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Amateurs talk Strategy, Professionals talk Logistics — that is kind of true in IT as well

It is an old adagium of warfare: Amateurs talk Strategy, Professionals talk Logistics. Maybe surprisingly, this is true in IT as well. Maybe it is true in any complex and unpredictable situation, which ‘big IT’ is more and more turning out to be. Logis…

4 years, 2 months ago

Grocers Partner For Digital Growth

Grocers Are Partnering For Digital Growth The last few months have been a watershed of new deals around grocery fulfillment.  Walmart is partnering with DoorDash, Kroger is investing in Ocado, Target is acquiring Shipt, and Amazon is delivering groceri…

4 years, 7 months ago

Automated Tetris

Following complaints that Amazon sometimes uses excessively large boxes for packing small items, the following claim appeared on Reddit.”Amazon uses a complicated software system to determine the box size that should be used based on what else is going…