Most product vendors can talk for half an hour without even one specific case. But Stephen Purpura, CEO of the predictive analytics startup Context Relevant, actually had a story about something useful — the time his system used scant data to correctly point to a barely known winemaker.
Spotting the wine started with a sip, of course. But as you might imagine, Purpura then fed it to his prediction machine.
Context Relevant’s critical edge is speed, he explained. That comes from good caching; the better you cache, the faster you retrieve, and the faster you can work through questions and arrive at answers you can act on.… Read the rest “First sip of Context Relevant hints at a winner”