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Archive for August, 2020


Monday, August 24th, 2020

Are you skating on digital thin ice? – [retail.bytes]

When GoogleNet goes down Over 1mln retailers in US, UK and ROW use Shopify for their ecommerce. Many have no idea that their livelihood rests on a single point of failure – Google Cloud. In 2019 Shopify outsourced it’s shop hosting to Google Cloud, despite the fact that it is neither green, efficient or reliable.

Monday, August 17th, 2020

What goes up, must come down – post Covid office virtualises itself [retail.bytes]

The father of skyscrapers, A.E. Lefcourt built the first 31 high towers in NY, leveraging newly available steel frames and Ottis elevators to became a billionaire developer. Alas, he kept building tall offices during the Great Recession,...

Monday, August 10th, 2020

What you can measure, you can manage – 5 tools for Covid in the City [retail.bytes]

Here in mind but not in body 6 months of Covid and only 30% of UK workers are back at their desks in the offices, unlike 50% of French and 49% of German office teams. Some places...