I'd be curious to learn the analytics behind Macy's targeting of me. I do have a Macy's credit card, but don't use it all that often and pay it off within a month or two of the purchase. I'm thinking the last time I used it was probably 6 to 12 months ago. Yet I receive so many promotional discounts from Macy's. I don't get it.
Organizations that are considering outsourcing options for their analytics initiatives need to take a critical look and plan carefully. Many companies find themselves opting for only limited outsourcing.