Category Archives: Thought Leadership

What are microservices and why you should care

“A microservices-based architecture is like the LEGO Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon; Lego bricks that you could put together and play with immediately.” At least, that’s what Skava’s Platform Architect, David Levine, says. The term “microservice” has been a hot topic … Continue reading

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Anything Can and Will Transact

Dave Barrowman is the VP and Head of Innovation at Skava. Barrowman was asked to submit his predictions for 2018 in the payments and commerce space for an eBook compiled by PYMNTS.com. Check out his predictions!  [PYMNTS.com – February 14, … Continue reading

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Amazon Go is revolutionizing in-store shopping

Amazon is making tremendous headlines with the opening of Amazon Go, a cashierless convenience store (1,800 square feet) in Seattle. Amazon has made several failed attempts while testing internally for over a year and a half. The first of its … Continue reading

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Busting The Door Busters On Black Friday

[PYMNTS.com] What has a pre-season, post-season, and championship playoff? If you said “football,” you’re not wrong – but the terms could also apply to the holiday shopping season, which has swelled so much in recent years that it has almost … Continue reading

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How AR Will Solve Retail Challenges

Augmented reality (AR) is one of the hottest technologies in the marketplace today. With the recent release of Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore (developer frameworks for AR applications for Apple and Google, respectively), consumers will be exposed to an ever … Continue reading

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RETAIL Power To The Retail (Sales) People

[PYMNTS.com] RIP retail. Or, maybe not. To paraphrase Mark Twain, a mustachioed author famous for quips and no small amount of wisdom, rumors of a demise have been greatly exaggerated. Consider the case laid out by Skava, a cloud-based, microservices digital commerce … Continue reading

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[Webinar] Using AI To Power The Retail Experience

  [PYMNTS.com] When is milk not milk? This is no trick question — it’s a distinction that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to have to learn to make in order for eMerchants to fully leverage the potential of machine learning. To … Continue reading

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Skava On Meeting Payments Innovation Challenges

[PYMNTS.com] The world of payments is no doubt in the midst of a major transformation. Vivek Agrawal, executive vice president of technology solutions provider Skava, joined PYMNTS for the latest segment of the Commander in Chief series to speak to … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Enhancing E-commerce Platforms

 Arish Ali, Co-founder and President at Skava, an Infosys company, shares tips on how to build a modern ecommerce platform. He also describes that while retailers prepare year-round for the holiday season, many still lack the modern technology to meet spikes … Continue reading

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‘Legacy’ tech is slowing retailers’ e-commerce march

[Payments Source] Retailers have invested in e-commerce technologies, but still struggle with integrating them with complex legacy systems. Legacy systems limit the ability of retailers to rapidly prototype, test and launch new digital offerings and drive consistent experience across channels … Continue reading

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