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By 2020, 50% of everyday essential products will be autoreplenished through IoT

by Robert Hetu  |  December 20, 2016

In recent research titled Predicts 2017: Digital Business Elevates the Customer Experience Well Beyond Current Retail Multichannel Capabilities analyst Mim Burt and I discuss the implications of the Internet of Things...

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Our Best Retail and CG Industry Agenda - Ever!

by Robert Hetu  |  September 7, 2016

Thinking of joining us for Gartner Symposium in Orlando? Don’t miss Industry Sunday when completing your agenda. Visionary leaders will find insightful advice and opportunities to interact with industry peers....

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Free Robot Lawyer Advances Digital Justice

by Robert Hetu  |  June 29, 2016

An article on Business Insider highlights a free bot by British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, who launched a beta version of the ticket busting bot in London in September. In...

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Smart Machines and Marketing: What's Next?

by Martin Kihn  |  April 15, 2016

In addition to being a quasi-mystical gladiatorial wonder of early '60s cinema, Quo Vadis? is a Latin phrase meaning: "Where are you going?" And as though bumping into St. Peter...

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How The OODA Loop Helps Explain Algorithmic Merchandising

by Robert Hetu  |  March 9, 2016

Leveraging algorithms is the only way that merchandising can meet the customer centricity challenges of digital business and the digitalization of retail. Retail merchandisers fight a daily battle to garner...

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Is Digital Justice The Cure For Affluenza?

by Robert Hetu  |  December 31, 2015

Like most people I was appalled by the success of the Affluenza defense in the case of Ethan Couch. We were reminded again when he went on the lamb this...

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Analytics: Machines Flourish, People Flounder

by Robert Hetu  |  November 2, 2015

The promise of big data is that when advanced analytics are applied to it we can learn new and different things that will allow business to progress. The problem is...

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Dear Cities in 2015

by Bettina Tratz  |  October 6, 2015

Dear Cities in 2015, A city in 2050 is built on the principles of a knowledge society that drives citizen and government entrepreneurship and interactive community engagements. At the center...

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Smart Machines - Time for Digital Justice?

by Robert Hetu  |  September 25, 2015

A digital justice system utilizes smart machines to adjudicate based on extensive knowledge and a built in bias toward the presumption of innocence. In its most aggrandized form the digital...

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Process Digitalization: Just More Automation?

by Bruce Robertson  |  July 28, 2015

No, it's worth distinguishing new capabilities that go beyond just getting the work of of paper (or in manufacturing, out of human hands). If you don't change the work really,...

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