The retail and consumer products industries are undergoing a massive transformation, and LiveWorx 19 had content designed to help you prepare. With a focus on omni-channel delivery and improving the consumer experience, retailers and brands are challenged to deliver the right products to market, at the right time and at the right price — all of this in an era when the supply chain is becoming more global and complex than ever. The Retail track provided sessions on new innovations and methods to transform how you operate and compete, starting from design through to the in-store experience. Below are links to PDFs for some of the top sessions from the Retail Track. Click here to access the full LiveWorx 19 Content Archive, featuring over 200 session pdfs and videos in 18 different tracks and specialized content areas.
Ben Hanson, Senior Analyst, WhichPLM Tim Andreae, VP of Global Alliances, First Insight Quach Hai, VP, Product Management, PTC Bala Madani, Senior Manager, Product Development Systems, Dick’s Sporting Goods Jordan Reynolds, Digital Innovation, Kalypso Arthur Zaczkiewicz, Executive Editor, Women’s Wear Daily
Artificial intelligence (AI) has become prevalent across customer journeys, supply networks, merchandizing, marketing and commerce. According to IDC, 40% of digital transformation initiatives will be supported by cognitive computing, AI and machine learning capabilities in the next 12 months. Join our panel of experts to learn how to incorporate artificial intelligence into your transformation initiatives, and more specifically how these technologies have the potential to transform your design, development and sourcing processes from planning to commercialization.
Ben Hanson, Senior Analyst, WhichPLM Lindsay Connolly, Director, Merchandising Systems & Process Improvement, Brooks Brothers Kelly Price, Director, ArcherGrey Tony Yan, Project Manager, Skechers
Retailers and brands the world over have adopted PLM to help them maintain a competitive edge in a demanding, digital market. Cost savings, improved speed to market, better collaboration, supply chain connectivity and visibility – the benefits are easy to understand. But actually measuring those benefits and the way they change over time can be difficult, making it hard to understand the real Return on Investment (ROI) your PLM project is delivering.
Ben Hanson, Senior Analyst, WhichPLM Brion Carroll, VP, Global Business Development, PTC Mahshid Loram, Transformational Change & Project Management Sergio Martinez, Partner, Kalypso Melanie Stocker, VP, IT Product & Merchandising, Burberry
To meet consumer demand for the latest trends and hottest styles, brands and retailers are challenged to bring products to market at unprecedented speeds – in an era when the supply chain is becoming more global and complex than ever and where transparency is becoming essential. This session will explore the need for supply chain connectivity and will provide real-world practical use cases to demonstrate how brands and retailers can integrate PLM with other leading technologies to digitally ‘join the dots’ in the supply chain to open up new opportunities, unlock additional value, improve sustainability and reduce time to market.
These are just some of the sessions from the Retail Track. Be sure to visit the LiveWorx 19 Archive to see all of them.