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Emergent Ants

By Scott Brave in Onsite Search, Recommendations on July 24, 2012

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Ants are pretty dumb creatures.  Watch one, all by itself for a few minutes and you’ll quickly get the impression that it’s wandering around aimlessly.  And you’d pretty much be right. Ant colonies on the other hand, are brilliant.  There are few organisms on this planet as relentless and efficient in pursuit of their goals of discovering, transporting, and consuming resources.  Just ask anyone here in California ... Read More »

Revenue, Margin, Seasonality and the Problem of Choosing the Best Recommendations

By Robin Morris in A Word from the Engineers on July 17, 2012

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On the back of my business card it says, “Baynote: personalized shopping experiences.”  This can often seem very remote from what we in engineering work on day-to-day, where much time is spent in the technical guts of the products. So every now and again it’s good to think about the end goal that we’re working towards – providing ... Read More »

June Personalization Round Up

By Dan Darnell in Featured, Personalization on June 28, 2012

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The Personalization Roundup is an ongoing blog series featuring the most evocative news, articles and blogs curated by Baynote each month highlighting the rapidly growing topic of web personalization. Over the last month we saw an uptick in articles examining the role of personalization in developing more targeted web search and social media strategies. From a former Microsoft director launching a personalized recommendation iPhone app ... Read More »

The Retailing Engine Through the Next Generation

By Jen Burns in Events on June 13, 2012

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The Internet Retailer Conference and Exposition (IRCE) is an annual tradeshow hosted by Internet Retailer. In keynote sessions of CEO’s from Walmart and Barnes and Noble, along with Fareed Zakaria from CNN, we listened to some of the top retailers and thought leaders views of what’s ... Read More »