The Interline is a new publication, where industry experts tell stories from the fold between fashion and technology.
We launch in March 2020.
Banca Ifigest spa, is one of the main independent private banks in the asset management sector, for a selected private and institutional clientele.The statutory rules, for which none of the shareholders can hold more than 5% of the Bank, have a constitution of a cohesive and widespread nucleus of shareholders belonging to Italian family families, with important strategic effects on management stability.
For over 30 years Banca Ifigest has directly managed the assets of Families, Entrepreneurs, Companies, Associations and Foundations. Management autonomy, independence of judgment, the quality sought and constantly developed by its professional resources, combined with the total absence of conflict of interest, integrated and substantial by the investment services that the bank offers to its customers.
Over the years, the asset management of Banca Ifigest has shown one of the best examples of prudent and far-sighted asset management activities, entirely aimed at satisfying the needs of the various types of Investor.
In addition to the management of financial investments, Banca Ifigest offers its customers all the services necessary for a complete optimization of its assets: from tax and financial consultancy through the Consulting service, to the protection of confidentiality through Trust Services through the subsidiary Sevian srl, to real estate consultancy with the participation of White River srl.
Kyklos is a company which was founded in 2003 and which specializes in the development of software and solutions for the fashion and luxury industry. Our company has gained a long-standing experience in the area of passive cycle management, in particular with Supply Chain and Quality management, and thus offers innovative and specific products in these two areas, both from a technological as well as from a process-definition point of view.
We propose high tech solutions aimed at confronting new situations of globalization and product internationalization and allowing the composition of solutions based on multiple products by offering a modular product suite capable of covering all functions of a company’s passive cycle management. A distinguishing characteristic of our resources is the many years of strong experience matured in these areas, both from experience acquired within our present company as well as previously in other important companies dealing in the same areas.
We additionally have gained a strong experience in the development of mobile applications for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, as well as with RFID recognition systems.Thanks to our expertise and to the overall positive organization of our company, we are an ideal partner for the development of specific projects.
Dedagroup Stealth is a Dedagroup company, one of the most important players in the “Made in Italy” Information Technology industry, and has a turnover of $34 million and more than 300 employees.
With more than 40 projects in the world, Dedagroup Stealth operates in the international market aiming to become a world leader in supporting Fashion and Luxury Retail companies in their Information Technology needs.
Dedagroup Stealth's leadership is based on an experienced blend of solutions, services, and people: the company offers its customers an unparalleled industry know-how as well as Stealth®, the Fashion Platform, an integrated technology platform that manages production, retail and distribution operations in the fashion and luxury industries, enabling brands to compete on the global stage.
Hyphen, headquartered in Affi (VR), Milan, London and New York, has been one of the leading companies in the digital transformation scene for over two decades, specializing in the building and management of product’s digital twin. The company - founded in 1998 by Stefano Righetti, its current CEO - supports large Italian and international groups in their innovation path.
Cegid is among the main POS platform suppliers for professionals in the retail world. Thanks to a consolidated experience in SaaS solutions, Cegid supports companies in their process of digitization in a world in constant evolution, in the long run, opening new possibilities so that any business can release its added value. Cegid has 2,400 employees and offers its solutions in 75 countries. In 2018, it recorded a turnover of 401 million euros. Pascal Houillon was appointed CEO in March 2017.
Cegid's mission for the retail world is to allow retailers to maximize and improve sales processes in the digital age and to seize new growth opportunities by offering a personalized shopping experience in-store, online, anytime, anywhere. The cloud-based unified commerce platform includes features such as order management, merchandising and inventory management, digital and mobile POS, clienteling, CRM and data analysis and is available in SaaS or on-premise mode.
Over 1,000 retailers and 70,000 stores worldwide rely on Cegid to reinvent the customer's shopping experience, digitize their stores, maximize sales and succeed with unified commerce. Cegid customers include important brands such as Herno, Furla, Barbour, Clarins, Delsey, Estee Lauder, Gant, Havaianas, Lacoste, L’Erbolario, L'Occitane, Paul Smith, Quiksilver and Yves Rocher.
TESISQUARE® is a technology partner enabling design and implementation of collaborative digital ecosystems. It streamlines the interactions across multiple touchpoints and players in the extended value chain – manufactures, suppliers, consumers, and all stakeholders – providing platforms to manage multienterprise supply chain business networks.
Founded in 1995 in Bra (Italy), the company operates both nationally and internationally in the Netherlands, France, Spain, and Germany, with partnership in the USA and Russia. As a result of global growth, TESISQUARE®’s customer base reached 44 countries worldwide in 2019, proudly keeping at 99.6% customer retention rate. Constantly committed in deploying innovative platforms and solutions, it invests nearly 9,5% of revenue in R&D, so increasing turnover up to 36% in the last two years.
By combining experience and cross-industry skills, TESISQUARE® provides an evolving offering to cope with the modern supply chains; modular and scalable applications cover key processes across the Supply Chain (Sourcing, Procure-to-Pay, Inbound and Outbound Transportation), and enable agile approaches through Control Tower tools. It supports the Fashion and Luxury ensuring the brand value through item traceability, from production to distribution processes.
Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. Oracle is the #1 provider of business software, with a broad portfolio of solutions for companies of all sizes. Today, 430.000 customers in 175 countries use Oracle technologies to seize business opportunities and solve real, tangible challenges.
Oracle has embedded innovative technologies in every aspect of our cloud, enabling companies to reimagine their businesses, processes, and experiences. For example, applications based on artifcial intelligence (AI) can suggest the next best actions, automate answers, and provide personalized service. Oracle embeds machine learning into several management and security offerings to help monitor, troubleshoot, and predict potential outages and security breaches.
With around 11,000 professionals in 65 locations (in Italy, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Republic of Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Argentina, Brazil and the USA), the Engineering Group designs, develops and manages innovative solutions for the business areas where digitalization is having the biggest impact, including Digital Finance, Smart Government & E-Health, Augmented City, Digital Industry, Smart Energy & Utilities, Digital Telco & Multimedia and Digital Retail & Fashion.
Through its activities, the Group contributes to modernizing the world in which we live and work, combining specialist competences in next-generation technologies, technological infrastructures organized in a single hybrid multicloud and the capability to interpret new business models.
With significant investments in R&D, Engineering plays a leading role in research, by coordinating national and international projects thanks to its team of 420 researchers and data scientists and a network of academic partners and universities throughout Europe. One of the group’s key strategic assets is its employees’ know-how, to whose training it has dedicated a multidisciplinary School which has provided more than 21,000 days of training during the last year.
Var Group www.vargroup.it, with a turnover of 343 million Euros at 30 April 2019, over 2200 collaborators 23 offices throughout Italy, 5 abroad in Spain, Germany and China, is one of the main partners for innovation in the ICT sector.
It supports the competitiveness of Made in Italy companies with offers dedicated to the major Italian districts such as: Manufacturing, Food & Wine, Industrial mechanics, Automotive, Fashion, Furniture, Retail & Gdo.
The Var Group proposal is renewed daily thanks to continuous research and close collaboration with Start-ups and University Centers. Companies are faced with increasingly complex challenges: they must be able to count on innovative and specialized solutions. The Var Group offer derives its strength from a deep knowledge of business processes and the integration of multiple elements.
It is the result of the work of Business Units focused on the development of projects of: Customer Experience, Digital Process, Digital Cloud, Digital Security, Smart Services and Business Technologies Solutions. Var Group belongs to the Sesa S.p.A. Group, the reference operator in Italy in offering value-added IT solutions for the business segment with consolidated revenues of € 1.55 billion at 30 April 2019. The parent company Sesa S.p.A. it is listed on the STAR segment of the MTA market of Borsa Italiana.
Automation is our foundation. We are dedicated innovators and engineers delivering smarter, connected solutions to the world around us. Our future is propelled by our long legacy of creating integrated control and information solutions that make our customers’ businesses as productive as possible. We expand what is possible for our customers, by combining the best of industrial automation with the latest digital technology. This pairing brings together data, systems and processes across an entire organization to provide leaders with relevant, reliable information. The result? A Connected Enterprise that creates a more productive, efficient, nimble business.
Temera, PwC, Luxochain and Var Group have been working together to create the first integrated, safe and transparent solution for value chain’s tracking, certifying the authenticity of goods, from raw materials’ purchase to goods’ manufacturing and sale.
Virgo will allow manufacturers to self-certify every single lot, using several technologies, from RFID to blockchain certification, the latest promising innovation in the luxury goods’certification market.
Virgo is an open and modular solution, able to integrate multiple technologies, from IoT to Blockchain, maintaining an agnostic and integration-oriented philosophy. The platform allows brands and customers to track the whole life cycle of the product, which can be integrated with existing ERPs; it aims at reaching maximum flexibility and at being easy to use for every player involved, focusing on the user-experience for brands, suppliers and end consumers.
Virgo reshapes luxury and fashion’s storytelling, also turning the supply chain operators into real protagonists, opening up new dialogue perspectives with consumers, allowing them to know the garments’ origin, the raw material used, the product’s ethical sustainability and its environmental and social impact. Production sustainability currently is a distinctive force for the whole Fashion sector; this way Virgo becomes a key tool to enhance brand’s commitment and a benefit for the entire supply chain.
FabricaLab Srl is a system integrator specialized in the design and implementation of Business Intelligence, Big Data, Data Integration Tools, Product Lifecycle Management, Corporate Performance Management and Identity and Access Management solutions.
Founded in 1998 in Sesto Fiorentino (FI), the company is active both on the national and international market with world-class partners of the enterprise level. During 2018 the company increased the customer portfolio, in particular in its core business consisting of the companies in the Fashion & Luxury sector.
Important investments have also been made on the human resources front, with the addition of specialized professionals (mathematicians, data scientists and engineers) to strengthen technological skills.
Geos Consult offers value-added technological consulting services for companies in the fashion market. Cloudinary is a leader in providing a cloud-based DAM platform for image and video management.
The collaboration between the two companies has made it possible to develop G-image which is the DAM solution developed specifically for the fashion market by Geos Consult, exploiting all the potential that Cloudinary platform makes available.
G-Image allows you to manage large quantities of images to be able to archive, categorize and retrieve them in a simple, fast and personalized way in the format and dimensions most suitable for each specific need and without the need for a graphic.
Companies that have adopted G-image can testify that they have acquired important results both regarding internal processes and for greater satisfaction of web users thanks to a much faster time to market.
Tenenga is a system integrator specialized in automatic identification, traceability and anti-counterfeiting. Our strength is the union of skills and experience: professionals of hardware, software and networking work with us. Our Automatic Identification Data Capture (AIDC) solutions include: barcode label printers, RFID, NFC, 1D and 2D barcode readers, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) and IoT.
We are among the partners of some of the most important manufacturers such as Avery Dennison, Balluff, HID, Honeywell, Impinj, Kathrein, Laird, Mojix, MTI, Newland, Omni-Id, Opticon, Siva, Zebra, etc. This allows us to offer the best products and solutions. Our goal is to support customers in the evaluation and choice of the most suitable technologies to solve their problems and critical issues. We help companies to speed up processes and ensure efficiency and precision.
We design and develop intelligent identification systems that are integrated with any type of management system, in every operating area and in every market: automotive, fashion, food, healthcare, logistics, manufacturing and retail.
Bridge Consulting, settled in Florence, has been operated in Information Technology since 1998, and offers a wide range of services included application and business intelligence solutions, taylor-made on customer needs, besides to infrastructure consultancy and system monitoring, both on-premises and in-cloud.
The company has a strong technology bias and boasts a board range of partnerships and certifications that qualified the competence in hi-tech areas. Particularly relevant are the knowledge about cloud, thanks to the partnership with the most important providers in the market, big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Bridge Consulting claims functional expertise in large-scale retail trade and fashion industry. In 2018 Bridge Consulting joined Kirey Group, an innovation provider of new business efficiency models which rigorously designs projects and supports companies through the Digital Transformation, offering customized solutions, strategic consulting and a full range of IT services.
A pioneer in developing solutions for demand and sales planning, TIA A3 Forecast GmbH has a long history of success and huge experience.Since its foundation in 1978, it has offered IT solutions for S&OP, Forecast and Demand Planning mainly for fashion and other industrial sectors, also offering consulting services. In 2019 TIA A3 Forecast GmbH became part of the Remira group.
Thanks to this merger, the Remira group is expanding its range of products in the logistics, supply chain and demand planning sectors, while strengthening its position as a provider of solutions for optimization and sales planning. Thanks to the IT tools developed TIA A3 helps companies in sales planning, in the management of demand and stocks, in the introduction of new products and in marketing. TIA simplifies collaboration between the different operating areas of the company and allows to increase operational and strategic efficiency.
With TIA, Operations can govern market variability, Purchase and Supply Shain are enabled to respond with maximum agility to changes in demand, Sales can offer a better service to customers while Finance keeps stocks and cash flows under control.
Nordic ID provides end-to-end solutions for real time asset tracking and management. Our full line of RFID tracking devices and the customizable, adaptable cloud platform give our customers real time insights on asset flow, count and status as well as enable total process transparency. We understand our customers’ quest to have just the right amount of inventory, to manage their routine operations with ease, speed and efficiency. In short, be more efficient, productive and sustainable.
BeSight provides tech solutions in the Fashion & Luxury sector as enabling elements in an industrial context in transformation and constant evolution, characterized by an increasingly challenging time-to-market and specific business needs.
BeSight benefits from the experience of thirty years gained from a market solution that has allowed an important Italian and international player to achieve significant results in terms of growth, company performance and expansion of its worldwide presence.
The deep knowledge of sector’s logic and business processes is combined with the expertisee of people with a technological DNA, in order to provide value in a complex market scenario. Thanks to the constant listening of the opportunities that the technology itself makes available, BeSight offers a unique innovative solution for SMEs’ platforms in the fashion sector.
BeSight Now represents a distinctive element in the market scenario: a cloud, digital and digitizing system, designed to provide agility and built in a modular, scalable and completely open perspective. BeSight Now improves the native capabilities through the integration of the best-of-breed solutions of the F&L sector, through the use of REST API services. A post-modern ERP system, designed for the business areas typical of Fashion & Luxury market: Sales & Distribution, Material Management, Product Management.
AYNO has twenty years of experience in videoconference and collaboration projects. It is an official partner of the best vendors on the market: Cisco, Poly (formerly Polycom) and Microsoft. In 2015 it was selected by Microsoft as a strategic reseller of Surface Hub and today it deals with the entire Surface products.
Ayno is Zoom partner since 2018, the cloud platform for audio and video conferences, collaboration, chat and webinar, available on mobile devices, PC desktop and on hall systems.
Ayno is also specialized in setting up meeting rooms, from huddle rooms to auditoriums, and from the technological renovation of the interiors. With two offices, Rome and Milan, covers the national territory for consultancy, project management, execution and assistance. The latest technologies are set up in its two Demo Centers.
Ayno is the Italian Office of GPA, Global Presence Alliance, the worldwide network of companies in the sector of integrated collaboration, thanks to which it has integrated its services to the foreign offices of Italian companies.
Digital transformation changes expectations: better service, faster delivery, with less cost. Businesses must transform to stay relevant and data holds the answers.
As the world’s leader in Enterprise Cloud Data Management, we’re prepared to help you intelligently lead—in any sector, category or niche. Informatica provides you with the foresight to become more agile, realize new growth opportunities or create new inventions. With 100% focus on everything data, we offer the versatility needed to succeed.
We invite you to explore all that Informatica has to offer—and unleash the power of data to drive your next intelligent disruption
As a software services company belonging to an international group, Würth Phoenix creates ERP and CRM application solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics 365. By combining its experience in the fashion industry with that of K3 for fashion, Würth Phoenix offers a single integrated and easily configurable ERP solution, developed on Dynamics 365 and created for the specific needs of the fashion sector. K3 for fashion, together with Würth Phoenix's Dynamics 365 ERP skills, manages all the typical processes in the fashion sector, starting from the design, to the preparation of the samples, from the collection to the production and distribution
Herzum has nearly 20 years of experience helping organizations of all sizes succeed with agile transformation, team collaboration, and IT automation.
We will help you with the technical, cultural, organizational, and methodological elements of your adoptions, and provide you the strategical and technical resources you need to achieve your objectives. Headquartered in Chicago with offices in Italy, U.K., Switzerland, and India, Herzum can help you design your information architecture, resolve the relationship with project management and document management, automate your releases, and optimize your collaboration.
Established on 2016 OCRA management consulting results from merging ICT professional expert experiences into an unique company whose aim is to represent a focal point for the nearby northeastern firms and for the Fashion, Luxury and Retail industries. Our Solution Matter Experts are engaged for SAP implementation and reengineering projects adding a deep knowledge of the best practices and optimal business process configuration using Fashion Vertical solutions.
Counting on one of the highest percentages on the market of employee certified on the brand-new S/4 HANA Fashion, OCRA became on August 2019 SAP Silver Partner representing the youngest company to achieve this important recognition.
In order to meet the wider market needs we are asked to cover, on 2020 the growth continues launching a new internal Digital & Innovation Business Unit with the intention to support customer on Web application and IoT oriented software solution or directly develop SAP Fiori functionalities and other stand-alone app.
OCRA is currently joining the REX SAP accreditation path for becoming recognized SAP S/4 Fashion expert partner.
Vistex provides enterprise solutions that manage pricing, incentive, rebate, royalty and channel programs to enhance business performance while reducing labor and infrastructure costs. Our software and services empower enterprises with unprecedented visibility into program performance to gain deeper insights and enable fact-based decisions that drive revenue, control cost, minimize leakage, and streamline processes.
As business becomes increasingly global and interconnected, companies are challenged in formulating and executing Go-to-Market programs while obtaining a holistic view of program success. Vistex brings back balance, providing exceptional visibility into the breadth and depth of Go-to-Market programs, enabling businesses with more insightful information