All Media Coverages From November, 2014

CIO

Published by: www.cio.com.au

Retailers the world over have gone into technology lock down, to protect their businesses – and Christmas revenues – from software quality issues.

As retailers gear up for Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and the recently minted biggest day in the retail calendar, retailers the world over have gone on IT lockdown, the so-called “code freeze.” With millions of consumers racing to the high street and e-commerce sites to tick gifts off their Christmas lists, retailers really can’t afford for their applications, systems and websites to fall over at this most crucial revenue generating time.

Retail Technology

Published by: www.retailtechnology.co.uk

Most retailers are making significant investments in their tech infrastructure but are struggling to test systems.

Recent research, commissioned by Original Software and conducted by retail consultants Martec, found that 71% per cent of retailers are making significant application investments over the coming year, but that 69% suffer from bugs.

ITProPortal

Published by: www.itproportal.com
Author: Darren Allan

As winter approaches, we’re expecting plenty of (or at least some) freezing weather, but as far as retailers are concerned, a “code freeze” is also on the cards.

As Black Friday and the Christmas shopping season come around, what happens is that retailers lock down their IT systems and keep them just as they are.

CIO Asia

Published by: www.cio-asia.com
Author: Antony Savvas

Almost three-quarters of large UK retailers have a major software project in the pipeline, according to research, signalling an end to tech investment slowdowns as a result of the recession.

Software performance firm Original Software commissioned research among 42 multiple retailers in the UK, with combined sales of £147 billion across 29,000 stores. The research found that 71 percent of companies were planning major software projects, with ERP implementations and upgrades the most common – with a third (33 percent) of retailers with projects in this area.

Computerworld

Published by: www.computerworlduk.com
Author: Antony Savvas

E-commerce systems are the most problematic when it comes to upgrading.

Almost three-quarters of large UK retailers have a major software project in the pipeline, according to research, signalling an end to tech investment slowdowns as a result of the recession.

CSO

Published by: www.cso.com.au

Research commissioned by Original Software shows major software projects in pipeline for 71% of UK retailers.

71% of large UK retailers have a major software project in the pipeline, according to new industry research commissioned by Original Software, the global software quality solutions vendor, bringing to an end the tech investment slowdown the retail industry saw between 2008 and 2013.