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Maximize the Power of Data in Retail

By Steve Rempel, CIO, Rite Aid [NYSE:RAD]

Retail Focus: Using Promotional Financing to help Close the Sale

By Sue Yasav, VP, Market & Consumer Insights, Synchrony Financial [NYSE:SYF]

Engaging the New Next Gen Shopper with Cognitive Computing

By Michelle Peluso, CMO, IBM Corporation And Laurence Haziot, Global Managing Director, Consumer Industries, IBM Corporation [NYSE:IBM]

Challenges for Retailers in Today's Technophile Market

By Robin Copland, VP-Retail, Americas, ThoughtWorks

Being Your Best Reference Account: 4 Questions Every CIO Should Ask

By Alvina Antar, CIO, Zuora

Being Your Best Reference Account: 4 Questions Every CIO Should Ask

Technology company CIOs are among the chosen few who are able to create a greater impact to their business and revenue beyond their core IT function.

It Is Not About Technology, It Is About People

By Bruce Valk, CIO & VP, Silver Star Brands

It Is Not About Technology, It Is About People

While having a high IQ will definitely offer advantages, EQ is a more necessary component not only to have a happy life, but also a positive impact on your career.

Digital and In-Store Shopping is Colliding and Reliable Network Performance is at the Center

By Ricardo Belmar, Senior Director-Enterprise Product Marketing, InfoVista

Digital and in-store shopping experiences are on a collision course in the best way possible.

Ways to Take Friction Out of Cross-border Transfers

By David Thompson, EVP, Global Operations and Technology, CTO & CIO, Western Union

Ways to Take Friction Out of Cross-border Transfers

One of our primary goals is to effectively communicate with our customers between transactions.

Amazon's Secret Weapon in the Fight to Improve Product Information

By Stephanie Leffler, CEO, OneSpace

Amazon's Secret Weapon in the Fight to Improve Product Information

Amazon has grown their ecommerce empire by building infrastructure to power their operation and then releasing that infrastructure to other companies in the form of services in the cloud.

The Emerging Role of an eCommerce CIO

By Nicholas Pendrous, CIO, Dotcom Distribution

The Emerging Role of an eCommerce CIO

The role of an e-commerce third party logistics (3PL) has been trending much closer to the consumer.

IoT as an Enabler to Operations and Commercial Strategies

By Matt Meier, VP & CIO, Whirlpool Corporation

IoT as an Enabler to Operations and Commercial Strategies

The dawn of Cloud Computing, Big Data, Machine Learning, Mobile, IoT and myriad other over-used buzzwords have forever changed the opportunity.

The 360 Degree Customer

By Mark Horbal, CIO, SVP-IT, EVP Corporate Vision and Innovation, SpringBIG

The 360 Degree Customer

In the simplest terms, the fundamental objective of any retail enterprise is to sell as many products as possible.

Three Ways that Retailers Can Step Their Game Up in 2017

By Fiona Swerdlow, VP, Research Director, Forrester Research [NASDAQ:FORR]

Three Ways that Retailers Can Step Their Game Up in 2017

This year has been no picnic for retailers. With Thanksgiving weekend upon us, many retailers are in the throes of the holidays and are doing all they can to achieve a strong finish to a bumpy, even bewildering year.

Retail: It's all about 'Experience'

By Paul Scorza, CIO & EVP, Information Technology, an Ahold Delhaize Company And Malcolm D'Souza, Sr. Director, I.T. Transformation Retail Business Services, an Ahold Delhaize Company

Retail: It's all about 'Experience'

The use of technology in the retail supermarket sector is exploding. From digital signage to customer facing devices, to internet cafés, the use and reliance on technology has grown exponentially.

Speed of Retail

By John O'Reilly, VP of Business Development, Aptaris

When consumers demand instant gratification, including fast delivery and information at their finger-tips, the speed of retail must be accelerated.

Digitizing the Retail Customer Experience and What it Means for Multichannel Retailers Today

By Bob Hetu, Research Director, Gartner [NYSE:IT]

Digitizing the Retail Customer Experience and What it Means for Multichannel Retailers Today

​The 2016 holiday season is in the books and the impact of eCommerce, and Amazon, is clear. According to First Data, October 1, 2016 through January 2, 2017, eCommerce sales grew 12 percent.

How Technology Is Revolutionizing the Integration of Unstructured Data

By Onyeka Nchege, CIO, Interstate Batteries

How Technology Is Revolutionizing the Integration of Unstructured Data

Under the AWS pricing model, customers pay based on their utilization of the AWS infrastructure.

Revving the Tech-ometer

By Keith Crerar, Executive VP, TradeRev

Revving the Tech-ometer

Technology is significantly changing the way dealers approach vehicle acquisition, inventory, remarketing and sales.

POS Systems Can Now Become Artificial Intelligence Weapons

By Lucas E. Wall, CEO, ROI Checker

POS Systems Can Now Become Artificial Intelligence Weapons

In recent years we have seen significant scientific contributions to the field of human influence, which studies how the people we know and interact with influence the decisions we make.

How the Internet of Things is Changing the Approach to Technology and Business

By Ed McLaughlin, CIO, Mastercard

How the Internet of Things is Changing the Approach to Technology and Business

With the ongoing and accelerating changes in the technologies available to your (and your competitors’) business, it is certainly an exciting time to sit in the Chief Information Officer seat.

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