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Nov-18
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Perspective + Technology

Artificial, yes. But, Intelligence?

March 22, 2018

Having attended a number of retail conferences in recent months, we have observed growing chatter about AI, with some vendors and consultants claiming that it will completely transform the industry.

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Strategy + Technology

Make more money, just not this week

October 6, 2017

Australian retailers will have roughly $1 billion dollars a day on the table over the 2017 Christmas season. With so much money at stake, Online Retailer asked me to provide insights into how retailers can leverage technology to maximise their sales during this critical trading period.

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Technology + Security

Are you ready for digital fire?

July 13, 2017

The expanding digitisation of retail enterprises means that theft 2.0 has the potential to deal a mortal wound to unprepared retailers. Theft has been ever-present since the beginning of retail and continues to be a huge burden the industry must carry.

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Strategy + Technology

Unleash your retail superpowers

June 29, 2017

Big Data is yet another trendy term bandied about the tech world, but does it really hold the key to profound retail success? The volume and depth of data collected by many retailers certainly continues to expand at an unprecedented rate.

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Perspective + Technology

Retail IT: beyond insanity

June 23, 2016

Pressure can make people, and retailers, do strange things. Take for example Walmart in the US. This immensely successful retail giant was feeling some heat from competitors in the online side of the retail market last year.

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Strategy + Technology

Teaching professors to code

April 11, 2016

A new industry is emerging solely to repair the amateurish, yet often commercially useful software, routinely produced by academics. The phenomenon has become so widespread that it caught the attention of The Economist.

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Perspective + Technology

WEN – White Elephant Network

October 2, 2015

In its mid-September issue of ‘Boss’ insert magazine The Australian Financial Review wrote about NBN and its CEO Bill Morrow.

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Perspective + Technology

Cotton On CTO: Retail & the Cloud

July 16, 2015

One of the strategic questions a lot of retailers currently ask themselves is whether the future of retail IT belongs in the Cloud?

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Technology

Don’t blame the medium

June 16, 2015

In its 1 May 2015 edition, Fortune magazine featured an article by Leena Rao about the perils of email in modern enterprise. Apparently, we now spend one third of our work time managing emails.

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