Retail BI Case Studies (from microsoft.com/casestudies)

1.       Department Store Chain Speeds Reporting, Saves $600,000 a Year in Technology Costs: Florida-based Stein Mart, a large department store chain, wanted faster data reporting and new analysis capabilities. It switched from an IBM-based business intelligence system to a solution based on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 built on HP technology platform. As a result, Stein…

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8 ways Windows 8 benefits the retail industry

Here are Vic Miles (Industry Technology Strategist within Microsoft’s Retail Industry Team) perspectives on the Microsoft Build conference highlights and what it means to the retail industry: (Thanks for sharing, Vic) 1. An innovation bridge — Tablet enablement is top-of-stack when looking at the Win8 changes.  By extending the traditional desktop mode to accommodate a…

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