How customer-centric retailers ask deeper... →
The evolution of customer analytics has sparked a shift in the retail landscape. Faced with increasing competitive pressures, forward-looking organizations are moving from the days of traditional market-driven strategies to a new era of data-driven customer-centric retailing.
North Carolina State University Extends Access to... →
North Carolina State University and IBM announced plans to provide every student in North Carolina access to advanced educational resources through NC State’s Virtual Computing Lab (VCL), a cloud computing-based technology. Through this cloud—which is a set of Internet-based resources—students at K-12 schools, colleges around the state and the University of North Carolina system campuses...
Next-Generation Management Strategies for Supply... →
Retailers face challenges from competitive discounting strategies, fluctuating consumer demand, and seasonal inventory issues. Originally developed to help supermarkets improve sales, space and category management has evolved into a “must have” for retailers.
Does closing roads cut delays?
Using Google Maps, a trio of scientists – Hyejin Youn and Hawoong Jeong, of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and Michael Gastner, of the Santa Fe Institute – looked at traffic routes in Boston, New York, and London. Their paper, titled “The Price of Anarchy in Transportation Networks: Efficiency and Optimality Control” [PDF] and published in the jounral Physical Letters,...