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  1. Telemedicine: A New Benefit For Your Clients
    8/14/2014

    Your clients may not be reimbursed for telemedicine offerings today, but that stands to change.

  2. Are Your Customers Using the Right Consumables?
    8/14/2014

    According to a recent article, it might be time to reassess the consumables used by your clients. Published on Integrated Solutions for Retailers “The Modest, Yet Essential, Thermal Consumable” from SATO America, points out thermal labels, tags, and ribbons offer great return for every step of the consumer market from identifying and tracking inventory to marketing to the consumer, but they are often taken for granted.

  3. Travel Companies Need To Keep Up With Mobile Purchases, Bookings Trends
    8/14/2014

    The travel market is an excellent market for digital solutions. The revolution that took place in the travel industry with the advent of the Internet and PC is now occurring again as mobile technology use continues to grow. The number of Internet-connected mobile devices worldwide will increase by 16 percent per year, led by strong growth in developing countries, according to Ovum.

  4. NRF IT Security Council Educates, Advocates To Combat Data Theft
    8/14/2014

    Data breeches at large chain stores have spurred technology leaders to form the National Retail Federation (NRF) IT Security Council.

  5. Signal Boosters Can Keep Mobile Workforces Connected
    8/13/2014

    Interruptions in cellular connectivity cause delays and reduce productivity for mobile workforces, particularly in rural areas. According to a recent Field Technologies report, “Field Mobility 2014,” 72 percent of survey respondents communicating in realtime experience disruptions in wireless connectivity in the field.

  6. Emphasizing The “Overall” In OEE Could Be A Mistake For Manufacturers
    8/13/2014

    For your manufacturing customers concerned with making data-based decisions, Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is probably a top concern. Dan Miklovic explains in a blog for LSN Research that OEE is simply “a measure of a piece of equipment’s effectiveness calculated by taking the product of the availability of the equipment, the quality of the product produced on the equipment, and the performance as compared to theoretical maximum capacity.”

  7. Healthcare IT End Users To Share Expertise At Smart VAR Summit
    8/13/2014

    Healthcare IT experts will present insider information for solutions providers at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions, on August 21 at the Westin Chicago Northwest in Chicago, IL.

  8. The ONC’s Plan To Achieve Interoperable Health IT: Input Welcome
    8/13/2014

    While data lakes have been heralded as the end to many of the complications around interoperability difficulties, the reality remains that, interoperability will, and should be a priority for healthcare entities and the businesses that support them for the foreseeable future.

  9. Almost One-Fifth Of Higher Education IT Purchases Are Made Outside Of Central IT
    8/13/2014

    U.S. campuses are spending $4 billion annually on unmanaged, unmeasured investments.

  10. Retail Predictions For The Second Half Of 2014
    8/13/2014

    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.

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