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Land O'Lakes Reinforces the Business Through IT

10/9/2014 — Legacy can be a fine thing, and Land O'Lakes, Inc. has it in spades. But in the world of technology, legacy has different implications. Land O'Lakes' legacy IT platform was not providing accurate, real-time access to information needed to meet strategic growth objectives. Here's a peek inside Project Bedrock, the IT initiative that will get them there.

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Four Impactful Consumer Trends for 2015

10/31/2014 - Looking ahead, Mintel's trends analysts Stacy Glasgow and Jenny Zegler discuss the four key US consumer trends identified by Mintel as the most impactful for 2015 — and what this will mean for both consumers and brands in the year ahead. Read on to learn how Get Smart, My Wallet, My Way, Fight for Your Rights and Gender Agenda will impact consumers and brands alike in the coming year.

Anheuser-Busch Taps Tech for Consumer Connections

10/30/2014 - Utilizing Sprint’s M2M (wireless machine-to-machine) expertise and Mesh Systems’ cloud based IoT/M2M platform, Anheuser-Busch began installing interactive tap handles in bars and restaurants nationwide.

IBM and Microsoft Partner in the Cloud

10/30/2014 - As adoption of hybrid cloud computing accelerates, this relationship is expected to give clients, partners and developers more choice in the cloud, helping them drive new business opportunities, spur innovation and reduce costs.

Behind the Scenes: 2014 Consumer Goods Business & Technology Leadership Conference

10/29/2014 - The 16th annual Consumer Goods Business & Technology Leadership Conference lived up to its reputation last week, touting a blockbuster lineup of knowledgeable and entertaining speakers. Get a recap of the content and conversations that resonated with a highly engaged audience of consumer goods business and technology executives.

CGT Names 2014 CIO of the Year

10/24/2014 - CGT honors David Stahl, Chief Information Officer for the company formerly known as Hillshire Brands (which is now Tyson Foods) for making the largest demonstrable business impact within his organization through the implementation and successful use of technology.

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2014 Tech Trends Report

10/9/2014
CGT and Gartner Inc. team up to bring you the latest data on technology spending, adoption and trends in the consumer goods industry. Topics include supply chain analytics and visibility, S&OP, digital marketing, the product portfolio and the retailer's POV on supply chain challenges. Download Now >>

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From Waterfall to Agile in a Compressed Mobile SDLC

10/24/2014
Make your mobile strategy more effective and efficient with this white paper from The Yankee Group. You'll read how to evolve the SLDC for mobile apps, trends and recommendations on integration, infrastructure, and interoperability, and what it takes to move from a waterfall to agile approach to mobile app development.Download Now >>