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Internet of things explained

e-commerce, online, internet, web, clickm digital, informationTelstra and NORA will host the event, Internet of Things in Retail: How Cloud, Social, Mobility and Analytics Can Come Together for a Better Retail Experience, in Melbourne this Thursday.

The event will address how retailers can create a compelling customer experience, make the most of people and assets, and improve competitiveness. It will also discuss what challenges and opportunities lie ahead and what can be done to prosper and innovate in a rapidly evolving landscape.

Other topics include:

– What is the Internet of Things (IoT) and how applicable is it going to be for retail over the next three to five years?
– IoT Technologies to develop a competitive advantage
– Opportunities and challenges for retail in the expansion of the IoT, big data and analytics.

NORA founder, Paul Greenberg, will facilitate the session, with Todd Essery, strategic technology expert at Telstra, and and Gareth Jude, retail industry executive, Telstra to present.

Essery has worked in the telecommunications space for over 15 years, beginning his carrier at the Telstra Research Laboratories. His current focus is looking at future solutions to enable Telstra to best support our customers in implementing machine to machine and internet of things based services.

Gareth Jude has spent most of his career in retail including two years as CEO of a an Australian sporting goods retailer and seven years in the DSE division of Woolworths. He has consulted to retailers and taught retail at Sydney, Macquarie, and Shanghai Jiao Tong Universities.

The event will take place at  Level 1, 242 Exhibition St, Melbourne from 4.30pm  to 6:30pm (4:30pm for 5.00pm start).

To register, click here.

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