Sharon Bell

Sharon Bell

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

Defining Data Extraction And What It Means For Your Business

Data extraction consists of more than just scraping valuable business information and compiling it in a spreadsheet for future use. It can also transform your business by keeping you from spending too much time on tasks like manual data entry. You can simply automate it all with a set-it-and-forget-it data scraping process. Although web scraping […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Big Data Newsletter July 27

Feature article 13 Ways to Use Web Scraping Tools Consider the amount of raw data floating around the internet: webpages made up of text, images, videos, graphics, memes, infographics, and more. It’s mind-boggling when you slow down and think about it. Read the article. Hoteliers can easily monitor competitor pricing with Change Reports How […]

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Ecommerce Newsletter July 27

Hoteliers can easily monitor competitor pricing with Change Reports How do you ensure that your prices are not only competitive with those in your market, but also not so low that you are leaving money on the table? Read the article. 4 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Facebook Campaigns Facebook campaigns for ecommerce can […]

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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, […]

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 […]

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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, […]