Industry Group Releases Technology Guidelines for Augmented Reality
The goal is to drive AR technology that improves performance and efficiency for manufacturers in a variety of functional areas.
JDA Makes Leadership Moves
JDA Software Group, Inc. has promoted Mark Morgan to executive vice president and chief revenue officer and named David Rye senior vice president of strategy and corporate development. Morgan, who had been svp of sales for JDA’s North American operations, is now responsible for the global sales organization. He replaces Razat Gaurav, who has held the role since October 2015 but is leaving to pursue other opportunities, the company said.
Nielsen Makes Analytics an 'Everyday' Activity
Nielsen this month is launching Everyday Analytics, a suite of tools designed to enable consumer packaged goods manufacturers to keep pace with the constantly changing, daily conditions of today's fragmented marketplace. "Our clients have always valued advanced analytics to guide their annual strategic planning, but scaling these analytics to the level of everyday decision-making has been a challenge," said Jeanne Danubio, Nielsen's head of marketing and sales effectiveness for lead markets. "Through our more scalable models and easier-to-use tools, it's now possible for clien
Content Analytics Lends E-commerce Expertise to Acosta
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Profitero Expands to Japan
Brands will now have access to insights on Amazon Japan and e-commerce analytics solutions through Profitero’s alliance with Nielsen Japan.
French Porcelain Manufacturer Transforms Product Development
Bernardaud will use the Dassault Systemes’ platform on the cloud to help unite technology and craftsmanship and accelerate the creation of distinctive home goods and tableware.
IDC: Line of Business Spending Will Catch IT by 2020
Corporate IT spending funded by functional business units will grow faster than spending from central IT departments in 2017, according to updated forecasts from International Data Corp. Worldwide technology spending by business units will increase 5.9% to $609 billion, according to IDC, which recently updated its Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Line of Business. The report quantifies the purchasing power of line of business technology buyers by providing a detailed examination of where funding originates.
PVH, Li & Fung Ink Strategic Supply Chain Pact
Apparel maker PVH Corp. has entered into a new supply chain relationship with Hong Kong-based exporter Li & Fung, the companies announced.
Kimberly-Clark to Standardize TPM in Latin America
The consumer goods maker will work with Accenture to deploy a new trade promotion management template across the region to standardize sales planning and execution.
Mattel Invests in Digital Supply Chain
Mattel has tapped JDA and KPMG to deliver a next-generation control tower program aimed at creating a more agile, responsive supply chain globally.
IBM, Salesforce Ink Global AI Partnership
With the partnership, IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein will connect to enable a new level of intelligent customer engagement across sales, service, marketing, commerce, etc.
Albertsons Companies Joins Product Discovery Platform
Albertsons Companies has partnered with RangeMe to scale its retail buying efforts for general merchandise, health & beauty category selection across all 19 chains.