How CPG can capitalize on the consumer-direct market

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Consumer shopping habits have changed rapidly and dramatically, and it’s easy to understand why. A universe of stores rests in the palm of our hands with seemingly infinite choices, available around the clock — literally at our fingertips. Product information, reviews and opinions provide answers to just about any question we could have. Smart algorithms […]

Changing up security to protect a CPG’s hybrid cloud journey

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Retail and consumer-packaged goods (CPG) companies have been operating in a radically shifting business environment for years. To survive and thrive, they’ve had to embrace new technologies that also are radically changing. Cloud initiatives, for example, are morphing to hybrid approaches that mix on premise, hosted private and public clouds. And that change begets more […]

How to kick off your hybrid cloud journey in a CPG world

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It’s been said that history repeats itself, and that old adage definitely applies to IT management. Remember when companies struggled to manage their networks, systems and applications without finger-pointing and without a single end-to-end solution? For the most part, that was solved with integrated enterprise management systems. Then came cloud, and as retail and consumer-packaged […]

How CPG companies can get the most out of their hybrid cloud journey

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Cloud is no longer just a theoretical concept for retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. Many have already spent a significant amount of time and resources transforming data centers and implementing private cloud technologies. Increasingly, their sights are set on hybrid cloud – a key element of their digital transformation journeys that combines the […]

Eight keys to digital supply chain success

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Supply chains are present everywhere. From the largest global enterprises to our own households, everybody is involved in the supply chain. In the consumer packaged goods industry, we need to think about supply chains in terms of order management, planning, manufacturing, and physical (or software-based) distribution of the product or service – but the key […]

Five (not so) easy steps to CPG digital transformation

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Digital transformation is helping companies in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry streamline operations, increase business agility and gain deeper insights into their data. But the digital transformation journey is not an easy one. Success can only be achieved if enterprises are willing to go through change by embracing the mindset, culture, operating model, work […]