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The Art and the Science of Retailing; The March of the Algorithm, and your Chief Data Officer

by Andrew White  |  September 23, 2015

Hidden in the Business and Technology section of the today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal, under Careers, there is a fascinating article, "Data Pushes Aside Chief Merchants"....

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Ignore Process Pain Points at Your Peril!

by Samantha Searle  |  February 3, 2012

Where did you do most of the Christmas shopping this year? Like many people, I avoided the crowded high streets and placed orders online. Internet shoppers spent almost £8bn online...

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MDM needs SOA; and SOA needs MDM - do retailers get the connection?

by Andrew White  |  February 24, 2009

My colleague, Mim Burt, just published an interesting note reporting an analysis of a recent survey of retailers and their use of SOA (See Survey of Retailers’ Use of SOA:...

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Retail and MDM

by Andrew White  |  December 2, 2008

  I sat down with a large business applications vendor that sells to retailers and manufactures yesterday, to get an update on their “multi-channel” strategy.  Multi-channel, or as we are increasingly...

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