eTail West 2019

Palm Springs, California
February 19, 2019
February 22, 2019
eTail brings together top minds at America's most successful retailers to plan retail strategies for growth in 2019 and beyond. No commercials or egos: just hundreds of strategic takeaways.
How Tarzay got its (Tech) Cachet Back

February 19, 2019  |  10:25am
The road to enterprise business agility is paved with long-term investments in areas such as architecture, engineering, and product management; combined with ongoing investment and training in lean-agile practices and empowered teams. Come learn about Target’s journey and hear a story about how these investments paid off in the grocery space with the national launch of Target Restock. (A true Digital Transformation story).
Key Takeaways:
  • Understand how core investments are necessary to drive enterprise business agility
  • The importance of ongoing investments to increase organizational acumen on new ways of working
  • How you can dramatically increase your speed to market and low-risk learning leveraging these practices
  • A few easy steps to get started in your own organization

Andy Cerio Sr. Director of Product Management

Andy Cerio is the Senior Director of Product Management at Target leading the Search, Personalization, and Voice product practices, based out of Minneapolis, MN. Andy’s teams focus on two things; one, providing the Guest what they are looking for and two, enabling them to have success on their own terms, every time they visit Target. Today, his teams handle millions of Guests and searches per week on Target’s digital experiences and in their 1800 stores across the U.S.

Having started his career in software engineering, Andy is a builder at heart and, as a leader in product management, has played a variety of roles in Target’s agile transformation over the last 6 years. Throughout the transformation, Andy has focused on building small, empowered teams, delivering value to the customer from the back office to digital experiences, with the motto of: Bring your skills, not your title; empowering the people closest to solving the customer’s problems.

Travis Klinker Director, Agile & Engineering Enablement

Travis Klinker is the Director of Agile & Engineering Enablement which operates the Target Dojo and manages a team of coaches who are leading an organizational transformation with a focus on Product, customer-centric value, Lean-Agile adoption, and DevOps.

Travis is an accomplished technology leader with over 15+ years of experience in building and managing self-succeeding global teams for software development and technology operations. A lean and agile practitioner, with an emphasis on enterprise business agility, Travis promotes product discovery and delivery in support of the customer experience via empowered teams and the adoption of new ways of working.