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Jim Davidson

Jim Davidson is Chief Product Officer at Accelya Group and is responsible for the organization’s commercial and financial solutions portfolio. Prior to its acquisition by Accelya, Jim was CEO of Farelogix, a recognized disruptor and leader in airline distribution and commerce technology. Jim has been immersed in the travel industry for more than 25 years. Prior to 2005, he was President and CEO of NTE, an Internet-based supply chain technology company focused on transportation pricing and transaction engines for shippers and carriers. He also held several senior leadership roles, including President and CEO of Amadeus Global Travel, North America; Head of Sales and Marketing at System One; and Vice President of Marketing at Reed Travel Group/OAG. You can access more thought leadership pieces by Jim here: http://blog.farelogix.com/author/jim-davidson

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Further Thoughts on Full Content: My Response to James Filsinger

By | on 23, Mar 2017 |   IATA NDC Challenging the Status Quo Airline Distribution

Early last week I had an Op-ed published in The Beat on the topic of “Full Content” (if you are a subscriber to The Beat, you can see my Op-ed here). I then read, with interest, James Filsinger’s resp[...]

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How Can Airlines Take Control of Their Offer and Be the Single Source of Truth?

By | on 17, Mar 2017 |   The Airline Offer

Previously, I discussed that airlines must be the single source of truth. The question is how do you get there? Existing airline technologies and processes are perhaps the biggest challenge. Legacy sy[...]

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Your Organization is the Single Source of Truth

By | on 16, Mar 2017 |   Technology The Airline Offer Single Source of Truth

To succeed in today’s hyper-connected customer environment, you must be the single source of truth, dynamically determining and delivering your best offer, in real time, through any channel.

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How are Dynamic, Personalized Offers Changing Our Industry?

By | on 09, Mar 2017 |   Airline Merchandising The Airline Offer

In my last post, I told you how technology is changing your conversations with hyper-connected customers. I also promised to tell you what your biggest asset is. You might think your biggest asset is [...]

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How Technology is Changing the Conversation with Customers

By | on 02, Mar 2017 |   Airline Merchandising

It’s obvious, or at least it should be by now, that technology is changing the conversation between airlines and travelers. It all begins with the concept of the hyper-connected consumer, or, more spe[...]

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Airline Controlled Offers - Will Your PSS Allow Them?

By | on 16, Feb 2017 |   Challenging the Status Quo The Airline Offer Airline Distribution

Of course it’s hard to believe that we even have to Ask the Question as to whether or not the major PSS’ will allow their customers to innovate. After all, it is a “customer is always right” relations[...]

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USAir versus Sabre: Observations from the Witness Box

By | on 19, Jan 2017 |   Challenging the Status Quo

I am sure most everyone knows by now that just before the holidays a jury in the USAir v Sabre antitrust trial determined that certain provisions found in most GDS/airline distribution agreements were[...]

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Are You Shopping for a Shopping Engine?

By | on 17, Jan 2017 |   IATA NDC Technology

Checklist for NDC "Single Source of Truth" Pricing One of the visions for IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) is the airline as the “single source of truth”. However, for an airline to control an[...]

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A Win for Innovation, Open Markets and Competition

By | on 21, Dec 2016 |   Challenging the Status Quo

  Yesterday in New York City, an 11-person jury determined that Sabre, through certain provisions in the Sabre/USAir contract, violated U.S. antitrust law and found those provisions harmed competition[...]

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Airline Marketplace Inefficiencies

By | on 01, Dec 2016 |   The Airline Offer

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about how inefficient our airline marketplace really is, and how it continues to heighten consumer stress and add unnecessary costs for both airlines and their customers[...]

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