IT Infrastructure and Analytics

IBM SAP Smarter Retail Solution

Share this post:

IBM SAP Smarter Retail is on the rise! Over the past four decades, we have been witnessing the technology revolution era. Innovations like the internet, smart devices, Facebook and Twitter transformed the end consumers’ demands and positioned new business requirements into the retail industry, but are retailers ready to meet those requirements? The truth is far away as what you can imagine, most retailers spend two-thirds of their IT budget to keep existing, outdated infrastructure running—wasting resources and energy that could be spent improving key business functions.

 Customers are expecting on one hand real-time and accurate information about product availability, stock information and details. On the other hand, the customer’s shopping experience needs to be designed to provide personalize solutions rather than segmenting it in large clusters. Most important as the customer’s individual experience is being reflected in the social media with a huge impact within the social channels perception …However, retailers are still facing fundamental operational issues around stock accuracy, markdown planning and access to valuable information.

 The IBM SAP Smarter Retail Solution is the IBM value proposition to help retailers to overcome their current challenges.

Our vision is to revolutionize the Back-Office Transformation and help retailers to manage their ecosystem relationships with customers, employees, and suppliers while also improving visibility to organizational performance across the enterprise in the following functional areas:

  • Record to Report
  • Procure to Pay
  • Logistics Execution
  • Sales to Revenue

Our goal is to leverage the latest advances in IT design using SAP integrated applications to help eliminate waste and reduce the time and cost to deploy new applications and functionality, while at the same time improving overall IT security and operational efficiency.

The IBM SAP Smarter Retail Solution is a pre-configured environment which can be deployed and managed as a cloud software-as-a-service offering as well as an on premise solution. The Solution, built on the IBM and SAP Cloud Alliance, harnesses the recent revolution in cloud, analytic, mobile, social, and security (CAMSS) technologies to drive operational efficiency and security, reduce costs, and keep your technology current so that you can focus on core business activities.

IBM SAP Smarter Retail

IBM Smarter Retail Solution – 70+ Business Scenarios

IBM SAP Smarter Retail

IBM Smarter Retail Solution Real Time Intelligence

IBM SAP Smarter Retail

IBM Smarter Product Lookup

IBM SAP Smarter Retail

IBM Smarter Enterprise Structure Setup

Add Comment
No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.Required fields are marked *

More IT Infrastructure and Analytics Stories

What if you could keep track of customer preferences at the city and neighborhood level or better yet predict them?

When the Brewers are playing in Milwaukee, beer starts flying off the shelves. When the Doo-Dah parade marches in Columbus, Ohio, water pistols suddenly surge. And when the Blue Angels fly over Seattle, sales of sunglasses soar. Each of these local events has a profound impact on the behaviors of the people who live there. […]

Continue reading

Five strategic priorities for digitalization across IM&C businesses

Digitalization has already reached almost every aspect of today’s life and will no doubt embed itself further into our personal and business lives. For the industrial machinery and components (IM&C) industry, new and exciting opportunities are provided by advances in hyper-connectivity, automation, cloud computing, big data and analytics, computing on the edge, machine learning, augmented […]

Continue reading

A case for a business case: SAP S/4HANA

Three years ago, on a chilly Tuesday morning during the winter of 2015, after ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), SAP announced its next generation S/4HANA ERP solution in a highly orchestrated press conference as the Exchange opened for another day of trading. However, recent figures show that out of […]

Continue reading