SAP Hybris 6.3

SAP Hybris 6.3

THOUGHTS
Following the release of the SAP Hybris 6.3, the latest version of the leading commerce platform, we’ve had time to evaluate some of the key benefits for both B2C and B2B companies. Here’s what we think!
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What Retailers Need to Consider Before Developing a Mobile App.

What Retailers Need to Consider Before Developing a Mobile App.

THOUGHTS
These days, it comes as no surprise when your mom – or grandma – shoots you a text message laden with...
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Singles’ Day 11.11 Just Raked in $25B and Deserves Your Attention

Singles’ Day 11.11 Just Raked in $25B and Deserves Your Attention

THOUGHTS
Singles’ Day – the annual Chinese shopping fest that takes place annually on 11/11 for people to celebrate being single – just broke the...
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How Important Really Is Shipping Speed?

How Important Really Is Shipping Speed?

THOUGHTS
Many of the world’s largest retailers have recently announced plans to launch same-day or next-day shipping programs for online shoppers – services which...
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How to Have a Happy Holiday Returns Season – and Keep the Goodwill Going Year-Round

How to Have a Happy Holiday Returns Season – and Keep the Goodwill Going Year-Round

THOUGHTS
Tis the week after Christmas and all through the land, merchants have loads of returns on their hands. That’s especially true for...
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Retail in Alternate Realities

Retail in Alternate Realities

ECOMMERCE THOUGHTS
In retail and Ecommerce, we’re seeing an increase in the adoption of AR & VR technologies. We look at how these technologies are being used and, more importantly, if they are effective in improving the customer experience.
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Ecommerce Fraud 2017 Trends & Predictions

Ecommerce Fraud 2017 Trends & Predictions

ECOMMERCE FRAUD THOUGHTS
We’ve taken a look at some general themes and trends in fraud prevention across Ecommerce. Here are our tips to ensure that your business is adequately prepared against the risk of fraud.
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SAP Hybris 6.7

SAP Hybris 6.7

THOUGHTS
With the latest version of Hybris being released last month, we have summarised the key features and improvements of this release that we think can reduce the customer pain points we see day in day out on our projects.
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Auto-documenting Robot Framework Scripts

Auto-documenting Robot Framework Scripts

QA
We understand the need to deliver comprehensive documentation to clients around our test automation processes and scripts. Here’s some advice on how to...
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Avoid Object Recognition Frameworks in your Test Case Automation

Avoid Object Recognition Frameworks in your Test Case Automation

QA
We review the use Object Recognition technology in the QA toolkit: is there a danger that we can rely too heavily on...
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Room to Breathe: 7 Steps to Better Burndown & Velocity

Room to Breathe: 7 Steps to Better Burndown & Velocity

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
The ability to embrace change and look for continuous improvement underpins a successful agile project. Using our extensive delivery experience, we’ve...
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Everything Is Your Fault: Tough Love For Building Awesome Stakeholder Relationships

Everything Is Your Fault: Tough Love For Building Awesome Stakeholder Relationships

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
We take a look at how to move past the ‘blame game’ and build stakeholder relationships based on a foundation of trust, and a focus on resolving issues and moving forward.
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A Step Guide to Initiating a PIM Project

A Step Guide to Initiating a PIM Project

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
PIM is power in the world of eCommerce, and yet so many PIM projects do not deliver the benefit that businesses...
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Scrum vs Kanban

Scrum vs Kanban

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
A comparison of two of the more popular Agile methodologies: how are they the same? How are they different? And, what can we take away from both of these techniques to help maximize the delivery of our teams?
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Controlling Devices Over the Internet of Things

Controlling Devices Over the Internet of Things

IOT
Everyone’s talking about it! A practical step-by-step guide on how to connect to and send commands to turn on or off a LED via a web application.
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Controlling Devices Over the Internet of Things

Controlling Devices Over the Internet of Things

IOT
Part 2 of our step-by-step practical guide on how you get get the Internet of Things working for you. Here, we explain how to connect an LED to an IoT instance on the internet and control it from there.
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The Key to a Great Online Shopping Experience? Getting Personal with your Customer

The Key to a Great Online Shopping Experience? Getting Personal with your Customer

ECOMMERCE
When a shopper visits a brick-and-mortar store, sales associates can engage in personal conversations to determine their needs and recommend products to...
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Instagram: The New-Age Magazine Catalogue?

Instagram: The New-Age Magazine Catalogue?

ECOMMERCE
In a world where online shopping is as familiar and easy as tying your shoes every morning, it’s inevitable that consumer habits have quickly evolved.
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Don’t Focus Online or Offline This Holiday Season: Think Omni-Channel

Don’t Focus Online or Offline This Holiday Season: Think Omni-Channel

ECOMMERCE
The debate over retail’s future is once again at the forefront this peak season as former holiday heavyweights like RadioShack struggle while...
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Feeling Peaky?

Feeling Peaky?

BLACK FRIDAY
As we reflect on this year’s Black Friday Ecommerce trends, we’ve taken a look at our own Business Operations services and analyzed how well we supported our customers over peak trading times.
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Are Holiday Shoppers Starting to Take Advice from Big Bird?

Are Holiday Shoppers Starting to Take Advice from Big Bird?

BLACK FRIDAY ECOMMERCE
Lining up at the mall at 2 a.m. for the best deals of the year on Black Friday has been an essential...
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What Happened to Black Friday?

What Happened to Black Friday?

BLACK FRIDAY ECOMMERCE
It wasn't very long ago that Black Friday was seen as the high holy day for consumer spending. Today, however, the lines are...
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3 Things to Consider When Building a B2B Platform

3 Things to Consider When Building a B2B Platform

B2B ECOMMERCE
Over the past few years, focus has been growing around the convergence of digital experiences between business-to-business (B2B) commerce sites and...
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Future Commerce – Modernizing the Content Layer

Future Commerce – Modernizing the Content Layer

EVENTS THOUGHTS
Join industry leaders and peers at our informative breakfast discussion focused on 'Future Commerce - Modernizing the Content Layer'.
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B2B eCommerce Digital Transformation: Why is Adoption Taking Longer Than Predicted?

B2B eCommerce Digital Transformation: Why is Adoption Taking Longer Than Predicted?

B2B ECOMMERCE THOUGHTS
Many B2B businesses continue to remain behind the curve in Ecommerce and Digital adoption. Why is B2B commerce such a complex area to get right and how can we accelerate adoption?
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Changing Online Retail: What’s Next?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Changing Online Retail: What’s Next?

AI ECOMMERCE THOUGHTS
We all know the saying: April showers bring May flowers. Well, as we prepare for the May flowers to blossom, we realize that it rains innovation every month (not just April) in the e-commerce industry. As customer expectations change as quickly as the weather does, retailers must continue...
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