Tag Archives: Agile

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The State of Fashion 2018: 10 Key Trends

The recent State of Fashion 2018 report, in association with Business of Fashion and McKinsey, is now in its second year and provides a comprehensive view of the fashion industry’s current and projected performance. Below are the 10 trends that they believe will set the agenda for the industry over the next 12 months: Continuing uncertainty… Persisting geopolitical and economic...

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Change Management for the Retail Transformation Programme

Our client, a well-known high street fashion retailer with a newly implemented Agile IT Operating Model, engaged us to provide best practice change management support on the Retail Transformation Programme.   Challenge The programme was kicked off to resolve a mandatory compliance issue, and replace out-of-date retail technology The client also chose to use this as an opportunity to drive...

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Implementing a new IT Road Map for a Fashion Retailer

Our client, a leading high street fashion retailer, was undertaking a large scale IT Transformation Programme as a result of a new IT roadmap and in response to the growing importance of IT delivery and technology within retail.     Challenge Our client was planning to implement a new IT Roadmap, involving a step change in their IT delivery and encompassing...

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Building Change Management Capability

Challenge Our client, a well-known high street fashion retailer with a newly implemented Agile IT Operating Model, engaged us to provide best practice change management support. As part of our client’s ongoing IT transformation, a central change management team was formed to support change programmes across the IT department. Although the concept of change management was not new, it was...

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How the Military Embraced Agile – and what Retailers can Learn

by Callum Jack In today’s fast-moving markets, only the quickest will flourish and agile principles can play a critical role in enabling retailers to thrive. The Digital Revolution is transforming the retail industry at an unprecedented rate and customer experience is shaping up to be one of the key battlegrounds. The race to keep up both with customer expectations and...

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How to Implement an Agile Personalisation Programme

by Matt Gherardi Personalisation is a top priority for retailers. Tech leaders like Facebook, Google and Amazon have already shown that evolving their approach to personalisation can have a massive effect on sales growth, customer retention and the bottom line. Research shows that 75% of customers are more likely to buy from a retailer that recognises them by name. Additionally,...