Transformation is perceived as a huge project that pushes against cultural norms. But for micro molding pioneer Accumold, change has always been a constant. Here's how they've harnessed data to fuel their growth - and how they were in on IoT before the buzzword existed.
This week, the problem of IoT security gets open sourced as we track blog chains and blockchains for insights. Retail's big show gets a diginomica dissection, and whiffs are off to a good start with indestructable snowmen and ill-fated trials by combat.
Amidst all the next-gen tech at NRF's Big Show 2019, a different and vitally important debate ensued: are retailers even measuring the right things? Here's what I learned about NRF's push to broach a dialogue on new retail metrics.
The big lesson from NRF 2019 is that you're not winning in retail without tackling your data problem - and turning it into an asset. Here's an illustrated view of how Chick-fil-A approached this problem, and how modern data analytics, in this case Tableau, fits in.
Every year at NRF, there is a piece of technology that brings the debate over personalization to boil. This year, it's facial recognition tech. I'm not a fan. But when C2RO offered me a demo, I opted in.
Enterprise hits and misses - talking IoT and blockchain futures, while data privacy is bought and sold
In our triumphant/petulant new year's return, hits and misses features the impact of IoT, blockchain and cleantech. Retail omni-woes are nudged off center stage by a slew of data privacy controversies. Your whiffs include an underwhelming war of the machines.
Getting results from data will be a burning question all year in my coverage. There's no one better to kick it off than Joni Girardi of DataSelf. He speaks to the problem of BI adoption, and the changes DataSelf has gone through.
What stands in the way of finance transformation? Many things, including spreadsheet adoration. Here's a deeper look at how Jobvite is shifting to a more strategic role for finance teams, with the help of Sage Intacct.
Powerpoint-drenched events are legacy. Why unconferences and white board sessions are the way forward
Stale slide decks, boring panels and cheesy motivational speakers have obscured the essence of enterprise events: peers learning from peers. Here's six proven formats you can use to make your event more interactive - and indispensable.
How do you customize apps quickly, and open up your apps platform to customers? Those are some of the questions that the team at Nuance faced. Here's what they did about it - and how NoSQL and microservices fit in.
We've pushed away from the holiday table and we're dialing into our 2019 kick off calls in 3, 2, 1. But before the inbox exacts its revenge, here's a different take on productivity.
Jon's year brought him from AI hype overload to use case inspiration and back again. Hot topics include the digital skills gap, the farce of customer experience, and the return of the best of breed enterprise.
Enterprise hits and misses - peeling back the AI hype, and handing out this year's cheeky blogger awards
This week - we peel back the AI hype in search of use cases. ERP and SaaS vendors get an intellectual spanking. Plus: I hand out my annual cheeky enterprise blogger awards. As always, your whiffs - this time in 5G.