Latest from Larry Dignan
How JOANN Fabrics navigated COVID-19, revamped fulfillment and stores
Varadheesh Chennakrishnan, CIO of JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, has sped up omnichannel retail efforts as well as curbside pickup amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ZDNet's Larry Dignan catches up with Chennakrishnan to talk about adapting IT on the fly and how holiday shopping planning has been influenced by a COVID-19 demand surge in fabric.
Navy and PTC retire old systems, deploy digital twins
PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann and Paul Koester, model based product support program manager for the US Navy, walk through the lessons learned in utilizing 3D data, change management, digital twins and going to the cloud while retiring paper-based processes.
How one school district is building its tech stack for virtual, hybrid learning
Harry Doctor Jr., IT manager at West Windsor Plainsboro Regional School District, explains how a move to use VMWare on AWS for disaster recovery paid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. Doctor Jr. also outlined the plan to deliver Chromebooks to students as well as supporting teachers.