May 3, 2018
Every company wants to be able to predict the behavior of its customers, both to ensure the efficacy of their advertising and to sell more products in general. Artificial intelligence has often been touted as the way to give advertisers the ability to see in the future, so to speak, or at the very least detect the general trends amongst their target audiences that will then inform the way companies advertise and reach out to consumers. Any system that relies on AI, however, is only as good as the data you give it. Needless to say, it’s imperative that you input only the best data available, which means going beyond Nielsen surveys and information gathered from a select few, and embracing sources of information (such as mobile phones) that present a more holistic and nuanced view of each individual consumer.