• Federated Learning in Retail

    In the field of Artificial Intelligence and more precisely of Machine Learning (the mechanism by which machines learn from data), Federated Learning is a collaborative learning mechanism … more

  • From Precision to Intelligent Retail

    A company health in the mature and competitive Retail Industry rest on both vision and execution. The vision (or strategy in military terminology) consists in knowing one's own strengths … more

  • Reinforcement Learning in Retail


    Reinforcement Learnig (RL) is a family of Artificial Intelligence algorithms that, immersed in an environment, take decisions in order to maximize the cumulative reward. To give a … more

  • Cloud Architectures and MicroServices.

    Architecture, whether applied to software or buildings, is the link between aspirations and technology, both in continuous evolution. Internet and Cloud Computing have triggered a radical change in … more

  • Circular Economy & Retail

    The Circular Economy aims to improve environmental sustainability through processes and products redesign, reuse and recycling at the end of the life cycle, minimizing the consumption of new raw … more

  • Intelligent Retail in China

    The recent book by Chinese scientist and entrepreneur Kai-Fu Lee “AI super-powers. China, Silicon Valley and the new world order”clearly describes the current state of … more

  • Intelligence at the Edge

    Recent architectural trends defined, for example, "Intelligent Edges + Intelligent Cloud" by Microsoft and "Devices & Lambda @ Edge" by Amazon, highlight the benefit of native App … more

  • Intelligent Audio in Retail

    Digital technology is mature and cheap enough to go beyond InStore Radio. In text-to-speech, "robotic" voices are a memory of the past, and words recognition already matched human accuracy. Now … more

  • Intelli-tail: Artificial Intelligence for Retail


    The success of eCommerce world leaders, such as Amazon, is due not only to low prices, high quality and convenience of service, but also depends on a special ingredient: … more

  • IT architectures for Retail in the Cloud age



    Even today, IT for Retail is struggling inside the dilemma between Centralized architectures, with a single database (db) to which all stores access in real time, and … more

  • Real SaaS vs SoSaaS

    SaaS(Software as a Service) is a well-known acronym for "Software provided from the Cloud, i.e. from centralized public resources, through the Internet”. Real or Cloud-native or Cloud-first … more

  • Retail Management Software: Licence vs SaaS

    A Retail Management Software covers the Front and Back Store areas (Point of Sale and Warehouse management, statistics and more) in stores independent or part of a chain. It can be … more

  • POS software: is time for change?


    POS (Point of Sale) software, especially in chains, is considered a competitive factor and thus highly customized in order to differentiate from competition. Unfortunately, this … more

  • aKite wins Assintel Award 2015

    In October 23rd 2015 at MilanoCity Fairgrounds, during the tenth “Assintel Report” presentation, 3 excellences of Italian ICT has been awarded.

    aKite won in the category & … more

  • Cloud POS: App vs. Remote Desktop

    A Point of Sale App is a software designed to "consume" Cloud services through code optimized for the Operating System of the device. Deployment is done from a web page or a marketplace. … more