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As a sponsor of MicroStrategy World 2020, Obase will be showcasing some of its advanced analytics, hyperintelligence and mobility based solutions that help organizations make decisions at the speed of business. The solutions, embedded with MicroStrategy, are tailored to solve unique problems faced by Retail, E-Commerce, Telecom, Airlines, Pharmaceuticals, Finance, and Government, and yet ready and repeatable. Visit Obase at booth 114 in MicroStrategy World Exhibit Hall from Feb 4-6, 2020, at the Orlando Resort, Florida. Join or follow the...

MicroStrategy's 2020 Global State of Enterprise Analytics Report reveals that currently, 97% of real-time enterprise business decisions are data-deprived. For 60% of employees, it takes hours or days to get the information they need to make an informed decision, while just 3% can find information in seconds. When it comes to making real-time data-driven decisions, most employees are still simply winging it. While three-fourths of our 2020 survey respondents say they’re currently on par with or behind their peers when it...

There is no other industry is as impacted by customer demand as retail. Customers expect immediate, simple, uninterrupted shopping experiences which will be delivered to them yesterday. Here are some projections on how these expectations will shape the future of retail. • From we to me: Deep retail is resulting in hyper– personalization. Today it’s possible (and even likely) that retailers know what you need before you do. • Consumers get price-savvy: Paying less for more and bragging about it has become a trend...

Love it or hate it, there's no denying the unstoppable force of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is one of the most important retail and spending events in the United States. Though the week of deals just wrapped up, there are already some key lessons emerging. Lesson 1: Strong sales during this period can affect Retailer stocks. On Thanksgiving, online shoppers encountered an out-of-stock message on product pages 3.3% of the time, while on Black Friday the figure was 2.8%....

Obase today announced it has won the 2019 Microsoft Retail Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. “We are very proud and greatly appreciate that Microsoft has recognized us on a global level. Winning this award will help more organizations around the world realize that Obase is the partner of choice when it comes to Retail.”...

Robotic Process Automation(RPA) refers to the automation of computer-centric process using software robots. RPA aims to free humans of repetitive tasks by replacing them with a virtual workforce and enabling them to dedicate their time and effort to more complex and value adding tasks and provide oversight. RPA primarily targets processes which are highly manual, repetitive, rule-based and standard electronic readable input. Robotic automation uses robots to run application software in the exact same way that a human works with...

In the markets where digitalization is growing, 30% of the store customers also shop online. This fact makes the online availability, its effects and possible solutions important to consider. “Online Availability: A Worldwide Study of Extent, Shopper Reactions, and Implications for Non-Food Online Retail Categories” report indicates that the rate of not online available stock situations doubles out of stock rates in physical stores. The research is the most recent and comprehensive research on Retail online availability and was carried...

These are times that companies need to show serious improvement in their decision making processes in turning data into decisions and actions. Even though in a world we talk about artificial intelligence and robots we have gone too fast creating automated decisions in digitalized processes, we still couldn’t catch this flow at companies with organizational hierarchies. Most of the business decisions are made by humans as they are unstable and should be flexible according to the current situations in operational processes....

The retail industry is undergoing a big change in terms of inventory. As you know, in many countries, inflation figures were very high in the 90’s, inevitably affecting the retail business. The most critical limitation in this space was – ironically – the limited space available. The economic landscape changed in the 2000’s.  These were the years when the executives figured out that piling up is not contributing to the bottom-line, on the contrary, it is a pretty bad idea....