Information Technology

Why Is Inventory Forecasting Important to Ecommerce Businesses Raul Harman Fri, 01/03/2020 - 06:31

The holiday season has already begun and your sales are probably pouring in. However, are you really ready in such an amazing spike in sales? 

Imagine this. A customer orders a product just to find out it has gone out-of-stock. Instead of celebrating a successful sales season, you would need to deal with lots of furious customers, answer their questions on social, issue refunds, etc. And, no matter how much time, resources, and energy you invest to make things right, your brand reputation will be damaged. 

So, is there a way to plan your inventory proactively? The answer is inventory forecasting. Simply put, this is the process of predicting your inventory levels to fulfill future customers’ orders.

NNAISENSE Concludes Successful Series B Investment Round

LONDON – 17 December, 2019 – NNAISENSE has successfully concluded its Series B financing round, with a number of high-profile industrial partners having invested in its vision to integrate True AI into intelligent automation. The company, which draws on more than 25 years of expertise in AI, will apply its state-of-the-art machine learning capabilities to deliver bottom-line improvement to the inspection, modelling, and control of complex industrial production processes.

Redgate named as Representative Vendor in Gartner’s latest Market Guide for Data Masking

Cambridge UK, Thursday, 12 December – Driven by the increasing requirement for organizations to protect personal data, data masking (DM) is becoming a widely accepted practice, with the most common use case the desensitization of data in non-production environments. According to Gartner, which released its latest Market Guide for Data Masking on 25 November: “The DM market is mature in areas such as static data masking (SDM) products for relational databases and DevOps use cases, and it continues to evolve, particularly for big data and dynamic data masking (DDM) use cases.

Contexta360 research finds Speech Analytics is not yet reaching full potential in UK Contact Centres

London, UK- 12th December, 2019: Contexta360, a leading speech analytics, AI and conversational computing company, today released the results of research into the deployment and use of speech and chat interaction analytics in UK contact centres and the view of voice calls as a customer support channel. The survey polled 250 UK-based contact centre managers and found that although 92% have some form of speech analytics solution in place, a high proportion (43%) have deployed it in the past 12 months.

OKI’s C844dnw A3 Colour Printer Receives Two Prestigious Retail Industry Awards

Egham, 12th December 2019 – OKI Europe’s award-winning OKI C844dnw may be the smallest A3 colour printer on the market but it’s making a big impact in the retail industry, garnering two prestigious awards — a Golden Innovation FMCG & Retail 2019 Award and the RetailShow’s Trade Innovation 2019 Award. The Golden FMCG & Retail Awards recognise the most innovative solutions and products in the retail sector. Winners are evaluated through an online poll of consumers and a board of jurors.
Equifax Breach Vulnerability Surfaces as Top Network Attack Real Wire Wed, 12/11/2019 - 06:13

11 December 2019 – New research from WatchGuard Technologies shows that amid significant increases in both malware and network attacks, multiple Apache Struts vulnerabilities – including one used in the devastating Equifax data breach – appeared for the first time on WatchGuard’s list of most popular network attacks in Q3 2019. The Internet Security Report for Q3 2019 also highlights a major rise in zero day malware detections and, increasing use of Microsoft Office exploits and legitimate penetration testing tools.

EnterpriseDB Announces Postgres Platform 12; Extends Leading Open Source Database Real Wire Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:57

BEDFORD, Mass., December 10, 2019 – EnterpriseDB, the enterprise Postgres company, today announced the worldwide general availability of its EDB Postgres Platform 12. This new version includes updates to the company’s flagship database management system (DBMS) and tools. These deliver scalability, high availability and disaster recovery that build on the capabilities of PostgreSQL 12 required for enterprises.

IGEL Expands Endpoint Security Capabilities to Enable a Complete “Chain of Trust”

The latest version of IGEL OS Workspace Edition offers advanced security features including signed OS partitions for expanded system-wide authentication

Reading, UK. Dec. 10, 2019 – IGEL, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, today introduced IGEL OS Workspace Edition, version 11.03. This latest version of IGEL OS features advanced security capabilities, including signed OS partitions, that are designed to extend IGEL’s secure “chain of trust” all the way to the device processor level.