Supply Chain Executive Commentary

  1. Five Reasons VARs Should Focus On Manufacturing
    3/10/2014

    To stay competitive, all companies have to continually place bets on where to invest their time and resources; assess how to strengthen solution offerings; and innovate around them. We are all evaluating the industry sectors that deliver the most promise and provide the biggest opportunities for business growth. If manufacturing isn’t on your short list, it definitely should be.

  2. 3 Ways Hospitals Can Help Ensure HIPAA Compliance
    2/27/2014

    The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is 13 years old. During that time, the acronym, HIPAA, has become synonymous with patient privacy. Every patient receives the doctor or hospital’s privacy policy during an initial visit and terms like protected health information (PHI) have become part of the everyday healthcare vernacular.

  3. Top 10 Wireless Site Survey Tips And Common Mistakes To Avoid
    2/18/2014

    Wi-Fi wireless networks are ubiquitous these days: changing the way we work, the way we communicate, and our expectations of how we access the information we need, wherever we are. Wi-Fi is pervasive in all things mobile — the devices we carry to communicate — and can be found almost everywhere, e.g., home, work, cafés, fast food restaurants, hotels, schools, hospitals, retail stores, manufacturing, subways, trains, and airplanes.

  4. The Most Overlooked Bar Code Printing/Scanning Features
    2/14/2014

    When searching for a barcode printer or scanner, a new solutions provider’s main concerns are that the equipment works and how much it’s going to cost. However, it’s prudent to take a more in-depth look at the hardware before making a purchase decision. Brian Suter of Wasp lists four features that solutions providers often overlook when assessing a barcode printer or scanner.  

  5. Five Reasons Why RFID Is Ready For Prime Time
    2/13/2014

    It’s been more than 10 years since the term “RFID” burst into the public lexicon, and in those early days, the word “hype” was truly an understatement. Every technology company or services provider suddenly realized they were an RFID company, providing an integral piece of the RFID value proposition. “RFID experts” crawled out of the woodwork — presenting at every conference on how RFID would change the world.

  6. Advantages Of Rugged Devices For The Manufacturing Workplace
    2/10/2014

    Randy Helm of Motorola Solutions lists three key factors manufacturers must consider when deciding between rugged or consumer devices for their workers.

  7. BYOD Risks to Watch Out for in 2014
    2/4/2014

    Andreas Baumhof of  ThreatMetrix explains the cybersecurity implications that BYOD has for businesses and consumers in 2014 and how to manage BYOD risks.

  8. 6 Reasons Purpose-Built Technology Remains The Best Investment For The Enterprise
    1/27/2014

    Michael Petersen of Motorola Solutions lists six advantages purpose-built devices have over consumer devices for enterprise and industrial uses.

  9. How To Have A Horrible 2014
    1/22/2014

    Clint Hofer of Slingfly Media explains that if your company forgets or even overlooks key online marketing aspects, it could be a horrible year.

  10. You Can't Buy Customers … But You Can Buy Leads
    1/17/2014

    Gil Cargill of Cargill Consulting Group says lead generation activities produce inquiries, only. Inquiries have to be qualified, nurtured, profiled and cultivated prior to their becoming sales-ready leads.