6 ‘Secrets’ of Data and Analytics

Data and analytics is a multidisciplinary field that uses machine learning, cognitive computing, pattern-recognition and data visualization to learn from big data and empower human decisions. It’s a complicated field and one that many people don’t know much about. Take a look at the six “secrets” behind data and analytics at Walmart. 1. We build…

5 Ways Walmart Technology Uses Big Data

In many industries, big data provides a way for companies to gain a better understanding of their customers and make better business decisions. Walmart Technology relies on big data to get a real-time view of the workflow in the pharmacy, warehouse and throughout the store and e-commerce platforms. Check out the infographic below to see how Walmart Technology uses big…

An Unexpected App Inspired by Self-Driving Cars

“Be merchants first, technologists second.” In Walmart Technology, we hear those words on a weekly basis, but we don’t always get the chance to put them into practice. At the Greenhouse event beginning on July 6, teams got to do just that. Unlike a traditional hack-a-thon, Greenhouse presents one problem and teams design multiple solutions.…

4 Ways to Make Sense of Grocery Data

Using location technology and machine learning are some of the strategies available to grocers as they aim to personalize deals and anticipate shopper demand. Whether you’re running a brick-and-mortar grocery store or an e-commerce platform, you’ll want to turn to data analytics to track how many bananas to stock or determine who’s mostly likely to…

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