Why discount retailer Kohl’s is experimenting with robots, drones, and self-driving cars

Why discount retailer Kohl’s is experimenting with robots, drones, and self-driving cars Two years ago, Kohl’s plucked a small crop of IT staffers from its Wisconsin base and planted them in Milpitas, California-smack dab in the middle of Silicon Valley. The group of engineers and designers was tasked with boosting online sales-which are growing but no longer broken out in earnings-and other projects, like process automation and revamping...
Forget the Extra Mile–Go the Extra Inch

Forget the Extra Mile–Go the Extra Inch

Forget the Extra Mile–Go the Extra Inch “Raise your hand as high as you can,” challenged bestselling author Seth Godin from the stage. Over a thousands hands shot into the air, fingers stretched to the ceiling. Then Godin prodded, “Now raise your hands one more inch.” With giggles, outstretched arms extended higher in perfect...

From Cord-Cutting to Cuba: The Biggest Trends of 2016

From Cord-Cutting to Cuba: The Biggest Trends of 2016 Are you surprised that technology lies at the heart of the trends we’re highlighting for the year ahead? Probably not. But that doesn’t mean we’ve become blasé about the endless stream of innovation transforming our work, homes, recreation and...