Supply Chain Executive Commentary

  1. 4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Big Data

    Big Data has become one of the most reliable tools for businesses to discover more about their audience, focus their marketing plans, and boost their sales. Although it’s a complicated process, once it’s understood and harnessed, the benefits are immediate and long lasting.

  2. 6 Critical KPIs Each Of Your IT Clients Should Know

    As your IT clients companies evolve, it’s vital that they stay attuned to key performance indicators (KPIs) that mark growth areas within their operations.

  3. Embracing The Growth Trend

    Over the next five years, the point of sale system install base in North America is poised to grow at a rate of about 9% annually.

  4. 11 Ways The Channel Will Succeed With IoT — #11 May Surprise You

    Since my first presentation representing IBM on Pervasive Computing in 1995, I have had a keen interest on how the market would evolve. Using my trusty Wi-Fi-enabled toothbrush as a prop, I would try to paint a picture of a world with billions of devices and sensors changing our everyday lives, disrupting industries, and ushering in the end of client/server computing.

  5. 5 Trends In Education Technology That VARs Should Know

    The education market is one of the most complex, challenging verticals in the IT industry. It can also be one of the most rewarding. On one hand, many school districts face shrinking budgets and tighter controls. But on the other hand, implementing the latest technologies can help schools save money – and be more productive. It’s what makes the solution provider channel so valuable!

  6. 5 Markets That Are Buying 2D Bar Code Scanners

    Although 1D bar codes are still prevalent across all industries, the implementation of 2D bar codes has skyrocketed. The reason is simple; smaller size and increased information.

  7. VARs: Are You Ready To Take Up The Mobile POS Security Challenge?

    Cyber Awareness month just came to a close and it raised awareness about the need to secure one of the most challenging environments — mobile point of-sale (mPOS) systems.

  8. Why Solutions Providers Need An IoT Strategy Now

    System integrators know that often the most vexing issue in managing a network is the considerable time spent on identifying the root cause of a network disruption by finding, organizing, and making sense of the glut of diagnostic log data they are receiving. Internet of Things (IoT) analytics effectively addresses this challenge and many others.

  9. 3 Trends For 2016: How To Equip Your Field Service IT Clients For The Future

    For businesses deploying workers in the field — regardless of their size — operational process disruptions and disconnects that negatively impact revenue, costs, and customer satisfaction remain key targets for increasing efficiency and productivity through new technologies.

  10. 8 Field Service Trends To Look Out For In 2016

    In 2015, field service saw the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the boom of Big Data. The growth of new companies and technologies have made it easier for service businesses to offer customers strong service programs and deliver more uptime for equipment end users.