Benchmarking Digital Product Creation for 2021
For the 5th year in a row, Kalypso released joint research on the state of digital product creation in retail, footwear and apparel.
Four Ways Blockchain Could Advance the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
Sachin Misra wrote about how blockchain can advance COVID-19 vaccine rollout by ensuring safety, efficacy, trust and transparency.
Six Manufacturing Tech Trends To Look For In 2021
George Young told Forbes that one of the six trends for 2021 will be human-centered AI: “In 2021, enterprises will take a human-centered approach to AI initiatives, understanding user needs and values, then adapting AI designs and models accordingly, which will in turn, improve adoption.”
Artificial intelligence becomes less artificial: How humans define digital’s success
AI as part of your digital transformation is great, but don't leave the humans behind. George Young argues in The Evolving Enterprise that OCM teams must not be treated as an afterthought to the digital transition.
How Today’s Food and Beverage Landscape Presents Urgent Problem for Blockchain to Solve
Colin Speakman writes about how the food and beverage industry can enable traceability with blockchain, but first we need to establish industry-wide standards.
How Enterprises will Reap the Benefits of Digital Transformation Initiatives in 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation across industries worldwide in 2020, we'll see enterprises refine their digital strategies and reap the benefits in 2021.
Digital Transformation’s Future, Prescriptive Analytics and Human-Centered AI Initiatives
RFID Journal published George Young's 2021 Digital transformation predictions. "Value chains will be connected by a digital thread as digital-transformation initiatives accelerate amid the ongoing pandemic."
AI Predictions for 2021
Database Trends and Applications included George Young in their 2021 AI predictions. "Enterprises will take a human-centered approach to AI initiatives, understanding user needs and values, then adapting AI designs and models accordingly, which will in turn, improve adoption."
Big Data Industry Predictions for 2021
George Young was included in insideBIGDATA's 2021 industry predictions. "Going beyond predictive analytics to prescriptive analytics will ultimately enable digital transformation success for manufacturers in 2021."
What is digital transformation’s future?
George Young caught up with the folks at Digital Journal to talk about the future of digital transformation and the digital thread in 2021.
Digital twin in tire pre-production – unlocking double-digit impact
Kalypso's Chad Markle and Rockwell's Dan Paul share their thoughts on how digital twins in the tire industry can unlock double-digit impact across the phases of pre-production.
5 ways to speed transformation during COVID-19
Kalypso's Mick Mancuso spoke at a press conference during Automation Fair At Home. “We saw a little bit of a pause as the outbreak hit different parts of the world. Now, we’re only seeing acceleration. It is a business imperative now.”
Survive and thrive in the post-pandemic future
Kalypso's Steve Riordan and Rein Singfield co-presented the keynote session “Next in CPG: Survival tactics for the post-pandemic future.” Control Global recapped their presentation.
Report: Preparing for Post-Pandemic Recovery—No Matter What It Looks Like
Kalypso's strategic foresight lead Kelly Kornet and Steve Riordan talked to Sourcing Journal about our report, Post-Pandemic Futures: For the Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail, Footwear & Apparel Industries.
Crisis Management and the Coronavirus: Supply Chain, Technology and Infrastructure
Kalypso's Steve Riordan speaks with WWD about the increase in the pace of change towards faster digital product development cycles, enabled by 3D and advanced analytics.
Face Mask Shortage Mirrors Fashion’s Need for Supply Chain Makeover
Kalypso partner, Steve Riordan, spoke to Sourcing Journal on how the COVID-19 crisis highlights the opportunity to accelerate towards a fundamentally different model for retail product development and sourcing.
LiveWorx 2019: The WhichPLM Report
Exclusive report from Ben Hanson of WhichPLM on PTC's Liveworx 2019.
Navigating Choppy Seas is Supply Chain’s New Reality
Kalypso's Peter Warner is featured in this article about what retail, footwear and apparel companies need to do to diversify supply chains in a volatile global market.
Advancing AI in the ‘More-of-Less’ Era of Apparel Retailing
Kalypso's Will Yester comments on the business opportunities for retail companies to leverage artificial intelligence.
Is Digital Transformation The Key To Competing With Amazon?
While the retail industry outlook doesn’t seem as dire as it once was, it’s more important than ever for retailers and brands to execute to really thrive. Kalypso's Amy Kenly discusses what retailers need to do to remain competitive in a digital world.
Retailers increasingly use their own brands to stand out from the competition
Consumer practice lead Steve Riordan comments on how retailers can differentiate against "the Amazon effect."
The Need for Speed: Time-to-Market Acceleration is the Ultimate Retail Differentiator
Consumer practice lead Steve Riordan is featured in this piece on how retailers are speeding time to market to differentiate themselves.
CUSTOMIZE? NO, MODULARIZE! Mix-and-match modules yield more products with fewer parts at lower costs
Jordan Reynolds discusses the benefits of modularization for industrial engineering companies to provide customized options at a fraction of the cost.
Recipe for food innovation success: Blending experts and technology
George Young weighs in on digital innovation in the food and beverage industry and how it will drive improved product development processes.
Why you should hire a futurist
Manager Laura Schlehuber comments on the role and impact of futurists within organizations today.
A Balancing Act: How premium packaging leads to profits
Senior manager Stephen Birtsas comments on how packaging for food products can drive profit.
Foresight and The Future of R&D
Christian Crews and Ted Farrington describe how a comprehensive foresight process for R&D can both improve performance and steer organizations through a turbulent marketplace.
Stress-Testing Your Digital Transformation From the Bottom Up
Amy Kenly and Chad Markle comment on how to ensure your digital transformation is ready for a "think global, act local" collaboration.
7-Eleven looking for acquisitions to fuel North American growth
CEO George Young comments on why 7-Eleven's North American base and offerings will help it bring in more customers.
7-Eleven plans to more than double U.S. footprint; grow to 20,000 stores
CEO George Young comments on growing consumer reliance on convenience stores for daily needs.
Teaming Up for New Products
Strategy & Operations practice lead Mike Friedman and partner Helayne Angelus discuss the evolving collaboration among retailers and suppliers around product innovation in the modern digital environment.
Understanding and Organizing Around Anywhere Commerce
Scott Gamble and Sonia Parekh discuss the always-on shopper and anywhere commerce.
MillerCoors spends beer money on North Texas brewery
Senior manager Paul Salyards comments on the impact of the craft and import division of MillerCoors' majority stake acquisition of a large Texas craft brewery.
Pour me another: Overturned Texas law may mean lower craft brew prices
Senior manager Paul Salyards comments on the impact the recent overturning of a Texas state law has on craft brew and distributors.
How a mobile app is helping GameStop grow virtual reality into a $3B business
Digital practice lead Chad Markle comments on the impact augmented and virtual reality will have on the gaming industry.
Take notes: How retailers are approaching back to school shopping season
Retail practice lead Steve Riordan comments on the 2016 back to school shopping season.
PI Apparel 2016: Our CEO’s Exclusive Report
Coverage of PI Apparel 2016, including Kalypso's participation.
PTC’s LiveWorx 2016: The WhichPLM Report (Part Two)
Additional coverage of LiveWorx, including Kalypso's participation in 5th Avenue, PTC’s retail showcase.
PTC’s LiveWorx 2016: The WhichPLM Report (Part One)
Coverage of LiveWorx, including Kalypso's participation in 5th Avenue, PTC’s retail showcase.
More Than Cosmetics For Mary Kay: Six Best Practices For Digitizing Innovation
George Young, Kalypso's CEO and Deanna Fell, vice president of engineering and PMO at Mary Kay discuss leading practices for digitizing innovation.
When Reality Becomes Virtual
Technical fellow Howard Schimmoller and solution architect Jason Milo discuss the value of virtual reality and the big step it's poised to take into the mainstream as an engineering and design tool.
Six Key Thoughts From Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience Cycle
CEO George Young's thoughts on innovation are quoted in this recap.
No More Mr. Nice Guy
Kendall Hawkins, Kalypso's senior manager of talent, discusses the catalyst for the firm's culture of candor.
2016 Readers’ Choice: New Product Development & Introduction
CEO George Young comments on Consumer Goods Technology's (CGT) 2016 Reader's Choice survey and the state of new product development and introduction for the consumer goods industry.
Nobody likes the office backstabber. Is ‘front-stabbing’ any better?
A recap of the steps Kalypso has taken to encourage candid conversations and feedback within the firm.
Kendall Hawkins, Kalypso's senior manager of talent, talks about the steps Kalypso has taken to practice a culture of candor.
Changing Sizes Makes Retailers Fit
Retail practice lead Steve Riordan discusses how retailers are using stores that vary from their usual size to enter new markets or sell different products.
‘Nice’ Is a Four-Letter Word at Companies Practicing Radical Candor
Kendall Hawkins, Kalypso's senior manager of talent, discusses the challenges of fostering a candid work environment (login required).
Potential Pitfalls of FSMA: What Grocers Should Know As They Prepare for Implementation
Senior manager Colin Speakman discusses challenges and advice for grocers gearing up for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
Cold rain sends Black Friday shoppers inside to Dallas-area malls
Did you brave Black Friday? Our own Al Meyers spent the day at the mall with The Dallas Morning News to observe this year's shopping trends.