• Creating a Customer-Centric Culture: Share Data with Purpose

    26 days ago - By Business 2 Community

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    Even just 20 years ago, the job of “Chief Customer Experience Officer” at companies like a regional credit union, a large insurance company, or national retail organization was unheard of. Today, this new job function is evidence of one of the most important competing factors in today's business environment: customer centricity.
    Companies just can't compete on product and price point alone anymore, and 80% of organizations expect to compete based on customer experience in 2019 and beyond.
    Today's customers are more demanding than ever. They expect companies to build...
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  • Azure Data Share: Sharing Big Data in the Cloud

    Azure Data Share: Sharing Big Data in the Cloud

    26 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    A partner needs sales data from last quarter that is sitting up in your Azure Data Lake. They are a new partner so the necessary infrastructure hasn't been setup to facilitate data transfers over to their system.
    If the dataset is small enough, you could always zip it up and place it in Dropbox or maybe setup an FTP server they could access. If you wanted to go old school, you could put the data onto a thumb drive and send it Fedex overnight. If you were to throw the concerns of time and money out the window, you could build out a set of API endpoints for the partner to tap into. How about...
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