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Understand the capabilities and focus areas required to meet your industry’s needs and enable value creation.

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Identify resource, process, and environmental trends impacting your industry. Implement strategies to mitigate specific risks and take advantage of all relevant opportunities.

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Reveal the true state of your IT services, processes, spend, and staffing levels to align your priorities and resources.

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Supermarkets Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem of factors that impact the Supermarkets industry.
  • Explore how your IT team is set to deal with those factors from a PESTLE and SWOT perspectives.
  • Leverage expert insights and takeaways and update your IT strategy accordingly.
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Supermarkets Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template

  • Once you’ve completed the IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook, it’s time to pull it all together and share with your organization’s leadership team.
  • Use the Supermarkets Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template to highlight the key findings from the business-aligned analysis you’ve done.
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Supermarkets IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook

  • With input from our research and analysts and your peers, identify new or updated initiatives for your IT strategy.
  • Working with our team, update your IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook.

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Supermarkets Personalized Shopper Experience Report

  • Shopping experience determines where customers will buy in the future. Supermarkets have a lot of information around what products sell but have much poorer information about who is buying.
  • Learn about how the personalized shopper experience trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
  • Devise a list of initiatives you can integrate into your IT strategic plan to transform the role IT plays in your organization.
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Supermarkets Physical Store Merger With Digital Report

  • One way to stand out in the dense grocery store competitive environment is to use digital technologies to augment the in-store experience of the consumers and bridge the gap between physical and online shopping.
  • Learn about how the physical store merger with digital trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Supermarkets Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Data Report

  • The ability to capture, access, and effectively analyze data about internal operations as well as the environment is becoming crucial for staying competitive in the grocery business.
  • Growing complexity in supermarkets’ supply chain information demands new levels of data management.
  • Learn about how the renewed focus on supply chain data trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.

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Supermarkets IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • IT leadership needs to understand where their clients are unsatisfied with the quality of service they are receiving from IT.
  • Understand important focus areas to address and insights into how your team compares with other Retail IT organizations.
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Supermarkets IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business to be a reliable operator and effective partner, all while finding time and resources to be innovative.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Diagnostic and participating on our unique IT Spend Benchmarking, you will gain critical insights to position your IT team to be more strategic.

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Supermarkets Demand Planning Report

  • Demand planning is an essential component of overall supply chain planning. But for a supermarket, it is one of the most crucial processes in setting up the business for success.
  • Every player in the Retail sector needs to understand where the greatest demand planning value is and select solutions accordingly.
  • Learn about what demand planning is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Supermarkets Point of Sale Report

  • A modern point of sale (PoS) system has many features and capabilities that optimize operations, enhance customer experience, and assist in selling through various sales channels, which makes it very complex.
  • Learn about what a PoS system is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Supermarkets Transportation Management Systems Report

  • Supermarkets are involved heavily in the distribution/logistics business, which is counterintuitive to how a grocer is perceived traditionally.
  • Transportation management systems (TMSs) improve shipping efficiency, reduce costs, provide real-time supply chain visibility, and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Learn about what a TMS is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.

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Discussion Summary: Info-Tech LIVE Las Vegas Retail & Wholesale Industries Roundtable

Date published

December 19, 2019

Author:
  • Jennifer Perrier

Info-Tech LIVE took place November 19-21 in Las Vegas, NV. Here, we hosted nine Industry Roundtables focused on the direct and longer-term ripple effects of Industry 4.0 and its hallmark technologies on the different industry sectors. Read this summary of the Retail & Wholesale conversation to learn the main challenges and opportunities your peers think Industry 4.0 presents and what they believe are the next steps to manage this sea change successfully.

Problematic IT Processes for Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods: Business Continuity, Enterprise Architecture, and Disaster Recovery Planning

Date published

December 2, 2019

Author:
  • George Goodall

Info-Tech’s IT Management & Governance Diagnostic provides industry-level insights on the challenges of IT departments. We use a concept known as Service Gap to compare the rated importance of a particular IT process with its effectiveness. Use this data to review the existing IT strategy. Ensure that it includes initiatives that adequately address these shortcomings.

First GDPR…Now CCPA? Privacy Implications for the Retail Industry

Date published

October 17, 2019

Author:
  • Filipe De Souza

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forced many organizations to implement data privacy practices, but now the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) looms closer. What will this mean for the retail industry?

Loyalty Management Programs: Choosing the Right Deployment Architecture in a Retail Environment

Date published

August 6, 2019

Author:
  • Ben Dickie

Many organizations struggle to define the appropriate technology architecture for the enablement of their loyalty programs. This note will examine different methods for rolling out applications and systems for effectively managing loyalty programs.

Establishing a Balanced Scorecard for IT Performance in the Retail Industry Is an Important Complement to IT Strategy

Date published

June 11, 2019

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

The IT balanced scorecard must go beyond the usual IT metrics. To be most effective, the IT balanced scorecard must demonstrate the value IT provides and reflect corporate strategies and goals.

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