Articles by Andrew C. Oliver

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Machine Learning Powers Digital Transformation

Understanding your customers is key for any organization. This was true at the beginning of time and is twice as...
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Leverage These Data Sources to Make Omnichannel Retailing Uniquely Personal

Every omnichannel retailer is seeking to provide a better shopping experience to influence customers and increase conversions. Personalization and recommendations...
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Average Order Value Down? Endeca Could Be the Culprit

If you are seeing your Average Order Value (AOV) flattening or declining, and you’re still using Endeca, your search engine...
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How to Make SharePoint WAY Better

SharePoint is a very popular document management system so why are there long threads on Reddit devoted to its inadequacy?...
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The Difference Between Industry 4.0 and IoT

Here’s the skinny on Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things and what smart manufacturers are doing to leverage the data they both produce.
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Increase Your Revenue to Profit Ratio

Retail margins are in jeopardy. Between mobile shopping, online retail, and the popularity of social media coupled with a decade...
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Deep Learning Question-Answering System

You've probably used a Question Answering (QA) system. Most of them are just a FAQ turned into a horrible search...
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How Wayfair Improves Customer UX Using Search/AI

If you're in ecommerce, you take inspiration from the leaders. One of the talks we're really excited about at this...
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How Open Source Is Driving Industry 4.0

Open source hardware, software and hybrid solutions are driving Industry 4.0. Manufacturers are using open source hardware and open source...
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What Does Search Have to Do With Intelligent Machining?

Since the Industrial Revolution, manufacturing has seen a continuous march towards increasing levels of automation and the integration of machine...
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Create a Search App in Under Ten Minutes

Virtually every software maker says they let you do things faster. But seeing is believing. I asked one of our...
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What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Industry 4.0 or the Fourth Industrial Revolution are the new buzzwords that refer to the use of advanced computing, sensors,...
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