By AJ Agrawal, CEO, Alumnify
By Scott Welty, VP-Retail Strategy, JDA Software
By Curt Hilliard, CMO, DirectBuy
By April Butterfield, Senior Director of Technology, Jabil And Gary Cantrell, CIO & SVP Information Technology, Jabil
By Hui Wu-Curtis, Sr. Director, Customer Care Strategy-Global, Choice Hotels International
The role of contact centers are often diminished due to the volume of interaction it handles in comparison to websites.
By Reid Greenberg, SVP, Kantar Retail
The good news is, there are a lot of shiny things to ignore and focus on the leading trends that seem to be valid for commanding attention for the foreseeable future.
By Paul Conder, Principal, CallisonRTKL
There are three big challenges that brands face as they become more mature as digital retailers–how to store and organize data, how to collect it, and how to use it.
By E.R. Williams, Co-Founder and Technology Lead, Zipline Logistics
Today’s technology can’t tell you the best strategic decisions to make, but it can uncover the correlations and information you need in order to make those decisions yourself.
By Douglas Duncan, CIO, Columbia Insurance Group
If there is one thing that has been a core function of IT shops large and small over the years, it is the delivery of service.
By Anna Cole, Director of E-Commerce Operations, User Experience and Merchandising, Carhartt
It was hard to believe that a machine could out-think a genius like Kasparov.
By Russ Haswell, VP, Retail, Medallia
If you are a retailer reading the headlines today, you must believe the sky is falling. From store closures, declining foot traffic, missed earnings and, of course, all things Amazon, the world of retail must seem pretty bleak.
By Corey Tollefson, SVP & GM, Infor
In today’s competitive marketplace, retailers have faced enormous challenges adapting to sky-high customer expectations and the pressures of digital on brick-and-mortar stores.
By Kevin Brown, SVP of Innovation & CTO, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric
So, we had our guys there fixing the problem before it escalated on the customer end. This is how we see the future and Schneider is in a key position to help augment what the CIO is trying to do with their existing staff.
By Steve Weiskircher, CIO, ThinkGeek Inc
Omni-channel integration. Big Data. Mobile. Cloud. It seems every day there is a new technology being hyped and the pace continues to accelerate.
By James Keller, Executive Partner, Bulger Partners
It is shaping up to be another great year for Amazon and one that represents some big milestones for the company.
By Jason Richelson, Founder and CSO, ShopKeep
Over the next few years, Main Street is poised to witness a dramatic increase in the health of small businesses across the retail sector.
By Perry Kramer, SVP & Practice Lead, Boston Retail Partners
Retailers that are thriving—and there are lots of them— anticipate and react to consumers’ demand for an enhanced and continuously changing retail experience.
By Chuck Fuerst, Director of Product Strategy, HighJump Software
Cloud computing is a hot topic and the basic structure is similar no matter the service: a vendor hosts the software application and hardware infrastructure.
By Jeanine Banks, EVP, Global Products & Solutions, Axway
Customers are digitally tethered to mobile applications, social media platforms and websites, resulting in massive volumes of data.
By Alan Royal, Head of Technology Innovation and Business Transformation, Strategy CIO
IT project failure rates today still are in excess of 40 percent.