“Wipro and Microsoft have collaborated on parts of the solution”
Wipro announced that its big data analytics platform will be offered on Microsoft Azure. The company released the following statement:
“Together, Microsoft and Wipro have built an industry sector-specific apps ecosystem on the Data Discovery Platform,” said Pallab Deb, vice president and global head of analytics at Wipro. “Today, the platform is a significant enabler of analytics-led digital transformation delivering Analytics-as-a-Service to organizations. We believe that this is a reflection of the Wipro Data Discovery Platform’s maturity and Microsoft’s confidence in the prowess of this platform.”
“JD.com launch partnership with Baidu”
Ecommerce giant JD.com has recently launched a strategic partnership with search powerhouse Baidu in a bid to help brands target consumers more effectively. The partnership will utilize the big data, AI and large user base both companies can leverage to create a better ecommerce experience for both consumers and advertisers.
The partnership comes at a significant time for both companies. Baidu is investing heavily in AI technology and applications as it looks to strengthen its position as an AI-first company, while JD.com is looking to increase its market share in the ecommerce market as it gains ground on rival Alibaba.
— Baidu Inc. (@Baidu_Inc) August 10, 2017
“Retail adept at creating personalized experience for consumers”
Anthem is taking steps to emulate seamless customer service like the retail sector as the sector moves more towards a service-oriented industry, allowing a more consumer friendly service moving forward. Patrick McIntyre, Anthem’s senior vice president of healthcare analytics, spoke with HealthITAnalytics about the move “I would say about 70% or 80% of our data science department was actually brought in from the retail industry.”
— HealthITAnalytics (@HITAnalytics) August 12, 2017
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