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

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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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The Power Of Technology-Driven Innovation

Forrester eCommerce

age of the customer chief information officer (CIO) Innovation technology-driven innovationPeter F. Drucker once said, “If you want to do something new, you have to stop doing something old”, and yet most firms stick with what they know and focus on incremental improvements.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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).

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

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.

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.

Improve IT Efficiency Through New Technology

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As marketing campaigns become more and more technology driven, the roles of IT and digital marketing have begun to intermingle and blend. The post Improve IT Efficiency Through New Technology appeared first on Zmags. Ecommerce Best Practices ecommerce marketing 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

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.

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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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

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.

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 […].

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

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.

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

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 […].

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.

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 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.

Intelligent Retail Technology Investment.It’s All About People

Retail TouchPoints

By Garry Church, Inmar Retailer buying decisions on technology are all too often influenced by the latest trends and reflect the “flavor of the month.” The customers who spend their hard-earned income with them should be a retailer’s North Star when assessing retail technology options.

Fashion Meets Technology – Choose Well, Be Well!

Retail TouchPoints

By Geetanjali Sarna and Amit Prabhakar Gaitonde , Wipro Despite the growing use of technology in all facets of life, fashion retail has continued to play it safe when it comes to utilizing technology to further innovation and the customer experience.

Voice Technology Is The Key To Faster Smart Home Adoption

Forrester eCommerce

Smart speakers continue to sell like hotcakes and create ripples of excitement among smart home enthusiasts. This is not only good news for smart speaker manufacturers but also for manufacturers of other smart home categories, because owners for smart speakers are more likely to purchase other smart home devices such as smart thermostats and locks. […]. internet of things (IoT

Your Technology Investments May Not Deliver The Productivity Gains You Expected

Forrester eCommerce

Improving productivity has traditionally been a key justification for technology investments. However, trends in overall US productivity indicate that increases in tech spending no longer raise overall US productivity as much as in the past.

2018 Mobile And New Technology Priorities For Marketers

Forrester eCommerce

Forrester just released a new report on mobile and new technology priorities for marketers, based on our latest global mobile executive survey. We found out that marketers: Fail to deliver on foundational mobile experiences.

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Beacon Technology: Shining A Light On Customer Experience

Retail TouchPoints

To capitalize on this growing trend, more and more retailers are beginning to leverage beacon technology. Beacons are small and typically unseen devices that use Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) wireless and geofencing technology. Why is beacon technology beneficial?

How Are You Using IoT Technology To Drive Business Innovation?

Forrester eCommerce

Over the past several months, I’ve spoken to dozens of Forrester clients about many emerging technologies. A common thread that I’ve observed is they all need help seeing around the corner, identifying the next “big thing” before it becomes the next big thing.