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A weekly summary of the news, trends, reviews, profiles and articles from Retail CIO Outlook
January 17, 2019

Retail CIO Outlook Weekly Brief

Newsletter for Enterprise Technology Decision Makers

Feature of the Week
Major retail giants are switching to the cashierless store technology using AI, cameras, and sensors. These models lessen the chances of thefts and paperwork errors as they have cameras and hence automatically charge the customers.
Flagging a credit union services to make the members aware at the right time is the current focus. Artificial Intelligence recognizes the opportunity to trigger a specific function that creates an offer, which addresses the particular need for personal credit, bonds, savings, or a home mortgage.
The marketers capable of intelligently considering, comparing, using, and improving the use of artificial intelligence in different applications will be the winners in the future space technology will control marketing decisions more than today.
Featured Vendors
Provider of solutions to help retailers and CGP companies with price optimizations and promotions, increasing consumer traffic.
UP Solution provides POS hardware, software, and payment processing services, to provide business owners the convenience of managing their POS and payment related issues, in one place.
Provides a suite of continuous monitoring systems, threat intelligence, and vulnerability assessment solutions.
CIO Viewpoint
Jeff Donaldson, SVP & CIO, Gamestop
There are a couple of trends that are both fascinating and also have great potential to transform businesses, government and eventually society.
Michael Lehman, CIO, Batteries Plus Bulbs
Just like retailers who adapt quickly and break down silos have a competitive advantage, vendors that can provide integrated solutions across these mediums have a competitive advantage.
CXO Insights
By Benoit Montreuil, Professor in ISYE School, Coca- Cola Chair in Material Handling and Distribution
Simulation assists organizations in assessing the state, performance, anomalies, opportunities and risks of current and proposed supply chains and logistic systems, virtually stress testing their performance and the feasibility of innovations.
By Rathi Murthy, CTO, Gap Inc.
SDN provides a single set of APIs to create a single management console for physical and virtual devices and also supports management of both physical and virtual switches and network devices from a central controller.