Consumers equipped with smartphones expect fast, convenient and uniquely relevant shopping experiences in store and online. As a result, one-third of shoppers are not satisfied with the in-store experience, turned off by everything from chronic out-of-stocks to cookie-cutter products and marketing messages that speak to the masses, as opposed to them as individuals.
In turn, retailers are empowering front-line associates with tools designed to add newfound conveniences, such as locating inventory without having to leave a shopper’s side, to texting them curated product offers based on in-store and online buying patterns and preferences
These are just a few of the insights found in Zebra’s 10th annual shopper study, which surveyed nearly 7,500 consumers from North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East to gain a deeper understanding of shopper satisfaction and retail technology trends that are reshaping brick-and-mortar and online stores.
More connected, informed and demanding customers have the financial services sector looking closely at their processes and products. Collaborative digital platforms can transform your value network and approach.
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• Turn regulatory compliance to competitive advantage: Use digitization to improve compliance, reduce risk and enhance governance.
• Improve customer experience through digitization: Reduce regulatory issues, gain insights, increase efficiency and customer-centric innovation.
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The current trend in manufacturing is towards tailor-made products in smaller lots with shorter delivery times. This change may lead to frequent production modifications resulting in increased machine downtime, higher production cost, product waste—and no need to rework faulty products. To satisfy the customer demand behind this trend, manufacturers must move quickly to new production models. Quality assurance is the key area that IT must support. At the same time, the traceability of products becomes central to compliance as well as quality. Traceability can be achieved by interconnecting data sources across the factory, analyzing historical and streaming data for insights, and taking immediate action to control the entire end-to-end process. Doing so can lead to noticeable cost reductions, and gains in efficiency, process reliability, and speed of new product delivery. Additionally, analytics helps manufacturers find the best setups for machinery.
Manufacturers are looking for ways to optimize their factory floor and machinery processes to reach their full production potential. Whether it is because of equipment issues or the personnel running the machines, the average OEE machine is running at 60%. With Visual Factories’ plug-and-play cloud-based solution, factory management get enhanced visibility into their manufacturing processes, helping to identify operational inefficiencies and to increase their OEE. Real-time reports for middle management deliver root cause analysis that will increase machine efficiency. Top management use the business insights for maximizing profits and reducing costs. The solution is quick and easy to install and can be set up by on-site maintenance staff.
Visual Factories' solution is compatible with any type of production machine in any market segment and has been deployed at metal working and medical tooling plants in the aerospace, automotive and medical industries around the world. Customers incl
Published By: Seismic
Published Date: May 24, 2019
Implementing a sales enablement strategy is one of the most effective ways you can transform your sales and marketing teams.
Organizations that have undertaken a sales enablement initiative have seen a 350% increase in content usage, 275% boost in conversions, and 65% more revenue generated by new reps.
In this webinar, we’ll share the 3 biggest mistakes companies make when implementing a sales enablement strategy to ensure you don’t fall victim to these pitfalls.
You'll walk away with the framework for implementing a sales enablement strategy that will enable you to:
? Increase Sales Productivity
? Improve Sales and Marketing Alignment
? Increase Efficiency of Content Management
? Unlock Deep Content Insights and Analytics
More than 50% of all e-commerce fraud losses are from cyberattacks such as account takeover, gift card cracking and inventory scalping. While these attacks occur year round, the majority of losses are sustained during peak seasonal promotions and new product releases.
Watch this briefing to learn the anatomy of the costliest attacks on web and mobile applications, and insights from Top 10 Retailers on successful mitigation techniques. Topics covered include:
Top 3 retail attack techniques
Analysis of attack data during sales promotions
Best practices from Top 10 Retailers
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jul 28, 2009
While historically consumer packaged goods (CPG) organizations have made significant investments in data collection and integration, much of the data stored in their IT infrastructures has not been analyzed or deployed to further the firms' business performance. Those enterprises that learn to effectively harness the vast quantities of information generated by their IT systems - both within and outside the corporation - will enjoy a substantial competitive advantage.
We have a world of technology at our fingertips, but is it actually leading to stronger, more agile organisations? How do these new tools serve as the catalysts for more productivity and greater executions of companies’ larger marketplace ambitions? In the brief "4 Trends Redefining Performance Management,” we cover:
1. Embracing the Digital Transformation
2. Rethinking Performance Management
3. Rising Employee Engagement
4. Business Insights
Download the brief to learn how you can expand HR's role in boosting company success.
Is your accounting software holding you back?
Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility.
As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free and concise eBook: "Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software: Achieving Best-in-Class Financial Management."
Managing your data can be a challenge, but establishing an analytics solution that every user can navigate, regardless of skillset, is where organizations often need help. TIBCO® Spotfire® features AI-driven data visualizations and dashboards, which helps enables each organizational role to discover and deliver valuable insights with ease.
Riteway Sales and Marketing, which helps many Southeastern supermarkets execute strategies, leveraged the power of TIBCO Spotfire to better understand individual product performance throughout their stores, achieving exponentially faster time to insight than their previous solution allowed.
Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how TIBCO Spotfire, when leveraged on Amazon Web Services cloud, can help you generate deep insights in minutes. You’ll learn:
• How to generate relevant, actionable insights from any data, anywhere
• Some of the best practices for leveraging AI-driven visual and predictive analytics solutions in the cloud
• How to
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Gartner recently conducted research to evaluate innovative products and services to comprise its report: “Cool Vendors in Human-Machine Interface, 2016.” Explore the organizations that are transforming how we interact with our devices in the workplace. Receive special insights into a paradigm shift in the way we work known as Infopresence, which is enabled by the Oblong technology spotlighted in the report.
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innovation, Google Cloud Next ’17 showcased insights and solutions
from across the industry. Whether you’re an enterprise or a startup, Google Cloud is here to help you build what’s next. "
We’ve identified seven ways that moving to cloud-based productivity apps can:
Improve your communication and teamwork
Increase your company’s mobility
Turn data into insights Download the e-book to learn how you can make the most of the cloud with Office 365.
The exponential growth of omnichannel shopping and ever-burgeoning demand for faster merchandise deliveries is redefining the supply chain’s distribution of consumer products goods. A seminal shift in how shoppers increasingly buy via multiple touch points — online from desktop computers, mobile devices and in-store — has created the need for the “smarter” warehouse to serve today’s connected consumer. As retailers look to merge their brick-and-mortar and online operations to cut costs and boost efficiency, warehouse management systems must keep pace. For this report, Zebra Technologies analyzed the state of the warehousing marketplace among firms in the US and Canada with at least $15 million in annual revenues. The online survey asked IT and operations personnel in the manufacturing, retail, transportation and wholesale market segments to share their insights and business plans over the next five years, in light of a rapidly changing industry.
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This paper explores the impact of social media on the marketplace and customer behaviors, and provides a six-step “road map” that guides organizations through the process of implementing a social media program.
The purpose of this white paper is to provide organizations with a four step roadmap that details how organizations can use VoC to make Product Management more customer-centric and significantly increase the odds of consistently delivering products that are successful in the marketplace.
Published By: Salesforce
Published Date: Nov 18, 2014
"A growing business needs a good Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application. It helps you manage critical customer information in one place — and gives you a complete view of your business. You’ll gain key business insights that help you close more deals, boost sales, and improve forecasting accuracy. But is now the right time for you?
Read this e-book to get practical advice on:
• Signs your business needs a CRM
• How CRM can improve sales and productivity
• Building your CRM strategy
• How to maximize your ROI
Download Your Complete CRM Handbook now so you can decide when your business should invest in a CRM.
Proving the value of language training to business can be challenging so we decided to take the guesswork out of it. We surveyed 56,000 of our business product users to gain key insights into how language training has changed their businesses. This infographic shares the key results to help human resource, learning and development, and business line leaders better understand how language impacts business.
Analytics is game-changing and can produce valuable insights from the ever-growing volume,
velocity and variety of data. Business Intelligence (BI) provides the foundation for many types
of Analytics. It enables companies to deliver exceptional customer experience, enhance
marketing effectiveness, increase operational efficiencies, reduce financial risks, improve
product quality and reliability, and so on. But businesses are also challenged to generate timecritical
actionable insights and make a compelling financial business case for BI investments.
To create a successful workforce management deployment, the first step is to evaluate your WFM product and determine how you'll use it along with the processes and best practices that support it. Next, consider how your ACD is configured, what type of forecasting and scheduling practices you'll use and goals for various metrics including schedule adherence. For more insights, read how to get the most out of workforce management.
Forrester names Adobe as a Leader in customer analytics, according to the Forrester Wave: Customer Analytics Solutions, Q2 2018 report.
• We’re a Leader. But we won’t stop there. Adobe Analytics provides a superior product, executive vision, and strategy. We understand the needs of today’s marketers and customer insights professions, while staying ahead
of the curve on future analytics trends.
• Adobe Analytics fuels insight-driven customer experiences. Adobe has turned its mantra of “Make Experience Your Business” inward, by developing a marketer-friendly solution that doesn’t skimp on advanced analytical functionality.
• Adobe Analytics excels at real-time conversion of insights into action, superior usability, and AI-powered customer journey analytics.
• Adobe Analytics’ capabilities, such as Virtual Analyst, powered by Adobe Sensei, use artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify anomalies, contributing factors, and segment differences. What
"The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is flooding today’s industrial sector with data. Information is streaming in from many sources — equipment on production lines, sensors at customer facilities, sales data, and much more. Harvesting insights means filtering out the noise to arrive at actionable intelligence. This report shows how to craft a strategy to gain a competitive edge. It explains how to evaluate IIoT solutions, including what to look for in end-to-end analytics solutions. Finally, it shows how SAS has combined its analytics expertise with Intel’s leadership in IIoT information architecture to create solutions that turn raw data into valuable insights.
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