Starbucks put mobile payments on the menu early, but it's just warming up with cloud computing and big data analytics. Here are 7 ways that Starbucks CIO Stephen Gillett, InformationWeek's 2011 Chief of the Year, utilizes emerging tech.
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With the help of 2-D barcode scanners, Starbucks this year began letting people pay in its U.S. stores with a smartphone app. The app, which ties to Starbucks' loyalty and payment cards, has done more than 20 million transactions in 2011.
InformationWeek Tech Digest August 03, 2015The networking industry agrees that software-defined networking is the way of the future. So where are all the deployments? We take a look at where SDN is being deployed and what's getting in the way of deployments.