Plobal joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help ecommerce merchants grow mobile revenue

Retail Technology Review

As mobile becomes the default shopping device, Plobal gets on board the Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help high-volume merchants increase mobile revenues by engaging their most loyal customers. Internet Retailing Mobile Computers

Astound Commerce delivers Salesforce Commerce Cloud Cartridge for eShopWorld

Retail Technology Review

Astound Commerce, the digital commerce agency and systems integrator, has been chosen to develop a pre-built integration or ‘cartridge’ for eShopWorld, the global commerce company that provides a technology platform to brands and retailers that wish to sell online into global markets.

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In A Crisis, People Want Dependable Technology

Forrester eCommerce

Cutting-edge takes a back seat to reliability during the pandemic. Yet innovation still has its place.

Starting Research On Ambient Technologies And Experiences

Forrester eCommerce

There’s a growing set of technologies that sense or control the ambient physical world beyond our screens. Smartphones have geopositioning receivers, gyroscopes, compasses, and barometric pressure sensors so that they can sense location, movement, and weather.

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

The Future Of Technology And Innovation 2020

Forrester eCommerce

Age of the Customer business technology (BT) chief information officer (CIO) emerging technology Innovation technology-driven innovationThe pandemic has set a new standard for the pace of change.

New Technologies Expand The Physical Security Portfolio

Forrester eCommerce

Emerging technologies like drones, antidetection systems, and 3D […]. Age of the Customer digital transformation security risk management emerging technology employee experience Security & Risk

Smart Manufacturing Requires A Range Of Technologies To Succeed

Forrester eCommerce

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Essential Technology For Remote And Quarantined Employees During A Pandemic

Forrester eCommerce

age of the customer business technology (BT) security & risk promoted special reportAs the coronavirus spreads, more firms are encouraging employees to work from home.

In A Time Of Crisis, Can Digital Technology Save Globalization?

Forrester eCommerce

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Manage Through The Pandemic’s Next Stage With Technologies In Four Categories

Forrester eCommerce

Technology will play a pivotal role in running your business during the pandemic. Age of the Customer customer experience management employee experience pandemic risk management security risk management technology-driven innovation customer experience Security & RiskMost experts agree that COVID-19 is going to be around for some time. Widespread availability of a vaccine is at least 18 months away. But business can’t and won’t be on hold during that time.

Creative Media Outshines The Technology

Forrester eCommerce

The excess of adtech and martech such as demand-side platforms (DSPs) and data management platforms (DMPs) gives marketers all the control and insights required to run efficient and effective media campaigns.

Predictions 2020: Distributed Ledger Technology Moves Beyond Proof Of Concept

Forrester eCommerce

In 2020 users of blockchain and distributed ledger technology will focus on operational matters, deployment flexibility and, interconnectivity. age of the customer blockchain chief information officer (CIO) core tech strategy emerging technology prediction promoted

Quantifying Coronavirus (COVID-19) For The Technology Channel

Forrester eCommerce

How will the technology channel be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? Read a list of likely scenarios and what it could mean for the long-term. channel partners pandemic

Communications And Collaboration Technology For Remote Workers

Forrester eCommerce

Forrester has completed several Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) studies focused on communication and collaboration technology. Higher productivity is a key, consistent, and measurable benefit. We found that there are several ways in which employee efficiency and effectiveness can be improved.

Benchmark Your Retail Technology Investment Plans

Forrester eCommerce

When benchmarking retail technology investment plans, we found that retailers around the world plan to: Maintain interest in SaaS for agility — and exploit PaaS for differentiation.

Redefine “Digital Transformation” In The Era Of Technology-Driven Innovation

Forrester eCommerce

business technology (BT) digital transformation technologyWhat does the term “Digital Transformation” mean to you? Is it about digital customer experiences? Digital operations? Transforming business models? Leveraging software ecosystems? Is it a floor wax? A dessert topping? Digital Transformation” as a term loses meaning when it involves everything under the sun. Over the past few years, we’ve seen companies label anything and everything as “Digital Transformation”. No […].

New Tech Spotlight: Security Technology Takes Center Stage

Forrester eCommerce

Venture capital and private equity spending on security technology reached an all-time high in 2018. Currently, this emerging technology market sector stands at about $31B in total funding.

New Research Survey: Video Technologies For CX And EX

Forrester eCommerce

Our Forrester Tech Tide™ aims to help companies make investments in video technologies for customer and employee experiences. We’re currently fielding a survey for vendors, end users, and experts who use video technologies.

Your People Problem With Emerging Technology And Innovation

Forrester eCommerce

chief information officer (CIO) emerging technology Innovation innovation management business strategy digital strategy employee experience innovationNearly half of the firms we survey are prioritizing innovation as key to their business strategy.

Key Technologies All Brands Need To Build Their D2C and B2B2C Business

Forrester eCommerce

All brands must rapidly upgrade legacy technology systems and processes. age of the customer digital business retail brand commerce technology digital digital strategy online retailAnd that is regardless of whether or not they sell directly to customers!

Making Sense of Enterprise Marketing Technology (EMT)

Forrester eCommerce

Making sense of the enterprise marketing technology (EMT) landscape can easily overwhelm even the most dedicated martech aficionado. 2018’s “Martech 5000” is astonishingly closer to 7,000 vendors, rendering vendor differentiation difficult and vendor selection a nightmare.

DAM Or Web CMS? Find Out Which Digital Experience Technology You Need

Forrester eCommerce

In this two-part series, Mark Grannan and I break down the technologies into four categories: users, assets, workflow, and delivery. We get a lot of questions from clients about the differences between digital asset management (DAM) and web content management systems (web CMSes).

Invest In These Video Technologies That Drive Growth

Forrester eCommerce

In our new Forrester Tech Tide™ on video technologies for customer and employee experience, we took a look at 18 technologies that support video initiatives. Read the report to find out more about those technologies, and listen to the podcast below for a quick summary.

How To Ride The Technology Wave (And Not Get Swept Away)

Forrester eCommerce

there’s enough emerging technology in financial services to fill a whole alphabet book. Investing in emerging technology is one of the main […]. AI, blockchain, chatbot, digital identity, etc.

Map Your Way To Digital Technology Mastery

Forrester eCommerce

And building a technology road map for digital transformation presents greater difficulty than it might seem […]. age of the customer digital business digital transformation technology

The NRF Innovation Lab — Technology Vendors Aim To Revolutionize The Way Consumers Shop

Forrester eCommerce

Last week at the NRF 2020 Vision show, I spent a few hours at the immersive Innovation Lab exhibit that showcased over 50 “new-to-market” technologies to transform the customer’s shopping experience. age of the customer emerging technology retail virtual reality NRF 2020

Keep Experimenting To Apply The Best Digital Technology For Your Store Environment

Forrester eCommerce

Retailers are slowly moving beyond omnichannel fulfillment capabilities in stores to invest in digital store technologies that empower store associates, improve customers’ engagement, and enhance store operations.

Technology & Electronics Ecommerce Site Design

BigCommerce

Selling technology is hard. This means that technology sellers online must carry a wide swath of items at various price points, and be able to negotiate for the bigger deals. Here is how 4 various technology sites optimize for price, products and profitability.

Transforming Healthcare Through Technology

Forrester eCommerce

I have dedicated my career to healthcare technology. Because I am passionate about putting the patient at the center of their care and believe technology is a catalytic agent that will help organizations achieve that goal. Forrester helps clients create customer-obsessed operating models. In healthcare, you need to be obsessed with your patients. If […]. age of the customer artificial intelligence (AI) cloud computing digital transformation healthcare

SaaS Billing Technology: A Sleeper Agent For Business Agility

Forrester eCommerce

As a digital business strategist, you may not think billing technology is in your purview. “When [billing] goes well, no one cares. When it goes wrong, it’s the end of the world,” one business customer summed up.

Beyond Moore’s Law: How Exponential Technology Will Drive Disruption

Forrester eCommerce

I’ve been thinking a lot about exponential technology and asking myself: “Is disruptive change due to ‘Moore’s Law’ done?” business value chief information officer (CIO) emerging technology innovation Quantum ComputingNewsweek recently proclaimed, “The Future Is Uncertain As Moore’s Law Comes To An End.” However, while most experts agree that silicon transistors will stop shrinking around 2021, this doesn’t mean Moore’s Law is dead in spirit […].

How Technology Can Help You Create A Winning Product Content Strategy in 2019

BigCommerce

Consumers expect an… Ecommerce TechnologyProduct content has always been key to standing out on the very cluttered, very competitive digital shelf.

The Supporting Information Technology Stack To Unveil The Artificial Intelligence Of Things — Reflection from CES 2020

Forrester eCommerce

As intelligence will transform most verticals, including transportation, smart home, healthcare, and public services, emerging technologies such as 5G, the internet of things (IoT), and edge computing are forming […].

Forrester’s Top Emerging Technologies To Watch 2018

Forrester eCommerce

I’m excited to announce that our list of top emerging technologies to watch in 2018 is out. 3d printing age of the customer chief information officer (CIO) emerging technology innovationIf you are a client, you can download the report here; if not, here is a quick video blog. It explains what’s different about this year’s report and how we came up with our list. It further contains […].

The Martech Roundtable: The Past, Present, And Future Of Marketing Technology For Business And Consumer Marketers, Part 1

Forrester eCommerce

Let’s face it, the marketing technology ecosystem is harder to navigate than ever before. age of the customer B2B marketing B2C marketing marketing technology (martech

Mobile Retail Technology – Too Fast, Too Furious?

Retail TouchPoints

By Ross Homans, Stratix If you think of technological advancement for retailers as a highway, there seem to be two distinct lanes with very different speeds The first lane is where “traditional” technology such as monitors, laptops and desktops live.

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The Martech Roundtable: The Past, Present, and Future of Marketing Technology for Business and Consumer Marketers, Part 3

Forrester eCommerce

In December, B2C marketing analysts Joe Stanhope and Rusty Warner, and B2B marketing analyst Lori Wizdo hosted the second annual Martech Roundtable help marketers make informed decisions against the backdrop of these exciting and disruptive trends in marketing technology.

Quantifying Coronavirus (COVID-19) For The Technology Channel

Forrester eCommerce

Officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and epidemic experts from universities around the world conferred in February about what might happen if the new coronavirus gained a foothold in the United States. CDC presented four possible scenarios — A, B, C and D — based on characteristics of the […]. channel partners channel channel marketing coronavirus

Creating A Frictionless Shopping Experience With Technology And Data

Retail TouchPoints

With technology that creates a seamless shopping experience and insights from your data. Technology That Transforms The right application of cutting-edge technology not only improves the shopping experience — it helps drive revenue and build trust with your customers.