Travel Businesses Should Clean Up Their (Data) Act

Travel Businesses Should Clean Up Their (Data) Act

Big data brings endless opportunities for the travel industry, but this ever-changing field also brings with it many challenges. For direct booking travel businesses and travel aggregators, microscopic pricing and performance advantages will determine each sale in today’s competitive market. The key is the data. Here are three tips to help online travel booking companies…

Merry Christmas

‘Twas the Night before Christmas – Anodot Style

As we come to the  end of  the year and to further the holiday spirit, we’ve taken another perspective on that old favorite ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, taking a look at that night through the eyes and first-hand knowledge of a Data Analyst. Enjoy. ‘Twas the night before Christmas and I longed for my…

Cost of Data Quality

The Price You Pay for Poor Data Quality

When James Lloyd booked a trip from New Zealand to London, he was surprised to discover that the itinerary included a 47 year layover and a return flight that leaves BEFORE his departure. While the system and software was operating smoothly, poor data quality shook up the itinerary.  This is a another example of the…

Data lessons from Star Wars

5 Lessons about our Data we can learn from Star Wars

One of the essential lesson to be learned from Star Wars is that: If you are trying to establish and maintain a ruthless Galactic Empire, you can greatly benefit from better data aggregation and analysis. A prime landscape for exploring today’s big data issues can be found across the Star Wars universe. Yes, Star Wars,…

Data Quality Challenge

Ensuring Data Quality is a Big Challenge for Business

In 1998, NASA lost their $125 million Mars Climate Orbiter when the spacecraft burned up in the Martian atmosphere. While the engineering and software were meticulously built to NASA’s high standards and operated as intended, the data that put the spacecraft on the doomed trajectory was flawed. The navigation team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory…

Ecommerce sites need to be ready for pricing glitches

Price Glitches Pose a Big Threat to Ecommerce Sites and Should Apply AI-Analytics to be Prepared

Recently Business Insider’s BI Intelligence reporters Daniel Keyes and Stephanie Pandolph spoke with Anodot’s Chief Data Scientist and cofounder, Ira Cohen,  addressing the issue of how price glitches impact Ecommerce sites. What is a Price Glitch? A typical e-commerce platform processes thousands of transactions every day. These platforms also undergo a host of other changes…

AI-powered Analytics Illuminates IoT Data for Samsung Artik Cloud

AI-powered Analytics Illuminates IoT Data for Samsung Artik Cloud

Few things have propelled the Internet of Things’ dizzying growth in recent years as much as machine learning and the innovators who are pushing it. Independent, intelligent machines that can comb through data to make their own decisions are, to some, the only reason such a phenomenon as the IoT can exist in the first…