Jeff Cotrupe talks Big Data and analytics with Rufus Connell in rapid-fire Q&A at GIL 2014 Silicon Valley

FireShot #247Frost & Sullivan Vice President Rufus Connell interviewed Jeff Cotrupe, Industry Director, Big Data & Analytics, about exciting developments in the market at the 2014 Growth, Innovation, & Leadership conference (GIL) Silicon Valley. The two tackled six topics in eight minutes and the resulting video is here.

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Jeff Cotrupe appears in IBM video Business Analytics: Key to Business Survival in the 21st Century

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Jeff Cotrupe appears in an IBM video titled Business Analytics: Key to Business Survival in the 21st Century. In the video, Cotrupe asserts that intellectual property and Big Data have the power to make or break your company. Those most skilled at using intellectual property and Big Data are best equipped to compete in today’s markets, and to accelerate both process improvements and cost reductions. On the other hand, Cotrupe says, “With the quickening pace of business today, companies who do not use Big Data and advanced analytics to assess their markets and competition, and their own businesses, are doomed.”

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Sitecore quotes Jeff Cotrupe on its new book “Connect” about creating lifetime customers

Sitecore-Connect book cvrBook contains a foreword by Brian Solis

Sitecore, a leading provider of customer experience management solutions, has just published Connect: How to Use Data and Experience Marketing to Create Lifetime Customers, a hardcover and electronic book for succeeding in the new age of marketing. Sitecore Senior Business Optimization Consultants Lars Birkholm Petersen, Ron Person, and Christopher Nash wrote the book, which contains a foreword by digital analyst and author Brian Solis.

Sitecore is featuring this quote by Jeff Cotrupe in its promotional campaign for the book appearing here on Yahoo! Finance:

“Companies are on a mission: they need to embrace digital marketing and Big Data to better engage and connect with their customers. The core precepts outlined in this book will help organizations along this journey. Engaging. Connecting. Words to survive and prosper by.”
—Jeff Cotrupe, Industry Director, Big Data & Analytics, Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan

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e-Commerce Times quotes Jeff Cotrupe in “HP Does the Splits”

HP Does the Splits

HP has just split itself into two companies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. Hewlett Packard Enterprise will have a business-to-business (B2B) focus, providing business technology solutions, and HP Inc. will house HP’s printer and personal computer business, with a business-to-consumer (B2C) focus. e-Commerce Times featured Jeff’s analysis of the impacts of the split on the Big Data and analytics market here in an article titled HP Does the Splits.

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Jeff Cotrupe and Mark Friedman of Genesys show how Big Data drives mobile engagement and better customer experiences

Genesys 2014Jeff Cotrupe joined Mark Friendman of Stratecast client Genesys on a webcast where they shared insights on how Big Data helps brands engage with consumers on the go and offer a better customer experience. The webcast is available for on demand viewing here.

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IBM features Jeff’s video in interactive white paper Business Analytics: Key to Business Survival in the 21st Century

IBM WP-Biz Analytics 2014“With the quickening pace of business today, companies that do not use Big Data and advanced analytics to assess their markets and competition and to better understand their own businesses are doomed,” said Jeff Cotrupe, Industry Director, Big Data & Analytics, Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan, in a video interactive white paper for IBM. Companies that are the most skilled at making use of analytics will be the best equipped to succeed, Cotrupe added. The interactive white paper, titled Business Analytics: Key to Business Survival in the 21st Century, is available here.

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B/OSS features Jeff’s white paper for Stratecast client Comarch on how Big Data drives customer loyalty programs

B-OSS Customer Loyalty

Telecommunications industry publication Billing & OSS World recently featured Jeff Cotrupe’s research for Stratecast client Comarch in an article titled Mobile Operators Need Big Data-Driven Customer Loyalty Programs. “When operators take a look back, they realize they are sitting on a gold mine of customer data,” said Cotrupe. “Processing and analyzing this Big (customer) Data…enables operators to create customer loyalty programs that maximize revenue retention and drive new revenues.”

The article appears here.

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Crowdsourcing-driven, Bezos-backed doxo quotes Jeff Cotrupe in UPSTART Business Journal

doxoIn an article titled In the depths of the recession, Steve Shivers got Jeff Bezos to back his startup, UPSTART Business Journal talked with doxo CEO Shivers about his vision for the company, and how how he got the founder and CEO of Amazon to back his venture. doxo, which prefers the non-capitalized moniker in all uses, essentially operates a digital file cabinet in the cloud where consumers can store and access all of their accounts with various businesses, and information related to those accounts, in one place. Jeff Cotrupe analyzed doxo recently in a Stratecast report titled Local Businesses (and National Brands) Need Big Data in a Big Way. Is doxo the Answer? In that report, Cotrupe said Stratecast believes doxo is the first crowdsourced directory of businesses, generated by actual customer activity, in the market.

To see what Cotrupe had to say about doxo in UPSTART, you can view the article here.

Cotrupe is an industry director at Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan, where he conceived, designed, launched, and leads the firm’s Big Data & Analytics practice. He has launched and managed 20 products and services, helping companies generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, M&A, and capital. Cotrupe is also a powerwalking, weight lifting, CrossFit, and Relay For Life enthusiast.

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Jeff Cotrupe talks Big Data and GIL’14 with Frost & Sullivan Chairman David Frigstad and Energy Partner Roberta Gamble

GIL Webcast w-David FrigstadJeff Cotrupe of Stratecast had a lively and informative discussion about Big Data and the upcoming Growth, Innovation, & Leadership event with Frost & Sullivan Chairman David Frigstad and Roberta Gamble, Partner, Energy & Environmental Markets. GIL 2014 will take place in September at the Fairmont San Jose. A webcast of their conversation is available on demand here.

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Stratecast client Lavastorm features Jeff’s report: Using Big Data to Put a Big Hurt on Communications Fraud

Lavastorm features Jeff's report
“Committing communications fraud is serious business, and, to borrow a phrase from a major motion picture: ‘business is a-booming’.” ˜ So says Stratecast report Using Big Data to Put a Big Hurt on Communications Fraud authored by Jeff Cotrupe. The Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA), the de facto global authority on communications fraud, provided figures to Jeff and Stratecast indicating that communications fraud represents an $18.4 billion risk via crimes such as compromised corporate phone and voicemail systems; subscription and identity theft; credit card fraud; and calling scams known in the industry as international revenue share and bypass fraud.

Stratecast client Lavastorm, which uses Big Data to help communications service providers improve their businesses through fraud control and many other measures, is making Cotrupe’s Stratecast report available for download here. Lavastorm is featuring the report alongside other analysis from fellow technology research leaders Gartner, where Cotrupe formerly served as research director, and Forrester.

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˜ Inglourious Basterds (2009, Universal Pictures). One of the author’s favorite lines from any film, ever, uttered by one of his favorite actors, Brad Pitt, as Lieutenant Aldo Raine. Proud to have been able to slip that bit of movie magic into the report.
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