Did you check with other attendees to see if they felt the same discomfort and dissapointment like you did? If this is the case, that presenter will soon be "out of business" or will have to change his domain of expertise.
There are dull presentations of interesting material, and then there are really dull presentations of really boring material. I usually sit through the former, trying to glean something useful, but in the latter, I deploy self-ejection through ambulation...
You've heard all about the data science talent gap that McKinsey cited in 2011, but there's a lot more -- including new information -- that you need to know about McKinsey's ongoing research. Learn more Thursday on All Analytics Radio.
Understanding retail customers means knowing what they will want and when they will want it. To deliver that, retailers must be able to see customer behavior across physical stores, the web, mobile apps, and more.