Facebook’s Messenger Bot Store could be the most important launch since the App Store #retail #bot

If Facebook announces the “Messenger Bot Store” at F8, as many predict, it would be arguably the most consequential event for the tech industry since Apple.. Source: Facebook’s Messenger Bot Continue Reading

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What’s Next in Computing? via @cdixon #AI #iot #mobile #insight #prediction #trends 

  Tech product cycles are mutually reinforcing interactions between platforms and applications. New platforms enable new applications, which in turn make the new platforms more valuable, creating a positive feedback Continue Reading

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Just submitted for @shoporg 2016: “Programmatic Commerce: Why Unified Commerce is so important.” #retail #insights #wishmeluck

Proposal Abstract Description: Unified Commerce [formerly known as Omnichannel] is no longer a nice to have, it is a foundational imperative…but why? Some may say Unified Commerce will provide differentiation Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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What other retailers have been reluctant to concede: E-commerce isn’t as profitable as brick-and-mortar stores. #retail #leadership

Michael Kors just admitted what other retailers have been reluctant to concede: E-commerce isn’t as profitable as brick-and-mortar stores. Source Bloomberg Gadfly: Michael Kors and E-Commerce Reality

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