Applications of CRM, sales, marketing, business intelligence, customer service, social media and networking, supply chain, and e-commerce software and solutions in the retail industry.
Jump Starting Predictive Analytics in 5 StepsFebruary 8, 2016
Launching a predictive analytics initiative can seem daunting. This five-step process will make it less so.
Internet of Things Adds Intelligence to Supply ChainDecember 8, 2015
Companies like Whirlpool and GM are using IoT technologies for smarter supply chains.
Mobile Apps Shaping Customer ServiceDecember 3, 2015
United Airlines and Home Depot are among companies using mobile apps to improve customer service.
Startup Spotlight: CrowdFlower's Data Enrichment PlatformNovember 19, 2015
CrowdFlower's technology ensures data scientists don't spend their valuable time on mundane data preparation tasks.
Bringing Home the BeaconOctober 30, 2015
'Companies are getting beacons out there as fast as they can,' says president of Location Based Marketing Association. What can we learn …
Infor Partners with Whole Foods on Retail-Specific Cloud ERPOctober 14, 2015
Infor creates dedicated retail business unit and partners with Whole Foods to create cloud ERP software for the retail industry.
How Beacons Can Enhance CRMOctober 2, 2015
Beacon technology has yet to take off in a big way, though it can help companies get closer to customers. Analyze beacon data and connect it …
5 Mobile Marketing TrendsSeptember 28, 2015
Mobile marketing is undeniably hot. These five trends offer insight into mobile marketing strategies employed by leading-edge companies.
CRM Market Leaders? It's ComplicatedSeptember 18, 2015
Most folks agree that Salesforce, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP dominate the enterprise CRM market. But the picture gets fuzzier in looking …
7 Significant ERP TrendsAugust 31, 2015
The cloud, analytics, better reporting and implementation simplicity are among trends impacting ERP implementations.
Infor Acquiring GT Nexus to Further Cloud AmbitionsAugust 11, 2015
Its $675 million purchase of GT Nexus will help Infor boost its retail business and accelerate its plans to become a leading cloud services …
ERP Under Attack at Black Hat [VIDEO]August 11, 2015
Onapsis CTO details risks of legacy protocols and complexity in enterprise applications like SAP's ERP.
6 Lessons from IoT NinjasAugust 3, 2015
Early adopters are experiencing Internet of Things successes – and learning hard lessons. Their hits and misses can help companies …
5 Lessons from Data Analytics NinjasJune 5, 2015
What are data analytics ninjas like ConocoPhillips and Walmart doing right?
Is Hadoop Maturity in Sight?June 4, 2015
Gartner predicts 'anemic' growth for Hadoop in the near term. What gives?
Channel Data Management Sheds Light on Supply ChainJune 2, 2015
Retailers analyze customer data for sales insights, but such data is largely invisible to OEMs. The emerging discipline of channel data …
Why Walmart Doesn't Have Legacy ITMay 29, 2015
Walmart CIO Karenann Terrell details how the world's largest retailer handles app refreshes and how it views Big Data.
Salesforce Brings Big Data to Analytics CloudMay 28, 2015
Salesforce has partnered with Big Data management platform providers like Google, Cloudera and Hortonworks to offer integrations for its …
3 Tips to Boost Mobile App AdoptionMay 20, 2015
Mobile app initiatives often lack a plan to encourage user adoption. Big mistake. Here are three suggestions for boosting mobile app usage.
Epicor Spinning off Retail BusinessMay 12, 2015
Epicor, which recently purchased two providers of retail software, is spinning off its Retail Solutions business. It is also refinancing …