3 Promises Ecommerce Retailers Need to Keep this Holiday Season

How AI/ML Helps Retailers Keep 3 Promises This Holiday Season

Another holiday season will soon be upon us, and many retailers and eCommerce businesses are already making plans. As you take inventory of what you learned last holiday season, let’s start with some lessons learned by the entire retail industry this time last year. In addition to stocking up on hot items and planning your…

Slow and small leaks can cause significant losses for any business if not detected and fixed early.

A Small Leak Can Sink a Great Ship!

“Watch the little things; a small leak can sink a great ship!” – Benjamin Franklin Small and slow leaks sink ships – by analogy, slow and small leaks can also cause significant losses for any business if not detected and fixed early. Are small leaks interesting? Suppose an eCommerce business sees a decline of 50%…

You Can Improve Your Customer Satisfaction Charlie Brown!

You Can Improve Your Customer Satisfaction, Charlie Brown!

What’s surprising to see today is how business operations struggle to get an integrated view of all business metrics. With greater volumes of data being collected, data analysts just can’t keep up with the pace. This state of affairs alone doesn’t hit as hard as the fact that many in data analytics have just come…

How to Scale and Deal with Millions of Metrics

Metrics At Scale: Analyzing Millions of Metrics (Part 2)

With businesses collecting millions of metrics, let’s look at how they can efficiently scale and deal with these amounts. As covered in the previous article (When a Spike in Sales Isn’t Good), analyzing millions of metrics for changes may result in alert storms, notifying users about EVERY change, not just the most significant ones. To…

3 Tips to Building Sustainable Product Quality (and Peace of Mind)

As a product manager, you are responsible for the entire product. You can’t just assume that monitoring and alerts are being covered by someone else. In the first days of a release, all eyes are on the new product or latest feature. Just a few months later,  when you introduce a brand new feature, the…

Spike in Sales

Metrics At Scale: When A Spike in Sales Isn’t Good (Part 1)

Why could a spike itself not always be good news? Why is it so important to find the relationships between time series metrics at scale? Sunglass Orders Suddenly Spike Let’s start with an example from eCommerce. An eCommerce company is selling different products online. There is a sudden increase in the number of orders of…

Are You Managing your Data in ‘Memento’ Mode?

Are You Managing Your Data in ‘Memento’ Mode?

One of Christopher Nolan’s earlier films, Memento, really captures the feeling of being a data analyst looking for insights while monitoring growing volumes of data. How is Lack of Memory like Monitoring Today’s Data? In Memento, the story is revealed (in reverse) about an insurance investigator that suffers from anterograde amnesia (an inability to form…

Lessons from Star Wars for Big Data

5 Data Lessons We Can Learn From ‘Star Wars’

One of the essential lessons 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,…

Real-time anomaly detection with Anodot

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Our Amazon Partner Series Webinar

For business today, analyzing streaming data in real time, continuously generated from thousands of data sources, is not a simple process. Typically data records are sent simultaneously and in small sizes (on the order of bytes or kilobytes). Companies making real-time business decisions based on streaming data turn to a wide variety of sources such…