ZOZO, Japan’s dominant online retailer of apparel and related lifestyle products, with approximately $1B in sales and $7B in market capitalization, has taken on a journey to recreate the world of apparel to the next level.  It aims to do so in two steps: 1) enable mass customization of private-labeled apparel products, and 2) quantify all aspects of what makes styles “cool” to become the global leader in product design. Will ZOZO be able to drive the industry in offering customized yet stylish product for the mass? What capabilities will differentiate who will win in the long haul?
Among those wishing for a do-over on the 2016 presidential election, Facebook is somewhere high on the list. Can machine learning help them avoid repeating their mistakes?
Artificial intelligence, specifically machine learning, is not a new topic. IBM’s Deep Blue beat world chess champion Garry Kasparov over a series of chess matches in 1997. Since then, artificial intelligence has drastically improved in performance and is utilized across […]
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The financial services industry is especially challenged in customer retention. American Express has used machine learning to predict churn for its own customers, and have transformed that capability as a product for its merchants.
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Amazon's "Open Innovation" approach to solving warehouse automation
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A look at how machine learning is changing the way people receive news and other information in China
Netflix is an on-demand video subscription service offering unlimited viewing for a monthly fee in virtually every market in the world except China. The company currently has over 137 million accounts across these markets in which it competes with other […]