Just submitted for @shoporg 2016: “Programmatic Commerce: Why Unified Commerce is so important.” #retail #insights #wishmeluck
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What will humans do when machines can do almost everything? #AI #Robotics #jobs #WhatIsWork #economics
Artificial intelligence experts predict that intelligent and semi-intelligent autonomous systems — such as self-driving cars and autonomous drones — "will march into our society" in the next two to three years, with driving expected to be fully automated in 25 years, a panel of experts said at a 13 February news briefing at the 2016 AAAS Annual Meeting.
Brain-machine interface implant reaches brain via blood vessels without open-brain surgery
Digital Transformation Requires Total Organizational Commitment #Retail #Disruption #digital #leadership
Wherever you turn, businesses are facing tremendous disruptive pressure. What's interesting is that the theory about how firms should be dealing with this..
Unified Commerce to me appears to be when one uses an OMS as it should be used, as the single source of the truth. The truth for customer, product, inventory, pricing & promotion, tax, auth transactions, and shipping. In this case, existing enterprise systems are integrated in to the OMS using an enterprise bus like IBM Integration Bus (IIB) that does the enterprise systems to OMS data translations.
Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack Fallacy #innovation #disruption #retail #leadership by @anshublog
This is a great read and thought on how empathy needs to be an foundational part of any successful advance in to new products areas, which are enabled by your current core offering. Stack fallacy has caused many companies to attempt to capture new markets and fail spectacularly. When you see a database company thinking apps are easy, that's Stack fallacy...
Thought provoking piece on redefining “work” as we enter what is being called the 4th Industrial Revolution. #AI #economy #jobs #trends
A prototype of a wireless sensor patch harvests your body heat to power itselfTag! You're a generator.Read More: Power Harvesting Sensor Patch Uses Your Body As a Battery
Owned by @Amazon, @Twitch is enormous with over 100 million visitors per month. #Retail #Distribution #Innovation
In 2013, worldwide video game industry revenue was $70.4 billion, compared to box office revenues of $35.9 billion. I dare you to find a key distribution channel Amazon is not participating in.
Retailers are too caught up with trying to implement services or software to achieve a particular omnichannel capability. None of it is differentiating, but more status-quo in this new retailing world. I believe that retailers should look at the creation of experiences the same way that consumer tech companies develop software and hardware...with an eye on consumer needs and with a product management hat on. I presented this in 2013 at the annual meeting of The International Association of Clothing Design Executives.
Do You Really Know Your Customer, Today’s Shopper? Really? Retail needs a Real Customer Data Exchange… #Retail #Prediction #leadership
Today, bitcoin is thriving like never before. Or hadn't you heard?
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