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One Tweet won’t tell you much. However, Millions can tell Retail and CPG plenty in 2015!

Business decision making will never be the same

IBM and Twitter have formed a landmark partnership to help inform every business decision. Twitter represents the public pulse of the planet. Coupled with IBM’s industry-leading cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms and consulting services, IBM and Twitter have the potential to transform how businesses and institutions manage their supply chain, understand their customers, and change the way business decisions are made.

“Twitter provides a powerful new lens through which to look at the world. This partnership, drawing on IBM’s leading cloud-based analytics platform, will help clients enrich business decisions with an entirely new class of data. This is the latest example of how IBM is reimagining work.”— Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President and CEO

Learn more: http://www.ibm.com/big-data/us/en/big-data-and-analytics/ibmandtwitter.html?lnk=ushpls1

IBM Worldwide Retail Industry Analytics Portfolio Marketing Manager

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