The Grocer

Published by: www.thegrocergoldawards.co.uk

See the list of finalists and winners at the Grocer Gold Awards 2014.

Computer Weekly

Published by: www.computerweekly.com
Author: Cliff Saran

There are not that many IT heads who can say that, among their responsibilities, they manage a top-level domain. Midcounties’ Sheridan Hindle can.

Midcounties Co-op manages the worldwide registry for the .coop top-level domain (TLD) on behalf of the founding sponsor (DotCoop LLC) , which means Hindle’s team is ultimately responsible for ensuring .coop email addresses and websites can be found on the internet.

Retail Online Integration

Published by: www.retailonlineintegration.com
Author: Colin Armitage

The retail world is changing rapidly as companies move to make significant investments in digital technologies. Retailers are innovating in response to consumer demand for instant access to product information and transactions through digital channels.

Computer Weekly

Published by: www.computerweekly.com
Author: Cliff Saran

Organisations still running Oracle E-Business Suite release 11.x have less than a year to move to the 12.x release. But many have yet to start their migration project.

Oracle has said while its Sustaining Support service for Oracle E-Business Suite release 11.5.10, will be provided from December 2013 to December 2015, it will only provide payroll regulatory updates for the US, Canada, UK and Australia for fiscal years ending in 2014.

Computerworld

Published by: www.computerworlduk.com
Author: Test Driven

Centre of excellence. What a phrase. The NASA Space Center has truly been a centre of excellence, making its reputation not only from its successes but for the manner in which it reacts to failure.

It has learned lessons from each failure and then striven to ensure that not only were such failures not repeated, but that the lessons were applied to future successful missions.

Retail Technology

Published by: www.retailtechnology.co.uk

Automated software testing is helping the largest independent co-operative in the UK improve the quality and speed to market of customer-facing software in support of an advanced communication strategy.

Research released this month by Original Software, a software quality company, in conjunction with UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG) reveals that nearly three quarters (72 percent) of Oracle E- Business Suite users surveyed cited “minimizing the risk of not supporting core business systems” as their most important success factor when upgrading.

Computerworld

Published by: www.computerworlduk.com
Author: Test Driven

‘Mission critical’ is something of a buzzword, but if ever it could be applied to a business application it would be to ERP. A flaky ERP system is the corporate equivalent of a bad heart. Operational efficiency, workforce productivity – all these elements hinge on ERP. So it’s no wonder that IT professionals and business owners recoil with horror at the thought of an upgrade. Projects typically cost many millions and are very risky and disruptive to undertake.

Retail Week

Published by: www.retail-week.com
Author: George Wilson

Shoppers at DIY online retailer Screwfix.com couldn’t believe their luck when the retailer – selling everything from sheds to pricey power tools – cut all its prices to £34.99 at the end of January.

Information Age

Published by: www.information-age.com
Author: Chloe Green

Original Software solutions has helped automate the testing process for one of the UK’s biggest brewers during a major SAP upgrade, allowing the business to focus on delivering results.