Build Your Digital Store of the Future – Today

Shopping in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s  Do you remember the good ol’ days of shopping at strip mall discount stores? The large parking lots, rows and rows of discounted goods (lit under fluorescent lights), linoleum tiles, and you could always count on a real-time, special deal announced over the PA system.  Blue Light Special, anyone? Sadly, many of […]

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The Rise of Smart Products in the Consumer Goods Industry

After years of unrealistic prognostications and unfulfilled reality, the IOT’s potential is being proven in early trial and pilot projects of smart products. The impact of insights gained from ambient data acquired from smart, connected and instrument­ed objects and infrastructure is illuminating the ways in which businesses can enhance employee productivity, increase operational efficiency and create new business ecosystems across nearly every product and production process that can be made Internet Protocol (IP) addressable.

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May I Take Your Order? Fast Food and IoT

IoT Innovations Intrepid companies are staring down the risks and exploring the possibilities of the Internet of Things (IoT), moving briskly from ideation to prototyping. They believe that previous waves of Internet innovations are merely a prelude to the unprecedented changes that the IOT will bring to the way we live and work, particularly as smart […]

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How Digital Helps Etihad Take Flight

When Flight was Fun I’m old enough to remember the days when Mom made me wear my “Sunday best” to fly on an airplane. Smoking was permitted in the back of the plane. Flights were seldom full. A generous meal tray was served for free even on domestic flights. Today, flying is often a highly […]

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Hitting the Road on the New Digital Highway

A simple but enduring image from the 1960s conjured the future of travel. In the prelude to The Jetsons, each family has a vehicle that zips effortlessly above the ground, along a predetermined path, as if on invisible rails. A generation later, Steven Spielberg was much less hopeful about technology: Minority Report showed us self-guided cars, each moving in […]

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Smart Technology Making Smoothies

The New York Times recently published, “Just How Smart Do You Want Your Blender to Be?” The author, Jacob Silverman, explores the “land rush to digitize the home.” He cites the push for “smart” technology to be embedded into everything–from toothbrushes to baby monitors to your very own home. It’s staggering to read about the need […]

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Best Multi-Channel Experience in 6 Steps

According to Cognizant’s RIS News 2015 Shopper Survey, 30% of shoppers use “Buy Online, Pick Up in Store” more than once a month, but more than 60% reported some type of service failure. [SOURCE: https://www.cognizant.com/InsightsWhitepapers/2015-Shopper-Experience-Study.pdf]

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Automotive Innovation? Think Telematics

Think a car is just a car? Think again. IoT is transforming automobiles from discrete, stand-alone physical transportation devices to sensor-rich, network-connected, distributed data sources. How we collect, share, and act on that data will revolutionize the driver experience, improve auto quality, make production processes more efficient, and lower costs. And while tomorrow’s factories will build more […]

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