14 episodes

Dell podcast series exploring the world of retail digital transformation.

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Dell podcast series exploring the world of retail digital transformation.

    Retail PowerChat #014 - VMware and Retail Solutions with Ed Durbin, Part II

    Retail PowerChat #014 - VMware and Retail Solutions with Ed Durbin, Part II

    In Part II, Ed Durbin, Global Director for Retail End User Computing at VMware, discusses the digital solutions that Dell VMware are implementing with retailers to improve employee experiences and reduce employee turnover. Ed describes the new technologies retailers are focused on for the future and where Dell VMware fits into that future. Ed concludes with where to find more information and final thoughts.

    • 7 min
    Retail PowerChat #013 - VMware and Retail Solutions with Ed Durbin, Part I

    Retail PowerChat #013 - VMware and Retail Solutions with Ed Durbin, Part I

    In Part I, Ed Durbin, Global Director for Retail End User Computing at VMware, defines four points where retailer technologists are focused today – eliminating friction for consumers to consume, enabling employees to support the consumer, extending digital transformation into the supply chain, and improving employee experience. Ed discusses how Dell and VMware are enabling retailers to eliminate friction for the consumer to consume, from order placement to order fulfillment. Ed concludes with a description of how Dell and VMware are helping retailers to arm their employees with information to facilitate the consumer’s purchase process.

    • 6 min
    Retail PowerChat #012 - Dell's Presence at #NRF2020 with Michelle Scobie and Trey McMillian

    Retail PowerChat #012 - Dell's Presence at #NRF2020 with Michelle Scobie and Trey McMillian

    In this episode, Trey McMillian, Dell Global Retail Chief Technology Officer, and Michelle Scobie, Dell Senior Marketing Manager, share more about NRF (January 12-14 at the Javitz Center, New York City). Dell is hosting the Big Ideas session (level 3, stage 4) on Sunday January 12 at 4:00 hosted by Kyle Dufresne, featuring a panel of retail industry executives. Trey describes the topics Dell will be sharing in the booth (Level 1, booth 1219). There is a 20% discount promotion code (code is 198) for prospective attendees seeking a full conference pass or a complimentary exhibit floor pass. Visitors will be able to meet with Dell executives in attendance.

    • 7 min
    Retail PowerChat #011 - Retail Analytics with Siobhan Lynch, Part II

    Retail PowerChat #011 - Retail Analytics with Siobhan Lynch, Part II

    In Part II, Siobhan Lynch, Digital Retail Lead for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for Dell Technologies, shares examples of the retail challenges being solved using retail analytics. The five targeted solution areas are loss prevention, spoilage and waste reduction, frictionless shopping, warehousing and inventory management, and driving energy efficiencies. Siobhan also addresses the overall adoption rate and pace at which retailers are implementing new technologies. Siobhan concludes with where to find more information and final thoughts.

    • 9 min
    Retail PowerChat #010 - Retail Analytics with Siobhan Lynch, Part I

    Retail PowerChat #010 - Retail Analytics with Siobhan Lynch, Part I

    In Part I, Siobhan Lynch, Digital Retail Lead for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for Dell Technologies, discusses why now is such a pivotal time for technology adoption in retail. Siobhan defines three segments of retailers: discounter, high street, and luxury, and how each have their own technology budgets and motivators. Siobhan concludes with a description of the Retail Value Chain and provides examples of how retail analytics are used across the six elements of the Value Chain: design, supply chain, manufacturing, warehousing, fulfillment and logistics, customer experience, and delivery.
    Check back for Part II where Siobhan addresses solutions for loss prevention, spoilage and waste reduction, frictionless shopping, warehousing and inventory management and driving energy efficiencies. Siobhan also addresses the overall adoption rate and pace at which retailers are adopting new technologies, where to find more information and final thoughts.

    • 9 min
    Retail PowerChat #009 - Smart Video in Retail with Rob Borsch, Genetec, Part II

    Retail PowerChat #009 - Smart Video in Retail with Rob Borsch, Genetec, Part II

    In Part II, Rob Borsch, Retail Practice Leader at Genetec, first provides examples of video-data correlations within a connected store. Rob then explores the trend of using video to enable retail resource optimization via centralized operations hubs and mobile video monitoring. Rob continues to describe Genetec’s history in retail and partnership with Dell, and concludes with where to find more information and final thoughts.

    • 7 min

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