Using hackneyed consumer hooks to flog high-level strategic research is a baffling strategy, says Chris Middleton of Gartner's new IoT market trends report.
Blicks, clicks and remix. Chris Middleton talks to head of ecommerce, Nicola Tibbs, on how music retailer Dawsons has found the missing link between bricks and clicks, with an innovative mix of smartglasses and AI.
The innocent have plenty to fear from machine-based decision-making, despite what politicians and legislators might claim. Chris Middleton snoops on the rise of the snooper in the final part of the Digital Dystopia series.
In Part 2 of this personal report on a dangerous rise of automation and machine-based decision-making, Chris Middleton shares a horrifying vision of the present.
The robots aren't 'coming', they're here. The bad news is they're us – unless we urgently write new rules that benefit all of human society. Chris Middleton presents the first of a two-part personal report on the ill-considered rise of automation and machine-based decision-making.
Gartner says retailers will not be able to compete in the digitalised marketplace. Chris Middleton reckons that's missing a trick or two.
Paris Cloud Week kicked off yesterday. Chris Middleton provides a personal assessment of the opening keynote event that went back to the future.
In a purely data-centric retail world in which everything is solely transactional, shops become undifferentiated warehouses stocking whatever sells and the US economy would disappear up its own Amazon.
Can eye care and shopping for eyewear become a completely digital, online experience? Luxottic is one company that can see how to do that
US rent-to-own retailer Rent-a-Center is moving into an omni-channel e-commerce-driven future with Hybris. .
Fox News anchor-turned-child health advocate Alixis Glick expounds on lessons learned from working with a super-user generation of digital natives.
In the first of a series of reports from the NRF 15 retail show in New York, Chris Middleton hears how the sports industry has adapted to digital change and provided exemplars for other sectors in the process.
diginomica spoke to Rackspace EMEA CTO, Chris Jackson (CJ), and VP Technology, Van Linberg (VL) to get their perspectives on the past, the present, and the future for both Rackspace and the OpenStack movement.