Smart Companies Will Take a Cue from Mathematics to Win in 2019

Linear Planning Won’t Work. Just ask Amazon. By Jon Nordmark, CEO/co-founder of Iterate.ai Amazon is laying the groundwork for world domination. With a $22 billion R&D budget, 7,000 new AI hires, and 13 new AI acquisitions over the last several years, Amazon aims an army of AI-fueled brainpower and unprecedented

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Stop user journey highjacking

Online Journey Hijacking costs eCommerce companies billions. Here’s the startup that wants to save you.

Imagine a customer standing inside your retail store, loving a pair of your handmade sneakers and taking them to the cash register to buy them. You’re thrilled —  until suddenly a guy from a competing store down the mall appears by the shopper’s side. He holds up the same sneakers at half the price.Now take that scenario online, and you’ve got a huge problem affecting tens of thousands of retailers. This practice is known as online journey hijacking and uses “ad injector” software to insert competitive ads onto website pages within an online shopper’s browser.

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How Amazon’s AI assault entangles 13 acquisitions, nearly 7,000 AI employees, a $22B R&D spend, extensive crowdsourcing and contests

By Jon Nordmark, CEO, co-founder @ Iterate.ai & eBags.com; Linkedin Top Voice 2017 Amazon’s AI activities are more extensive and complex than many journalists and research firms report. In addition, Amazon’s impact is immediate because Amazon has direct access to consumers via channels like Whole Foods, Echo Show, Echo Look, Amazon.com,

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