I hope you find these Articles, Podcasts, and Videos useful and inspirational. We are all on this digital journey together. Do drop me a note if you have questions or would enjoy contributing to future publishings.
Fash-Tech, Disrupting Business Models, AI Innovations & Fashion Futures
Sustainability, politics, fashion and technology are not mutually exclusive.
The Future of Fashion: How 3D Software is Impacting Design
Brands including Boden, F&F and Primark joined me, Drapers and Lectra to explore how the technology is impacting fashion design, from making patterns more consistent across teams, to bringing more sustainable practices to fashion.
IACDE World Summit 2017
Disruptive Fashion Tech
Brief reflections on the global Milan Summit.
Mobile connectivity is changing today’s business model.
3D Tech in Fashion
Everything is a lot more instant – I think the word we need to use is accelerate.
Retail Reawakened – Early Risers
What does retail recovery look like? A futuristic leap towards hightech, zero-touch commerce? Or a return to traditional values? Join us as we explore the trends shaping commerce today. “I really enjoyed being part of this and hope that our insights are helpful in these still uncertain times.”
Why Embracing Agility is Key in the Toughest of Times
It’s fair to say that COVID-19 and the stop-start global economy have wreaked havoc on businesses of all sizes in 2020. As organisations look for new ways of working, new revenue streams and innovative ways of getting back to some form of normal, the question of agility comes into sharpened focus.
Fashion Made: PI Apparel
Making your brand a retailer
The Covid curveball has forced us to re-exam our go to market strategies, to align ourselves with shifting consumer values, and to be agile. Hear from some of the experts about the challenges, successes and base requirements for making your brand a retailer in today’s world.
MAKE IT BRITISH
How To Use Data & Digital Tools To Transform Your Business
Whether data is gathered from web visitors, customer orders or through newsletter sign-ups. Most businesses need specialist expertise to find out what data is actually relevant and what to do with the insights gained from all this newfound data knowledge. Join us as we discuss how to use data to drive brand momentum and growth.
Fashion Made: PI Apparel
Evolution of Geo-Targeting:Targeting Customers Without Being Creepy
The challenges of embracing new Technology as rapidly as it emerges forces brands to reinvent their behaviours.
The world has changed irrevocably. Customers care about what you do and how you do it, now more than ever before.Read Article
The Impact of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on Apparel
In a post-pandemic world where the previous year’s sales data is not indicative of normal trading, are advances in data analytics, algorithms, computer vision, and machine learning capable of keeping retail relevant and prosperous?Read Article
Fit Me – The Right Size for Online Apparel Sales
If there is a silver lining to the recent Covid-19 pandemic, it’s that the resulting increase in online shopping has created a surge of size/fit data.Read Article
Dress Down to Dress Up
COVID19 has changed many things, but has working from home changed forever the way we dress?Read Article
Data and technology is the future of sustainable fashion
Joanne Yulan Jong, founder of Yulan Creative and Craig Crawford digital strategy expert, discuss why.Read Article
Rent the Wrong Way: What’s Tech Got to Do With It?
Fashion rentals and subscription models are big digital businesses that are proving to be only as strong as the tech stacks beneath them.Read Article
In Search Of Digital Champions & A Culture Of Transformation
Mobilised customers, changing business culture, and what it takes to succeed in a digital retail world were on the menu as retail, hospitality, business, and tech leaders joined Hitachi for the inaugural Retail Customer Success Group forum.Read Article
Digital Textiles, the Emperor’s New Clothes?
Simulated textiles offer creative and financial opportunities for everyone in the fashion value chain.Read Article
Is Retail Broken? Will disruptive tech fix it?
As early retail reports on this Christmas begin to trickle in (grim for the UK, cautiously optimistic for the US) I hope my attached article motivates you to embrace technology to transform your business.Read Article
What It Takes to Win Over the New Fashion Consumer
Lectra’a unveiling of its industry 4.0 manufacturing technology automates mass production of bespoke product.Read Article
The Smart Supply Chain: A Digital Revolution
The convergence of technology and consumer demand is radically transforming how we manufacture product.Read Article
When technology and textiles intersect, amazing things happen.Read Article
How Technology Is Helping To Build Supply Chain Trust
New tools and technologies that help the apparel industry to build smarter, transparent – and more trusted – supply chains were discussed at the IAF World Fashion Convention.Read Article
Mobile, Social, Collaborative
The Reality of Digital Transformation
Lessons learned and the challenges of ongoing digital transformation.Read Article
Retail is broken!
Retailers know digital is important but most don’t understand how to best utilise it. Digital eco systems are not to be feared but instead embraced.Read Article
RBTE 2018: Can Retailers Handle The Technology On Offer?
A look at the successes and challenges the London 2018 Retail Business and Technology Expo brought forward.Read Article
Innovations in 3D
There’s nothing like a 3D “mini me” to make you realise, “Yes, my butt looks big!”Read Article
RBTE 2017: VR and AR
Virtual reality and augmented reality must have meaning and purpose.Read Article
Design by Committee
Do we foster collaboration with the tools we give our employees?Read Article
Hacking the Senses with Wearables
The IOT, mobile, and big data create new collaborations.Read Article
What happens when the selfie generation comes to work?Read Article
Meeting customer expectations through cloud, social, mobile and analytics.Read Article
Be More Transparent With Employees
Anything is possible when employees feel empowered.Read Article
Decisions Made Off The Cuff
How will you communicate with your consumers and your workforce who wear their technology rather than carry it?Read Article
Change Is Inevitable
Our workforce expects technology at work to be as advanced as that at home.Read Article
The Potential of Connected Living
Location technology is the new frontier.Read Article