The Importance of AI & Advanced Analytics for Quick Service Restaurants

Today’s consumers demand speed, convenience and value, and QSRs looking to attract customers are increasingly using technology to do so. Technology affords new and innovative advancements, both customer-facing and for backend services.

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Data Readiness: The First Step On Your Journey to Successful Pricing

Are you drowning in data? Do you feel overwhelmed – or underwhelmed – by the slew of options that claim to deal with your data problems? Particularly, in the area of pricing? It's the Era of Big Data, and many retailers are finding relief in new technologies like event stream processing or Hadoop.

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How Behavior Change Within the Enterprise Can Mitigate the Bullwhip Effect

In 1956, considerable fluctuations in production, inventories and profit baffled managers in General Electric’s household appliance division. Despite supervisory efforts, the variations endured. Traditionally, managers blamed these types of fluctuations on external causes, like business cycles.

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4 Ways Retailers Can Leverage Personalization for the Holiday Season

The 2018 holiday season is already upon us and as with years past, consumer shopping preferences have shifted in accordance with technology. Specifically, retailers should plan for: a mobile dominated shopper experience, the growing influence of social networks, and artificial intelligence-powered personalized product recommendations.

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Quality Data is at the Heart of Demand Forecasting in Retail

When it comes to demand forecasting, most companies have way too many forecasting mechanisms in play across their organization. Each segment of the business ends up siloed from the others, relying on its own data and analysis, which impacts both efficiency and effectiveness.

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