Data Logging Example:  eCommerce data representations

Research Question

How should the data architecture of a single eCommerce channel be changed to support multiple eCommerce channels such as eBay, Alibaba, and Rakuten?


Interviewed sales and business development stakeholders to inform sub-sampling of 88 billion eCommerce transactions.  Coded scripts to parse and analyze existing raw data and its categorization.  Led review sessions with technical stakeholders to generalize patterns and rules. 


Flowchart snips from process to align data representations of multiple eCommerce channels 


Recommended a new user-focused data access process that increased access efficiency by 5% for billions of transactions.  Created and patented a new data sharing system and method that is capable of mapping eCommerce data representations between the majority of the world's eCommerce channels.  This intellectual property was subsequently acquired by eBay.