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What’s A Perfect Forecast?

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What’s A Perfect Forecast?

The following is inspired from an older blog post from CEO Nikhil Kinikar. Across the country, there are thousands of store managers who need to calculate the number of shifts needed to staff their stores. Typically, how they calculate their labor demand is based off their projected sales forecast for the week. It’s often assumed that the greater accuracy a forecast has, the better the result for a retailer. But how valuable is a “perfect” sales forecast? Let’s think about this in practice. If a forecasting module...

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4 Lessons From NRF 2018

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4 Lessons From NRF 2018

The National Retail Federation is a conference held every year that celebrates the best of what the retail industry has to offer. Held every year in New York City, this year in the Jacob Javits Center, NRF typically has a mix of big-time retailers, small-time retail startups, partners of retail companies and giants of the retail software industry. As attendees and exhibitors at this event, we met with prospects to discuss our company, and developed our own key takeaways from engaging with several attendees. We believe these lessons might help...

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What is Nextenture?

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What is Nextenture?

If you haven’t checked out our contact page, chances are that you’re wondering what Nextenture does. Thankfully, we have just the video for you. Hope you enjoy the very first “What is Nextenture?” video released by...

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Does having a certification really prove knowledge?

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Does having a certification really prove knowledge?

In this edition of Nextenture blog posts, Namrata Naik, our manager of professional services in India, discusses balancing her academic perspective toward IT with her real-life experience as a professional.  I am an IT professional with 10+ years of experience. I have worked in big MNCs before I joined Nextenture, my first start-up company. Being a distinction holder throughout my academics and having a couple of certifications to my name has made me wonder: is certification really proof of the knowledge I  have acquired on the subject? I...

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Nextenture: 2017 In Review

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Nextenture: 2017 In Review

2017 was a year of growth, development and adventure for Nextenture. If our motto is “because effective retail is a journey,” this was arguably the biggest journey of our company’s life. #HardTech Reflexis Announces New Developer Partner Program; Nextenture Announces… https://t.co/wfcrqmu9OR — HardTech.tv (@HardTechTV) January 20, 2017 Entering 2017, we were proud to announce that we had become Reflexis’ official development and implementation partner. After having success working with clients like Estee Lauder and CVS Pharmacy,...

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6 Steps for Successful Implementation

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6 Steps for Successful  Implementation

In this post, our program manager Harshal Tole talks about the the necessary steps needed for a successful implementation. Every software’s usability and efficacy is determined by how well it was implemented to begin with. The software may be a great fit for a company and it may have been used to do great things at another companies, but how well it is implemented and adopted across the company will decide if it reaches its full potential to help the company’s bottom line. Implementation that is within budget and on time coupled with...

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The Secret to Successful Retail Implementations

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The Secret to Successful Retail Implementations

In this post, our director of customer success and retail strategy Libby Romfh discusses the secret to successful retail implementations. As the former director of store operations at Barnes & Noble, Libby has decades of experience here, along with an MS in organizational change management. How often have you watched a carefully managed implementation fail because end-users didn’t use the software effectively – or at all? You’re not alone. A McKinsey report found that, 72% of the time that projects failed, the reasons included either...

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Winning The Retail Revolution: Part 2

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Winning The Retail Revolution: Part 2

In this series of posts, our director of customer success and retail strategy John Liebler shares his thoughts on how retailers can evolve and win as the industry changes. John’s perspective comes from his two decades worth of experience working at Signet, starting in full-time sales, becoming a district manager and eventually becoming his company’s divisional vice president of operations & strategic projects. This post continues where last post ended, continuing to discuss methods that retailers have at their disposal to evolve in their...

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Winning The Retail Revolution: Part 1

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Winning The Retail Revolution: Part 1

In this series of posts, our director of customer success and retail strategy John Liebler shares his thoughts on how retailers can evolve and win as the industry changes. John’s perspective comes from his two decades worth of experience working at Signet, starting in full-time sales, becoming a district manager and eventually becoming his company’s divisional vice president of operations & strategic projects. Retail is going through a revolution. Retailers who embrace this revolution and invest in customer engagement, team...

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Nextenture Testimonials: ELC and Reflexis

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Nextenture Testimonials: ELC and Reflexis

This week, Nextenture doesn’t have a blog post, but in its place are two testimonials videos. Below, you can find brief interviews with WFM Director (North America) Anna Benson, from the Estée Lauder Companies, and Reflexis’ CEO Prashanth Palakurthi....

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