Why attempting to be everywhere has led to nowhere

David Gore Technology has reshaped the retail industry – changing where and how retailers sell product, services and experiences to customers. The current reality is that the retail sector is facing a long-term, continuing slowdown. Consumers are being hit by...

Amazon is coming, but is Asda the answer?

DAVID GORE In the current market, Sainsbury’s didn’t strike me as an organisation who were prepared to be this bold and spectacular. But, I should have known better, as Mike Coupe has now overseen two game-changing mergers in recent times. Like a lot of people, I was...

Bookmaking technology that handles high volume

Mike Buck Thanks to advances in Open Source software, Agile delivery techniques, the Cloud and Big Data, enterprise-scale software projects need not be as resource-intensive or unpredictable as they used to be. Having worked extensively with several of the UK’s...

The “Must Have’s” of Retail

Kate Bassett To remain competitive, retailers must be able to carry out variant AB testing with automated rollout/rollback dependant on automated KPI monitoring. They must also have real time monitoring of supply chain deliveries at all points, and real time...

The Agile journey for all Testers

Cassy Calvert Even small changes, implemented as part of the journey to Agile, can improve the quality of an IT project. Industry recognises Agile for delivering a viable product with greater speed and confidence, and for favouring user-centric features instead of...