About to launch in Europe, on-demand subscription airline Surf Air takes a novel approach to business travel that the 1970s jet set would approve of
Credit scoring giant Experian has built its own cloud technology platform to offer data-as-a-service as it ventures nimbly into the API economy
An golden age of social beauty? That's the vision that L’Oréal is pursuing with digital transformation providing the ultimate make-over.
Getting new Doddle stores up and running now takes 14 days or less, down from six weeks, thanks to the development for in-store staff of a new Android app running on Couchbase.
I headed to the NRF retail extravaganza with burning questions about how retailers succeed in Amazon's shadow. Thanks to a slew of meetings and demos with startups, analysts, and assorted industry players, I got some answers. Here's a five point roundup, complete with graphics and videos.
Online grocery chain Ocado let me down three times in 24 hours last week. It's not a good time in the increasingly competitive market for such a bad fail.
Retail is tough, but online retailer Shoebacca is winning. At the Acumatica Summit, I found out how they are pulling it off. Shifting from internal IT hassles to a customer focus is a big piece of the puzzle. So is reaching millennials. Shoebacca shared why they took the early adoption risk with Acumatica Commerce. Up next: smarter forecasting.
Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay has been a major success with customers, too much so in many respects as there's now a problem with congestion in line in stores. New CEO Kevin Johnson needs to fix it.
Zoho has ambitions to crush Salesforce. They have plenty of application firepower available, along with a business model that is antithetical to the VC model that dominates technology startups. Is it enough? We assess.
After a protracted search, e-signature platform DocuSign has a new CEO, who says its scale and growth potential lay the ground for an early IPO
Salesforce Commerce Cloud CEO at NRF - 75 percent of retailers are "ill-prepared" for the omni-channel
There's enough omni-channel promo at NRF 2017 to make your head spin. Jeff Barnett, Salesforce Commerce Cloud CEO, dispelled some of the myths of the omni-channel. He shared stark data about retail disruption, but also some ways forward. I also got an update on the Commerce Cloud platform integration.
Salesforce contributes to a $20 million funding round by fast-growing digital commerce partner CloudCraze to corner B2B e-commerce opportunity
The breadth and volume of offerings at this year's re:Invent shows that, like its parent, AWS wants all your business - truly it's the Amazon of cloud IT