Why Smart Companies Are Giving Customers More Data
Companies can benefit from an emergent approach to data monetization we refer to as data wrapping. With this approach, a company's product are "wrapped" in data analytics features and experiences that help and delight customers, with profitable results. The tendency for most companies is to draw upon preexisting business intelligence groups, data platforms, and analytics talent for data wrapping. However, the capabilities, processes, and skills that historically helped the company use data analytics to do things better, cheaper, and faster are insufficient for producing data analytics that delight customers.
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