No compensation was received for this post. It is an editorial review. It is not a question of if. It is a question of how long can a restaurant brand survive without digitalization. For restaurants brands to gain a competitive edge, survive and grow, two events must occur. Full acceptance of digital platforms, instead of […]
On Friday, October 19, 2018, I spoke at PepsiCo and Frito Lay about how AI and automation were disrupting and transforming retail. To emphases how this change was occurring, I discussed the $9 billion digital initiative by Kroger’s.
This month, I made the decision to return to my second passion – the food industry. Both sides of my family have spent years working in various capacities of the food industry from farming to owning a restaurant and country grocery store representing over 80 years of combined experience. I joined the industry in high school and […]
On April 20, I had the opportunity to hear Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon, speak at Southern Methodist University Bush Library lecture series. Jeff Bezos is patient. Somewhere along the way, possibly during childhood, he decided to take the long view. He made a commitment to remain focused. To hold the line, regardless […]
Six years ago, this month I started researching and analyzing the impacts of advanced technologies from big data, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and automation on employment and the future of work. How would companies incorporate these new technologies, how would we change our behaviors as we adapted and how would these changes impact our business and employment models? […]