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.
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.
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.
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.
Survey: Millennial ‘Style Gurus’ Poised to Spend This Holiday Season
The 2015 Holiday FINdex indicates the upcoming shopping season may be a strong one, at least for apparel and footwear. Kalypso's Steve Riordan explains why merchandise innovation plays a big role.
Sorry, Bacon: WHO Links Meat and Cancer, Raising Alarm Bells for Brands
Chairman George Young discusses WHO's report linking processed meats to cancer.
L.L. Bean Taps Kalypso for Product Innovation
L.L. Bean is pleased with the robust tools that have been developed with Kalypso, which will be instrumental in ensuring seamless collaboration with internal and external teams to reduce development costs, keep them closer to market trends and ensure that products pass their high quality and compliance standards.
Video: Watching a Mountain Bike on a Smart Connected Dashboard
Kalypso's Andy Timm explains Kalypso's joint project with PTC and NI to create a smart, connected mountain bike. The goal - to show what's possible with the internet of things.
Forward March on Menu Labeling
Fred Brown discusses whether convenience store chains are ready to embrace menu labeling compliance.
How to Take a Balanced Approach to IoT in Retail
The Internet of Things (IoT) buzz has accelerated in recent months, specifically in retail. Andy Timm gives his advice for rising above the noise, identifying real business value, understanding the opportunity, and finding your unique starting point.
Up the Efficiency of your PLM Deployment
Sameer Deodhar's article discussing leading practices of an application lifecycle management (ALM) approach.
What the Heck IS Innovation in Retail?
Steve Riordan tells us how he thinks about where innovation occurs in retail, and what’s driving it.
The Chief Innovation Officer: Mastering Influence and Building a Cross-Functional Coalition
Sean Klein believes that by becoming a master of influence and building a coalition, the Chief Innovation Officer can overcome barriers posed by traditional functional structures to deliver transformational value to their organization.
Your Innovation Past Does NOT Predict Future Innovation Potential
Colin Speakman believes that leading indicators – not just lagging indicators – should be used in conjunction with past performance to measure future innovation potential.
Kalypso Women in Technology Event Featured
The Business, Innovation & Technology event on April 29th was featured in El Norte. Congratulations, ladies!
Too Many Brands?
Charisse Jacques is featured in an article discussing the benefits of store brand consolidation.
Innovation Process Design and Software Tool Enablement - Part 2
When a company wants to improve innovation capabilities - should they start with improving the innovation process or implementing a new software tool? PDMA Visions published this feature article by Noel Sobelman with seven key considerations.