In a recent survey jointly conducted by JDA Software and KPMG1, in which key innovation investments across retail, manufacturing, and logistics are laid out, supply chain visibility and traceability dominated with 77% and have been crowned for 2 consecutive years, followed by others. And to a marked extent, those are all driven by the latest technological breakthroughs such as inter alia, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, cognitive analytics, and blockchain.
Somewhere along the line, a disease known as cloud-washing was initiated by a number of unconscientious cloud providers who share an appeal for shortcuts and, as a consequence, it is now spreading like wildfire. This practice, without question, can play havoc with your business’ digital transformation. In this midst of chaos, how could enterprises spot these deceptive, substandard services that are disguised as “cloud”?
Digital and the reliance on data have continuously disrupt the hospitality industry in various ways. Those who know how to leverage the power of emerging technologies to extract actionable insights will stand a higher chance of earning customer loyalty in today’s age of personalisation.
For companies considering implementing an ERP system, ERP blogs are one of the key information sources for doing research before making decisions. Therefore, finding a resourceful, informative and updated blog on ERP topics is essential.
More people travel now than ever. In a study conducted by Amadeus, 83 per cent of respondents strongly agreed or agreed that “People will view travel as a right rather than a luxury and consider it an increasingly important part of their lives.”
It is estimated that by 2020, the world will have more than 20.4 billion connected devices, creating one enormous intertwined network called the Internet of Things (IoT). In hospitality, IoT can be the key to achieving a complete personalised guest experience at an optimised operating cost. Embracing IoT’s endless possibilities can certainly help hoteliers create a good head start in their digital transformation journey.
Sustainability has been top of mind among hoteliers in recent years as tourists are increasingly concerned about the environmental issues. In fact, green practices adopted by hotels may soon become critical factors for travellers when choosing and booking accommodation to stay in.
The democratisation of technology and the transformation of society that it facilitated are impacting virtually every major industry. In high tech manufacturing, the trends are causing an upheaval. No matter how innovative, flashy, or anticipated a product might be, high tech companies can also get punished in the marketplace if those products don’t measure up to quality.
Topics: Technology trends
The lines have been increasingly blurring between high tech and non-high tech manufacturing—in large part due to the proliferation of technology into everyday consumer and business products. This has major implications for how high tech manufacturers operate today and how they’ll need to operate in the future. The first step in managing this transition is to understand the forces driving the integration of high tech manufacturing and other industries.
Topics: Technology trends
Advanced technologies provide hoteliers with full-scope support and benefits, from front desk to back-office operations. Cloud technology, for example, has played the key role in improving the end-to-end experience from booking to post-staying of guests, reducing cost and resource demands, increasing ROI, and hence, improving the overall business management capability of the business.