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Ralph Tkatchuk

Ralph Tkatchuk is a freelance data security consultant and expert with 10 years of field experience working with clients of various sizes and verticals. He is all about helping companies and individuals safeguard their data against malicious online abuse and fraud. His current specialty is in eCommerce data protection and prevention.

Data ScienceFeaturedMarketing & Sales

The ecommerce industry has greatly benefited from the explosion of customer-centric data analytics. Industry leaders have been able to leverage it to great effect, fueling their various marketing, advertising and website content personalization efforts, yielding game-changing sales conversion lift. Contemporary online shopping companies have even been rampantly gathering, tracking, and even buying

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Artificial IntelligenceData ScienceFeaturedIndustryTechnology & IT

Many e-commerce companies are looking to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to reach more customers, improve their products and boost their sales. The trend can already be seen in e-commerce websites that feature recommendation engines, chatbots and smart assistants. These types of AI technology adoptions are likely to continue. According to Gartner, 37% of

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Artificial IntelligenceBig DataData ScienceFeaturedTechnology & IT

In 2020, companies face an operational environment that is unlike any seen before. Rapid globalization has created fierce competition, and digitalization is driving innovation in every direction. As a result, firms that fall behind are going out of business, and more than half of all Fortune 500 companies have left

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Artificial IntelligenceBig DataData ScienceFeaturedHealthcareTech TrendsTechnology & IT

The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) is finally being realized across a wide variety of industries. AI is now viewed as a crucial technology to adopt for enterprises to thrive in today’s business environment. Healthcare, in particular, has been one of the industries that AI advocates expect to be revolutionized

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ContributorsFeaturedInternet of ThingsTechnology & IT

The era of everything-as-a-service (XaaS) has provided both an opportunity and a challenge for companies across industries. The XaaS model, a subscription-based solution that makes cloud-based applications available on demand unlike the traditional license-based platforms of the past, delivers several noteworthy advantages over its predecessors. Between cost reductions and easier

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Artificial IntelligenceBI & AnalyticsBig DataContributorsFeaturedMachine Learning

Is your organization data-driven? Across industries, data has become a core component of most modern businesses. Here is how budgets and corporate planning reflect this trend. A McKinsey study found that 36% of companies say data has had an impact on industry-wide competition, while 32% report actively changing their long-term

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ContributorsCybersecurityFeaturedTech TrendsTechnology & IT

What is the  Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act? How does it affect the residents of New York? What does it mean for the future of companies?  Read on. The past few years have seen data breaches affecting millions of people in ways ranging from harmless to

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BlockchainFeaturedIndustrial Goods & ServicesIndustry

Much like other industries struggling to stay afloat in the stormy waters of the global economy, the shipping industry is seeking its own transformation after years of overcapacity and tumbling freight rates.  Generating more revenues oftentimes depends on undercutting competitors’ prices, accepting lower margins and even tolerating losses on certain

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataFeaturedMarketing & SalesRetail & ConsumerUnderstanding Big Data

Here is how Big Data can help you in your growth strategies in ecommerce Ecommerce is taking a bigger slice of the global retail pie. In the US, for example, ecommerce currently accounts for approximately 10% of all retail sales, a number that’s projected to swell to nearly 18% by

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BlockchainContributorsFeatured

The explosion in renewable energy projects on blockchain is already promising—there are 122 startups operating in the space, with nearly half launching since 2017. More impressively, these startups have raised over $320 billion between the second quarter of 2017 and the first of 2018. Electricity is undoubtedly one of the

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