Sharon Bell

Sharon Bell

Sharon Bell is helping inform the world about easy web data extraction.
back to school

Yay, it’s back to school!

To kids, “back to school” doesn’t sound so good; summer is ending and school is approaching. But to retail professionals, back to school is something to celebrate. The back-to-school season has become one of the biggest shopping times of the year. According to data and research firm eMarketer, US consumers will spend more than $857 […]

investment banking helps investment banking firms model the impact of retail change

Leading global investment banking, securities, and investment management firms provide research that helps investors make better decisions. The data guiding their research often comes from helps investment firms gather and make sense of the vast amount of data that goes into an equity research report. For example, one leading investment banking firm uses […]

holiday shopping

Are you ready for the holiday shopping season?

It’s never too early to prepare for the holiday shopping season. Ensuring a top-notch shopping experience is vital, otherwise you lose customers to the competition. One of the most important factors for success is having the right prices. With so many gifts to buy, customers look for the lowest cost especially around the holidays. According […]

change reporting

Monitor song & movie rankings with change reporting

Media business analysts need to know when their assets have changed ranking positions in order to predict revenue. This requires continuously understanding and reporting on how artists, albums, songs, or movies are doing across multiple charts. With change reporting, they can do this easily. Just grab the URLs for monitoring, such as iTunes, Spotify, Google Music, […]

change reports

Real estate agents get concise, actionable data with Change Reports recently introduced the ability to get daily change reports showing what’s changed on a website. This is particularly helpful in the real estate industry. With the hot seller’s market and increased number of agents, real estate agents need immediate and accurate information when a property comes on or off the market or when the […]

Web data extraction: Custom, commercial offerings ease the task

In a article for TechTarget’s SearchITChannel, Moshe Kranc, chief technology officer at Ness, describes how custom and commercial offerings, bolstered by machine learning, can now facilitate web data extraction. He offers a commercial solution.’s point-and-click interface enables the user to teach the system how to extract data for a given website, enhanced with machine learning to infer extraction patterns […]

Gartner data analytics

Join at Gartner Data Analytics Summit

We are excited to participate in the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in Dallas, TX, March 6-8 where the focus is: Building and executing an effective, holistic data and analytics strategy Preparing for trends such as AI, Hadoop, IoT and Blockchain Maximizing the impact of your Business Intelligence, MDM programs Establishing effective information governance for better quality, […]