Text analytics projects are often dependent on Internet-based public sources such as the World Wide Web. These projects usually begin by extracting data from a variety of websites. We call this process “web scraping” (or “web harvesting”). While users can handle web scraping manually, the term often refers to automated methods executed utilizing a web crawler.
Examples of projects that offer a valuable wealth of information include customer experience (in the same way as patient experience or employee experience), dynamic pricing and revenue optimization, competitor monitoring, or compliance checking. Continue reading