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3 Questions That Will Shed Light On Whether You Need Predictive Sales Intelligence

3 Questions That Will Shed Light On Whether You Need Predictive Sales Intelligence

Crippled by inaccurate, incomplete, and outdated customer data, sales organizations are increasingly exploring the potential of predictive intelligence.If you haven’t yet implemented predictive sales intelligence, chances are you’ve at least contemplated taking the leap. Here are three telltale questions that will help you determine whether it’s time to adopt a predictive sales intelligence solution.   […]
AutoCAD vs Solidworks: Worldwide Market Share Compared

AutoCAD vs Solidworks: Worldwide Market Share Compared

A leader in design for decades, architects worldwide depend on Autodesk AutoCAD for 3D renderings and layouts.  But many count Dassault Solidworks superior in assemblies and relief sketches.  For engineers, even competing products work best together. Looking at the software options for Computer Aided Design, the current market share for Autodesk AutoCAD is 37% and Dassault Solidworks is 12%. […]
Did Spark Really Kill Hadoop?

Did Spark Really Kill Hadoop?

Apache Hadoop, built by Yahoo for engineers and data scientists, is showing its age.  Once praised for its wealth of potential, it’s suffered at the hands of swifter products, often from its own ecosystem.  “[Apache] Spark killed Hadoop,” H20.ai founder Sri Ambati told Datanami earlier this year.  It seems despite success of do-everything competitors like Google and Microsoft, […]
AWS vs Heroku: Worldwide Market Share Compared

AWS vs Heroku: Worldwide Market Share Compared

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the undisputed leader in cloud computing, but Salesforce Heroku offers something the tech giant just can’t match: agility.  And though AWS just released a new suite of GPU instances (with capabilities in machine learning and modeling), Heroku will continue to be the first choice for tech startups worldwide. Why?  Because small companies have […]
The Top 5 Products Retail SMBs Can’t Live Without

The Top 5 Products Retail SMBs Can’t Live Without

In 2011, American retail giant Nordstrom acquired flash sale platform Hautelook for $270 million, confirming the fears of many in the apparel space: E-commerce is the new retail, and those who can’t adapt are as good as dead.  Retailers responded in various ways, shifting their spend to experiential marketing, in-store promotions, and subscription models.  Some faded out […]