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The Impact of Next-Gen Technology on the Customer Experience

At RES 2016 a panel of retail leaders explored how technology is affecting the shopping experience, for better or worse. Read on to hear their varying opinions.

2016 CIO of the Year Winners Revealed

At the opening night of RES 2016 the winners of the sixth annual RIS News CIO of the Year Awards were announced. See which forward-thinking retail CIOs made up this year's class of winners.

ThoughtWorks Retail will lead a panel discussion on the Impact of Next Generation Technology and the Customer Experience at the 2016 Retail Executive Summit. Panelists include representatives from ThoughtWorks, Innit, MIT Center for Digital Business, Retail Systems Research, and Sentient Technologies.

At RES 2016, Coleen McNally, VP IT, Pacific Sunwear of California, will lay out how the retailer defined and then executed its multi-year unified commerce game plan to meet the expectations of channel-hopping shoppers.

At RES 2016, John Hazen, VP, omnichannel commerce and Innovation, True Religion Brand Jeans will explain how he is designing intuitive experiences for in-store mobile devices that enable his workforce to take their productivity to the next level.

At RES 2016, Bill Garcia, partner, TableForce, will teach all in attendance how to increase their negotiation skills and achieve more in any business discussion without damaging personal and professional relationships.

At RES 2016 Deanna Steele, VP, brand IT, Lane Bryant, Ascena Retail Group will discuss the retailer's progress on its journey to create a unified commerce engine that maintains a single view of transactions.

At the 2015 Retail Executive Summit, Julie Averill, CIO, REI will explore how the retailer is forming long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with shoppers, and why technology is only part of the equation.

Relive the 2016 Retail Executive Summit in this photo montage.