IT Reseller Channel Talk, VAR & IT Business Talk

IT Reseller articles relating to news, views, opinions, IT business and technology discussion from VARS,Resellers,System Integrators, partners and distributors.

RSS

Decline in online customer experience will leave UK retailers struggling to compete in 2019, report warns

Decline in online customer experience will leave UK retailers struggling to compete in 2019, report warns

The UK’s top e-retailers are seriously jeopardising sales by not prioritising on-site customer experience, according to an industry index report.

Retail technology: investing in IoT to unlock multiple business benefits

Retail technology: investing in IoT to unlock multiple business benefits

By Jason Kay, CCO, IMS Evolve.

Technology investment within food retail is predicted to increase by 3.6 per cent within the next 12 months and, according to Gartner research, similar growth rates are expected over the next two years.

Digital transformation projects will continue to disrupt the customer experience in 2019, says Aspect Software

Digital transformation projects will continue to disrupt the customer experience in 2019, says Aspect Software

Over the last few years, digital transformation has been one of the biggest buzzwords in business and with organisations understanding the benefits that technologies such as AI, IoT and big-data analytics can bring, projects have been executed, bringing improved efficiencies, cost reductions and improvements to business processes.

Meeting the demand - SCM Technology report

Meeting the demand - SCM Technology report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke to a number of key spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments in the world of supply chain management-related software – including those involving mobility, SaaS/Cloud, Big Data and Digital Transformation.

Participants include: Gartner, Panorama Consulting, Aberdeen Group, Cap Gemini, Frost & Sullivan, Access Supply Chain Software, Manhattan Associates, BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd, DynaSys, TIMOCOM, Honeywell.

The digital skills revolution

The digital skills revolution

As technology transforms manufacturing, UK companies face an urgent need to reskill their employees. That calls for new approaches to training and development. In the coming years, we expect the pace of change to accelerate, as companies adopt new, digitally-enabled approaches across their operations.

Consumers show preferences for purchases made in-store, survey reveals

Consumers show preferences for purchases made in-store, survey reveals

More than 70 percent of consumers prefer to shop for consumer goods either in-store or online from retailers with a physical presence, as opposed to 29 percent who shop primarily online, according to survey results announced by DXC Technology and published in an IDC InfoBrief.

Retailers moved from AI hype to reality in 2018, but are yet to seize opportunities across functions

Retailers moved from AI hype to reality in 2018, but are yet to seize opportunities across functions

A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has dispelled some of the mystique around AI’s value to retail businesses and revealed a path to tangible growth opportunities.

Major criminal threats to retailers at Christmas

Major criminal threats to retailers at Christmas

This Christmas the risk to retailers’ margins from theft is greater than ever before, according to the Lodgic Intelligence Centre.

Skills and knowledge gap is biggest barrier to machine learning uptake, Cloudera report reveals

Skills and knowledge gap is biggest barrier to machine learning uptake, Cloudera report reveals

Nearly 9 in 10 (87%) companies in Europe have implemented machine learning (ML) technology or plan to do so by 2020, a new study has revealed. The conclusions reached in Finding the Business Potential in Machine Learning show that ML is second only to analytics as the key investment priority for businesses and ahead of other disciplines like IoT, artificial intelligence and data science.

Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

To borrow that famous quote from the great American author Mark Twain, reports of the death of the physical retail store have been greatly exaggerated.

Editorial: +44 (0)1892 536363
Publisher: +44 (0)208 440 0372
Subscribe FREE to the weekly E-newsletter