The Future Isn’t Going to Be Like The Past
You’ll either succeed at digitization or go out of business, success brings stress to IT that has to be resolved over multiple years
In every category sales are shifting to e-commerce
Workforce cost and complexity are rising
Demographics are changing and diversity is increasing
Aging technology infrastructures are slowing engagement plans
All Categories Are Approaching Tipping Point for Disruption
When a category reaches 15-20% of retail sales online there is a shakeout. We call this the tipping point. You’ve already seen it in books, electronics, sporting goods and fashion. It always shakes out like this:
The Only Path to Thriving is to Embrace Digital Transformation
The big disrupters always compress prices, get hyper relevant and gain social synergies. Want to know how it’s going to feel if you aren’t ready? No you don’t.
- Price Transparency
- Consumption-based Pricing
- Reverse Auctions
- Buyer Aggregation
- Free/Ultra low cost
- Customer Empowerment
- Instant Gratification
- Reduced Friction
- Co-creation Ecosystem
- Sharing Economy (P2P)
- Data Monetization
How We Can Help Your Business Deflect Threats and Thrive
We help our clients understand, justify, plan and deliver the technology capabilities that underlie these attributes
We will help you improve utilization and value of your current assets while systematically increasing the capability of IT to achieve the CEO agenda.
We have spent the last 12 years helping retailers evolve their technology portfolios to address existential threats. And because we are specialists, we can deliver business-driven transformation plans at a speed and quality level no firm can match.
Digital Retail Operating Strategy
Starting with the CEO agenda for growth and business performance our industry experts guide and help you define/refine your brand strategy, adopt innovation and diagnose your operational performance challenges delivering a roadmap to win.
Digital Transformation Capability Assessment
Your technology and store operations are the platform upon which your organization will deliver digital disruption. Our retail experts and enterprise architects assess your capabilities and define what your transformation needs through a process that educates and aligns your business and IT stakeholders.
Digital Transformation Roadmap
We define the enhancements you need in your operations, application and infrastructure capabilities and synchronize them with your business roadmap. We also plan the technology proof process so you can validate technologies well in advance of deployment dates.
Then move forward with
Strategy & Architecture
We design business and IT operating models and define the business and technology architectures that are required to deliver them.
Then finish with
Design & Delivery
We design and deliver enterprise technology. We also manage and oversee the delivery journey and value realization that is expected from the investments.
Stories of Digital Transformation Success in Retail
Providing a Sustainable Growth model for Leading Organic Foods Grocer
Security and Compliance for Leading Electronics Retailer
Launching Technology Transformation for Home Improvement Chain