Retail Technology Standards
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ARTS is a community dedicated to helping retailers and solution providers identify, adopt and integrate current and emerging information technology.
We set our priorities by listening to other NRF communities: CMOs, CIOs, Loss Prevention and Shop.org. They are the "what," we are the "how."
Where do I start?
If you are an analyst or project manager, start by checking out our Standard RFPs and White Papers to research technology, and Business Process Models to see where there may be dependencies or opportunities for integration.
If you are a developer or an architect, you should start with our Standard XML Schemas and the ARTS Data Models. These are great resources to help you learn about retail and to save valuable development time.
Finally, UnfiedPOS is the de facto international standard for device connectivity at the Point of Service (POS).
Networking and Events
ARTS Quarterly Meetings are a great learning and networking opportunity - learn about our standards, mingle with your peers and give back to the Industry by helping us create new resources. We also host regular webinars about technology strategy topics for the retail industry and contribute programming to other NRF events.
The New Partnership: Loss Prevention and IT
April 29, 2015, 11am eastern
Panel Discussion with speakers from The Neiman Marcus Group, The Kroger Company and NRF
ARTS International Quarterly Meetings
May 19-20, 2015, hosted by NCR
ARTS Quarterly Meetings
August 17-20, 2015, hosted by Tractor Supply in Brentwood, TN
ARTS Quarterly Meetings
November 2-5, 2015, hosted by Beall's Department Stores, Bradenton, FL
Webinar: Get up and running FAST with ARTS
March 25, 2015
Speaker: Richard Halter, ARTS Chief Technical Architect
Webinar: Establishing Competitive Advantage through Customer Centricity
September 10, 2014
Speaker: Professor Peter Fader, Wharton School
Customer Centricity, an ARTS Forum
September 29, 2014, Seattle
See presentations from the Forum and from the 2014 Shop.org Summit
Webinar: Go Beyond the Sale with Digital Receipts
October 22, 2014
Speakers: Russ Rosen, CIO, Rooms to Go
Tomas Diaz, CEO, flexReceipts
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What you need to know about the 2 major additions to the ARTS RFP library. http://t.co/f9bK86KTQ62 weeks ago