Entries by Frank Mendoza

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How Artificial Intelligence is Redefining Human Resources

When most people think about artificial intelligence (AI), they imagine something like a robot that can learn, possibly to humankind’s detriment. However, these days, AI is already becoming integrated into our daily lives, albeit much less drastically than an army of androids taking our jobs. While artificial intelligence has already demonstrated a lot of potential […]

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Why being a Data Scientist is so Cool

Data scientists are the next generation of analytical experts, having evolved from statisticians and data analysts in response to the growth of big data storage, IoT devices, cloud computing, and improved algorithms. It’s a marriage, consisting of the IT and business realms. Early in my career, I became a Six Sigma Black Belt and learned […]

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Top 5 Qualities of a Successful “Intrapreneur”

There is a growing trend in the business world of a new and unique type of entrepreneur. These individuals may never have run their own independent organization, but they are exceptionally skilled at navigating the waters within your company. Dubbed “intrapreneurs,” these professionals have gained the skills necessary to meet and often exceed expectations by applying […]

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The 4 Benefits & 4 Steps to Become Intrapreneurial

In the world of business and startups, most of us already know the term “Entrepreneur.” An entrepreneur is a person who is motivated to start a new business and propel it to success through innovation, hard work, and long hours (a lot of long hours). However, one idea that is quickly spreading through the ranks […]

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3 Ways to Innovate Past Your Competition

We have all heard the research that states that 52% of companies in the Fortune 500 have either gone bankrupt, been acquired, or ceased to exist as a result of digital disruption since 2000. So how does a business constantly update themselves and their products to stay competitive and continue to offer their customers value? […]

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Data Science vs. Business Intelligence

Now that the world is digitized, data is everywhere. Whether it’s the food we ate this morning or our shopping habits online, businesses have more information on consumers than ever before. But how can they manage all of this data effectively? There are two fields that companies rely on to maintain and analyze all of […]

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AI can Help CPG Companies improve Forecast Accuracy

Every company does some type of forecasting, and although methodologies differ, the goal is the same: obtain the most accurate forecast possible to leverage and utilize resources most efficiently. Forecasting is important, and a lot is riding on it. A quality and insightful forecast can help a company make informed decisions that positively impact the […]

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The 5 Most Essential Qualities of a Successful “Intrapreneur”

There is a growing trend in the business world of a new and unique type of entrepreneur. These individuals may never have run their own independent organization, but they are exceptionally skilled at navigating the waters within your company. Dubbed “intrapreneurs”, these professionals have gained the skills necessary to meet and often exceed expectations by applying the techniques and methods of entrepreneurship to innovate your company as opposed to striking out on their own.