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One Step Towards Customized Pricing

Location has an impact on individuals’ everyday activities. Choosing to take up residence far from work increases daily travel time and higher accident risk. Residing in a poorly lit neighbourhood increases the chances of break-ins. Living close to waterways entails flood associated risks. These variables have been taken into account for years when establishing the… Read more »

The best big data solutions don’t look like data

Big data is all the rage. But is it really sexy? You’ve probably heard the stats.  Things like, “more data is created every day than existed in the entire world back in 2003” (true).  Or how about, “72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute” (true).  Impressive as they are, these kinds of… Read more »