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Smarter, faster decision making in retail enabled by cloud

Part of the For Cloud Professionals podcast series

Savvy consumers, with ever-evolving demands, make it difficult to forge deep connections and make necessary agile product-development decisions. The cloud, coupled with AI, can help.

Making better, faster decisions and deeper consumer connections with the cloud and AI

Join host David Linthicum and guest Jeff Simpson, Managing Director in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Retail practice, as they discuss how cloud is helping retail organizations leverage emerging technologies like AI and machine learning to help them accelerate the decision-making process, optimize product development, and make deeper, more personalized consumer connections.

Machine learning and cloud platforms help you process information, make sense of it, and synthesize it with other data sources, so that you get the type of learning that allows you to make a better decision next time.

Jeff Simpson is a managing director in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Retail practice. Based in the Charlotte office, he leads several Analytics, Digital, Data & Marketing Strategy offerings. Jeff has market eminence as a thought leader in Analytics, Marketing Strategy, Loyalty, & Database Marketing.

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Omnichannel retail and the cloud

The retail experience needs to be evermore personalized, while still reflecting your unique brand. Cloud adoption can help facilitate new channels and enhance customer loyalty. It can also help power the speed and agility needed to turn consumer desire into fulfillment in real time.

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Future-proofing: What consumer product companies can learn from agile, DevOps and the rise of RPA

Continuous improvement (CI) is making a comeback. Slowing growth and increasing online competition have consumer products companies searching for alternative ways to boost the bottom line while leaving employees free to focus on key business challenges.

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Being ready for cyber every day: How cloud and DevOps help scale for the holidays and beyond

During the run-up to the holidays, many retailers put IT projects on hold to accommodate the expected surge in traffic. Opportunities and challenges often go unmet, which can be costly. Cloud, combined with DevOps, can help by providing the ability to scale as needed to meet challenges--every day.

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For Cloud Professionals: Hosted by David Linthicum and designed for cloud professionals, this podcast gives you the straight talk on cloud computing. From what’s going on in the industry, the impact of cloud in the enterprise to how it can enable business transformation–it’s all covered here.

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