IoT

How machine learning can solve a $300 billion-dollar problem for apparel compani...

Ill-fitting clothes are not just an emotional hurdle for consumers, it’s also a $300 billion-dollar problem for apparel companies. Massively impacting revenue, sustainability and operations. While 3D body scanning isn’t revolutionary, it has been a long allure in apparel and retail.

The future of voice recognition [infographic]

The future of voice recognition is looking bright. Given its current usage both in the home and on the move, it seems as though this technology will only get bigger over the next few years.

Blockchain Potential for Ecommerce 

Blockchain technology is not likely a passing fad. Looking forward, we expect open, API-based ecommerce systems to more easily incorporate blockchain-based identity verification, payments, smart contracts and new forms of loyalty and advertising than closed commerce systems.

Transactions to interactions: how Carnival is disrupting the travel industry [v...

Get Elastic captured a captivating conversation with John Padgett, Chief Experience & Innovation Officer, Carnival and Sal Visca, Chief Technology Officer, Elastic Path, where they discussed how Carnival is transforming cruise vacationing into seamless interactions to create an experience unlike any other.

Behind the scenes: a look at the upcoming Get Elastic video interview with Carni...

The Get Elastic team flew to Miami for an interview with John Padgett, Chief Experience and Innovation Officer at Carnival. (Stay tuned for the video series).

5G and the latest digital transformation

The anticipated low communication latency and increased network speeds with 5G are drastically heightening further interest in areas where real-time data processing and augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) will be prevalent.

Retail Auto-Replenishment: the Pros and Cons

With a lot of retailers still undecided on auto-replenishment, there are arguments for both sides, but what is clear is that retailers need to put their customers at the heart of what they are doing and implement technology that their consumers will embrace.

Vision to frictionless reality: How Carnival created a smart city on the water

For companies like Carnival with individualistic customer requirements, headless commerce can deliver frictionless customer experiences fast.

Carnival and their Guest Experience Digital Transformation

Carnival's guest experience revolution is the result of the convergence among the physical and digital worlds into a seamless experience on the high seas.

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Wicked Quick: B2B replatforming initiatives

A weekly roundup or recap on commerce-focused topics and issues. For this week’s Wicked Quick, we caught up with a global ecommerce practitioner on B2B replatforming initiatives.

Understand your customers’ experience to optimize your ecom...

In order to fully improve and optimize ecommerce for your digital customers you need to understand how your customers use your website and other digital touchpoints. Your business goal is to make sure that your customers complete a purchase once they have started it. If they don’t, you need to figure out why this is and change it. This article addresses how you should look beyond just the data - - and focus on what the data relates to in regard to product offering and improve the CX.

Experience-driven commerce and its impact on B2B

Great CX is rooted in personalization, and the goal of “one experience per customer” through effective implementation can transform B2B ecommerce solutions to deliver high ROI. This article addresses how brands and businesses can connect content, context and commerce for better ROI.

How 5G will power the future of movement via the Internet of Vehi...

5G and the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) has the potential to transform the way we move people and things from one place to another. In a city setting, IoV and 5G will act as city planners and logistics managers rolled into one. Data and automation will optimize traffic light coordination and send garbage trucks on automated routes. The city of the future? Anything engineers can imagine.

4 tips for a successful Cyber Monday email campaign

There are different kinds of promotional emails, such as announcements, giveaways, tiered discounts, and “almost gone” notifications. Depending on your product offering, some may work better than others. These campaigns must be correctly segmented, mobile-friendly and reinforced. This article offers up four examples from leading brands on how to win Cyber Monday via email campaigns.