    Is Enterprise Hyper Growth The New Normal?

    The enterprise cloud has entered a new era of hyper growth thanks to a combination of dramatically expanded global markets, access to unprecedented later-stage private growth capital and the ability to scale sales organizations with remote talent. Read More

  • The Next Wave Of Enterprise Software Powered By Machine Learning Crunch Network

    The Next Wave Of Enterprise Software Powered By Machine Learning

    Enterprise software is about to undergo radical transformation — a substantial change that will make the shift to software as a service (SaaS) look like a simple facelift. This transformation is being powered by machine learning. Read More

  • Predictive Analytics Firm InsideSales.com Gets $60M With Salesforce, Microsoft Strategic Backers

    Predictive Analytics Firm InsideSales.com Gets $60M With Salesforce, Microsoft Strategic Backers

    While people believe that the tech world is in a bubble that is bound to pop soon, the investment climate for enterprise startups with good traction remains hot. In the latest development, InsideSales.com, a provider of predictive analytics services for salespeople to help them source and close deals, has raised another $60 million of funding. This latest round, which brings the total… Read More

  • Predictive Analytics Startup Framed Data Raises $2M To Help Developers Understand User Behavior

    Predictive Analytics Startup Framed Data Raises $2M To Help Developers Understand User Behavior

    Framed Data, a predictive analytics startup that wants to make it easier for app developers to understand user behavior, announced that it has raised $2 million in seed funding. Investors include Google Ventures, Innovation Works, Jotter, NYU Innovation Fund, Alexis Ohanian, Charlie Pinto, Garry Tan, Kevin Mahaffey, Klaus von Sayn-Wittgenstein, Paul Buchheit, Sean Byrnes, and an AngelList… Read More

  • Predictive First: How A New Era Of Apps Will Change The Game Crunch Network

    Predictive First: How A New Era Of Apps Will Change The Game

    Over the past several decades, enterprise technology has consistently followed a trail blazed by top consumer tech brands. This has certainly been true of delivery models – first there were software CDs, then the cloud, and now all kinds of mobile apps. In tandem with this shift, the way we build applications has changed and we’re increasingly learning the benefits of taking a… Read More

  • Born Out Of A Cisco Consulting Gig, Predictive Sales Tool 6Sense Raises $12M

    Born Out Of A Cisco Consulting Gig, Predictive Sales Tool 6Sense Raises $12M

    Of the many ways that big data analytics is impacting how enterprises do business, one of the most interesting has been in the area of predictive intelligence — the idea that by looking at all of the data being created in and around your organisation, you can help figure out what to do in the future. In the latest development in this space, 6Sense — a startup that was created… Read More

  • Recommendation Engine Startup Predictry Lands $230,000 Seed Funding

    Recommendation Engine Startup Predictry Lands $230,000 Seed Funding

    Major e-commerce sites like Amazon depend on powerful proprietary recommendation engines to drive user engagement and sales. Smaller businesses, however, lack that advantage. Predictry wants to give all online stores the same kind of tools. The Malaysia-based startup has raised $230,000 in seed funding from the Malaysian Development Corporation’s (MDEC) Big Data Product and… Read More