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How retail success stories inform retail banking strategy 

In the second part of our Q&A series with Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of research and advisory firm Coresight Research, we discuss what retail banking can learn from retail’s worldwide success stories in getting through the depths of the Covid-19 crisis. Read the first blog in the series, What retail banks can learn from...Read more

Kennametal is on the cutting edge of manufacturing 

Current market conditions are demonstrating how heavily the world relies on manufacturers’ abilities to operate agile factories and resilient supply chains. One great illustration of the critical role of manufacturers is explained in the inside story of how a group of rival companies came together to make ventilators for the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic....Read more

Four TM Forum Catalysts that are accelerating innovation 

TM Forum’s Catalyst program is always fertile ground for innovation and collaboration across the telecommunications solution and service provider ecosystem. The telco team at Microsoft is participating in four of the latest Catalyst projects that address a diverse set of compelling topics: an enhanced developer experience, gamified customer journeys through a dynamic partner ecosystem and...Read more

How Cloudonomics can streamline your business support systems 

Cloudonomics? What’s that? Good question—In the telecommunications world, the most obvious definition comes from the savings obtained by moving network and IT stacks to the cloud. As for the numbers involved, it really depends on who you talk to. But one thing they have in common is scale. A figure of 80 percent CapEx saving...Read more

Court is in session, just not in a courthouse 

What was needed by court systems was a more tailored solution to meet the needs of a court. Virtual Hearings was the answer to the ask of customers to help replicate the functionality of the court process from a remote posture....Read more

Partnering with Microsoft to accelerate your future mobility services 

The automotive industry is undergoing digital transformation at an unprecedented rate. The widely acknowledged forces driving this change include new and emerging players in the market that have a strong technology baseline and are growing at an enviable rate. Additionally, new vehicle technologies such as connected vehicle services and Autonomous drive systems are changing the...Read more

What retail banks can learn from retailers during COVID-19 

In this new, three-part blog series we sit down with Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of research and advisory firm Coresight Research, to discuss global retail and the coronavirus crisis, and learnings that can cross over to retail banking. In this first Q&A, we ask Deborah what retail banking can learn from how retailers have...Read more

Top 10 digital strategies and technology trends for insurance executives 

The insurance industry is facing a fast-changing landscape. As the world deals with COVID-19, insurers are seeing changing customer and employee expectations. This is in addition to the “cost-conscious” customer, who changes from one insurer to another. Now more than ever, insurance leaders are seeking digital transformation and innovation while reducing costs of operations. Here...Read more

Reimagining healthcare across connected experiences, data, and insights 

The whole of the healthcare industry has been impacted by COVID-19 in an unprecedented way. It’s had a substantial impact, and in many ways, it has raised the bar on what we need to collectively deliver as an industry. Ecosystems create powerful forces that can reshape industries. In healthcare, we have the potential to deliver...Read more

5G brings a new vision of the future for Media & Entertainment 

  1894 was an auspicious year in humankind’s quest to develop useful technologies. It was the year that a 20-year-old Italian, Guglielmo Marconi, demonstrated to his mom in their home in Bologna, Italy, how he could make a bell system ring across the room with the first working radio transmitter and receiver. In 1909, Marconi...Read more

Three ways to accelerate your ‘buy online, pick up in-store’ evolution 

The retail landscape has changed dramatically as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced store closures and brought about new consumer needs. Both online purchases, as well as requests to pick up purchases in-store (BOPIS), have experienced high growth rates from February 2020 to April 2020. And the Forrester Q1 2020 Omnichannel Panel Survey recently revealed that...Read more

How OEMs are adapting with intelligent supply chains 

In the past few months, Covid-19 has disrupted the automotive industry. Automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have paused production sending financial shockwaves through supply chains. Governments have required non-essential workers to stay at home. Around the world, people have deferred plans to buy new vehicles. Oil prices have dropped changing the profitability model for electric...Read more