Digital Transformation Digest
The October issue of Digital Transformation Digest shares news about how the elections in one country will be run using Blockchain, multiple ways robotics are used in product distribution, the fast-food industry and retail locations, and road-testing self-driving vehicles in Australia and New Zealand.Do you still believe in the rise of machines? It’s not as far away as you may think! Robots are everywhere! And there are some industries where they operate even better than humans – for example, in logistics and warehouses. The rise of ecommerce has changed the way we shop; but many of the warehouses behind products we buy haven't evolved at the same pace.
And in this Digitalization Digest, we continue to present some of the best examples of digital transformation. Sometimes there is more hype than usefulness in certain types of automation cases. We have attempted to uncover key digitalization trends with the cases presented in this digest. Starting off, Pizza Hut decided to create something like the Amazon Dash; but the idea was transformed into something rather clever. Pizza Hut's “tattoo” lets you order pizza delivered to your door by tapping your phone against your new arm ink.
In the December edition of our Digital Transformation Digest, we shared about Amazon and 7-Eleven delivering their first orders by drones. And that was make us wonder how far retailers might go in their digital transformation process? What other crazy ideas could they turn into reality?And what is really important — which one of those ideas is already working for their businesses?
While digitalization initiatives have already been launched in many restaurants and fast food chains; the impact has not been limited to front office systems, like self-service kiosks, mobile apps or wireless payments.
Tour and travel companies are making digital their weapon and increasing revenues through the digitalization of their businesses. In June’s digest we have assembled a wide range of examples of digital transformation in the travel market.The first digital travel services appeared in the beginning of 2000, during the dotcom era. Today, we can’t imagine planning our travel without of the wide range of available platforms.
Since Digital Transformation strategies and initiatives are top-of-mind for most companies, First Line will be routinely publishing a blog post titled the Digital Transformation Digest. We will feature examples of how companies are transforming the way they operate and how consumers interact with their products and services.