NRF 2016 Big Show – Creating theatre and losing the audience?

At last weeks National Retail Federation’s Big Show it was very clear that retailers are focused on tackling the ‘new norm’, retailing at the clock speed of todays customer, with digital transformation, Customer Experience and Big Data dominating the agenda. For me it was all about back to basics.

Valid Predictions and Automation to Strengthen Business

Goods management and an optimal pricing system are only two of the topics currently being addressed by retail. In addition to these, there is the online channel, which you should connect to your stationary trade to provide an integrated and satisfying shopping experience. We demonstrate what contribution predictive applications make to…

Innovations in the Supply Chain: a Summary of the 5th Aviation Forum

The “5th Aviation Forum” was held at Hamburg’s CCH from December 8 to 9 under the auspices of the Airbus group. The topic of this year’s event was “Supply Chain Integration Challenges in Commercial Aerospace.”

Fifth Aviation Forum: Innovations in the Supply Chain

At the fifth Aviation Forum in Hamburg, representatives of well-known air travel and logistics businesses will present new approaches for supply chain management. Blue Yonder founder Prof. Dr. Michael Feindt will demonstrate the potential of Predictive Applications.

Summary Data Natives 2015: The Value of Data for Businesses

IN Events & Awards — 30 November, 2015

Yesterday, I’ve had the opportunity to attend (and present at) the Data Natives 2015 conference in Berlin. Data Natives 2015 is the first conference of its kind, organized by the team around Dataconomy and countless volunteers.

Data Natives: Are workplaces snuffing out Predictive Applications?

On the 19th and 20th of November 2015, the “Data Natives” will meet in the nHow-Hotel in Berlin. More than 450 participants have already registered for this conference. The topics emphasized will be: Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), and FinTech. Lars Trieloff, Director of Product Management, will represent Blue Yonder at the practice-oriented…

Mercator customer conference: Predictive analytics in aviation

Mercator out of the United Arab Emirates  is a leading software provider for the travel, transport, and logistics industry. Our colleagues Ingolf Mollat,Volkmar Foelsch, and Thomas Hermanns were at the Mercator customer forum  on October 19 and 20, 2015 at the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, in Dubai.

Summary Budapest BI Forum: Science meets Business

IN Data Science, Events & Awards — 29 October, 2015

Building bridges between conventional business intelligence methods and cutting edge data-science - this is the Budapest BI Forum 2015 summarized in one line. Entrepreneurs, businesspeople, open source contributors and scientists got together in Hungary's capital, to spend three days attending hands-on sessions and talks. A perfect occasion for…

Conference: Big data as strategic value creation instrument

IN Big Data, Blue Yonder, Events & Awards — 28 October, 2015

Big data analytics, from a very practical vantage point. On October 28th, 2015, management consultancy Horváth & Partners will be hosting the Second Big Data Conference at the Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Airport & Messe in Germany. ANDREAS SCHMIDT, product manager at Blue Yonder will talk about the use of predictive applications, at the conference.

Avoiding declining sales figures

IN Blue Yonder, Events & Awards — 27 October, 2015

The numbers are literally hot off the printer. On October 20th, the figures on papers sold by the most important regional newspapers in Germany came out. As in past years, the figures are deep in the red. Almost all the daily newspapers in Germany are losing readers in significant numbers. The situation is particularly serious in the German capital…