Howard Twine, Senior Product Manager & Gregory Green, Advisory Solution Engineer & Michael Wright, Sr. Solutions Architect
Topic: How to manage your Retail supply chain volatility and improve resiliency through data visibility, intelligence and automation?
Supply chain disruption for many has become part of everyday life. But for the retail industry these everyday problems can put the business at risk.
How can sales data generated at store level be better used and augmented to ensure the right products are on the shelf in store and at the right time? Over stocking can be just as problematic as understocking, especially if you have not got the space in the freezers for all that extra ice-cream that has arrived.How do you build that intelligence across a chain of hundreds of retail outlets, without over stressing the corporate datacenter? What functions can be handled at the edge with distributed smaller footprint devices?
Discover how VMware Data Solutions can help with event driven point of sale architectures at the edge to increase the availability of sales data, create better inventory awareness and ultimately increase profitability. We will discuss and demonstrate how VMware Data Solutions (RabbitMQ, GemFire, SQL and/or Greenplum) can be used in unison to provide a real-time event driven architecture at the edge. Additionally, we will examine how this scales and the handles the challenges along the way.