Tags: Drones

Personalisation or Privacy, the big question for retail

Oracle has announced its findings from Oracle retail 2025, while the poll was relatively small, 709 consumers, it raised some interesting findings. Unfortunately, there is no demographic information yet available but this is a recent survey. It was completed in February 2016. Mike Webster, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Oracle Retail and Oracle…

Amazon selects Infor for logistics business

Charles Phillips revealed that Amazon has selected Infor GT Nexus to assist its growth as a logistics business. Phillips commented “Amazon selected GT Nexus for transport management as they build out their fulfilment business this is a strategic partnership since amazon will have a major influence on the fulfilment and logistics of consumer and business…

Xero tracks drones

Xero has announced new functionality to support fixed assets. As Xero’s customer base grows, so does the clamour for it to add additional functionality. That functionality sees it become more sophisticated. Whether it will ever become a full ERP is unknown but it is widening its appeals slowly to larger companies. The announcement about fixed assets came…

Defence spending cuts hit BT R&D priorities

Adastral Park in Suffolk is home to BT’s brains trust. The site is home to 3,000 BT staff and 700 partners. It also houses Innovation Martlesham, a high-tech cluster where 96 companies, including start-ups, are housed. The “brains trust” claim sits well with staff at Adastral Park. The bulk of BT’s £2.6 billion in research…

Droning on in Gothenberg

IFS made several announcements at IFSWorld this week for companies that operate field service teams. The first is a new version of the IFS Mobile Workforce Management (MWM) solution. The second a concept from the IFS Labs of how companies might leverage drones in the near future. New Mobile Workforce Management New functionality within IFS…

Drones get their own weather forecast

The Weather Company has announced a collaboration with AirMap to deliver real-time weather data for drone operators. The plan is to create hyperlocal forecasts that will allow drone operators to react to changes in conditions. As commercial companies move closer to using drones to deliver parcels and other goods this is good news. Groups such…