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Hershey turns Kisses and Hugs into hard data

Alexander Karp, chief executive of Palantir Technologies, and J.P. Bilbrey, CEO of Pennsylvania-based confectionery Hershey, are an unlikely duo. Palantir is a cagey Silicon Valley company whose software may or may not have helped track down Osama bin Laden. 489 more words

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Good hands, great data

In July 2011, Floyd Yager, then senior vice president of analytics at Allstate Insurance, huddled in a conference room with Suren Gupta, the company’s chief information officer. 1,723 more words

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