Big data - Web scraping

7 reasons to choose DaaS over DIY Web Scraping Tool

7 reasons to choose DaaS over DIY Web Scraping Tools

Smart use of Web Data is fueling rising organizations in the 21st century. You need intelligent insights from web data to drive your business forward. This data is spread across hundreds of websites with varying complexity.  There are two popular ways to get web data: DIY web scraping tools and DaaS. For newbies, a DIY web …

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Alternative Data - Big Data Applications - Real Estate

Using Location Intelligence to make Smarter Real Estate Investments

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Real Estate investments can be a tricky ballgame. A typical investor needs to conduct thorough due diligence before making an investment decision in this space. While Alternative data is a big aid to analysis in most industries, Real estate and investment industries are no exception to this. One innovative form of alternative data for the real estate …

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Alternative Data - Big Data Applications - Web scraping

How Web Scraping Helps Private Equity Firms Improve Due Diligence Efficiency

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The private equity market is a hyper-competitive arena speckled with investors trying to look for reliable methods to find market indicators that can help them draw insights and thus, place better bids. This requires a considerable amount of due diligence to be conducted before making the decision. ‘Due diligence’ in this context refers to an audit …

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Real Estate - Web scraping

12 ways our customers are using real estate market data

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Historically, real estate has been a big player in the investment market and it will remain so. The reason is simple: we all need real estate to build homes and run businesses.  Getting the best value out of real estate investment is difficult but not impossible. Sensing the market dynamics and finding opportunities is the …

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Web scraping

Understanding the Pricing of a Web Data Extraction Service

Understanding the Pricing of a Web Data Extraction Service

Data extraction at scale from multiple websites is technically complex and challenging to solve ( especially if you are building things from scratch). Self-service tools and Data as a service using self-service tools tend to fail when the project turns complex. It is not always feasible for companies to set up an in-house team to do …

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Pricing Strategy

How Popular Price Comparison Websites Grab Data?

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 A few years back, a typical online buyer looking to buy apparel or an electronic gadget would scour the web to compare prices from various e-commerce sites and look for the best deals available. Prices of the same commodity would vary vastly over different sites which in turn prompted sites to monitor price changes in …

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Big data - Data Analytics

How brands turn data into profits, and you can too!

How brands turn data into profit, and you can too!

Today, data has become an indispensable tool in a business’s profitable functioning. Companies resort to data insights to understand theirs and their competitor’s standing in the market. In an age where organizations strive to find the right product to sell in a hyper-competitive market, data not only becomes quintessential to monitor your growth but also …

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Web scraping

Scraping Yahoo Finance Data using Python

Scraping Yahoo Finance Data using Python

Financial market data is one of the most valuable data in the current time. If analysed correctly, it holds the potential of turning an organisation’s economic issues upside down. Among a few of them, Yahoo finance is one such website which provides free access to this valuable data of stocks and commodities prices. In this …

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ecommerce - Web scraping

PIM and Web Scraping: How Bad data is destroying Online Retail

PIM and Web Scraping: How Bad data is destroying Online Retail

According to B2X, 80% of companies are not confident in their data. The idea of eCommerce Inventory management or E-commerce catalogue management is not as simple as it seems. In theory, you just have to maintain a single catalogue of all your eCommerce products. But, it’s actually a cumbersome task for retailers – which is …

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Alternative Data - Web scraping

7 Social Media Scraping tools for 2019

7 Social Media Scraping tools for 2019

Social Media is a pool of data that can be utilised for several purposes including predicting upcoming trends, keeping track of audience interests and activity etc. This task can be automated efficiently using web scrapers to give structured data ready to be analysed.  Social media scraping tools go through sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. and …

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