eCommerce Will Account for 36% of Global Fashion Retail Sales by 2022

Forrester IT

Fashion is the second largest retail category after grocery. A quarter of clothing, accessories, and footwear (fashion) spending already occurs online and is still rapidly growing. In our recently published Online Fashion Retail […].

This designer held a digital runway show while the fashion industry is on hold — Mashable Originals

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Anifa Mvuemba used 3D models and animation for her Hanifa fashion show while COVID-19 shut down the fashion industry. More about Tech , Mashable Video , Fashion Show , 3d Animation , and Mashable Originals. Tech Mashable Video Fashion Show 3d Animation Mashable Originals

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Fashionable Wearable Charger for your Smartphone

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This Fashionable Bracelet Doubles Up As A Portable Charger For Your Smartphone [Video] (redmondpie.com). QBracelet wearable battery taps into fashion (slashgear.com). Q Design introduces QBracelet, a fashion accessory that charges your mobile devices (9to5mac.com).

E-ink: Taking Fashion to a New Level

CTOvision

Now, e-ink is transitioning to the fashion world. By Katie Kennedy. Today we are just beginning to see what e-ink has to offer. With e-readers, e-ink multi-cards, the Pebble smartwatch, and more devices on the market, e-ink can be used in a variety of ways due to its flexibility.

IT As Fashion Statement

IT Toolbox

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Vertebrae lets fashion retail websites offer AR try-ons, no app needed

Venture Beast

Fashion retailing has become challenging thanks to store closures and pandemic concerns, but web-based AR try-on tools could help stores sell more online.

The Fashion Industry Is Getting More Intelligent With AI

CTOvision

Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes about the ways in which the fashion industry is using AI: The fashion industry is just as much about creating demand and brand awareness as it is about the manufacturing of fashion products.

Cisco fashions tactical ransomware defense

Network World

Cisco has taken a look at its security capabilities and those of its partners and come up with a playbook to address ransomware. Ransomware Defense can incorporate a range of Cisco products and address different levels of concern customers might have about ransomware, says Dan Hubbard, the CTO for Cisco’s security business. More on Network World: Cisco Talos: Spam at levels not seen since 2010 To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Popular Danish fashion ERP provider opens service in New York

IT Toolbox

Admiral Consulting Group has concluded a partnership agreement to sell, implement and support the ERP solutions of Denmark’s TRIMIT Fashion, a multi-vertical integrated software system for the fashion and apparel industry based on Microsoft Dynamics. TRIMIT covers the entire fashion industry value chain from design through quotation/order and production to customer service.

Couture Meets Data Centers During Paris Fashion Week

Data Center Knowledge

Internet infrastructure inspires clothing collection by Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld Read More. Featured Popular

Access Governance: Managing the who and what of data access rights in a timely fashion

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Inevitably, there will be some components that still need to be accomplished in a manual fashion. If something is different than the “norm” for a role, it can be revoked in a timely fashion. Dean Wiech. Over the past decade, many organizations have, or at least attempted to, implement access governance (AG) applications within their organizations.

Track Your Miles Fashionably With a New Fitbit

Gizmodo

Fitbit | $150 | Adorama Read more. kinja deals deals

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Trends in the Living Networks

Tomorrow morning I am giving a keynote to the managers of a national shopping center group about the power of social media in retail, focused on fashion. Social Media Strategy : A run through our well-known Social Media Strategy Framework in the context of fashion.

Facebook research reveals AI tools for improving online clothes shopping

Venture Beast

A trio of Facebook papers show that the company continues to make progress toward an AI fashion assistant for its billions of users. Read More.

CIO interview: How River Island is using cloud to fend off its fast fashion competitors

Computer Weekly

River Island CIO, Doug Gardner, on how embracing cloud, online and mobile devices is driving sales in its high street stores

Amazon discontinues the Echo Look and migrates AI style recommendations to other apps and devices

Venture Beast

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Amazon?s new AI technique lets users virtually try on outfits

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Mobile ai Amazon apparel artificial intelligence category-/News clothing fashion machine learningIn new papers, Amazon researchers propose techniques that let users virtually try on apparel and find items that complement their wardrobe. Read More.

This hoodie has a face shield and 'sneeze sleeve' to protect against COVID-19

Mashable Tech

Part of the Protective Fashion line, the hoodie was designed to make being safe fashionable. More about Fashion , Mashable Video , Coronavirus , Covid 19 , and Face Shield. Fashion Mashable Video Coronavirus Covid 19 Face Shield

The Best Pair of Workout Earbuds Now Comes in Actual Fun Colors

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exercise but make it fashion earbuds fitnessI don’t know about you, but I’m over workout earbuds that only come in dark, boring colors. The options usually range from black to grey—occasionally navy, if you’re feeling spicy.

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Coach's summer sale is here — save up to 50% on bags, accessories, more

Mashable Tech

More about Lifestyle , Fashion , Accessories , Coach , and Mashable Shopping. Lifestyle Fashion Accessories Coach Mashable ShoppingTL;DR: Coach is running its summer sale , discounting select styles up to 50%.

EyeBuyDirect extended its Mother's Day BOGO sale, and added 15% off

Mashable Tech

More about Fashion , Glasses , Mashable Shopping , Culture , and Work Life. Fashion Glasses Mashable Shopping Culture Work LifeTL;DR: EyeBuyDirect's Mother's Day sale is still happening (and better) as of May 11.

CIO interview: Alex Alexander, Yoox Net-a-Porter

Computer Weekly

It is not always the catwalk where the biggest trends in fashion take place. Tech is driving fashion today, says Yoox Net-a-Porter CIO Alex Alexander

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CIO interview: Jim Downing, Metail

Computer Weekly

Jim Downing, CTO at digital fashion plugin Metail, believes selling fashion online is still difficult for retailers despite shifts towards omni-channel

Smart Retail eCommerce Shopping Features And What We Can Learn From Them

Forrester IT

Here are three examples of smart retail website features making online shopping easier in fashion today […]. Retailers are trying to differentiate their shopping experiences to win, serve, and, retain increasingly empowered customers.

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Facebook creates shopping data sets to make more humanlike chatbots

Venture Beast

In a preprint paper, Facebook describes data sets and a basic framework for AI assistants that recommend fashion and furniture items. Read More. AI Big Data Business Commerce Dev Media Mobile ai artificial intelligence category-/News Facebook machine learning research

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester IT

Le Tote Buys Lord + Taylor — A Most Peculiar Way To Buy Growth Fashion subscription company Le Tote agreed to acquire the storied (if tired) department store Lord + Taylor.

Four Cloud Security Concerns (and How to Address Them)

CTOvision

Counter to the structured and disciplined rigor of old-school, waterfall, data-center-centric application development, there’s code being deployed in a nearly continuous fashion. Read Matthew Chiodi list top four cloud security concerns and how to address them on Palo Alto Networks Blog : The cloud can be overwhelming.

Victoria’s Secret’s Cautionary Brand Tale: When Intimates Fail To Be Intimate

Forrester IT

The World Is Shocked That Victoria’s Secret Canceled Its Runway Show — Kidding Victoria’s Secret (VS) parent L Brands shared in its Q3 earnings call that it canceled the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Once famous for winged “angel” models whose exposure (pun intended) propelled them into the supermodel stratosphere, the televised event struggled of late […]. age of the customer

No Shortage of Twitter Snark as AWS Outage Disrupts the Internet

Data Center Knowledge

Nothing inspires IT-themed sarcasm like a good old-fashioned cloud meltdown Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Downtime

AI Ethics: Where to Start

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How can organizations ensure that their algorithms are acting in a responsible and ethical fashion? Even as so many enterprises are still struggling to move their artificial intelligence and machine learning pilots into production, there’s another challenge on the horizon. For those that don’t figure this out, the results can cause embarrassment at best and potentially […].

How retailers are using technology to remain relevant

Computer Weekly

From the constant innovation at Asos, Amazon and Missguided to the new supply chain prowess flaunted by Diesel and Gap, fashion retailers are investing in tech to stay relevant to their customers

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Stop Prioritizing CX Painpoints

Forrester IT

From a customer impact perspective, it may seem to make sense that you would start prioritizing your CX improvement efforts based on a list of customer or user painpoints – in a similar fashion that an emergency department would triage incoming patients.

CTOvision Tech News Update

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Globally, cybersecurity incidents show a continued evolution of tactics, techniques and methods, but the most sinister still seem to involve old fashioned deception tactics. Tech news over the last week confirms many trends you are already no doubt tracking. Deception tactics are now being used to attack cryptocurrency wallets. If you have your own cryptocurrency […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security News

Build vs. Buy: Cimpress Chooses Both

Information Week

With diverse brands such as business card site VistaPrint and fashion apparel and accessories customization studio Vida, Cimpress has a formula for efficiency

Hitman 3 concludes Agent 47?s story when it launches January 2021

Venture Beast

It will see Agent 47's current story arch through to its conclusion in dramatic fashion. Hitman 3 is coming to PlayStation 5 in January. Read More.

A Simple DNS Configuration Change Can Reduce Your Risk. Here Is What To Do

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bg Have you ever seen a picture of an old fashioned telephone operator? Editor's note: We are aiming this tutorial at the non-technical person. Please share with anyone in your life who could benefit from this. -bg The operator played a critical function in establishing a global telephone network where any phone could talk to any phone. […]. CTO Cyber Security News Tech Advice The Boardroom

Feds Charge Philly Protester With Torching Police Cars After Following Unnerving Online Trail

Gizmodo

FBI agents used online evidence including an Etsy shop and profiles on LinkedIn and fashion website Poshmark to identify and charge a woman they say set fire to two police cars during recent protests in Philly, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

The 10 Best Deals From Amazon's Big Style Sale

Gizmodo

Basically, they’re trying to raise awareness of their fashion department… Read more.

Deal Registration and the Oracle Sales Cloud API

IT Toolbox

The Oracle Sales Cloud REST API delivers strong capabilities for managing the registration of deals in an automated fashion. Middleware can leverage the specified Oracle Sales Cloud API resources to automate deal registration processes

How to Get Early Access to Google Chrome's New Safety and Design Updates

Gizmodo

In typical Google fashion, some are available for you to play with right now and some you’ll have to wait on. Google announced a number of new features, tweaks, and additions to Chrome yesterday.

Could a Digital Transformation Have Saved Payless ShoeSource?

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Keeping up with emerging fashion trends and building attractive stores requires constant investment, which was also a challenge for Payless. Commerce Consumer Markets Digital Transformation digital transformation E-commerce eCommerce fashion payless shoesourceMore people are opting to shop online rather than in stores. This trend comes from ease and convenience of online shopping. At the click of a button, all of a consumers goods will be delivered within the week.

Amazon will no longer support the Echo Look, encourages owners to recycle theirs

The Verge

Amazon is discontinuing its Echo Look camera, a standalone device that gave owners fashion advice using artificial intelligence and machine learning. Putting the Look’s functionality into the Amazon Shopping app makes sense, given that it allows more people access to Amazon’s fashion advice.

X-Men: Evolution Is the Mutant Cartoon You Should Be Bingewatching Right Now

Gizmodo

We all went onto Disney+ the minute we could and collectively shredded in the most radical fashion by loading up X-Men: The Animated Series and listening to a truly killer Whitney Houston riff. Look, I get it.