Regulatory Compliance Risk Management and the Role of Web Data

Regulatory Compliance Risk Management and the Role of Web Data

Regulatory compliance can impact a company’s financial bottom line, but so can non-compliance. Discover how regulatory web data can help companies be accurately informed at all times to manage regulatory compliance risks effectively.

Why Data Normalization is Still a Huge Challenge for Organizations

Why Data Normalization is Still a Huge Challenge for Organizations

Why does data normalization and preparation remain such a big challenge for enterprise-level organizations, and how to help them.

Common Crawl vs. Webz

Common Crawl vs. Webz

Web archives are an important resource for both academic and commercial research. Getting access to historical web data is crucial for political events analysis, fake news detection, financial trends correlation and training […]

Use these 3 Free Datasets to Analyze the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak

Use these 3 Free Datasets to Analyze the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak

Perhaps the most powerful tool that health care officials, government advisors, epidemiologists and other researchers have in their arsenal to fight any disease are datasets. These datasets can be used to predict […]

Beating the Market with Alternative Web Data

Beating the Market with Alternative Web Data

A few years ago the concept of alternative web data hit the qualitative hedge fund market, causing a huge stir. Today the concept of alternative web data has infiltrated all types of […]

How Web Data Can Help Predict Disease and a Rise in Prices

How Web Data Can Help Predict Disease and a Rise in Prices

Did you know that it can take decades for a Nobel Prize winner of economics to properly test and demonstrate that their hypothesis is worthwhile? This is because traditionally, finding correlations between different events […]

How Alternative Data is Reshaping Finance

How Alternative Data is Reshaping Finance

According to a report recently featured on the Financial Times (PDF), hedge funds are expected to spend upwards of $600m on digital datasets this year, and up to $1bn by 2020. What’s […]

3 Predictions for Web Data in 2018

3 Predictions for Web Data in 2018

2017 was a turbulent year: With Donald Trump shaking up the American political system, cryptocurrencies causing riptides throughout financial markets, and advancements in artificial intelligence sparking both anticipation and anxiety in the […]

Was Black Friday Worth It? The Crawled eCommerce Data Answer

Was Black Friday Worth It? The Crawled eCommerce Data Answer

Now that we’ve had a chance to recover from the Black Friday and Cyber Monday crazes, which chalked up record sales this year, it’s time to ask the inevitable question: was Black […]

3 Ways to Use eCommerce Product Data for Market Research

3 Ways to Use eCommerce Product Data for Market Research

The web is an invaluable source of data when it comes to competitive intelligence, research and creating a go-to-market strategy. A simple Google search will reveal incredible amounts of public information about […]

How to Extract Data from Websites: Scraping Tools, DIY or DaaS

How to Extract Data from Websites: Scraping Tools, DIY or DaaS

This is part 2 of our guide to web data extraction. Read part 1 to learn about the questions to ask before you start, or download the complete Web Data Extraction Playbook […]

Web Data Extraction Guide: 11 Questions to Ask

Web Data Extraction Guide: 11 Questions to Ask

The following is an excerpt from our new Web Data Extraction Playbook. We’ll be publishing the second part next week, or you can grab the full guide here. The internet has become […]