No company is immune to competition.
Today I am super excited to have received this note.
Just submitted for @shoporg 2016: “Programmatic Commerce: Why Unified Commerce is so important.” #retail #insights #wishmeluck
Proposal Abstract Description:
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.
@Apple Confidential – Steve Jobs on “Think Different” – Internal Meeting Sept. 23, 1997 #leadership #RelevantToday
What other retailers have been reluctant to concede: E-commerce isn’t as profitable as brick-and-mortar stores. #retail #leadership
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...