As manufacturers look back at 2020, they will reflect on the challenges, pivots, wins and new learnings. While many companies accelerated well designed solutions and employed them with success, others created stopgaps that were put in place rapidly to expand into new channels, launch new products and gain digital shelf distribution in new retail customers.Read More
Posts about Digital Transformation
A primary growth vector on the mind of many CIOs today are mergers and acquisitions. And many of these CIOs are in charge of managing a host of internal systems that share data. Establishing a single source of truth that can unite these systems in near real-time, so that operations can run seamlessly across old and new business units alike, is a challenge all of these CIOs face.Read More
Master data management (MDM) enables telecom providers and CSPs to gain control of their data and leverage it for new business opportunities.
Telecom operators, telecom equipment manufacturers and digital communications service providers (CSPs) are looking into a large untapped business potential with a 5G, edge-connected world allowing to address new types of subscribers in new ways. The telecom industry, challenged by competition and legislation, has a unique opportunity to leverage new technologies, such as AI, and develop new business models, renew their offerings and become more efficient.Read More
The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry faces a number of challenges relating to data, e-commerce and time-to-market. This is a recap of a recent webinar that you can listen to now or continue reading.Read More
Digital Transformation has been a trending strategic initiative for most companies for quite some time now. Some have almost completed their journey, while others are just beginning. The results of a recent study show that only 19% have adopted or are leading digital transformation in their companies, 34% are in the planning stages and 47% are just starting to wrap their heads around the topic.Read More
When opening the internet for commercial use in 1995, the idea was that technology could help consumers and producers make markets more efficient. Soon after, the idea of replicating the flea-market garage sale concept and other traditional markets in the online world grew in the minds of entrepreneurs.
The first successful attempt to create an online marketplace on a large scale was eBay.com, which was mainly focused on peer to peer transactions, allowing anyone to become a seller and consumers to access a broad assortment of products.
The impact of the digital economy has created new opportunities and challenges for all CEOs particularly for those in the retail sector. What began as a quest to create the perfect customer experience, retailers quickly turned their attention to creating a superior omnichannel environment to keep up with the proliferation of devices and to meet the ever-changing shopping habits of consumers. Digital tools are disrupting the business environment and require significant changes in operations, communications, and selling…and it is about to get much worse.Read More
The Chief Data Officer… Maybe your organization already has one or maybe you’re thinking about hiring one soon. It is a title that used to raise eyebrows, but now it's becoming the norm, and for good reason. This year’s Gartner Enterprise Information & Master Data Management Summit has an entire – and brand new – track dedicated to the role of the CDO. In it, Gartner will reveal the findings of its 2015 CDO Survey and explain the increasing value of the role.Read More
If you haven’t heard the term Digital Transformation or Digital Disruption, you have probably been living on another planet for the past few years. Digital is happening and it’s happening now. Our latest Digital Transformation Business survey showed that three-quarters (76%) of all the organizations asked, claimed that they were currently undertaking a digital transformation project.Read More
According to one memorable opening line, “the past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.” It’s a quote that has enjoyed more lasting fame than the novel it came from because it sums up something everyone knows: nothing ever stays the same.Read More