With a core competency in data analytics, Stitch Fix has ambitions to become the world's leading personal styling service.
Lenddo and EFL are trying to achieve financial inclusion of underbanked population by using alternative scoring model using social media, mobile phone and psychometric data.
Some companies think they can predict when you're going to quit based on people who seem similar to you. And they're going to tell your boss.
AltSchool is using a data intensive approach to personalize K-12 education
New McDonalds CEO Steve Easterbrook set the company on a data-driven transformation to improve its customer experience.
The people analytics industry is expected to grow to $1B in value by 2022. Humanyze, a Cambridge based startup, is at the forefront of the people analytics charge – the firm has developed a software platform for integrating multiple sources of data, and an innovative badge which gathers diverse data to feed that platform. Humanyze has the potential to create and capture significant value, as long as it can manage concerns around data privacy.
Glassdoor, a Yelp of job seekers, is fundamentally changing the way candidates hunt for jobs and companies recruit talent. Glassdoor is not only an aggregator of job openings, as sites such as Indeed and CareerBuilder often are, but it is also a user-generated content site of sorts, providing profiles of businesses based on millions of anonymous reviews and data points from current and former employees.
Effectively harnessing data analytics and machine learning allow campaigns and companies to improve the ROI of marketing costs and to gain deeper insight into consumer data to make better business decisions.
John Hancock introduces a program called Vitality, which rewards consumers for healthy behavior based on data collected by Fitbit.
Do you know the frustration of sifting through an endless stream of images to find the “keepers”?
If so, you are not alone. NASA feels your pain.