In order to re-invent the value chain from linear to circular and highly connected, retailers need to modernize their IT infrastructure rapidly and cost-effectively. In addition, web-based retailers must find a way to handle scale and sophistication to remain competitive.… Read more →

It’s never been easier for customers to comparison shop. In a matter of minutes, customers can compare prices for a specific product across a dozen stores — and all from the comfort of home. They can even compare prices and… Read more →

Now more than ever, supply chains are vast and complex. Products are often composed of different ingredients or parts that move through different vendors, and each of those parts may be composed of subparts, and the subparts may come from… Read more →

As a retailer, if you think keeping up with Amazon is expensive and time-consuming, consider the alternative: extinction. When it comes to delivery and fulfillment, Amazon is the uncontested emperor of ecommerce. Yet, their efficiency in tracking and delivering orders… Read more →

To remain viable, today’s retailers must be nimble enough to face their colossal online competition while also addressing another new reality of retail: The customer is now at the center of the value chain. In order to adapt to these… Read more →

Today’s retailers face a number of complex and emerging challenges. Thanks to lower overhead and higher volume, online behemoths like Amazon can deliver products faster and at a lower price, driving smaller retailers out of business. In order to compete,… Read more →

You already have all the reasons you should attend GraphConnect New York, and now you know who the must-see presenters will be, but now it’s time for the best reason to attend: The bottom-to-top agenda of all the keynotes, presentations… Read more →

There are a lot of great reasons to attendGraphConnect New York, but one of the best reasons is that every year we feature an entirely new lineup of the world’s best graph database technology experts. This year’s GraphConnect is no… Read more →

[As community content, this post reflects the views and opinions of the particular author and does not necessarily reflect the official stance of Neo4j.] Nearly every analyst of the retail industry would consider Amazon as the source of the declining… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Aaron Wallace at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2016. Presentation Summary Modern enterprises need to have a full, 360-view of their customers drive their bottom line. This requires the integration of data from… Read more →

“We knew we couldn’t come to market with the same old solution and be competitive – so we decided to explore a differentiated solution,” said Aaron Wallace, Product Manager at Pitney Bowes. As a software company prepared to enter the… Read more →

“Relevance is the practice of improving search results for users by satisfying their information needs in the context of a particular user experience, while balancing how ranking impacts business’s needs.”[1] Providing relevant information to the user performing search queries or… Read more →

Fraud is becoming increasingly difficult to discover and prevent as fraudsters are increasingly employing complex techniques and advanced technologies to perpetrate fraud. Who Are Today’s Fraudsters? Today, fraudsters are organized in groups, possess synthetic or manufactured identities – which in… Read more →

“With Neo4j, we’ve been able to take our average processing time from over four minutes to about 13 seconds,” said Scott Grimes, Senior Director of Revenue Management at Marriott International. When Marriott customers search for hotel rooms for certain dates… Read more →