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Aug 8, 2018 - by Milind Gehlot
The last two decades have seen an unprecedented transformation in the retail industry. The good thing is that the customer demand remained intact. In fact, it is growing steadily. However, there has been a transformation in people’s buying behavior and lifestyle choices. Competitive pressures are also phenomenally high. E-commerce players have disrupted the market. At the same time, physical retailers too are experimenting with...
Jul 27, 2018 - by Srikar Reddy
Artificial intelligence (AI) relies on big data and machine learning for myriad applications, from autonomous vehicles to algorithmic trading, and from clinical decision support systems to data mining. The availability of large amounts of data is essential to the development of AI. Given China's large population and business sector, both of which use digitized platforms and tools to an unparalleled extent, it may enjoy an advantage in AI. In...
Jun 21, 2018 - by Dominic Telaro
  The above visual shows the complexity involved in managing a collaborative Supply Chain.Collaboration today is severely limited without the correct digital tools that allow for vision, implementation, strategizing, flexibility and change.Steps to building a successful collaborative model.Priority 1 – get close to your customersFind out what is important to them, why they buy from you, and how can you make it easier for them to grow...
May 30, 2018 - by Karthikeyan Rajan
As competitive forces and margin pressure reign supreme, manufacturers and distributors are bracing themselves for what’s ahead in 2018. While some are embracing the challenges and responding to the current marketplace by taking advantage of those challenges and preparing for growth, there are several who are still scrambling to adapt.Here are the biggest trends that we are seeing in 2018. By developing a plan for these trends, there is an...
May 10, 2018 - by Srikar Reddy
With the recent controversy involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, there is increasing pressure on companies that are dealing with data to deliver superior business and customer outcomes. Not just social media networks, but any company in the process of digital transformation. This includes firms leveraging new technologies and platforms, such as drones, AI and autonomous vehicles, to deliver value.The pressure is even more intense on...
May 4, 2018 - by Siddhartha Mondal
For retailers who want to take on the digital future, investing in a robust e-commerce solution that can improve processes, boost efficiency and facilitate better communication is absolutely crucial. A digital transformation through an e-commerce solution can help you grow your business and achieve an expanded geographical footprint.While there is a wide choice of both proprietary and open source options available for e-commerce platforms, it is...
Apr 26, 2018 - by Subhash Swamy
Today’s travellers are very individualistic and highly intolerant of unsolicited ads popping up on social media pages or generic spam email bombarding their inbox (even if they may have opted to receive email from the organisation). While travel organisations are trying to personalize their messages – from personalizing the headline to reflect the person’s name to sending targeted offers based on past purchases – these efforts are being met with...
Apr 25, 2018 - by Chankey Agrawal
Over the last year, the buzz around AI seems to have reached a crescendo. Every day, we’re seeing new applications and innovations around AI. AI or cognitive computing is quickly becoming all pervasive. Being the next generation of computing systems, cognitive computing allows organisations to make strategic decisions, augment, accelerate and scale human expertise, by enabling unprecedented levels of human-machine collaboration.Cognitive systems...
Apr 25, 2018 - by Shrikanth
The set of ‘born digital’ companies such as Uber, Amazon, AirBnB, Alibaba have provided lessons in digital disruption to the rest of the world. We live in the digital world where market disrupters are developing platforms that facilitate exchange between the customers and makers, partners or even peers, reshaping industries into interconnected ecosystems.Digital disruption makes scale inconsequential, it turns assets into liabilities...
Apr 18, 2018 - by Arindam Panda
Over the next few years, we can fully expect the use of Machine Learning and AI to become mainstream as more organisations discover its many applications. IDC has estimated that by 2019, 40% of digital transformation initiatives will use AI services and by 2021, 75% of enterprise applications will use AI. The possible applications could range from insights to predictions to recommendations on running the business better. As a result, machine...

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