Big Data Is Dead. Long Live Big Data AI.

“Sisense is a business intelligence startup providing “a complete solution for preparing, analyzing and visualizing big data.” It has raised $174 million over 5 rounds and in May 2019, it acquired Periscope Data. Trifacta has raised $124.3 million over 6 rounds and is focused on data preparation. It announced today a partnership with IBM to develop a new data preparation tool.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2019/07/01/big-data-is-dead-long-live-big-data-ai/amp/

IBM’s Bluewolf Announces Availability of Its AI for Connected Commerce

“’The combined intelligence of IBM and Salesforce can help transform the retail experience by harnessing insights across the entire enterprise, customer journey, and supply chain to deliver on customer expectations with scale, speed, and return,’ said Sandeep Singh, VP and Retail Industry Leader at IBM. ‘Through the strategic vision and partnership of both companies, we have developed a specific industry approach that can help transform the way our retail and consumer products clients engage with their customers through agile, cross-channel retailing and operational agility.'”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.martechadvisor.com/news/ecommerce/ibms-bluewolf-announces-availability-of-its-ai-for-connected-commerce/

Einstein by Salesforce powers 6.5 billion predictions…daily

  • “Salesforce continues to lean heavily on Einstein, its proprietary predictive analytics and AI platform, which now powers 6.5 billion predictions daily. (That’s up from 4 billion predictions in May and over 1 billion predictions in February.)
  • Salesforce this morning announced Commerce Page Designer, a new low-code feature in Commerce Cloud that allows companies to create and manage ecommerce sites visually.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/venturebeat.com/2019/06/17/salesforce-launches-a-trio-of-ai-email-engagement-and-asset-tagging-tools/amp/

SPALDING® Doubles its Digital Commerce Revenue with Salesforce

“Spalding needed a platform that was built not only mobile-first, but AI-first. To support its global scale and customer base, Spalding turned to Salesforce to roll out a robust ecommerce platform and customer loyalty program.

As a result, Spalding experienced massive results during the 2018 holiday season—

  • 96 percent increase in revenue per user
  • 30 percent increase in average order quantity
  • 51 percent increase in mobile site traffic.
  • Even more, the results have continued with a 270 percent increase in ecommerce revenue year-over-year, 66 percent increase in average order value,
  • While customers benefit from an even faster shopping experience 100 percent site up time through product listing pages, site search, navigation and more.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/finance.yahoo.com/amphtml/news/spalding-doubles-digital-commerce-revenue-123000609.html