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Evolving "Hadoop" Stack Manifests a Community in Motion

by Merv Adrian  |  September 19, 2020

Apache "Hadoop" component activity tells a story of a dynamic community that continues to birth new projects, and incorporate them even as some older ones fade. Of course that extends...

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Hadoop is (still) alive and kicking

by Sanjeev Mohan  |  August 19, 2020

It has been a long time since I blogged and so I joined forces with my colleague and friend Merv Adrian. Here is the first one of the series. It's...

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August 2020 Hadoop Distribution Apache Project Tracker

by Merv Adrian  |  August 19, 2020

Welcome to my co-author, Gartner analyst Sanjeev Mohan It's been an eventful 6 months since Merv published the last of these trackers. The Hadoop ecosystem is far from dead, as...

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Rising E-Commerce Demand and Rising Packaging Waste - What Can Marketing Leaders Do?

by Zachary Weinberg  |  March 25, 2020

E-commerce Demand is Surging How many different websites have you started shopping on that you never purchased from before? 1, 2, 7, 10, more? How many more boxes have been...

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Keeping It Real With E-Tailer User Reviews

by Zachary Weinberg  |  January 2, 2020

Online user reviews have become critical to e-commerce success, as 76% of shoppers trust others’ reviews more than the opinion of their own friends. And according to a 2017 Power Reviews study,...

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Retail Scenarios 2025 Require More Than E-commerce

by Robert Hetu  |  March 30, 2019

By 2023, e-commerce will cease to be a differentiator in the retail marketplace Retail can't survive and thrive by e-commerce alone. E-commerce is ceasing to be a stand-alone differentiator in...

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Amazon Dash Was Marketing Genius

by Robert Hetu  |  March 1, 2019

Amazon announced that it is discontinuing Amazon Dash after four years. Reading a few articles on this today that seem to imply this is some kind of failure. What was...

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Retail Digital Investments Pay Off

by Robert Hetu  |  November 27, 2018

The improving economy, low unemployment, tax cuts and lower gas prices finally proved that there is not a retail apocalypse. Pent up demand is driving a great start to the...

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Is Technology Winning Retail Customers?

by Robert Hetu  |  November 14, 2018

In a NYC neighborhood becoming synonymous with experimental retail installations, Soho provides a living laboratory for observation of human shopping behavior. During my recent visit, UNIQLO was a clear winner, sporting lines...

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Amazon's 4-Star Store a 1-Star Experience

by Robert Hetu  |  November 13, 2018

Much has been written about the merchandising, or lack thereof in Amazon's 4-Star stores, but my visit to it's Spring Street location in NYC was disappointing. Curiosity was clearly the driver...

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