AI in Retail: Beyond The Hype and Into Reality for Store Operations.
The Top 10 AI use cases that Retail Operators at every level told us would transform their daily work. AI for Retail Operations is...
Alistair did a Master's of Physics at Exeter University. He then worked at Ocado Retail - the leading online grocer in the UK. Alistair crunched millions of rows of data on a daily basis to uncover customer insights for powering long-term value. He is skilled in Google BigQuery and Python (Programming Language, not snakes).
Solutions Consultant Analyst – Implementations Team.
I work with our clients to ensure that Quorso is configured to their exact requirements and that their data flows into the app as seamlessly as possible.
My favorite part of what I do is being able to tackle very open-ended questions in new and interesting ways.
I began my career on the Ocado Retail data and insights graduate scheme. During this, I worked on the logic to decide how to reward star reviewers and then went on to cover longer-term projects for their customer hub.
1 – Creating a text classification model to streamline one of our client’s data flows
2 – Building an algorithm for rewarding reviews left on products
3 – Forecasting the long-term value of outbound calls
Quorso: Anything that requires an ML model.
Outside of work: Airplanes.
Rolled out with most (if not all!) of the largest retailers globally. The product is both powerful and flexible and I believe it can be indispensable in day-to-day store operations.
Pretty much any analytical role. I love working with large amounts of data, especially when you uncover behaviors you wouldn’t expect.
I would probably move to the countryside and set up a small shop selling local produce.
Phil reached out to me one day on LinkedIn. After looking into how Quorso works and Matt demonstrating the app to me I was hooked. Additionally, the chance to be a part of a small rapidly growing team was, and still is, really exciting.
Pretty much all of them – it depends on the day!
Buying myself lots of new tech to play with.
Noise-cancelling headphones and a fast-paced playlist.
A weekend take-away and a film with my housemates
I think we could do something really interesting in online grocery, particularly around conversion rate and website layout.
Version control all your code – you’ll thank me later.