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The State of Digital Transformation in Retail 2018

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Strong holiday retail sales are shaping up to look very promising for retailers heading into 2018. According to the National Retail Federation, retail sales during November and December grew 5.5% year over year to about $692 billion. The industry is revving up for a great year as consumer spending continues to rise and retailers deliver Read more...

CHRIS LOGAN AEHIS ANNOUNCEMENT

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Healthcare Security is the Foundation: Why I’m Joining the AEHIS Foundation Board   In 2014, one year before I joined VMware as a senior healthcare strategist, the leadership of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) recognized a need for greater education and resources geared towards healthcare security executives.   It was from this Read more...

Innovators in Retail are Rewarded With Success

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      By: Rick Terlep, Chief Technology Officer of Retail at VMware Ben Byer, Senior Systems Engineer at VMware If you do an internet search on “change in retail industry” you will get a lot of returns.  Many of them will be on how Retail is “catching up” or “behind” or “adjusting” to change Read more...

Brick-And-Mortar Stores Cash in This Holiday Season

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  National Retail Federation estimates consumers will spend an average of $967 per person this holiday season. “Consumer confidence is high,” says Katherine Cullen, NRF’s director of retail and consumer insights. “People are feeling really good about the state of the economy.” As the industry remains optimistic about the 2017 holiday season, retailers are embracing Read more...

CTO Insights: Digital Transformation in Financial Services:

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Last month at Money 20/20, we announced a collaboration with Temenos and Bank Leumi, Israel’s leading bank, to create an advanced digital banking platform for banks worldwide. While at the show, we sat down with Ilan Buganim, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Digital Officer at Bank Leumi, to talk about our collaboration, the adoption of Read more...

Improving Customer Experience in Stores

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By: Sean Harris Jane had recently been appointed as the CTO of a long established retail group, ABC Department Stores, with over 100 department stores located across the country. Like many brick and mortar organizations they were looking to increase market share and remain competitive in a digital age. Jane felt technology could do a Read more...

VMware Achieves HIPAA & PCI Compliance with Cloud Hosted DaaS

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Today’s care and business demands require IT teams to present applications quickly and securely to clinical staff, physicians and business teams (often times regardless of location or device type). These requirements are driving the implementation of virtual desktops, such as VMware Horizon View. Hyperconverged infrastructure has dramatically simplified virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) by providing standardized Read more...

IoT Brings Banks Alive

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Active. Dynamic. Thriving. In the very near future, you’ll likely be using these adjectives to describe your branch bank. The Internet of Things (IoT) is why. “IoT is fundamentally changing how we live, how organizations operate and how the world works,” said Michael Dell, Dell Technologies’ chairman and CEO, at this month’s IQT day, just Read more...

VMworld 2017- A Healthcare IT perspective

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With VMworld 2017 behind us, it is a great time to look at what VMware announced, VMware’s direction, and what all this means for Healthcare IT.  From partnering with Amazon Web Services, to adding additional cross cloud functionality, and enhancing security, this is an amazing time to be a part of the VMware Healthcare journey. Read more...

Helping Children Heal at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH)

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Caring for sick children—especially those with serious medical issues—takes a special kind of sensitivity and engagement. Most children don’t want to be in the hospital, they’re often scared and bored, and they miss their friends and family. Anything a hospital can do to keep them entertained and positively engaged can have a real impact on Read more...