COVID-19 has exposed the limits of many existing global supply chains – slowing or halting production altogether, with impact rippling down from manufacturers to retailers and end customers. To support evolving demands, you need flexibility, actionable insights, and a connected digital process that enables you to predict and respond faster to change.

Watch this on-demand webinar to gain perspective and hear about real world scenarios where we’ve recently helped enterprises adjust to evolving market conditions and trends. Results include: pivoting production lines at high velocity, using predictive analytics and AI to drive efficiencies, and shifting to new commerce and distribution models to gain market share. We hope you’ll walk away with inspiration and practical advice to build more resilience in your supply chain faster, empower your employees, and prepare for the future. 

Join us to learn how to:
  • Gain end-to-end control tower visibility across your entire supply chain, as shared through the story of the UK Ventilator Challenge
  • Reduce service calls and increase customer satisfaction with IoT-enabled predictive maintenance, as shared through the story of client BDR Thermea 
  • Transition to a contactless commerce “Buy Online, Pick Up at Store” model to meet consumer demand, as seen with Shell Grocery 2 Go

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Giles Walker

Giles Walker
Data Platform Modernization UKI Lead, Avanade

Giles leads Data Platform Modernization for Avanade in the UKI region and is head of solution architecture for the financial services industry. As part of the wider Data & AI leadership team for the UK, Giles is responsible for driving the growth of Avanade’s data practice in the UKI. A subject matter expert on strategic Power BI enterprise implementation with experience designing solutions across multiple industries that deliver true business value, Giles guides his clients to envision the art of the possible within Azure data platforms. Giles has experience delivering projects across Australia as well as in the UK in industries from Finance, Government and Manufacturing to Tourism and Not for Profits.

Rob Want

Rob Want
Global Retail Industry Director, Avanade

Rob Want is the Global Retail Industry Director at Avanade for business applications. Rob has extensive experience an applications architect, delivery lead, and operating a family retail business. His cross-functional expertise includes Retail Back Office, POS, Supply Chain, Finance, Projects, HR, and CRM. He is based in New York.


Finance and Operations

Upgrade, integrate and maximize ERP technology.

Contactless Commerce

Start or update your Buy Online, Pick up at Store experience.

BDR Thermea reduces service visits by 60% with future-ready IoT solution

BDR Thermea leveraged Avanade’s global presence and extensive technical experience with both the Microsoft and Sitecore ecosystems.

Embrace change with supply chain resilience

A focus on embracing and adopting digital technologies and applications will enable companies to accelerate their response to these challenges in an agile manner, providing rapid results and return on their investments.

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