Retail in the 2020s: The death of consumerism?

As consumers become more mindful about how they spend their money, retailers must rethink their overall strategy to deliver longer-lasting products and better customer service. This will shape both the future of the industry and the technology that drives it. In this article, learn about the six main forces that will influence #RetailTech this decade.

The challenges faced by today’s retail stakeholders

Retailers are constantly reinventing their businesses with the help of digital solutions that empower their customers and employees. However, it’s equally important for those who design apps and initiatives to keep in mind the needs of other retail stakeholders. Learn more about the industry’s main stakeholder challenges and how to address them with #MSRetail.

Why your SMB needs a business continuity plan (BCP)

Multiple things can disrupt the operations of small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), such as natural disasters or cyberattacks. This can lead to lost revenue, or in some extreme cases, business closure. But having a concrete business continuity plan (BCP) in place will help your business recover quickly after a disaster. What is a BCP? A […]

Kroger: Next-gen mobile shopping

What if your customers’ grocery lists could point them in the direction of their favorite items, allow them to self-checkout, and let them use a custom avatar along the way? Watch this video to learn how Kroger’s Scan, Bag, Go solution leverages the #IoT and #Microsoft #Azure to deliver a unique grocery shopping experience.

3 Technologies that are revolutionizing healthcare

Innovations in digital healthcare technologies are significantly changing the way healthcare providers deliver services to patients. Healthcare businesses are now able to address several key industry challenges, including improving healthcare accessibility and revolutionizing drug development. Here’s how three of the latest technologies are shaping the future of healthcare. Artificial intelligence Artificial intelligence (AI) is redefining […]