Wrangling Big Data: When in Doubt, Think Like a Customer


As businesses gain a new appreciation of the power of data, they’re discovering new tactics for sales and marketing that go far beyond what was possible in the past. It’s not just big data and a technology-driven revolution — it’s also a shift in attitudes about data’s place in the selling process, its role as a guide or as a reality check, and its ability to fuel new processes that drive greater sales performance. However, it’s important to keep in mind the customer’s perception of how data is being used.

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Taiwan fines Apple $647K for forcing carriers to seek iPhone pricing approval

Apple has lost a Taiwanese lawsuit accusing it of anti-competitive phone pricing tactics, and barring an appeal will be fined T$20 million, or a little over $647,000 U.S., a report said on Wednesday.



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US still lags behind ISIS in social media fight, experts warn

New warnings from U.S. officials and lawmakers over tactics used by ISIS online are putting renewed focus on the terror network’s activities.

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Uber Hustles to Buff Up Its Image


Uber is attempting to polish its image with a defense of its driver recruitment tactics following publication this week of accounts of sabotage, dirty tricks and generally ruthless behavior toward Lyft and other competitors in the ride-sharing space.
“We want to make sure everyone has access to Uber’s unmatched economic opportunity,” Uber’s “Craig” innocently said in a blog post responding to the reports. The post lays out Uber’s Operation Slog driver recruitment program, describing its activities as all in the spirit of Uber enthusiasm.

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Uber Hustles to Buff Up Its Image


Uber is attempting to polish its image with a defense of its driver recruitment tactics following publication this week of accounts of sabotage, dirty tricks and generally ruthless behavior toward Lyft and other competitors in the ride-sharing space.
“We want to make sure everyone has access to Uber’s unmatched economic opportunity,” Uber’s “Craig” innocently said in a blog post responding to the reports. The post lays out Uber’s Operation Slog driver recruitment program, describing its activities as all in the spirit of Uber enthusiasm.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80968.html?rss=1

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