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Infosys & SAP Announce Alliance to Accelerate Clients’ Enterprise Digital Transformation

SAP SE announced a collaboration program with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud and Microsoft…

How Domino's Is Using Technology and Innovation To Drive Growth - CEO Ritch Allison
How Domino’s Is Using Technology and Innovation To Drive Growth

Each time we take a look at technology we look at all of the options, says Domino’s CEO Ritch Allison. “Do we build it? Do we partner? Do we go out and buy something. For the things that are really core to our business like our point-of-sale system and our digital ordering capabilities, we believe we have to own those.

How Non-Amazon Retailers “Leaned Into” Prime Day To Increase Sales - Salesforce Execs Explain
How Non-Amazon Retailers “Leaned Into” Prime Day To Increase Sales

“Retailers and brands took advantage of the buzz, the demand, the awareness, that Amazon has created and really rode that wave for great growth,” says Rob Garf, VP of Industry Strategy and Insights for Salesforce. “Retailers didn’t just ignore Prime Day, but they leaned into it.”

Facebook Is Trying To Habituate Consumers Around Driving Transactions, Says Button CEO Michael Jaconi
Facebook Trying To Habituate Consumers Around Driving Transactions, Says Button CEO

In reality, what I think Facebook is doing is very smart. They’re trying to habituate consumers around driving transactions from their platform. For the future of advertising, especially in mobile, the way that you’re going to be able to make money and build durability into your business model is to give consumers what they want.

Zebra Tech Tracking Technology Integrating Deep Into Sports and Business - CEO Anders Gustafsson
Zebra Tech Tracking Technology Integrating Deep Into Sports and Business

“We’ve learned this past year that the tracking system we have with the NFL is actually considered to be the best by the broadcasters, coaches, and the fans,” says Zebra Tech CEO Anders Gustafsson. “Our type of technology works particularly well with football but it would also work for basketball, ice hockey, and soccer.”

Our Machine Learning Platform Helps Brands Retain Their Customers, Says Medallia CEO Leslie Stretch
Our Machine Learning Platform Helps Brands Retain Their Customers, Says Medallia CEO

“We’re a platform that helps some of the biggest brands in the world really understand their customers in live time and communicate with them while they’re in an experience,” says Medallia CEO Leslie Stretch. This helps them retain their customer and perhaps sell them another experience. It’s this machine learning platform that does that.”

Pace of Digitalization in China is Much Faster Than Anywhere in the World, Says AXA China CEO Xavier Veyry
The Pace of Digitalization in China is Much Faster Than Anywhere in the World, Says AXA China CEO

“The pace of digitalization in China is much faster than anywhere in the world and in a sense, it’s much deeper than anywhere else,” says AXA China CEO Xavier Veyry. “In China we really see an acceleration in the way companies leverage digital tools.”

The Subscription Economy Is Taking Over The World, Says Gainsight CEO Nick Mehta
The Subscription Economy Is Taking Over The World, Says Gainsight CEO

“What’s happening is that the subscription economy is just taking over the world,” says Gainsight CEO Nick Mehta. It shows up for our consumer lives with Netflix, Amazon, etc. It shows up at work as well. Because of that, all of those companies just can’t afford to just sell to their customers and move on.”

Expedia Pricing Tactics Powered By AI and Reams of Data, Says CEO Mark Okerstrom
Expedia Pricing Tactics Powered By AI and Reams of Data, Says CEO

“We sit on reams of data with 750 million visits to Expedia Group properties every single month,” says Expedia CEO Mark Okerstrom. “We’re using AI to help inform some of our lodging partners with pricing tactics, to help them price more effectively both in the alternative accommodation space and in the traditional lodging space.”

Starsky Robotics Launching Fully Autonomous Long-Haul Truck in Florida, Says Starsky Robotics CEO Stefan Seltz-Axmacher
Starsky Robotics Launching Fully Autonomous Long-Haul Trucks in Florida

“We are now gearing up to take the person completely out of the cab on public roads in the state of Florida,” says Starsky Robotics CEO Stefan Seltz-Axmacher. “We’ve been testing on Florida roads with people in the cabs for a couple of years. We are starting off in the easiest conditions, in good weather, and with good lighting.”