Kroger CEO David Dillon refers to his big data program as his "secret weapon." Mc Kinsey analysis of more than 250 engagements over a five year period revealed that companies that put data at the center of the sales and marketing decisions improved their marketing ROI by 15 to 20 percent.But despite some impressive paybacks and what may be a game changer in the retail industry, plenty of obstacles remain.In meeting with a number of retail executives I've found that Big Data is getting a lot of interest, but most of these executives struggle with some common challenges – such as how to align big data with use cases, how to identify new types of (generally unstructured) data and how to harvest big data for improved decision making. This is a disruptive technology without packaged solutions.
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