Data in the age of the consumer

first_img 15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The world of data is nothing new. Information has been captured and stored in databases for decades. If you think about it, consumers’ expectations for personalization and customization used to be fairly minimal. Information on a person such as name, address, age and birth date was likely the extent of a financial institution’s (FI’s) data library.Now, enter the age of technology and the development of consumer electronic devices. This has brought about a new era – the Age of the Consumer. Today, consumers are driven by three basic needs: Convenience – Accommodate my busy life and make it easy.Customization – Make everything personalized to my needs.Connection – Help me be a part of the Internet of Everything.Creating the optimal consumer experience, however, requires the use of both big and small data. While big data can help spot business trends and support fact-based decision making, small data contains the real information – the traces of consumer behavior left behind by actions taken every second of every day. continue reading »last_img read more

John C. Lemen

first_imgJohn C. Lemen, 69, beloved husband of Joan M. Lemen, of Summerville, SC passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017. John was born July 29, 1947 in Osgood, IN to the late John Carl Sr. and Cora Louise Cranfill Lemen. He was a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington, IN and Georgia Mason University in Virginia. He was a resident of Del Webb in Summerville, and was a retired Banker and Banking Consultant. He was an avid bicyclist and photographer. He also loved singing in numerous choral groups for many years, most recently at Bethany UMC. John has now gone to join the Heavenly Choir. In addition to his wife Joan Lemen, he leaves behind his daughter, Amanda Lemen of Brooklyn, NY; son, Timothy Lemen of Portland, OR; and his brother, Dan (Ella Mae) Lemen of Muncie, IN .A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Neal’s Funeral Home with doors opening at 10:00 am and the service will begin at 11:00 am . Burial will follow at the Greendale Cemetery near Osgood.In lieu of flowers, memorials in John’s name may be made to Greendale Cemetery c/o Neal’s Funeral Home.last_img read more

Nyong’o hosts Chapa Dimba Champions Plateau Queens

first_img0Shares0000Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o hosted Girls Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom champions Plateau Queens.NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 27 – Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Girls champions Plateau Queens were on Tuesday hosted for a lunch by Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o after their success in the inaugural youth football tournament that took place over the weekend at Bukhungu stadium.The Plateau Queens who represented the Nyanza region defied all the odds to edge out favourites Tartar Girls from West Pokot 4-3 in post-match penalties to be crowned champions, pocket Sh1mn prize and a trip to London for a week-long training and a metorship with the tournament’s brand ambassador Victor Wanyama. “I want to thank the coaches who have natured these girls who have made our Kisumu county proud. We wish you all the best when you go to United Kingdom get the skills so that you can shine in your career,” Nyong’o said.The match had ended 1-1 after Tartar’s late equaliser through Cheyesh Jeniffer who cancelled out an own goal that had sent Plateau ahead in the 66th minute.Plateau goalkeeper, Judith Osimbo won the Golden Glove, Mercy Akinyi scooped the Golden Boot award after netting five goals while Beryl Eshiteku from Plateau was named the Most Valuable Player.Osimbo was the heroine when she saved one kick before a Tar Tar player blazed over as her corresponding counterpart from TarTar rescued one.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more