The Real-Time Food and Retail Supply Chain powered by Apache Kafka
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Real-Time Supply Chain with Apache Kafka in the Food and Retail Industry

This blog post explores real-world deployments across the end-to-end supply chain powered by data streaming with Apache Kafka to improve business processes with real-time services. The examples include manufacturing, logistics, stores, delivery, restaurants, and other parts of the business. Case studies include Walmart, Albertsons, Instacart, Domino’s Pizza, Migros, and more.
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Apache Kafka to Transform Retail and Shopping with the Live Commerce Metaverse
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Kafka for Live Commerce to Transform the Retail and Shopping Metaverse

Live commerce combines instant purchasing of a featured product and audience participation. This blog post explores the need for real-time data streaming with Apache Kafka between applications to enable live commerce across online stores and brick & mortar stores across regions, countries, and continents in any retail business. The discussion covers several buildings blocks of a live commerce enterprise architecture, including transactional data processing, omnichannel, natural language processing, augmented reality, edge computing, and more.
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Apache Kafka for Industrial IoT and Manufacturing 4.0

This post explores use cases and architectures for processing data in motion with Apache Kafka in Industrial IoT (IIoT) across verticals such as automotive, energy, steel manufacturing, oil&gas, cybersecurity, shipping, logistics. Use cases include predictive maintenance, quality assurance, track and track, real-time locating system (RTLS), asset tracking, customer 360, and more. Examples include BMW, Bosch, Baader, Intel, Porsche, and Devon.
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Omnichannel Retail and Customer 360 with Apache Kafka at the Edge and in the Cloud
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Omnichannel Retail and Customer 360 in Real Time with Apache Kafka

Event Streaming with Apache Kafka disrupts the retail industry. Walmart’s real-time inventory system and Target’s omnichannel distribution and logistics are two great examples. This blog post explores a key use case for postmodern retail companies: Real-time omnichannel retail and customer 360.
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Supply Chain Optimization with Apache Kafka and SCM
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Apache Kafka for Supply Chain Management (SCM) Optimization

Supply Chain optimization leveraging Event Streaming with Apache Kafka. See real-world use cases and architectures from Walmart, BMW, Porsche, and other enterprises to improve the Supply Chain Management (SCM) processes. Automation, robustness, flexibility, real-time, decoupling, data integration, and hybrid deployments…
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Postmodern ERP with Apache Kafka
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Building a Postmodern ERP with Apache Kafka

Postmodern ERP represents the next generation of ERP architectures. It is real-time, scalable, and open by using a combination of open source technologies and proprietary standard software. This blog post explores why and how companies, both software vendors and end-users, leverage event streaming with Apache Kafka to implement a Postmodern ERP.
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