Businesses need to be very careful when using the terms “Data Science” and “Big Data.” They are more than just buzzwords companies use to sound up-to-date. Data Science refers to a set of computational and mathematical techniques, and Big Data is the raw material that Data Science uses. And, like all processes, Data Science carries with it both risks and rewards. It can guide your business to greater efficiency and effectiveness in almost every area. It can help you streamline practices, from advertising to inventory. But it can also overwhelm and blind you, trapping you in a “data only” mind-set, which could misguide and halt critical thinking with respect to your business. If you want to use Big Data to help your company grow and succeed, you need a skilled, experienced partner to guide you.

Data Science has been around for a long time, but its implementation in business is relatively recent, with the advancement of and greater accessibility to more sophisticated computation technology. Big Data is the product of advanced developments in the storage of information, either in physical devices or facilitated by internet and cloud services. Both Data Science and Big Data are continuing to dynamically change and evolve as companies integrate them into their business models and learn of their advantages and drawbacks. Many businesses already have massive amounts of information about their customers that is either just sitting idle on a server or in an old database somewhere, waiting to be analyzed and put to use. And just as many companies aren’t sure what to do with that collected data. Even more aren’t aware of how it can be used to help their executive teams guide their business into the future. Simply put, having Big Data doesn’t mean you’re using Big Data.

So, what exactly is Big Data, and what is its relationship to Data Science?

Strictly speaking, Big Data refers to data sets that are too large or complex in terms of the characteristics that need to be analyzed to produce an appropriate answer to a given question. Data analysis involves the computational and mathematical techniques that make use of available knowledge and technology to process the data and extricate otherwise hidden information, patterns, and insights that can then be used to automate processes and make better-informed decisions.

Big Data has applications across the entire spectrum of business, from customer recommendations to sales strategies, transportation, and logistics efficiency, and healthcare outcomes. It can have a dramatic impact on your bottom line, but only if you incorporate it correctly into your business’s operations. Implementing any new technology and practice must be done properly to keep the process from being more trouble than it’s worth. Working with experts such as Blue Ocean Global Technology who are smart, agile, and able to quickly devise and enact the best Big Data strategy for you and your company can make all the difference.

Know What You Are Dealing With

Big Data has evolved into new forms and volumes of information derived from typical business activities and processes. In a way, it is simply an extension of the analyses that most companies have always done on aspects of their operations, such as inventories and customer demographics. But with Big Data, the amount, application, and creation of data grow exponentially.

In the world of Big Data, everything is recorded and analyzed, resulting in massive volumes of information. Sifting and analyzing this information using the most advanced mathematical and computational tools available provides companies with valuable insights and guidance.

Before the digital revolution and the emergence of Big Data, customers would enter a brick-and-mortar store, buy something (sometimes with cash), and then leave. The company would update its inventory and maybe make note of some overall purchasing trends. But today, because of networking, the internet, smartphones, and other such technological advancements, things are much different.

A store might ping a customer’s location through their phone, creating data points of how busy a store is at any given time. This data set might be combined with publicly available data such as the weather and time of day to determine how these factors affect foot traffic. Trends in inventory can be not only precisely measured and updated but also accurately projected into the future, so stores can know which items to stock. If customers use a store’s Wi-Fi, the data produced can be recorded and analyzed. Point-of-purchase information, including payment types, email addresses, and speed of purchase, are all recorded. And these are examples of in-store information just for brick-and-mortar businesses.

Online, information related to a customer’s every interaction with a business’s website is stored for aggregate analysis. Artificial intelligence (AI) is used to answer customers’ inquiries via automated conversations that are then fed back into the AI to improve its ability to serve customers. Geographic information is noted and collated, creating a precise map of just where a company’s visitors are located and which browsers and search engines they use to find it.

All of these touchpoints and interactions can lead to the creation of large amounts of data. And here is where we run into some of the big risks that come from Big Data.

The Signal and the Noise

The science and analytics of Big Data can vary widely from company to company and from practice to practice, and its effectiveness depends on how it is implemented and used. Simply having terabytes of data from your customers doesn’t mean any of it will be useful to you.

Big Data generally has three parameters, and understanding what each one means for your business is important. The first is volume. Because the amount of information is more than any one person, or even a group of people, could possibly analyze or understand on their own, the process must be automated to some extent. This is simply unavoidable, and you will likely need an expert or a team of experts if you intend to elicit actionable insights from your massive trove of data.

The second major parameter is variety. Because data is coming in from so many different places (more than you likely imagine), many Data Science techniques have been developed to extract even more data from the data you already have. Underlying patterns invisible to standard human analysis can offer a new layer of depth and complexity. A well-designed database structure and skilled interpretation make the difference between successful implementation and catastrophic misunderstanding between computer processes, stored data, and humans. Having reliable expertise at your disposal is necessary to make all the data work together and make sense.

And the third parameter is velocity. Keeping up with Big Data can be difficult. Depending on the size of your company and the number of collection touchpoints, you can easily become completely inundated with data. So much information is constantly being generated that to avoid falling behind their efforts to analyze the data, businesses must make a continuous effort to quickly process and analyze it.

You need to start by understanding just how much data your company has at its disposal and how much it is generating. Then you need an idea of how useful this data can be for your business. And you need to be confident that the effort you put into processing your Big Data will be worthwhile. After all, you don’t want to expend money and resources on such an endeavor only to find out that it won’t actually boost your bottom line. If you want Data Science to find your niche audience, amplify the relevance of your product service offering, identify gaps in your operations and talent management process, or make more informed decisions grounded in quantifiable evidence, you need the proven expertise and support of consultants such as those at Blue Ocean Global Technology, who know what steps to take and with whom to speak.

Blue Ocean Global Technology can help you in using Big Data the right way.

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Data Science: Sifting Through the Ocean of Information

For complex situations, AI can be the key to organizing, sorting, and making sense of your business’s data, putting you on the path to finding the diamond in the rough in all that information. Efficiency is the key, and the smart implementation of automation can save you enormous amounts of time and effort. AI actually improves as more data is fed into it, provided that data is the right kind. Expertise is necessary to distinguish the useless information from the truly helpful one. Unstructured data pre-processing and selection can render a process that is driven by AI completely ineffective, such as when a customer service chatbot that has been provided with too much or misleading data responds to inquiries with incorrect information or misleading links.

Human oversight is required to figure out whether analysis and processing are working properly. A knowledgeable and experienced team can help you implement AI in a way that not only makes good use of your assets but also saves you time and effort. Blue Ocean Global Technology can help you get up and running on AI quickly, introducing useful technology to your business, streamlining your practices, and improving your bottom line. You want to avoid the bad habit of trying new technology only on specific projects and later having to reintroduce that same technology when the same problem or project invariably crops up again. A company-wide data practice is critical to reap the full benefits of Big Data.

The Right Way and The Wrong Way

When creating a Big Data strategy for your business, you must first decide just how aggressive you wish to be in gathering and exploiting the data. Some of the information available to you, such as customer location and demographics, could be considered private, or at least of a more personal nature. Protecting such data is important, as is using it in an ethical manner and clearly communicating to your customers and site visitors how their data will be used. Many businesses have already adopted these practices. You might have noticed that many websites ask first-time visitors to accept their browser cookie policy before engaging with any content.

Indeed, for PR and brand identity reasons, you should ensure that your customers fully understand that you will not sell any of their data to outside parties and will use data that they voluntarily provide only to improve their customer experience through customized search results and suggestions. Some companies approach Big Data like a vacuum, trying to gather every bit of data possible. But given that many customer choices today are driven by ethical concerns, your company’s data policies should instead be carefully crafted to safeguard people’s data and privacy—as well as your business’s reputation.

Data Points to Remember

01

Keep in mind these few final, but very important points about Data Science, Big Data, and AI. Having all the data in the world about your customers won’t be of any value to your business if the people charged with making tough choices for your company don’t actually understand any of it. Showing someone page after page of an Excel spreadsheet won’t help them make an intelligent decision about a business’s future. That the team handling your company’s Big Data can effectively provide insight and communicate its meaning to your executive team is imperative, and this requires presenting data findings in a visual package that is clear, concise, and actionable.

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Additionally, we need to recognize and admit that Data Science and Big Data have their limitations. No amount of data in the world will provide a perfect answer to your business questions or reveal exactly what to do to guarantee success. Big Data can paint a clearer picture of your customers, the business environment, and your company’s inefficiencies, but it cannot achieve such outcomes without real commitment from leadership, and companies with such goals need to keep that in mind.

03

In the end, even the best AI, the most efficient automation, the Biggest Data is nonetheless created by people and, as a result, is prone to error and in need of oversight just like anything else. The human element must not be forgotten or ignored. A strictly data-driven business model might sound innovative, almost foolproof, but it can still fail. Making the most of Big Data is all about leveraging the right resources to improve efficiency, engagement, and decision making to have a positive impact on a business’s bottom line.

Data Science

  • What is data science?

    Data science is an emerging field of information science that uses algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and other advanced digital tools to examine and extract knowledge and value from enormous sets of both structured and unstructured data, known as Big Data. Structured data is information that is either already organized or can be easily organized, such as information in spreadsheets. Unstructured data is such information as photos, video, and audio that must be organized before it can be analyzed.

    Data science has a wide variety of applications and is used in many fields, from business to medicine to education. For example, NASA uses data science techniques and algorithms to automatically compare stellar photos over time, which helps it discover comets and exoplanets.

  • Why is data science important for business?

    Businesses, even relatively small ones, generate massive amounts of data through their normal daily processes, including customer demographic data, customer interactions, sales information, logistical and shipping information, product information, and internal employee and communication information.

    This data can be recorded and organized, and companies can then mine it for insights not only into their customers but also into the efficiency of their business model and other aspects of the way they function. But analyzing this data and putting it to good use requires expertise to avoid the risk of delving into a large trove of data and drawing incorrect and therefore unhelpful conclusions.

  • How does data science add business value?

    Data science takes an asset you already have—data—and draws insights and information from it that can be used to create optimal and more dynamic business strategies. It can help paint a more accurate picture of both who your customers are and what they want from you. Data science is able to recognize and highlight patterns in data and to separate the information that is important and valuable to your business from the information that can be ignored or cast aside. The technological edge data science provides can give any business an advantage over its competition in a world of increasing reliance on information.

  • Is my business ready for data science?

    Whether your company is ready for data science depends on several factors. Many businesses have collected more information than they realize, so engaging an outside consultant to review their position could be useful for almost any business with plans for the future. If nothing else, having an expert provide a clearer understanding of how and why a business could benefit from data science can facilitate any subsequent strategy decisions that a business must make.

    For a business to be ready to use data science, it must first be aware of the commitment involved in doing so. In many cases, if not most, a data science strategy should be folded into a company’s overall digital transformation because the power and effectiveness of many advanced tech options for business, such as Big Data, Cloud Computing, and the like, are enhanced when used in cooperation with each other. To extract the greatest value and result from data science, a business should apply it in tandem with these other options.

  • How do I get my business ready for data science?

    Any business interested in data science should have an expert examine its current situation in terms of data intake and assets, network and IT infrastructure, current trainable staff (or the potential creation of new positions) that could handle data science issues moving forward, and other such considerations.

    For some businesses, “getting ready” for data science might not be necessary, or at least not in the traditional context of business expansion. Other options are available. For example, hiring an outside firm with extensive expertise in data science and other advanced tech might be easier and more efficient for companies that wish to hit the ground running with respect to putting their data to good use. An objective, outside viewpoint might be better suited for implementation than trying to build a new section of your IT department from scratch. Even if you have employees on staff who could possibly meet the requirements, they may not have the capability or experience to exceed expectations and deliver a leap up the value curve.

  • What is the difference between data science and Big Data?

    Data science and Big Data can overlap substantially, but understanding what distinguishes one from the other is important. The general term Big Data refers to the current explosion of data we are experiencing in the digital age, including the gathering and exploitation of large data sets and the ways that data is recorded and stored.

    Data science is a more specific, academic term that refers to the various techniques used to examine and analyze massive data sets. Data science encompasses issues of statistics and statistical modeling and the way data is organized and categorized. It often focuses on finding patterns, values, and insights in massive data sets.

    To simplify, data science concerns the science of information, whereas Big Data is about the application of data science to information in the real world.

  • Do I need data scientists for my business?

    Your business could most likely benefit from input from data scientists, but this does not mean that you need to hire them directly. Some companies (especially tech-focused businesses and those that have undergone a complete digital transformation) have in-house data analysts and departments focused on data science and Big Data. But hiring an outside expert or consultancy might be more practical and efficient (meaning less expensive).

    A consultancy’s data scientists can assist a business according to its unique needs, such as a specific project, through periodic consultations, or on a continuous basis. An outside data specialist can often provide a clearer, more objective view of a company’s data assets and thereby illuminate blind spots the company might have been unaware of.

  • How can data science affect a business’s growth?

    By applying data science, a business is better able to understand the needs of its customers and its employees. It can identify patterns in customer preferences that it’s never seen before and improve shipping and logistics from top to bottom. As a result, data science allows companies to seize new opportunities for growth and improve their bottom line through straightforward improvements to efficiency.

    Because the volume of data in Big Data is so immensely large, no single human being, or even a team of human beings, can sift through it in a reasonable amount of time. Data science is the key to gaining insights and benefits from all the information a company possesses but is unable to analyze and apply on its own.

  • Is big data necessary for data science?

    Businesses need to be very careful when using the terms “Data Science” and “Big Data.” They are more than just buzzwords companies use to sound up-to-date. Data Science refers to a set of computational and mathematical techniques, and Big Data is the raw material that Data Science uses. And, like all processes, Data Science carries with it both risks and rewards. It can guide your business to greater efficiency and effectiveness in almost every area. It can help you streamline practices, from advertising to inventory. But it can also overwhelm and blind you, trapping you in a “data only” mind-set, which could misguide and halt critical thinking with respect to your business. If you want to use Big Data to help your company grow and succeed, you need a skilled, experienced partner to guide you.

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        The Legal Marketing Association's Tampa City Group was honored to have Sameer come to speak with us regarding Online Reputation Management. Sameer is an energetic presenter who took the time to answer each and every one of our questions. His expertise was evident in his polished presentation, and our members were engaged thoroughly. All communications leading up to the event were timely and friendly, and I have enjoyed my time working with Sameer on this speaking engagement.

        Paul Smith, CFA

        Marketing professional at National Center For College & Career Transitions (NC3T), The TASA Group and ASK For Tutoring

        I have known Sameer for over 7 years now. He is a force of nature! I have rarely met anyone with such positive energy and enthusiasm. He is always fun and engaging to be around. We have worked together at numerous events over the years. He is a compelling and engaging public speaker. As a CFA Charterholder he gave freely of his time as a volunteer helping other Charterholders maximise their online presence, their use of technology and raise their ethical standards. We worked together in India as well as in the US and at all times Sameer showed himself to be a master in all cultural settings. He’s simply a great guy with great core values, an incredible work ethic and expertise in so many different areas that drive the modern world we live in.

        Tamie Maffeo

        Marketing Manager at NEIRG Wealth Management. & Business Succession Advisers, LLC

        Working with Sameer and the team at Blue Ocean Global Technology has been such a positive experience! The ongoing communication combined with the efficiency of work of the team is very much appreicated. Sameer is quick to respond to any questions we may have. He and his team is quick to to resolve any questions that arise. They go above and beyond for us no matter what day or time we reach out. I have had many dissapointing engagements over the years with similar firms but must say that this is a refreshing experience. I am in a niche business with complicated regulations surronding our marketing platform. Having the peace of mind that the team at Blue Ocean is there to impliment and guide our firm gives me great satisfation. That being said, I give them my highest reccomendations and would gladly speak with anyone who has any questions regarding my experience.

        Jay Chong

        EVP, Head of e-Mobility Group at SK Group

        I had a chance to work with Sameer for several months, and he has been one of the most transparent and responsible people I have ever worked with. He has been highly responsive, always responding within a day despite the time zone difference, and thoughtful, which was a big relief for me as some I worked with in the past were "Catch Me if You Can". He has delivered all his promises and more. He has been genuine and results oriented. It has been a pleasure working with him, and I highly recommend his service.

        Vern Hayden

        Client Advocate at Sovereign Financial Group, Inc

        Sameer lives outside the cliche’s of life. Let me put it this way:

        If you were looking for someone totally committed to helping in a mission, a cause, or company you would want Sameer.

        If you were looking for someone who would drop everything to help you, who knows the best and worst about you, someone with empathy and understanding, in short someone you call a “true friend” , you would want Sameer.

        If you want someone who has aligned themselves with the great causes of women you will want Sameer. If you want someone who gives a damn about kids that are abused,misplaced,without direction,kicked to the curb, and need help get Sameer.

        If you want someone to give a mesmerizing presentation get Sameer. He will stay up all night doing relentless research on the subject and the audience and inspire your audience to action.

        If you want someone with a consistent well defined philosophy of life combined with a remarkable code of ethics you want Sameer.

        If you want a leader with emotional and academic intelligence combined with magnetic charisma check in with Sameer.

        If you want a team player who has been in the trenches as well as the mountain tops Sameer has been there.

        If you want someone to help stabilize your business and take it to greater fulfillment Sameer will be there for you.

        If you need a George Gilder tech genius as a resource., Sameer knows the best and can bring innovative solutions to your challenges. ( the right wing radio host Rush Limbaugh said if he could choose another brain it would be Gilder’s.)
        If you need someone to trust with integrity and accountability you need to meet Sameer. I could go on but I think you know how I feel about this guy now. I have known and been a friend for over two decades.

        Najah A. Edmondson

        Marketing professional at National Center For College & Career Transitions (NC3T), The TASA Group and ASK For Tutoring

        Sameer Somal is a personality you cannot forget! I met Sameer one year exhibiting at the Delaware Valley Legal Expo in King of Prussia, PA. It was the end of the night and he came over to introduce himself to me and my colleague. We engaged in an amazing conversation about The TASA Group and about relationship management. He helped us take our belongings to the car at the end of the night. We all left with a new connection and a lifelong friend. So excited with meeting Sameer, we immediately figured out how we could work together - webinars, articles and in-person presentations to some of the organizations we are partnered with. It's been a few years since we met and Sameer continues to thrive in his field and in his expertise. The light he exudes is both infectious and comforting. I would recommend Sameer for any job!

        Walt Wiesenhutter

        Certified Small Business Mentor at SCORE Mentors Philadelphia. Taught at Harvard University Executive MBA & at Columbia Executive MBA & Northwestern Executive MBA

        My name is Walter J. Wiesenhutter and I am loyal client of Sameer Somal’s and Blue Ocean Global Technology. I founded Jay Associates in 1984 and served as president of our consulting company for several decades. Regretfully, our offices were in the World Trade Center in 9/11 and we lost key team members as a result of those tragic events. We persevered for the next few years to replace the seemingly unreplaceable. I met Sameer, one of the co-founders of Blue Ocean Global Technology in 2005. I was immediately impressed with his genuine character and commitment to serving others. The emergence of the internet and digital technology changed our business so much and our meeting couldn’t have been more serendipitous. I was quite fortunate to learn of this company’s world-class resources. Over the years, they were instrumental in improving our stellar reputation and building a digital presence that reflected the trust we had with our clients offline. As business partners, clients, and friends complained about their Google presence, disappointing web development projects, and digital marketing companies over promising and under delivering, I referred them directly to Sameer and his team at Blue Ocean Global Technology. Their needs and requirements were always handled with care; the feedback is always exceptional because they deliver results based on exactly what the companies want to help them grow. When Blue Ocean Global Tech did not feel they could provide the best service or guidance on a particular situation, Sameer and his colleagues are honest with me or anyone from my network. They then took the time to find resources and partners within their trusted network that were a better fit. Today, at 75, I am delighted to share and document my successful experiences with this team of excellent professionals. If you are looking for a global team that is diligent, honest, and transparent, you have found the right company in Blue Ocean Global Technology. Not only do I give them my highest and best recommendation, I feel fortunate to call many of their global team members my friends!

        Reputations are everything.
        Let us help you control the online narrative.

        A positive reputation is a valuable asset. You deserve to be in control of what the internet says about you or your brand. We specialize in building, monitoring, and protecting digital reputations. Schedule time with our team to audit your existing digital presence and find ways to elevate and enhance your online impression.

        Reputations are everything.
        Let us help you control the online narrative.

        A positive reputation is a valuable asset. You deserve to be in control of what the internet says about you or your brand. We specialize in building, monitoring, and protecting digital reputations. Schedule time with our team to audit your existing digital presence and find ways to elevate and enhance your online impression.








            [showchatbox]

            Brittney Bagiardi

            Business Development & Marketing Manager at Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP February 4, 2020

            The Legal Marketing Association's Tampa City Group was honored to have Sameer come to speak with us regarding Online Reputation Management. Sameer is an energetic presenter who took the time to answer each and every one of our questions. His expertise was evident in his polished presentation, and our members were engaged thoroughly. All communications leading up to the event were timely and friendly, and I have enjoyed my time working with Sameer on this speaking engagement.

            Paul Smith, CFA

            Marketing professional at National Center For College & Career Transitions (NC3T), The TASA Group and ASK For Tutoring

            I have known Sameer for over 7 years now. He is a force of nature! I have rarely met anyone with such positive energy and enthusiasm. He is always fun and engaging to be around. We have worked together at numerous events over the years. He is a compelling and engaging public speaker. As a CFA Charterholder he gave freely of his time as a volunteer helping other Charterholders maximise their online presence, their use of technology and raise their ethical standards. We worked together in India as well as in the US and at all times Sameer showed himself to be a master in all cultural settings. He’s simply a great guy with great core values, an incredible work ethic and expertise in so many different areas that drive the modern world we live in.

            Tamie Maffeo

            Marketing Manager at NEIRG Wealth Management. & Business Succession Advisers, LLC

            Working with Sameer and the team at Blue Ocean Global Technology has been such a positive experience! The ongoing communication combined with the efficiency of work of the team is very much appreicated. Sameer is quick to respond to any questions we may have. He and his team is quick to to resolve any questions that arise. They go above and beyond for us no matter what day or time we reach out. I have had many dissapointing engagements over the years with similar firms but must say that this is a refreshing experience. I am in a niche business with complicated regulations surronding our marketing platform. Having the peace of mind that the team at Blue Ocean is there to impliment and guide our firm gives me great satisfation. That being said, I give them my highest reccomendations and would gladly speak with anyone who has any questions regarding my experience.

            Jay Chong

            EVP, Head of e-Mobility Group at SK Group

            I had a chance to work with Sameer for several months, and he has been one of the most transparent and responsible people I have ever worked with. He has been highly responsive, always responding within a day despite the time zone difference, and thoughtful, which was a big relief for me as some I worked with in the past were "Catch Me if You Can". He has delivered all his promises and more. He has been genuine and results oriented. It has been a pleasure working with him, and I highly recommend his service.

            Vern Hayden

            Client Advocate at Sovereign Financial Group, Inc

            Sameer lives outside the cliche’s of life. Let me put it this way:

            If you were looking for someone totally committed to helping in a mission, a cause, or company you would want Sameer.

            If you were looking for someone who would drop everything to help you, who knows the best and worst about you, someone with empathy and understanding, in short someone you call a “true friend” , you would want Sameer.

            If you want someone who has aligned themselves with the great causes of women you will want Sameer. If you want someone who gives a damn about kids that are abused,misplaced,without direction,kicked to the curb, and need help get Sameer.

            If you want someone to give a mesmerizing presentation get Sameer. He will stay up all night doing relentless research on the subject and the audience and inspire your audience to action.

            If you want someone with a consistent well defined philosophy of life combined with a remarkable code of ethics you want Sameer.

            If you want a leader with emotional and academic intelligence combined with magnetic charisma check in with Sameer.

            If you want a team player who has been in the trenches as well as the mountain tops Sameer has been there.

            If you want someone to help stabilize your business and take it to greater fulfillment Sameer will be there for you.

            If you need a George Gilder tech genius as a resource., Sameer knows the best and can bring innovative solutions to your challenges. ( the right wing radio host Rush Limbaugh said if he could choose another brain it would be Gilder’s.)
            If you need someone to trust with integrity and accountability you need to meet Sameer. I could go on but I think you know how I feel about this guy now. I have known and been a friend for over two decades.

            Najah A. Edmondson

            Marketing professional at National Center For College & Career Transitions (NC3T), The TASA Group and ASK For Tutoring

            Sameer Somal is a personality you cannot forget! I met Sameer one year exhibiting at the Delaware Valley Legal Expo in King of Prussia, PA. It was the end of the night and he came over to introduce himself to me and my colleague. We engaged in an amazing conversation about The TASA Group and about relationship management. He helped us take our belongings to the car at the end of the night. We all left with a new connection and a lifelong friend. So excited with meeting Sameer, we immediately figured out how we could work together - webinars, articles and in-person presentations to some of the organizations we are partnered with. It's been a few years since we met and Sameer continues to thrive in his field and in his expertise. The light he exudes is both infectious and comforting. I would recommend Sameer for any job!

            Walt Wiesenhutter

            Certified Small Business Mentor at SCORE Mentors Philadelphia. Taught at Harvard University Executive MBA & at Columbia Executive MBA & Northwestern Executive MBA

            My name is Walter J. Wiesenhutter and I am loyal client of Sameer Somal’s and Blue Ocean Global Technology. I founded Jay Associates in 1984 and served as president of our consulting company for several decades. Regretfully, our offices were in the World Trade Center in 9/11 and we lost key team members as a result of those tragic events. We persevered for the next few years to replace the seemingly unreplaceable. I met Sameer, one of the co-founders of Blue Ocean Global Technology in 2005. I was immediately impressed with his genuine character and commitment to serving others. The emergence of the internet and digital technology changed our business so much and our meeting couldn’t have been more serendipitous. I was quite fortunate to learn of this company’s world-class resources. Over the years, they were instrumental in improving our stellar reputation and building a digital presence that reflected the trust we had with our clients offline. As business partners, clients, and friends complained about their Google presence, disappointing web development projects, and digital marketing companies over promising and under delivering, I referred them directly to Sameer and his team at Blue Ocean Global Technology. Their needs and requirements were always handled with care; the feedback is always exceptional because they deliver results based on exactly what the companies want to help them grow. When Blue Ocean Global Tech did not feel they could provide the best service or guidance on a particular situation, Sameer and his colleagues are honest with me or anyone from my network. They then took the time to find resources and partners within their trusted network that were a better fit. Today, at 75, I am delighted to share and document my successful experiences with this team of excellent professionals. If you are looking for a global team that is diligent, honest, and transparent, you have found the right company in Blue Ocean Global Technology. Not only do I give them my highest and best recommendation, I feel fortunate to call many of their global team members my friends!