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Data Science & Analytics at Birchbox

Data Science

Liz Crawford, CTO of Birchbox, presented at Data Driven NYC in October 2015. She gave a behind-the-scenes look at Birchbox’s Data Science & Analytics practice.

Numerify Closes $37.5 M Series C Funding Round Led By Tenaya Capital


Numerify, a provider of cloud-based analytics applications for the business of IT, announced it closed a $37.5 million Series C funding round led by Tenaya Capital, with support from existing investors Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners and new financing from Silicon Valley Bank and Four Rivers Group.

Periscope Data Unveils New Data Analysis Platform Designed Specifically for Data Scientists


Periscope Data, the industry’s first data analysis platform designed specifically for data scientists, announced that it has secured a $9.5M Series A funding round led by DFJ and unveiled it’s platform that enables data scientists to run analyses on SQL-based databases 150X faster than any other solution on the market.

Survey Says Self-Service Data Preparation Increases Workplace Value of Tableau Analysts


Self-service data preparation technology significantly increases the value of Tableau users to their businesses by freeing them to spend more time on high-value analytics. That is one of several key findings from a survey conducted at the recent Tableau Conference 2015.

New Study Shows Analytics Gaining Ground in the Legal Industry


The legal industry is in the midst of an analytics revolution, according to a survey commissioned by the Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers (CTRL) via research performed by the Information Governance Initiative (IGI).

86 Percent of Predictive Analytics Users Report Tangible Gains to Their Bottom Line


A new study by Forbes Insights, “The Predictive Journey: 2015 Survey on Predictive Marketing Strategies,” reveals that 86 percent of executives with experience in predictive analytics indicate the technology has delivered a positive return on investment for their business.

How Analytics are Transforming B2B Sales

Suresh Balasubramanian

In this special guest feature, Suresh Balasubramanian of LiveHive presents three reason why sales acceleration tools are becoming so vital to sales organizations.

Alteryx Secures $85 Million Investment To Address the Data Blending and Analytics Needs Of 260 Million Underserved Data Workers


Alteryx, Inc., a leader in data blending and advanced analytics, today announced an $85 Million investment round led by firms Iconiq Capital and Insight Venture Partners. Meritech Capital Partners also participated.

Global Survey Reveals CFOs Seek Single Source of Truth to Power Data-Driven Business Transformation


Adaptive Insights, a leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM) for the biggest brands and the hottest companies, unveiled its Q3 2015 CFO Indicator report bench marking chief financial officers’ (CFOs’) perspectives on their evolving roles as they lead business transformation across their organizations in an increasingly data-driven world.

Why Big Data Isn’t Helping Retailers Innovate


In this special guest feature, Jamie Rapperport of Eversight discusses how most major retailers today have access to massive volumes of transaction and customer data, and are starting to use more sophisticated analytics to better understand their customers and deliver a more personalized shopping experience. However, the industry is also becoming familiar with the shortcomings of this data.