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IOT Demand Sensing Unleashes Integrated Business Planning
Big Data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) will transform Integrated Business Planning (IBP), bolstering the holistic approach to business planning with more accurate forecasting and faster response times, and thereby creating a more nimble and efficient supply chain.
Intel Saves Millions Using IoT to Predict Equipment Failure
Intel saves millions of dollars by using the Internet of Things (IoT) to predict when shop floor tools will fail and repairing them before they can disrupt operations.
Macy’s Announces Item Level RFID Success and Same Day Delivery
Macy's was one of the first U.S. retailers to implement in store RFID tracking, and has now announced plans to expand its use of RFID into new product categories.
More Innovation in Retail’s Last Three Feet
This recent CMO Australia article highlights an innovative retail marketing campaign currently running in Woolworth's supermarkets, in partnership with Nestle and Australian NFC tech leader Tapit. The campaign is using NFC tag technology to provide customers with recipe ideas in order to provide useful information and help drive sales.
IoT to Revolutionize Insurance … Get Ready, You’re Next
Have you or your friends plugged a device into your car on behalf of your insurance company in an attempt to lower your premium rate? These insurance telematics are an early iteration of the opportunities and challenges the internet of things (IoT) is going to enable.
Retail Store Networks Not Ready
A recent study by Virgin Media Business warns that IT managers need to improve their retail store network infrastructures or retailers will not be able to take advantage of new technologies.
Will IoT Burst Your BI Balloon?
I recently read a summary of an article called “Analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things: Not Your Father’s BI” by David White of ARC (available to ARC’s clients). He says that “business intelligence and analytics are due for a revolution” if they are to support industrial IoT applications.