About Cheryl Knight

Cheryl Knight is a contributing writer for Business Solutions magazine. She has written for many niche-market publications, including Automotive Fleet, Fleet Financials, Government Fleet, and Engineering & Technology magazines.

ARTICLES BY CHERYL KNIGHT

  • Virtual Assistance Technology Trend Emerges
    Virtual Assistance Technology Trend Emerges

    First there was Siri, now you have Cortana, both at your beck and call and ready to help you set up appointments and look up information online, all through your smartphones. With retailers racing to provide the best customer experience, the next generation of digital assistants has made its debut. 

  • CEA Tells How To “Win At Wireless”
    CEA Tells How To “Win At Wireless”

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) released a new wireless business training resource in August. Winning at Wireless Retail Guide includes sound wireless retail strategies, tips from the field, true life examples, and best practices.

  • Field Service IT News For VARs — August 26, 2014
    Field Service IT News For VARs — August 26, 2014

    This week’s field service news includes an update on the Monthly Confidence Index for August — released from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation; streaming videos uses for field service; and the influence of the Internet of Things on field work performance.

  • New Smart Wallet Uses Biometric Voice Security, Encryption
    New Smart Wallet Uses Biometric Voice Security, Encryption

    Protecting identity in the digital age grows increasingly more difficult as cyber criminals develop new ways to steal personal information. A new device could provide a solution many individuals and organizations are looking for.

  • IoT Adoption And Its Impact On Manufacturing
    IoT Adoption And Its Impact On Manufacturing

    The Internet of Things (IoT) brings into play advanced options between device, system, and service that go beyond mere machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. This connectivity between devices and the Internet is expected to usher in a new age of automation in a wide variety of fields, including manufacturing, in addition to making applications like the Smart Grid possible.

  • Field Service IT News For VARs — August 19, 2014
    Field Service IT News For VARs — August 19, 2014

    The news this week covers Oracle’s purchase of TOA Technologies, Anne Ferro leaving the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and Nordic releasing a new low-cost RFID tracking system. Other news covers some of the latest uses for GPS technology in our nation’s school systems and the effect of Analytics on field service revenues.

  • Leveraging Streaming Video In Field Service
    Leveraging Streaming Video In Field Service

    Field service professionals can reap the benefits of advances in video communication in tech-to-tech collaborations and in providing assistance for diagnoses.

  • Guide Helps Enterprises Choose The Best Data Storage Solution

    With the ever-changing needs of the data backup market, new data access and protection solutions continue to evolve. With so many product options currently available, it might be hard to choose between the best depending on company needs.

  • Retail Predictions For The Second Half Of 2014
    Retail Predictions For The Second Half Of 2014

    Earlier this year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) released its 2014 economic forecast, as detailed in a press release. In the forecast, the NRF predicted an increase in industry retail sales of 4.1 percent, including auto parts, discount, department, grocery, and specialty stores. In addition, the NRF expected online sales to grow 9 to 12 percent in 2014. However, according to a more recent article from CNBC, that forecast has been lowered to 3.6 percent by the NRF as a result of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year.

  • Legislation Could Change Taxes On eCommerce
    Legislation Could Change Taxes On eCommerce

    With the recent passage of the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, a piece of legislation dealing with taxes on the fees that Internet server providers (ISPs) charge their customers is set to come before Congress. The extension of the ban on this Internet access tax finds widespread support among members of both the House and the Senate.

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