Digital Transformation - Optimized User Experience & Application Performance

Digital Transformation - Optimized User Experience & Application Performance

A recently completed study by EIQ Research and InfoVista found that while the top two business challenges enterprises face on their digital transformation journey are business agility and cloud migration, they almost universally believe their WANs cannot currently meet those demands. View the infographic to learn more!

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: InfoVista


KBC Bank Increases Productivity & Reduces Costs with Skype for Business

KBC Bank Increases Productivity & Reduces Costs with Skype for Business

With Ipanema, KBC delivers excellent quality of experience to Skype for Business and Microsoft Office 365 users, increasing productivity and reducing telecom costs by 20%. Strong user adoption resulted in supporting 140k sessions a week across 15k users and boosted teleworking capability.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: InfoVista


Foundation for Digital Transformation - Optimized User Experience & Network Readiness

Foundation for Digital Transformation - Optimized User Experience & Network Readiness

A recent IT executive survey conducted by EIQ for InfoVista revealed that while consumer industries pay attention to digital transformation initiatives, they need to place equal importance on backend processes and tools to support digital transformation. These process include network readiness, cloud migration, and security.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: InfoVista


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Amazon Go disrupts, re-invents, elevates the customer experience

Amazon Go disrupts, re-invents, elevates the customer experience

Amazon's supermarket, which boasts a cashier-less checkout, is open to the masses after a year in beta with Seattle-based company employees. Industry pundits, not surprisingly, have a lot to say about the public launch.

'Grocery on wheels' may be supermarket delivery game changer

'Grocery on wheels' may be supermarket delivery game changer

Self-driving vehicles that deliver fresh produce and allow consumers to place orders via an app and then physically pick their own produce could be the long-sought answer for online produce delivery.

Kagan: Old checkout lanes will choke retail stores

Kagan: Old checkout lanes will choke retail stores

Jeff Kagan has a big list of big questions for today's retailer -- from realizing the need to change to creating both a defensive and offensive strategy.

Kagan: Poor checkout experience hurts retail brand

Kagan: Poor checkout experience hurts retail brand

Jeff Kagan offers up his view on retail winners and losers and what the changing customer expectations are starting to demand from retail stores.

Will Amazon Go make cashiers and checkout lanes obsolete?

Will Amazon Go make cashiers and checkout lanes obsolete?

That question was the focus of a breakout session Tuesday at the fourth annual CONNECT Mobile CX Summit in Philadelphia. The answer is complicated, which is usually the case with emerging technology options.

How Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods will disrupt the retail landscape

How Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods will disrupt the retail landscape

Sethuraman Janardhanan, practice head and client partner, big data analytics, at Happiest Minds Technologies, explores the multiple synergies that have made the Amazon-Whole Foods acquisition the most notable one in retail and one which holds power to redefine many existing models.

Kagan: How Amazon is transforming retail

Kagan: How Amazon is transforming retail

As long as Amazon lets users continue to shop as they are used to, and adds a new way of thinking to the mix, Jeff Kagan believes the Whole Foods experiment could be successful.

To compete with Amazon, retailers must focus on mobile experience

To compete with Amazon, retailers must focus on mobile experience

The beverage alcohol industry in particular might fall victim to Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods.

Amazon's Whole Foods deal proves the 'retail mullet' is the future of grocery

Amazon's Whole Foods deal proves the 'retail mullet' is the future of grocery

ForeSee's Eric Feinberg provides his take on Amazon's multi-billion dollar acquisition of Whole Foods. As he writes, surprisingly not much has been said about the real logic behind the deal, which has far more to do with Amazon expanding into an area it knows it can win, and far less to do with battling rivals such as Walmart.

Amazon's Whole Foods Market acquisition points to a changing role for physical stores; millennials hold the key

Amazon's Whole Foods Market acquisition points to a changing role for physical stores; millennials hold the key

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market is yet another sign – the biggest to date – that retail is being redefined by multiple shopping channels.

IoT proving valuable in driving customer experience, savings and operational efficiencies

IoT proving valuable in driving customer experience, savings and operational efficiencies

Retailers not using Internet of Things technology may soon want to investigate its potential given big opportunities to boost the customer experience and save big bucks.

Target's strategy is all about creating a hassle-free customer experience

Target's strategy is all about creating a hassle-free customer experience

From all indications 2016 is going to be a busy year for Target and the prime focus will be on the consumer.

New York company debuts pure mobile-only grocery checkout

New York company debuts pure mobile-only grocery checkout

While AmazonFresh, FreshDirect and Peapod have offered consumers varying degrees of online and mobile grocery ordering for several years, the in-store experience could use some help.

Power Zone® FlexRoller™ Self-facing System

Power Zone® FlexRoller™ Self-facing System

Deliver a flexible solution for merchandising a wide range of products. The gravity-feed design utilizes integrated rollers for a smooth self-facing shopping experience, keeping product front and center at all times. The system is available for cooler, gondola upright, and warehouse racking applications.




Power Zone® FlexRoller™ System for Yogurt

Power Zone® FlexRoller™ System for Yogurt

Increase sales and provide savings on labor and shrink costs. The gravity-feed design utilizes integrated rollers for a smooth self-facing shopping experience keeping product front and center at all times. Clear retainers maximize product visibility and allow packages to be shopped from any angle.




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One of the few things all humans share is the need for sustenance, making the supermarket one of the rare universal shopping experiences. But smart grocers can differentiate themselves by making the experience spectacular — few retailers have a product that is so well loved and needed by everyone, and intelligent use of marketing, ambiance, store design and aroma can make it an experience people are eager to have.

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