With applications for jobs ranging from cancer detection to retail pricing, nine data-driven small and midsize businesses (SMBs) vied for Global Entrepreneur of the Year at IBM's SmartCamp competition.
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Profitero had already claimed the SmartCamp London crown. Now, the company can call itself IBM's Global Entrepreneur of the Year. The 13-person startup analyzes competitor pricing data so that retailers can make shrewder, faster decisions about what to charge--and when--for their own goods. Above, Profitero CEO Volodymyr Pigrukh takes the stage.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?