Modern Application Framework for the Retail Enterprise

Microsoft has developed an initial framework and reference model for using touch-first, modern applications – or “modern apps” – to interface effectively with existing and new operation systems. This framework consists of highly intuitive combination of modern devices, apps and cloud-based services that can help modernize and transform in-store retail operations. We present here the principles and best practices of this framework, and provide examples that illustrate how enterprise retailers today can apply it to their environments to enhance in-store workflow, improve service efficiency and cost-effectiveness, and deliver a highly differentiated, exceptional customer F7:F13.