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  1. Early 2016 Predictions For Digital Signage

    The end of summer is always bittersweet. Back to school time marks the end of vacation weeks, long weekends, barbecues and for most people, the opportunity to wear shorts. Here in Florida where shorts are always appropriate, it means only five more weeks of oppressive heat until we return to climate paradise. Of course, that is in turn balanced by living in a driving hell, as overmedicated snowbirds clog our roadways and change lanes without signaling. On the bright side, those swerving Cadillacs also signal that football season is under way, which makes it time to get the jump on the digital signage prediction cycle.

  2. What You Can Learn Traveling The Unpredictable Road To Business Success

    Lief Morin, president of Key Information Systems, participated in The Mongol Rally this summer, and he discovered you can draw a lot of parallels between the adventurous rally and building a business.

  3. The Top 4 Features Of An E-Signature Solution

    The goal of moving to a fully digital signing workflow is to increase operational efficiency, while making it easier for people to do business with your company. To help your IT clients achieve maximum benefits in these areas, an electronic signature must to do more than just enable your customers, partners, and employees to electronically sign documents anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

  4. ScanSource’s Constantine Looks At The Impact Of Payments, Customer Experience, Services

    An edited transcript of a conversation between Business Solutions president Jim Roddy and Paul Constantine, president of ScanSource POS and Barcode North America.

  5. Internet Of Everything Solution Gives Barilla — And Consumers — Holistic View Of Production Chain

    Barilla Group, the makers of Barilla brand pastas and sauces, wanted to provide consumers with the ability to trace the chain of production — from where food for ingredients is grown to the product on the store shelf.

  6. Right-Sized Security Training — The Case For The Learning Burst

    Most of us aren’t weekend warriors, logging extensive hours of training for the next marathon.  But, we look forward to walking the dog, biking around the neighborhood, or a round of golf.  And when we worry that we’re not exercising enough, we can reassure ourselves that short bursts of exercise are just as good, perhaps better. Fortunately, studies indicate that short bursts and interval training help people burn fat and increase fitness levels, even in 15-20 minute sessions.

  7. Why Quarterly Reports Are Crucial For The Successful MSP

    Many managed services providers (MSPs) have built good practices involving remote monitoring and management services. They install agents on their clients’ systems that generate alerts any time something is amiss, whether it’s a hard drive failure, an Internet service blink, or application performance issue. The remote IT services provider can immediately address issues, often without ever having to visit a client site — sometimes without the customer ever realizing there was an issue. MSPs can also perform maintenance, do updates and install patches, all through the invisible medium of remote management.

  8. The Impact Of Mobile Payments On ISVs And VARs

    As we close in on 10 years into the smartphone revolution, the payments landscape for VARs and ISVs is taking yet another path down uncharted waters.

  9. Westmoreland Coal Company Increases Efficiency And Profitability In The Kemmerer Mine With A Zebra WLAN

    Westmoreland Coal Company is the 4th largest coal mining operation in the world; 6th largest coal producer in North America and the oldest independent coal company in the United states. When Westmoreland Coal expanded their operations by purchasing the Kemmerer mine in Wyoming, they bought the oldest open pit mine in the U.s. — a large mine that is 9.5 miles long and 2 miles wide.

  10. Panel: Take A Tech Consultant Role When It Comes To Tablet POS

    At RetailNOW 2015, APG Cash Drawer hosted a panel of retail industry thought leaders who shared their insights on tablet point of sale (POS).