In this post, I will list and analysis some notable current activity of Fanatics from the past year so we may all be better prepared for our visit to their headquarters over spring break. Fanatics Has Record Super Bowl Sales After Targeted Ads Following this most recent Super Bowl, Fanatics has had record sales on … Continue reading Fanatics: A Recent Analysis of Their Current Events
“As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics is changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys across retail channels through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today’s on-demand culture.” Starting Line-Up Player 1: Mike Rubin. Mike started selling ski-equipment out of his parent’s basement when … Continue reading Let’s Cheer for Fanatics
To introduce you to the company I chose for my presentation, let’s start off by giving you the 5 W’s and H of Optimizely: (Hint: Use these if someone on our trip says to you, “So, tell me about Optimizely!”) Who: Optimizely was founded by Pete Koomen and Dan Siroker, both ex-Google employees. Koomen was … Continue reading Optimizely: The reason my web page might not look like yours
While reading the news and thinking about what to write about, I stumbled upon a report that originates from Axios.com which shows a dated government proposal which described a potential implementation of nationalized 5G network for the United States. Although the President strongly denied the nationalization of such a network and it is highly unlikely … Continue reading What is 5G, and How Can it Change Our Lives?
Game Predictions One week left until Super Bowl LII and loyal fans are getting ready for a nail-biter. However, behind the scenes there are two more teams pining to get the attention of the fans. 2 of the US retail industry leaders are fighting it out to see who will reign supreme in the hearts, … Continue reading Shopping Showdown: The Battle for E-Commerce
While searching for a current trend in Silicon Valley I wanted to discuss for this blog post, I was fortunate enough to have my Distributed Systems professor share with the class predictions for the "mega trends" to watch for in the next year. The trend that stood out to me the most was "The Internet … Continue reading The Internet of Things
This is the story of the unsung innovators. The nameless Alexander Graham Bells. The forgotten Steve Jobs. The Thomas Edisons known only to those who truly care. Who invented the transistor? The microchip? The internet? A round of applause if you can answer any of those questions. I could not before reading The Innovators. Many … Continue reading Crash Course: The History of Computers, Microchips, and the Internet