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Beyond passive recommendation

Saw this very interesting article by Bruce D’Ambrosio yesterday on the state of recommendation systems, the value of the user’s current context, and the value of their ability to express it to a recommender, moving away from the pure passive … Continue reading

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Tuning in to customers through technology

At Atigeo we’ve been working on exciting new technology that enables businesses to go from guessing about consumers’ interests and needs to actually knowing about them. We’ve also figured out how to put users in control of their data to … Continue reading

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The challenges of building good recommender systems

Rich MacManus’ article on the 5 Problems of Recommender systems struck a chord with me this week.  In particular he points out the challenge of sparse data in bootstrapping a good recommender system, and that the companies that subjectively seem … Continue reading

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