Month: September 2015

Real-Time Big Data is About to Go Mainstream – Are You Ready?

  Real-time big data analytics, already exhibiting rapid growth, is reaching an inflection point.  Now, for the first time, all the ingredients are coming together to form an integrated real-time big data supply chain that will transform how we do business. This development couldn’t come at a more auspicious time.  According to IDC, we are […]

The Role of Data Governance in Delivering Seamless Omni-Channel Experiences

  Deploying the most powerful technology tools or building sophisticated processes help retailers maximize the shopper experience, drive operational excellence and ensure financial health. However, these results are all dependent on the quality of data used to drive business activities. Indeed, findings from Aberdeen Group’s Data-Driven Retail study shows that quality of data is the […]

The Path to Optimize Retail Operations through Big Data

  Running a retail business is no easy feat. There are plenty of unknowns and moving parts that change the dynamics of the business. Coupled with rising consumer expectations for better service, achieving operational excellence is not an option, but rather a necessity for modern retailers. In our previous post we noted the benefits of […]

Being a Data-Driven Retailer: What’s in it for You?

  The short-answer to the above question is: ‘a lot.’ However, that’s not adequate to highlight the vital importance of adopting a data-driven approach to manage retail business activities ranging from supply chain management to pricing and demand planning. As such, this post will provide a detailed overview of the performance benefits retailers enjoy by […]