The Co-operative Group (Co-op) is a British consumer co-operative of retail businesses with over 4,200 locations. It is the largest consumer co-operative in the UK and owned by more than 4.5 million active members.
Personalization and recommendation engine – using data science to create more value for their customers, members, and community.
Azure Databricks provided Co-op with a unified analytics platform that simplifies and accelerates ETL and empowers their data science and engineering organization to collaborate via interactive notebooks to build, train and deploy machine learning models. With Databricks at the core, they now have a modern and agile data analytics ecosystem that was unified, cloud-first, and enabled fast prototyping and iteration of ML models.
As a result, they were able to greatly reduce time-to-value across the organization and accelerate the pace of delivery for new features that drive customer engagement and loyalty.
Databricks has removed the barriers to accessing the data across our various businesses so everyone can explore the same data and leverage a unified platform to innovate at a massive scale.