Author Archives: Phyllis Ezop

Fail Fast Versus At the Perfect Pace

Fail fast has been a mantra for quite some time. Especially in industries heavily based in technology or ecommerce, speedily testing various approaches and quickly discarding what doesn’t work is often viewed as the optimal way of doing things. But, … Continue reading

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Example of an Excellent Brief Description of AI (Artificial Intelligence) Challenges

Those of you who have followed my writing for the last several years know that I have long been an advocate of combining human understanding of what the information means with the technical skills of data science. And, we see … Continue reading

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Big Data Faces Recent Challenges, Yet Can Bring Benefits

After the data crisis at Facebook, we are seeing articles implying that Big Data’s reputation has become a bit tarnished. For example, it has been said that big data has become bad data. Additionally, it has been said that rather … Continue reading

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Is There Value in Being “Handcuffed by History”?

Being “handcuffed by history” can have negative connotations. It evokes images of not being able to change with the times. It can be associated with the failure to change that destroys once prominent companies like Kodak, whose demise has become … Continue reading

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Ecommerce Success Uses Paper Mailings for Promotion

Warby Parker is a highly successful online retailer that sells eyeglasses. Consistent with the trend toward integrating ecommerce with bricks and mortar, Warby Parker has been opening physical stores. But, adding physical locations is not the only way Warby Parker … Continue reading

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