Author: PK

Putting the Pieces Together: Tips for Connecting Fragmented Data

Consumers increasingly expect an omnichannel shopping experience, and retailers are beginning to feel the urgency to respond. According to a recent Shopgate report, more than two-thirds (67 percent) of retailers now say omnichannel retailing......Read more

Cloudy with a Chance of Shopping

Retail forecasting in the age of big data  As brick-and-mortar stores experience increasingly trying times, the need to better predict consumer behavior has taken on new meaning. The rise of artificial......Read more

Vision 2020: The Mall’s Rebirth

Indoor analytics provides a new opportunity for mall and department store growth Two decades ago, the shopping mall was the hub of public life. Anchored by brand-name department stores......Read more

Ghosts of Retail Past

What Sears has to tell us about customer experience While we’ve been hearing about brick-and-mortar stores being on the ropes for a decade, the number of major retailers that closed over the......Read more

How Edge Computing is Reshaping Retail

From the rise of e-commerce to Amazon Go, retail has experienced a drastic transformation in the past decade, and advancements in edge computing are expected to drive further change:......Read more

Defining a Culture of Software Engineering Quality

This series of articles is intended to explore how an organization can promulgate a ‘Culture of Quality’ in software engineering. While I will try to explore this topic in......Read more

Building Software Engineering Quality by Starting at the Source

Contemporary approaches to source management extend beyond the warehousing and versioning of code. This article argues for viewing Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Testing and even Continuous Quality as......Read more

Informing Better Business Decisions with Analytics

Analytics provide insights that add operational value to any industry. In today’s global business community, the volume and complexity of customer and company data is continuously expanding. The prevalence......Read more

New Horizons for Utilities

On the heels of the digital revolution, the new era of digitally-empowered utilities has officially arrived. It’s predicted that electric utilities will install more than 90 million smart meters......Read more

Better Personalization Through Technology: Marketing Trends

Increasing consumer demands are keeping marketers on their toes. Companies with a customer-centric strategy must be ready to provide next-level service, even before consumers know they want it. And......Read more