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Are we ready for the new normal post COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a black swan event, a human tragedy with a long-term economic implication. Everything that we knew about the way the world conducted business prior to March 2020 has changed, and it will continue to change. In the next few quarters consumer behaviour, changed media consumption, partial relaxation of restrictions, drop of discretionary spends …

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The Data Analytics Reboot : Is pre-Covid19 data irrelevant?

We live in strange times in complicated times. We also now live in a world that is driven by digital and data and analytics. The data that we collect is supposed to help us take decisions that will help the customer decide in favour of our product at the timing of his choice. But as we reflect today, this is the old-fashioned world (albeit, not so long back in the March of 2020).

Podcast with Santosh Iyer

Vice-President, Sales & Marketing and Member of the Leadership Team. Mercedes-Benz India Santosh Iyer is currently associated with Mercedes-Benz India as the Vice-President, Sales & Marketing and the Member of the Leadership Team. He has been associated with Mercedes-Benz for a decade and has headed several important functions. Santosh has two decades of diverse experience …

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From being right about data to showing the right way with data

Storytelling comes naturally to marketers and advertising folks, but the dynamics are now changing. More and more decisions are being taken based on data. Today companies are amassing more data than ever before. Amazon, Flipkart and retailers are tracking average basket size, frequency of purchase, garment size, units, colours, designs, patterns, etc. airlines are using …

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A lateral approach to a comprehensive data strategy

There is a huge amount of organised government data available for organisations to leverage but how many are doing it? Countries around the world are embarking on significant modernisation of their national statistical systems in the face of rapid technology and socio-economic changes. India is at the cusp of a new digital and socio-economic transformation. …

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Living on the Edge (Computing): What is it all about?

Well, we have come to the ‘edge’ of 2019, let me now try and show you what the future looks like. Welcome to Edge Computing. Edge Computing is a distributed, open IT architecture that features decentralised processing power, enabling mobile computing and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Edge Computing allows data to be processed by …

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Marketing data is the most unexploited organisational asset

In the Martech and Data Analytics world we listen to a lot of jargon thrown at us (we also give it back in equal measure!). Some of the buzz words or questions are – MROI – So what’s the Marketing Return on Investments? What are the AI’s (Actionable Insights)? What are the attribution metrics? Are …

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