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A new manufacturing landscape 

Huge transformations have swept across the manufacturing landscape, challenging traditional processes and operations. Success will depend on manufacturers’ ability to up their game, and this will only be achieved through the implementation of new technologies....Read more

Supermarket of the Future 

As customers become more demanding, retailers are having to adapt – and fast. Understanding this, Italy’s largest supermarket chain, Coop Group, has teamed with Accenture, Avanade, Microsoft and Intel to create a remarkable new concept store which leverages some of the most innovative technologies available today...Read more

Empowered by insight 

As the internet of things (IoT) continues to gather momentum, manufacturers are increasingly aware of its power to enable intelligent, connected, service-centric businesses. IDC’s 2015 Global IoT Decision Maker Survey found that 66% of manufacturers now view the IoT as a strategic initiative,...Read more

The omni-channel experience 

In order to keep up with consumer expectations and offer a true omni-channel experience, banks face the challenge of moving from a passive service-provision infrastructure to proactive, digital interaction with customers....Read more