One of the biggest make-or-break areas of apparel manufacturing and retailing is technology. It is the backbone of any successful organisation and provides the means of executing every aspect of a brand promise. Without technology, a company, be it a retailer, manufacturer or vendor, cannot get the right product to the right place at the right time, every time its customer wants or needs it. In this month's briefing, just-style asks top apparel technology analysts and researchers for their insights into what today's companies still need to know in order to run their companies more effectively and efficiently through technology. Their global perspectives will shed light on where your organisation needs to be right now in terms of solutions, and if you are not already there, what steps you should take moving forward.