It used to be that every software project, no matter how well-designed or much-needed, encountered the same minefield of risk, cost, and pain. Sure, the software was proven and reliable, the benefits were clear, leadership had bought in, but then loomed the dreaded phase of every implementation project - "parallel processing".
The Grocer is a leading UK weekly Magazine covering the whole Consumer Goods sector. A recent publication studies the effects of a slower food price inflation.
In the current UK economy, price sensitivity is at its highest level in years. Price promotions on fast-moving consumer goods are a great lever for retailers to balance the impact of inflation, and continue to attract and retain consumers.
As Apple and Google race to the one million mark in available apps, it provides strong evidence of the power of web-enabled software and how far technology has progressed. Imagine one million unique tools developed in the last few years, each with its own superior feature designed to appeal to even the smallest category of user.