1. Implementing Order Management Systems for Omnichannel A well-designed distributed order management (DOM) system is the backbone of an omnichannel-enabled supply chain. It helps retailers manage how inventory is deployed in response to demand across...
  2. Retail Big DataEnhancing Customer Insights and Improving Decision Making The ability to store, analyze and act on big data is quickly becoming a must-have in the hyper-competitive world of retail. It’s an...
  3. PLM Optimization OVERVIEW Whether you’ve implemented a product lifecycle management system for your fashion or specialty brand company or not, its benefits will go unrealized unless it is aligned with your...
  4. Innovation CIOs must adapt their organizations, processes and technical infrastructure to rapidly respond and adapt to an accelerated pace of technological change in IT. New technologies such as cloud...
  5. Omnichannel Kurt Salmon helps build advantaged retail and consumer goods businesses—and in today’s world, competitive advantage can be gained only by providing customers with an omnichannel...
  6. Leveraging Social Listening Insights Across the Retail EnterpriseGoing beyond likes, followers and comments With nearly 20 million users active on social media daily, businesses are drowning in data that could be leveraged to inform business decisions and drive...
  7. Operationalizing Localization in Grocery and Hardlines Localizing product assortments has come full circle in the grocery and hardlines sectors. Following decades of mass retailing and a focus on efficiency, an ever-diversifying consumer base and...
  8. Choosing a Visibility Operating ModelEnabling End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility to Glean Competitive Advantage End-to-end supply chain visibility is a foundational enabler of the strategic capabilities needed to succeed in...
  9. How to Make Your Target Operating Model a Reality INTRODUCTION Whether facing the challenges of austerity measures and regulatory changes, an increasingly dynamic and globalized business environment, or the difficulties posed by an ever more...
  10. Business and IT AlignmentKurt Salmon advises CIOs on corporate governance structure, strategic workforce planning and more to ensure that IT aligns with the business. One of the main tasks of a CIO is to ensure that IT...